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8 skin cancer myths debunked

If you think dark or tanned skin protects you from skin cancer, or only sun exposure causes it, think again. Our expert debunks the myths to help you stay skin cancer savvy.

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Barbecue and cancer: Make a healthy plate

Barbecuing at home is a perfect way to relax and celebrate holidays. But before you fire up the grill, plan a healthy menu. Traditional dishes could be increasing your cancer risk. 

Get tips for a healthy barbecue   

Infographic: Benefits of quitting smoking

The health benefits after your last cigarette are immediate – in 20 minutes your blood pressure drops – and long-term – in five years your lung cancer risk lowers by 50%. And, that’s not all.

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Get Healthy Bites

Eating the right foods and keeping a healthy weight can help reduce your chances of cancer and other diseases. But maintaining a healthy diet is often easier said than done. That’s why 
MD Anderson developed the Healthy Bites guide.

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