Preventing Cancer

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Taking Steps
A Few Healthy Changes Can Reduce Your Cancer Risk

Did you know that choices you make right now can have a profound impact on your risk for eventual cancer?

Focus on Prevention & Education

Combining MRI, NIRST Increases Specificity in Breast Imaging

By combining two modalities of imaging, investigators from Norris Cotton Cancer Center at Dartmouth demonstrated that a dual breast exam using MRI and Near Infrared Spectral Tomography (NIRST) is feasible and more accurate than MRI alone.

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Wear sun screen, eat nutritious foods, get a little exercise each day, don’t smoke or chew tobacco, and drink in moderation—the right choices today can make the difference for your health tomorrow and for many, many tomorrows after that.

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What You Can Do