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The news came out yesterday: In 2010, cancer will top heart disease as the world's deadliest illness--and top killer.
We need to know about ways to prevent cancer. There are steps you can take now to stay healthier later.
The World Health Organization estimates that there will be a 1 percent increase in cancer cases and deaths around the world each year, according to an Associated Press article. There are two main reasons:
If you haven't already, one thing you can do right now to reduce your risk of getting cancer is to stop smoking, which I wrote about last week.
Most importantly, here are the 7 proven ways you can try to prevent cancer from CNN:
Cancer definitely runs in my family, and it's scary. I worry about my own risk one day. What worries you most about cancer?
Going to baseball games
Riding bike rides in the nice weather
Playing outside after work/school
Going for walks outside