Top 3 Strategies to F*CK CANCER!

Around the age of fifty it seems we know at least one friend, coworker or family member with cancer. Breast cancer, uterine cancer, lung cancer, melanoma, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, colon and rectum cancers are most commonly detected in women around the age of 50.

I am incredibly fortunate that all of my immediate family members are still alive, healthy, and active. Yes, I come from good genes, and both of my parents still work hard to keep their minds, their bodies' and their schedules busy. Unfortunately, I can’t get them to improve their diets; trying to get my father to eat anything green, or trying to get my mother to reduce carbohydrates has been a losing battle because it “works for them”. What they don’t realize, eating better would help them perform their daily tasks easier and more effectively.

According to the American Cancer Society's 2014 study, these were the rankings of cancer risk factors (after cigarette smoking which accounted for 19% of all cancer cases and nearly 29% of cancer deaths):