These Popular Habits May Increase Cancer Risk

Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the U.S., behind heart disease at number one.

"You can lower cancer risk, and it's never too late to start benefiting from changes."

Here are five popular habits shown to increase the risk of cancer.

Indoor and Outdoor Tanning

Study after study shows that using sunbeds is linked to a higher risk of skin cancer.

Drinking Alcohol

Experts are now warning that there is no amount of alcohol considered "safe" to drink.

Watching Hours of TV

"Extended sitting raises your risk for colorectal, ovarian and endometrial cancers,"

Smoking Cigarettes

"Fifty  percent of smokers die of a smoking-related disease, and the life  expectancy of one in four smokers is reduced by as much as 15-20 years,"

Unhealthy Diet

"Our study findings suggest that among  the estimated 80110 new cancer cases attributable to poor diet in 2015,  approximately 16% were due to obesity-mediated associations,"

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