October — Cancer Awareness Month  

October Health Focus: Week 1

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Many people think of cancer as just one disease. But it is actually a collection of different types of diseases. 

 

Understanding Cancer 

 

Having a history of cancer in your family does not mean that you are destined to get cancer because your conscious choice of diet, physical activity levels, and other lifestyle factors also play a role. 

 

Know Your Family History for Cancer 

How to Reduce Your Cancer Risk: The Big 12 

 

Myth or Reality? 

 

Cancer Risks You Don’t Need to Worry About 

 

Screening tests are used to look for cancer or precancerous changes in people who have no symptoms that may indicate cancer. 

 

Recommended Cancer Screening Tests 

 

Cook up these plant-based recipes! 

 

Creamy Polenta with Meatless Ragú 

Marinated Roasted Peppers 

Couscous with Eggplant Meatballs 

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