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A 40-year-old female asked:

How can i avoid getting pancreatic cancer, although it does'nt run in my family, i'm still very concern?

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Dr. Kenneth Lee
Plastic Surgery 21 years experience
See your MD: There is no way to avoid or prevent pancreatic cancer. Healthy living does help. Regular check ups with your primary physician is always a good idea. Discuss your fears with your physician.
Dr. Liawaty Ho
Hematology and Oncology 23 years experience
Healthy lifestyle: Everybody is scared of getting cancer-nobody wants to have any cancer- but sometimes- we are running out luck or perhaps we did something bad in our life. Anyway, try to live a healthy life style, don't smoke, don't drink alcohol- not even a moderate alcohol. Avoid as much as possible- processed meat. Keep your weight in good control, exercise, eat healthy well balanced diet, decrease carbs.

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Last updated Dec 10, 2013

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