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how can i prevent gi cancer?

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Dr. Carlo Contreras
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Healthy lifestyle.: Maintain a healthy lifestyle: - balanced diet - achieve and maintain an ideal body weight - don't use tobacco - consume alcohol in moderation - know your family history watch for symptoms: - blood in your stool - change in stool habits - unusual abdominal pains keep up on screening tests: - colonoscopy at age 50.
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Family history: All the answers above are correct. Family history may suggest genetic predisposition and should be considered.

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