National Cancer Prevention Month

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GRAND JUNCTION,Colo.(KKCO)-- February is National Cancer prevention month.

ST. Mary’s Hospital is informing us on the best ways to prevent cancer.

It all starts with a healthy life-style.

Some ways include, tobacco products, healthy diet, and regular check-ups to the doctor, remaining physically active, and protecting your skin from the sun.

Their are a few types of vaccines that can prevent cancer, hepatitis B, and HPV known as human papillomavirus which contributes to several different types of cancer.

Screenings and cat scans are important as well, they can help detect cancer early on.

If you have questions contacts ST. Mary’s Cancer Center with any additional questions or go to their website

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