Everyone knows what cancer is: a disease that’s painful, draining, and too often deadly. But did you know these facts?
90% of cancer is caused by environmental factors, and lifestyle choices you can control; like poor diet, limited exercise, and tobacco and alcohol use. No surprises with that list.
There are eight preventable types of cancer. And preventable is great news.
1/2 of all men and 1/3 of all women will develop cancer in their lifetime. So yes, it can happen to you.
Smoking isn’t just “bad for you.” It’s linked to 1/3 of all cancers and causes 90% of lung cancers specifically.
Maintaining a healthy diet and staying active helps reduce your risk. Diet contributes to 1/5 of all cancer-related deaths.
Take control of your screenings and self-exams. Screenings can detect seven types of cancer, and reduce death from breast cancer by up to 25%.