Maybe we should spend more time educating Americans on how to prevent cancer than the billions of dollars spent on looking for a cancer cure. But, few people really care to learn that our lifestyle choices are responsible for causing 50% of all cases of cancer.
50% of all Cancers Can Be Prevented.
The largest study ever published on the link between cancer and its risk factors:
Using estimates of cancer cases and deaths from more than 200 countries, researchers identified the three major risk factors most closely associated with causing cancer.
There are other risk factors associated with cancer (such as environmental and workplace exposure to cancer-causing chemicals), but simply not smoking, staying at a healthy weight, and drinking alcohol in moderation can reduce the number of cancer cases by 50%.
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