True or false: What you eat contributes to your cancer risk.
True. A healthy diet, regular physical activity and a healthy weight have been linked to a lower risk of developing cancer. These three components make up the “cancer prevention triangle.” They are strongly interrelated, and working to improve one can often lead to improvements in another.
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Join us every day this month for a special project between Philly.com/health and OncoLink. Throughout the month of April, What’s My Risk? will provide a daily fact you may not know about your risk of getting cancer.
What’s My Risk? is a comprehensive program designed to help the user learn about factors that determine their personal risk of many types of cancer and what they can do to decrease that risk. Find out more about Cancer Risk and Prevention.