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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 | Sep 21, 2020 “Dare to imagine a world without cancer” at the virtual Congressional Families Action for Cancer Awareness Awards on September 24
News | Sep 18, 2020 The Weekly: Black Americans and cancer, hospital charges and more
News | Sep 11, 2020 In memory of Patrick Beauregard
News | Sep 11, 2020 The Weekly: E-cigarette use among teens, lung cancer and more
News | Sep 8, 2020 Get Gala-ready with this year’s signature drink
News | Sep 4, 2020 The Weekly: Chadwick Boseman, colon cancer and more
News | Sep 1, 2020 Impact: Mobile mammography during COVID-19
News | Aug 31, 2020 Prevent Cancer Foundation® remembers actor and cultural icon Chadwick Boseman
News | Aug 28, 2020 The Weekly: Preventing breast cancer, cancer disparities and more
News | Aug 26, 2020 Prevent Cancer Foundation® awards $250,000 in community grants
News | Aug 21, 2020 The Weekly: Quitting vaping, cervical cancer screening guidelines and more
News | Aug 20, 2020 I didn’t know what my mom’s cancer meant for me
News | Aug 14, 2020 The Weekly: Lung cancer deaths falling, gum disease tied to colon cancer and more
News | Aug 7, 2020 The Weekly: Cancer during COVID, preventing prostate cancer and more
News | Aug 6, 2020 Prevent Cancer Foundation announces “Back on the Books” — A lifesaving initiative in the face of COVID-19
News | Aug 5, 2020 Gut Check: Young-Onset Colorectal Cancer Report
News | Jul 31, 2020 The Weekly: Cancer screenings during COVID, cervical screening and more
News | Jul 28, 2020 Summer camp crisis – active things to do with your kids if summer camp isn’t an option
News | Jul 24, 2020 The Weekly: Experimental blood test, RBG and more
News | Jul 17, 2020 The Weekly: Delayed care, health disparities and more
News | Jul 10, 2020 The Weekly: Cancer screening innovation, COVID19 and more
News | Jun 26, 2020 The Weekly: Sitting and cancer, lawsuits and more
News | Jun 24, 2020 The HPV vaccine: preventing cancer for over a decade
News | Jun 19, 2020 The Weekly: HPV vaccine, men’s health and more
News | Jun 12, 2020 The Weekly: New prevention guidelines, LGBT heath and more
News | Jun 11, 2020 Higher cancer risk in LGBT communities
News | Jun 5, 2020 The Weekly: Health disparities, delayed screenings and more
News | Jun 2, 2020 Prevent Cancer Foundation statement on racial injustice
News | May 29, 2020 The Weekly: Sun safety, sugar substitutes and more
News | May 22, 2020 The Weekly: Talc powder, cancer screening and more
News | May 21, 2020 Prevent Cancer Foundation® and the National Council for Skin Cancer Prevention partner to remind Americans to enjoy the sun safely this summer
News | May 15, 2020 The Weekly: Cancer screenings drop, Obamacare and more
News | May 8, 2020 The Weekly: Cancer deaths by state, radon testing and more
News | May 4, 2020 Lung cancer screening can pave the way for COVID-19 recovery
News | May 4, 2020 Protecting your skin during a pandemic
News | May 1, 2020 The Weekly: Vaccines, coronavirus and more

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