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February is Cancer Prevention Awareness Month, and here’s a cold fact about cancer: Nearly half of all cancer deaths in the United States, of which there were an estimated 606,880 in 2019, could be attributed to preventable causes, such as smoking and poor eating habits.
The first step toward reducing those numbers and overall cancer rates can be taken now, in the cold of February. During Cancer Prevention Awareness Month, there are plenty of mid-winter activities that promote a healthy body. And every inch of the body, from mind to muscle, needs to be healthy to protect itself from cancerous cells.
5 Wintertime Activities Can Reduce Cancer Risks
Cancer prevention does not have to require big lifestyle changes. We can in fact walk, not run, to better health. Here are five building blocks to better overall health that also pair well with winter.
Lastly, schedule a regular, annual wellness exam with a general practitioner and a urologist. The physicians and staff at The Urology Group diagnose and treat the following cancers:
Now here’s a less optimistic number: Only 20% of adults schedule their annual wellness exams, so we see a lot of room for improvement. Let’s make prevention a hot trend amid these colder months.
The female urologic and reproductive functions require different experts: urologists and gynecologists. Dr. Rebecca Roedersheimer explains.
Rarely in my career as a urologist have I been more concerned about men proactively protecting themselves from prostate cancer. The reason to be proactive is fairly well known. Prostate cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer death in men. It trails only lung cancer. Far less well known, and the reason I’m concerned, is…