Quick Quiz: Cancer Prevention

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Mounting evidence has shown that by living a healthy life, people can reduce their risk for cancer. In fact, the risk for many types of cancer can be lowered by known lifestyle and environmental factors, such as being a non-smoker; maintaining a healthy weight; drinking less alcohol; eating a healthy, balanced diet; and avoiding exposure to certain infections or radiation. Public awareness of effective strategies for preventing various types of cancer needs to remain a priority to continue the decrease in morbidity and mortality rates associated with these malignancies.

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