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Preventing Colon Cancer Project

Preventing Colon Cancer Project


There are things you can do to prevent colon cancer. There are ways to cut your risk. Besides the genetics, there are other factors you can change.

One good thing is you have a space of time to discover any colon cancer. It takes time for polyps to grow. So have the doctor check you out regularly.

Being overweight is linked to colon cancer. How can you lower weight? Have a diet high in vegetables, fruits, and whole grains.  Fiber is good; eat more of it.

Limit processed meat and red meat. Meat fat may be a factor in colon cancer. Drinking is not healthy either.

Being proactive against colon cancer also helps you be proactive against heart disease.  Since cancer is hard for both patient and family alike, consider these suggestions and take action on them.

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