How can cancer be prevented?


Millions of people are diagnosed with cancer each year in the world. Despite the fact that it seems impossible to avoid from cancer, oncology specialists suggest that with a few positive changes in your life, cancer risk can be prevented by 30-40 percent.

Cancer is a disease that can be caught by people at every age from everywhere without distinction of women, men and children.  The struggle against the cancer has been improving with technological and medical developments. In addition, taking into account genetic inheritance, lifestyle and environmental considerations, cancer risk can be minimized by taking simple measures.

Smoking and alcohol are increasing the risk of occurrence of the cancer in lungs the lungs, Head, and neck, lips, mouth, large intestine, pancreas, kidney, liver, bladder, cervix and breast.

Even those who do not smoke but stay near smokerseveryday can fall into a passive smoking situation and face the risk of lung cancer. For this reason, the most important thing we can do for ourselves and for the people around us is to remove all cigarette products and alcohol from our lives.

Eating healthy and organic foods does not completely remove the risk of cancer from our lives, but it helps to reduce the risk to the minimum level. By avoiding refined sugary and animal fat foods; consuming fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains and legumes and by protecting your ideal weight, you can reduce the risk of cancer, at the same time avoid from other diseases.

Processed foods increase the risk of cancers such as gullet, pancreas and large intestine. Instead of processed products you must prefer fresh vegetables and fruits,whole grains and legumes. Eating garlic and onion also help you to protect your immune system.

By protecting your ideal weight, the risk of kidney, prostate, lung, large intestine and breast cancer can be reduce.  There are numerous benefits of physical exercise for 150 minutes a week. Splitting this period into 30 minute periods will ensure you to be very active and healthy physically and mentally.

Skin cancer cases have increased in recent years. But it is the easiest type of cancer to prevent. One of the most important reasons for skin cancer is exposure of the sun rays too much. If you benefit from the sun rays in a controlled and conscious manner, you can reduce the risk of skin cancer.

In the summer months, you must stay away from sunlight between 10: 00-16:00 hours. You must use at least 30-factor sun screening while going out. You should definitely stay away from the solarium.

Hepatitis B virus can cause liver cancer. It is especially important that workers of the health sector, those who have plural relations, drug users, and homosexual individuals must be vaccinated against hepatitis B virus.

Human papillomavirus (HPV) can cause cervical cancer, cancers of the genital organs and cancers in the head and neck region. When they reach the age of 11-12, both boys and girls are recommended to have HPV vaccination.  The most important thing to be aware of in order to prevent cancer is avoiding dangerous behavior like risky sexual relationships. HPV and HIV viruses are sexually related and can

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