Cancer Prevention and Veterans: What Are Your Exposure Risks?
(Source – blogs.va.gov)
We know lifestyle factors like smoking, diet, physical activity and viruses (HPV, for example) can cause cancer. Genetic influences can also affect your cancer risk. Successful cancer prevention strategies address these factors.
But what about military environmental exposures? Many Veterans have concerns about a wide range of military environmental and occupational exposures. Below you’ll discover some of these exposures and cancer risks. Be sure to check back in the coming months for more information on different cancers and their potential exposures, like contaminated water and PFAS chemicals. Continue reading here…
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