Cancer smart lifestyle: The 10 golden rules

The right diet – more of plant products (fruits, vegetables, whole grains), fish and white meat (e.g. poultry); less of junk and fatty food The right weight (for cancer prevention, a Body Mass Index (BMI) of 21 to 23 kg/m² is ideal) Non-Smoking No excess alcohol Exercise-Rest balance Regular screening Full immunization/vaccination Sexual discipline Healthy environment…

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Three cardinal symptoms of the most common cancers in Nigeria

BREAST CANCER A lump in the breast or armpit Skin changes on breast: redness, thickening, rash, scaliness or dimpling Nipple changes: nipple turning inward; a nipple discharge other than breast milk CERVICAL CANCER Foul-smelling vaginal discharge Irregular vaginal bleeding Lower abdominal Pain LIVER CANCER Pain in the right upper abdomen Mass in the right upper…

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