Reducing your Risk of Cancer
Cancer affects more than 1.6 million new patients every year. How can you reduce your risk of becoming one of them? Dr. Diljeet Singh, program director for cancer prevention and integrative medicine at Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center, discusses what you can do to reduce your risk. Dr. Singh discusses a multitude of factors and emphasizes the importance of diet, exercise, and stress management. Dr. Singh also weighs in on obesity and the link to increased risk for recurring cancers. Of course, no lifestyle can guarantee that you won't develop cancer, so regular screenings and a robust dialog with your physician can help support early detection and treatment for some cancers.
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Diljeet Singh, M.D., DrPH
Program Director of Integrative Medicine and Cancer Prevention, Banner MD Anderson Cancer CenterAs Program Director of Integrative Medicine and Cancer Prevention at Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center, Dr. Singh specializes in diagnosing and treating gynecologic cancers. She is a graduate of the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago and completed an internship and residency at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. She is fellowship trained in gynecologic oncology at MD Anderson Cancer Center... more >