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Research suggests that only five to ten percent of cancers are hereditary. That means the non-inherited causes of cancer — the lifestyle choices we make, the foods we eat, and our physical activity levels — have a direct impact on our overall cancer risk. The Foundation encourages people of all ages to take charge of their health by making smart lifestyle and nutrition choices, seeing their doctor regularly for checkups and health screenings, and monitoring their bodies for any changes that should be brought to the attention of medical professionals.

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News | Jun 11, 2021 Shifting the cancer screening paradigm
News | Jun 11, 2021 The Weekly: Health care through the ACA, benzene in sunscreen and more
News | Jun 4, 2021 Leaders in cancer prevention honored for COVID-19 resilience by the Prevent Cancer Foundation
News | Jun 4, 2021 The Weekly: New therapy for prostate cancer, breast cancer deaths in Latinas, and more
News | Jun 1, 2021 “Using all the tools in our toolbox will help us get out of the screening backlog.”
News | May 28, 2021 The Weekly: New imaging tool for advanced prostate cancer, a vaccine to decrease cancer rates, and more
News | May 27, 2021 Friday before Memorial Day Declared “Don’t Fry Day” as Reminder to Take Small Steps for Sun Safety
News | May 21, 2021 The Weekly: New colorectal cancer screening guidelines, HPV cancers on the rise, and more
News | May 20, 2021 NCI-designated cancer centers call for urgent action to get cancer-preventing HPV vaccination back on track
News | May 18, 2021 More people under age 50 now have access to colorectal cancer screening
News | May 14, 2021 The Weekly: Covid vaccine in cancer patients, melanoma in men and more
News | May 7, 2021 The Weekly: Crisis of undiagnosed cancers, even kids can get skin cancer, and more
News | Apr 30, 2021 Prevent Cancer Foundation applauds FDA proposal to eliminate menthol cigarettes
News | Apr 30, 2021 The Weekly: FDA’s ban on menthol, women of color and colorectal cancer, and more
News | Apr 23, 2021 Better health through earlier cancer detection
News | Apr 23, 2021 The Weekly: Guys and colon cancer, teen vaping during the pandemic, and more
News | Apr 16, 2021 The Weekly: AI for colon cancer, Biden’s proposed health agency, and more
News | Apr 9, 2021 The Weekly: HPV infections have decreased, lung cancer screening expanded, and more
News | Apr 2, 2021 The Weekly: Trey Mancini, game changer for esophageal cancer, and more
News | Mar 30, 2021 National Minority Health Month: Cancer is not equal
Video | Mar 26, 2021 Patrick’s Early Detection Story
News | Mar 26, 2021 The Weekly: Skin cancer in young men, ACA enrollment, and more
News | Mar 19, 2021 Rep. Jamie Raskin speaks out on colorectal cancer screening guidelines
News | Mar 19, 2021 The Weekly: Pandemic drop in screenings, Katie Couric on cancer, and more
News | Mar 12, 2021 The Weekly: Lung cancer screening, Pfizer vaccine in cancer patients, and more
News | Mar 9, 2021 Lung cancer screening eligibility expanded by USPSTF
News | Mar 8, 2021 President Biden designates March 2021 as National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and urges all Americans to get appointments Back on the Books
News | Mar 5, 2021 The Weekly: Alcohol and cancer, what to know about HPV, and more
News | Feb 26, 2021 The Weekly: Biden seeks to end cancer, women’s healthcare waylaid, and more
News | Feb 19, 2021 The Weekly: Bob Dole announces lung cancer, breast cancer death in young women, and more
News | Feb 12, 2021 The Weekly: Will AI worsen disparities, parents and the HPV vaccine, and more
News | Feb 5, 2021 Prevent Cancer Foundation® awards nine new research grants
News | Feb 5, 2021 The Weekly: Breast cancer tops lung cancer, cancer patients and COVID vaccines, and more
News | Jan 29, 2021 The Weekly: Lung cancer in never-smokers, colorectal cancer health disparities, and more
News | Jan 25, 2021 New survey shows minorities, children missing cancer screenings and vaccinations
News | Jan 22, 2021 The Weekly: Genes and breast cancer risk, colon cancer screening coverage, and more

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