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Information about behaviors, exposures, and other factors that can influence the risk of cancer.
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General information about cancer prevention and descriptions of the concepts used in cancer-specific prevention summaries.

Cancer Trends Progress Report: Prevention
This section of the report focuses on factors that can affect a person's risk of getting cancer. Has information on adult and youth smoking, alcohol and fat consumption, certain chemicals in the environment, and other topics.
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Smoking and Cancer Home Page
Information about quitting smoking, smoking and cancer, secondhand smoke, cigarettes and other tobacco products, tobacco research, and smoking statistics.

Smokeless Tobacco and Cancer
NCI's gateway for information about chewing tobacco and snuff.
Fruits & Veggies Matter
This Web site supports the "Fruits and Veggies - More Matters" initiative, which encourages the consumption of fruits and vegetables for improved public health. CDC developed and maintains the site in partnership with NCI and others.

Down Home Healthy Cooking: Recipes and tips for healthy cooking
Cookbook that presents traditional soul food recipes with a healthy twist. Developed for African Americans who are at higher risk from diet-related chronic diseases . Full of simple tips for tasty and nutritious dishes.

News from the Women's Health Initiative: Reducing Total Fat Intake May Have Small Effect on Risk of Breast Cancer, No Effect on Risk of Colorectal Cancer, Heart Disease, or Stroke
Following an eating pattern lower in total fat did not significantly reduce the incidence of breast cancer, heart disease, or stroke, and did not reduce the risk of colorectal cancer in healthy postmenopausal women, according to the latest clinical trial results from the Women's Health Initiative.

Omega-3 Fatty Acids Unlikely to Prevent Cancer
An analysis of numerous, large population cohort studies did not detect evidence of a significant link between dietary intake of omega-3 fatty acids (found in fish) and the incidence of several major cancer types, according to a review study published in the January 25, 2006, issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.

Garlic and Cancer Prevention: Questions and Answers
A fact sheet that summarizes the results of studies on the consumption of garlic for cancer prevention. National Cancer Institute Fact Sheet 4.22

Red Wine and Cancer Prevention: Fact Sheet
Red wine is a rich source of biologically active phytochemicals, chemicals found in plants.

Tea and Cancer Prevention: Fact Sheet
Tea drinking is an ancient tradition dating back 5,000 years in China and India. Long regarded in those cultures as an aid to good health, researchers now are studying tea for possible use in the prevention and treatment of a variety of cancers.
Other Cancer Prevention Topics
Antioxidants and Cancer Prevention: Fact Sheet
Antioxidants are substances that may protect cells from the damage caused by unstable molecules known as free radicals. Free radical damage may lead to cancer.

Aspirin and Cancer Prevention
A collection of material about aspirin, a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), and its potential role in the prevention of certain cancers.

Statins and Cancer Prevention: Fact Sheet
Animal research and ongoing observation of people who take statins suggests that these drugs may lower the risk of certain cancers, including colorectal and skin cancers.

Cancer Vaccine Fact Sheet
Cancer vaccines are intended either to treat existing cancers (therapeutic vaccines) or to prevent the development of cancer (prophylactic vaccines).

HPV (Human Papillomavirus) Vaccines for Cervical Cancer
A collection of material about HPV and vaccines designed to prevent infections from certain types of the virus that may lead to cervical cancer.

Energy Balance: Weight and Obesity, Physical Activity, Diet
Information from NCI and other agencies about healthy weight, diet, physical activity, and obesity and the research aimed at understanding their relationship to cancer.
Cancer Prevention Clinical Trials
If You Want To Find Ways To Prevent Cancer...Learn About Prevention Clinical Trials
Easy-to-read brochure that explains the basics of cancer prevention trials.

Breast Cancer Prevention Studies
A fact sheet about three clinical trials studying methods of preventing breast cancer. National Cancer Institute Fact Sheet 4.18

The Breast Cancer Prevention Trial
A collection of material about the Breast Cancer Prevention Trial.

Study of Tamoxifen and Raloxifene (STAR) Trial
A collection of material about the Study of Tamoxifen and Raloxifene, or STAR trial, one of the largest-ever breast cancer prevention studies.

The Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial
A collection of material about a study designed to see whether the drug finasteride (trade name Proscar) can prevent prostate cancer in men ages 55 and older.

The SELECT Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial
A collection of material about SELECT (Selenium and Vitamin E Cancer Prevention Trial), which will determine whether these two dietary supplements can protect against prostate cancer.

NCI-Sponsored Trials of Cyclooxygenase (COX) Inhibitors for Cancer Prevention and Treatment
Numerous compounds are examined by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) for their potential to prevent or treat cancer. Questions and Answers

Questions and Answers About Beta Carotene Chemoprevention Trials
A fact sheet about three clinical trials designed to study whether beta carotene and other agents can prevent cancer. National Cancer Institute Fact Sheet 4.13
Prevention-Related Research
Division of Cancer Prevention
The Division of Cancer Prevention is the primary unit of the National Cancer Institute devoted to cancer prevention research.

Cancer Research Portfolio: Prevention Funding Opportunities
NCI prevention research funding priorities and opportunities.

Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program
This program provides postdoctoral training opportunities in cancer prevention and control.

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