A 27-year-old male asked:
I have been eating hot food put in plastic grocery bags from hotels for a long time. i live in india where this practice is very common. can i get cancer now? i am very worried since i did this regularly, should i worry getting cancer?
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Dr. Sewa Leghaanswered
Medical Oncology 52 years experience
Wait to worry!: You should not be thinking like you are going to get cancer. The role of Plastics in causing Cancer is extremely low, if any. My advice: Follow a healthy lifestyle which includes the following health promoting steps: 1. Do not Smoke or chew Tobacco. Also avoid alcohol as much as you can. 2. Your Diet should be low in meat and dairy products. it must contain ample amount of fruits. 3. Weight contro
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