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Pharmaceutical Research: "Cancer is a preventable disease that requires major lifestyle changes."
National Cancer Institute: "Harms of Cigarette Smoking and Health Benefits of Quitting," "Alcohol and Cancer Risk," "Obesity and Cancer Risk," "HPV and Cancer," "Cancer Vaccines."
Johns Hopkins Medicine: "Former Smokers: What's Your Risk for Lung Cancer?"
The New England Journal of Medicine: 21st-Century Hazards of Smoking and Benefits of Cessation in the United States."
American Cancer Society: "Cruciferous Vegetables and Cancer Prevention," "Does body weight affect cancer risk?" "World Health Organization Says Processed Meat Causes Cancer," "Alcohol and Cancer," "Medicines to Reduce Breast Cancer Risk."
The American Institute for Cancer Research: "Berries Seem to Burst With Cancer Protection."
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health: "WHO re
pport says eating processed meat is carcinogenic: Understanding the Findings."
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center: "Trim Your Cancer Risk With Exercise."
Skin Cancer Foundation: "Sunscreen."
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development: "Can a sexually transmitted disease or sexually transmitted infection (STD/STI) lead to cancer?"
CDC: "Chemicals, Cancer, and You," "What Should I Know About Screening?" "Cancer Screening Tests."
National Health Service: "Everyday chemicals may contribute to cancer," "Can vitamin and mineral supplements prevent cancer?"
Cancer Research UK: "Family history and inherited cancer genes."
MD Anderson Cancer Center: "Can a daily aspirin lower your cancer risk?"
Mayo Clinic: "Hormone therapy: Is it right for you?"
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