When to Start Screenings
Talk to your primary care doctor about which screenings are right for you and when you should start regular screenings. Your screening schedule may differ from general screening guidelines depending on your personal risk factors and health history. Your doctor can perform certain cancer screenings during your annual wellness visit.
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How to Lower Your Risk of Cancer
Lifestyle plays a big part in lower your risk of cancer. Reduce your risk by:
- Eating a healthy diet with plenty of fruits and vegetables
- Getting regular physical activity
- Limiting how much alcohol you drink
- Maintaining a healthy weight
- Staying away from tobacco
Call 864-512-4445 to meet with an integrative medicine specialist at AnMed about creating a cancer-fighting diet.
Know Your Family History
Certain types of cancer may seem to run in families. But only a small number of cancers result from an inherited, abnormal gene. Know your family history to understand if your genes put you at higher risk for cancer. Learn about cancer genetic counseling.