Virtual Conference

Track: Cancer Awareness, Life-Style & Nutrition

Cancer Awareness, Life-Style & Nutrition


Cancer awareness, lifestyle, and nutrition play vital roles in reducing the risk of cancer and promoting overall health. Increasing awareness about cancer and its risk factors empowers individuals to make informed decisions and take proactive steps to prevent the disease. Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is crucial in cancer prevention. Regular physical activity not only helps manage weight but also reduces the risk of certain cancers, such as breast, colon, and endometrial cancers. Avoiding tobacco in all forms, including smoking and exposure to secondhand smoke, is essential as it is a major cause of several types of cancer. Limiting alcohol consumption and practicing safe sun exposure are also important lifestyle choices that can help prevent certain cancers. Nutrition plays a significant role in cancer prevention and overall well-being. A balanced diet rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, lean proteins, and healthy fats provides essential nutrients, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants that support the body's immune system and help reduce the risk of various cancers. It is important to limit the consumption of processed and red meats, sugary foods, and drinks, as they have been associated with an increased risk of certain cancers. Cancer awareness, lifestyle, and nutrition are interconnected. Education and awareness campaigns play a crucial role in promoting healthy lifestyle choices and informing individuals about the importance of nutrition in cancer prevention. By making informed choices and adopting healthy habits, individuals can significantly reduce their risk of developing cancer and improve their overall well-being. Regular screening tests and early detection are also key aspects of cancer awareness. These tests, such as mammograms for breast cancer, Pap smears for cervical cancer, and colonoscopies for colorectal cancer, can detect cancer at early stages when treatment is more effective. It is important to follow recommended screening guidelines and consult healthcare professionals for personalized advice based on individual risk factors and family history.

·        Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
·        Lifestyle Factors
·        Population Attributable Risks
·        Nutrition Assessment in Cancer Care