Webucation: Cancer Prevention: The Basics


In honor of cancer prevention month, we are featuring a new cancer prevention “short” each week. These short videos will focus on topics related to cancer prevention and screening.

People often ask what they can do to reduce their risk of developing cancer. This video reviews the general recommendations for cancer risk reduction from the American Institute of Cancer Research.


About the author

Carolyn VachaniCarolyn Vachani is an oncology advanced practice nurse at the University of Pennsylvania’s Abramson Cancer Center. She has worked in the areas of medical hematology and oncology, bone marrow transplant, clinical research, radiation therapy and staff development. In her current role, she serves as the nurse educator for OncoLink. She serves as the project leader in the development and maintenance of the LIVESTRONG Care Plan and has a strong interest in oncology survivorship care. She enjoys discussing just about any cancer topic, as well as gardening, cooking and, of course, her sons.