Sunday, 20 October 2019

30 Things Oncologists Do to Prevent Cancer

You’re about to hear advice from the last people you’d ever want to meet. Oncologists specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. If you’re talking to one, and you’re not at a dinner party, you might be one of the 100 million folks around the world who have it.

With those staggering stats, you might think getting cancer is an inevitably. It isn’t.

Read on to discover 30 things the experts do—not to treat cancer, but to prevent getting it in the first place. They would know.

“I am very careful about keeping up with proven cancer screening interventions,” says Amy Tiersten, MD, clinical breast medical oncologist at Mount Sinai. She stays current on preventative tests like colonoscopy, skin cancer exams, and gynecologic follow-ups.

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