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Resolve to stay cancer-free in the upcoming year by making healthier choices. Get insight on behavior change and tips to make your 2011 resolution stick. Learn how alcohol and cancer risk are related and which alcoholic drinks to avoid. Also, get expert tips to quit smoking for good.

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AntiCancer: Explore a New Way of Life with David Servan-Schreiber, M.D., an acclaimed author and cancer survivor (1:31:04) View video

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Toast to a Healthy 2011

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Cancer-fighting foods, female warning signs and expert exercise tips. Review some of 2010’s most-read stories. Hope your favorite made the list! 
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alcohol and cancerYour Guide to Drinking Alcohol

When you raise your glass at this year’s holiday toast, choose your beverage wisely. Use our drink guide to learn which ones to avoid. 
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6 Steps to Quit Smoking in 2011quit smoking

Want to kick the tobacco habit for the New Year? Susan Barry has done it and so can you! Get expert tips and learn secrets of her success. 
Quit in 2011

alcohol and cancerRecipes for Non Alcoholic Cocktails

Want a festive alternative to alcohol for your next gathering? Serve one of these punch recipes. Both provide plenty of cancer-fighting nutrients. 
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