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Monthly tips to reduce your risk of cancer

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About one-third of all cancers can be prevented by eating well, being active and maintaining a healthy body weight. That’s pretty good!

Want to reduce your risk, but don’t know where to start? Changing daily habits is easier when you do it gradually. We have 12 monthly suggestions with simple tips for each one to help you reduce your risk. Try a new one each month and chart your progress.

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