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How to tell if i am at risk for cancer?

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Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
Medical Oncology 36 years experience
Yes, you R at risk.: And so am I. Insofar as you are alive, you can get cancer. You may reduce the risk of getting it by living a healthy lifestyle (avoid tobacco, exercise regularly, eat well, etc.) and reduce the risk of dying of cancer by getting screenings appropriate for your age and risk. Talk to your doc about this. Other than that, there's nothing else to do. Enjoy life, my friend. Don't live in fear.

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A 37-year-old member asked:

Can you tell me how to tell if I have cancer?

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Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
Medical Oncology 36 years experience
See a doc: There is no DIY way to diagnose cancer. You need a medical exam and probably a biopsy to make a diagnosis. If you are concerned about a medical problem, don't waste time in the web, see a physician.

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