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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 | 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
News | Oct 23, 2020 Adding years by adding sweat
News | Oct 16, 2020 The Weekly: COVID-19 and cancer, breast cancer and more
News | Oct 9, 2020 The Weekly: Breast health, throat cancer prevention and more
News | Oct 6, 2020 5 Ways A Virtual Walk/Run Can Boost Physical And Mental Health
News | Oct 2, 2020 The Weekly: HPV vaccine, breast cancer prevention and more
News | Sep 25, 2020 The Weekly: Remembering RBG, early detection of breast cancer and more
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

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