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Cancer Prevention

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Some Cancers ARE preventable.

Many forms of Cancer come from our environment. The food we eat, the air we breathe, the products we use in our daily life.

You can do this

Don’t smoke; protect your skin from the sun; limit your alcohol consumption; maintain a healthy weight; do regular physical activity; eat healthy food with fruits and vegetables; be aware of changes in your body; know your family’s medical history; Have regular check-ups and cancer screenings at the suggested times.

For more information on how you can prevent cancer, please visit the Center for disease Control (CDC) to learn the basics of prevention.

Cancer may be preventable.

Preventable Cancers

Check out this list of preventable Cancers.

Cancer Prevention and Detection

Awareness through education is the first and best step in the prevention of some cancers. Awareness through early detection can result in a better outcome for many cancers. Through cancer education we strive to empower the public so they feel as if they are part of the process rather than just a victim. Everyone benefits from cancer education, prevention and early detection via screening.  It definitely makes a difference in the fight against cancer.

Click here for the screening guidelines.