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Prevention, Genetics, Causes

General Information

  • Cancer Prevention

    Cancer prevention information from the National Cancer Institute, including prevention information for specific cancers.

  • The Genetics of Cancer

    Information about genetic changes, how they may be inherited or acquired during a person's life, and how they can increase cancer risk.

  • Cancer Causes and Risk Factors

    Information about behaviors, exposures, and other factors that can influence the risk of cancer.

Tobacco Information

Energy Balance Information

  • Obesity

    People who are obese may have an increased risk of several types of cancer, whereas eating a healthy diet, being physically active, and keeping a healthy weight may help reduce risk of some cancers.

  • Down Home Healthy Cooking: Recipes and Tips for Healthy Cooking (4 MB)

    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.