Cancer is a complex disease that can start in any part of your body and spread to other organs. Despite years of research, the exact cause of most cancers is not known. However, there are usually many factors involved.
By taking this assessment, you can learn what lifestyle choices can help prevent many types of cancer. While changing habits is no guarantee that you won't get cancer, it can reduce your risk. Some of these same lifestyle changes, such as stopping smoking, can also help prevent heart disease and stroke, benefit your overall health, and improve your quality of life.
Before starting, you should gather the following information, if you have it:
However, you can still benefit from the assessment, even if you don't have this information.
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|Mark Levin, MD, Hematologist and Oncologist, Framington, CT. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.
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