World Cancer Day falls on 04 Feb 2018. Learn more about cancer with AcuMed:
Did you know? Non-communicable diseases, including cancer, are the leading cause of death and disability worldwide.
Leading risk factors for cancer includes:
- Environmental factors
- Unhealthy diet
- Physical inactivity
By addressing these risk factors, up to a third of cancer can be prevented.
The top 5 frequenty types of cancer are:
Steps that you can take include:
- Healthy eating
- Regular exercise
- Limit alcohol intake
- Stop smoking
- Reduce exposure to sun
- Maintain a healthy weight
- Be aware of signs and symptoms.