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Cancer. It’s an unpleasant word that carries with it frightening implications. No one wants to spend too much time tallying their risk factors or otherwise pondering the subject.
Because it’s impossible to ensure 100% protection against all types of cancer, it’s really not necessary or helpful to focus on the what-ifs. But there is a good reason to keep this widespread and potentially devastating disease on your radar: Prevention is possible.
The bonus is that most cancer-prevention measures are also all-around healthy lifestyle changes, which you’re already in the habit of promoting. Touting the benefits of lowering your cancer risk in addition to improving overall health, fitness, and physical and mental well-being is a valuable addition to your wellness arsenal.
Your employees are your company’s most valuable asset. You want them in top health, functioning at their best, and getting the most out of life both in and out of the office. Emphasize the importance of cancer awareness and prevention measures in the grand scheme of your wellness program, and you’ll be doing your part to ensure their continued success in business and in life.
The Mayo Clinic offers seven tips to reduce your risk of cancer: