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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 | 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
News | Jan 15, 2021 The Weekly: Cancer death rate falls, colonoscopy alternatives, and more
News | Jan 14, 2021 Why I AGDQ
News | Jan 8, 2021 The Weekly: Misinformation about HPV vaccine, colorectal cancer prevention law, and more
News | Jan 6, 2021 Meet Alicia: Singer, five-time GDQ participant and health advocate
News | Dec 18, 2020 The Weekly: Genetic testing, skin cancer risk in winter, and more
News | Dec 14, 2020 What if you are living with cancer? Katie’s story.
News | Dec 11, 2020 The Weekly: Cancer patients and Covid-19, equity in health care and more
Document | Dec 9, 2020 Congress on young-onset colorectal cancer
News | Dec 4, 2020 The Weekly: Young adults and cancer, teenage vaping, and more
News | Nov 20, 2020 The Weekly: Lung cancer, cancer screenings and more
News | Nov 13, 2020 The Weekly: Obamacare, male breast cancer and more
News | Nov 6, 2020 The Weekly: Breast cancer barriers, screenings during pandemic and more
News | Oct 30, 2020 The Weekly: Colorectal cancer screening age lowered, breast cancer and more
News | Oct 28, 2020 Dr. Daniel Sullivan honored for leadership in quantitative imaging biomarkers
News | Oct 27, 2020 USPSTF changes recommended age for colorectal cancer screening to 45
News | Oct 23, 2020 The Weekly: Cancer research, breast health and more

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