Cancer

Does cancer affect your healthy lifestyle?

Did you know....

  • There are over 100 types of cancer
  • Using tobacco causes 22% of cancer deaths
  • There is over 2 million people that where diagnosed with skin cancer every year
  • The risk of getting any kind of cancer increases as you get older
  • There was about 13.7 million Americans who have a history of cancer in 2012
  • It is the second most common cause of death
  • Breast cancer is most common for women
  • For men, the most common cancers are prostate, lung, and colon cancer
  • Colon cancer is the 3rd most common cancer for men and women

Five things to maintain your health before or after cancer.

1. Avoid Tabbacco

2. Exersize regularly

3. Eat fruits and veggies daily

4. Maintain a healthy wieght

5. Learn your family history of cancer and disease

Many people ask, What is cancer?

It is a disease caused by uncontrollable division of abnormal cells in a part of the body. Cancer is caused mostly by gene mutations after birth and are not inherited. It is diagnosed by blood tests and more than 7 out of 10 are cured from cancer. Not all cancers can kill you, more than 50% of people, diagnosed with cancer will live for over 5 years.

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