Cancer Prevention: Busting the Myths (Infographic)

Colon cancer is regarded by experts as the most preventable, but least prevented cancer. However, it is not the only preventable cancer.

This infographic from the American Institute for Cancer Research dispels common myths about what people can do for themselves when it comes to cancer prevention.

Lifestyle factors such as a healthy diet, level of physical activity, body fat percentage and regular screening can drastically reduce your risk of various types of cancers. It is important to note that many individuals are unaware of the measures they can take to fend off these terrible diseases.

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As the infographic states, a healthy diet, physical activity, and body fat percentage can determine the likelihood that you or your loved ones will be diagnosed with cancer.

If we work together to spread the word, perhaps those 375,000 cancer cases that could be prevented every year, will be.

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