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Unformatted text preview: That research helps extend the lives of those who are diagnosed with cancer and help in lowering the risks of those who do not have cancer. One of the most interesting, yet troubling facts was that tobacco is one of the worst things we can do to increase our chances of getting cancer. Not only will Tobacco increase our chances of getting cancer but also the kind of cancer you get from smoking is one that you are least likely to survive, Lung cancer. Lung cancer causes more deaths than any other type of cancer. In 2001 those who actually survived Lung cancer only had a 15% chance of living past 5 years of their eliminating the cancer. By eating less grilled food, less salt, more fiber and dairy products low in fat I can create a healthy diet that will also help lower my chances of getting cancer. If you place a healthy diet in with good decision making, like not using tobacco, I can help lower my individual risks of getting cancer....
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- Spring '08
- Nutrition, Tobacco smoking