Analysis: 40 Percent Of Cancer Deaths In U.S. Are Preventable By Adjusting Lifestyle Habits
Unhealthy eating habits, smoking and heavy alcohol use are just some of the factors that can be modified to decrease a person's chance of getting cancer.
The Los Angeles Times:
Americans Could Prevent Roughly Half Of All Cancer Deaths By Doing These Four Things
Roughly half of cancer deaths in the United States could be prevented or forestalled if all Americans quit smoking, cut back on drinking, maintained a healthful weight and got at least 150 minutes of exercise each week. These same measures would also reduce the number of new cancer diagnoses by 40% to 70%, according to a new report. (Healy, 5/20)