Cancer Prevention

According to the Center for Disease Control, every year, cancer claims the lives of more than a quarter of a million women in America. If you’re concerned about developing cancer, you may be wondering what steps you can take today to prevent cancer tomorrow. While some risk factors like family history can’t be changed, there are a variety of modifiable lifestyle-related risk factors that can help lower your risk. MidMichigan Health’s Director of Oncology Services Joan Herbert, Pharm.D, provides an overview of the types of cancer affecting women, discusses controllable risk factors and provides some practical tips on how to reduce your overall risk of developing cancer.

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