Anyone can get cancer, but you are more likely to get the disease as you get older. It is said that your chances of getting cancer increase after reaching 50 years of age or older, however, leading a healthy lifestyle can help lower your risk.
- Studies support that exercise can help lower your chance of getting certain cancers including breast and colon cancers.
- Maintain a healthy weight as people who are overweight are more likely to get cancers of the prostate, pancreas, uterus, colon, and ovary. Also, older women who are overweight are more likely to develop breast cancer.