Want to cut your risk of the big C by nearly a third? Make these nine lifestyle changes lifelong habits and you can do it. Because cancer takes years to develop, the earlier you start cancer-proofing your body, the better -- but it's never too late to improve your odds of NOT getting it.
Some of these cancer-preventing steps will surprise you, some you've likely heard before. But just in case your memory isn't what it used to be (whose is?), here are reminders -- along with important new info -- from RealAge experts Mehmet Oz, MD, and Michael Roizen, MD. Once you stop reading this column, start acting on it!
1. Give tobacco the boot. Whether you're inhaling firsthand or secondhand smoke, it's all out of hand. Quit. We know you've heard this before, but now there's help to make quitting less painful and more likely. See your doc for an Rx for a quit-smoking drug that suits your habit. (With crave-quashing Wellbutrin, for instance, you can also use nicotine replacements toRead More »from 9 Ways to Stop Cancer Before It Starts