Cancer happens when cells split without control or order. As more cells are made, they form a growth or tumor. This may harm nearby healthy cells and spread to other parts of the body.
The risk of some types of cancer can be lowered with habit changes, such as not smoking, eating fruits and veggies, keeping a healthy weight, exercising, and staying away from too much sun. Some people turn to natural therapies to further lower their risk.
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Talk to your doctor about any natural therapy you are taking to make sure it does not get in the way of your treatment.
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Last reviewed March 2019 by EBSCO NAT Review Board Richard Glickman-Simon, MD Last Updated: 3/27/2019