April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month. To raise awareness and provide education on oral cancer, we’re sharing tips on cancer prevention and caring for your mouth during treatment. Angela Hummel is a specialist in oncology nutrition and a consulting dietitian for AICR. She works at a cancer center in Danville, Pennsylvania. Read her tips and practical advice below.
AICR’s latest report suggests that lifestyle factors, especially dietary habits and physical activity, play a major role in causing or preventing colorectal cancer. Whole grains and exercise were found to reduce the risk whereas processed meat and having obesity increased the risk of this cancer.