It’s Been A Year Since Chadwick Boseman’s Death And Greg Leakes Just Transitioned, Let’s Discuss Colon Cancer

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What are your risks?

While there are some risk factors that cannot be controlled, such as your family history or your medical history, some risk factors are within your power to alter. The American Cancer Society notes that there is a link between being overweight or obese and an increased risk of colon cancer. Leading a physically inactive lifestyle has also been linked to a greater risk of colon cancer. A diet that is heavy in meats, particularly processed meats, can also increase one’s risk, as can smoking and excessive alcohol consumption.

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