According to the American Cancer Society, an estimated 35,280 Hoosiers will be diagnosed with cancer each year.
February is National Cancer Prevention Month. To help raise awareness on how to reduce the risk of cancer, House lawmakers participated in Suits and Sneakers Day, which is an annual event promoted by the American Cancer Society.
With more than half of all cancers in the United States attributed to preventable causes, these healthy habits can help reduce risks. To prevent many types of this disease, choose to eat better foods and get more exercise. Regular screening tests are also key to finding cancers early.
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