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Not smoking can reduce your risk of getting cancer.

11 things that can reduce your risk of getting cancer

While cancer can't always be prevented or predicted, there are certain things you can do to reduce your risk. From staying active to drinking less alcohol, here are some things science suggests can reduce your risk of getting cancer.

7 of the most common cancers among men

Cancer can affect anyone, but there are some types that are most likely to affect men. Here are seven of them.
Eli Lilly announced early Monday that it plans to buy the biotech Loxo Oncology for about $8 billion.

Pharma giant Eli Lilly just made an $8 billion bet on a cutting-edge scientific approach that uses DNA to treat cancer

Eli Lilly's $8 billion acquisition of the biotech company Loxo Oncology is a notably large deal, but it's open to additional ones, its CEO said.

13 surprising things that may increase your cancer risk

Not all cancer-causing habits are obvious. Here are a few little things you’re doing that might actually be raising your cancer risk.
A patient receives chemotherapy treatment for breast cancer at the Antoine-Lacassagne Cancer Center in Nice on July 26, 2012.

At least 13,000 people have donated money on GoFundMe for unproven cancer treatments, and it could be dangerous

Thousands of people are donating to GoFundMe campaigns that are raising money for unproven cancer treatments, such as herbal remedies and juicing.
Olivia Newton-John is battling breast cancer for the third time.

Olivia Newton-John posts a video shutting down ‘exaggerated’ reports that she’s dying

Reports said the "Grease" star was "clinging to life," but she reassured fans in a video that she is fine.
Baker Roth uses a breathing tube in his neck because his enlarged tongue makes breathing on his own difficult.

A 16-month-old has a rare condition that makes his tongue double in size. Here’s what you need to know about it.

16-month-old Baker Roth has Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome, a rare disorder that gave him liver cancer and caused his tongue to swell to double its size.

Eating even a little bit of processed meat regularly can increase your risk of some deadly cancers

Regular, consistent consumption of processed and red meats like ham, hot dogs, bacon, and sausages can up your odds of developing some deadly cancers.
Erin Brockovich never drinks water straight from the tap.

Erin Brockovich is warning about an emerging drinking-water crisis in the US. Here’s how she recommends you protect yourself.

Environmental activist and former law clerk Erin Brockovich shares tips for how to determine if tap water is safe to drink and what to do if it's not.
Most cancers are commonly diagnosed in older adults.

Here’s when you’re most likely to be diagnosed with 10 common types of cancer

Although many factors contribute to one's risk of developing cancer, age can play a role. Here's when some cancers are commonly diagnosed.