Hearing your doctor say, “You have cancer,” is a moment no one can forget.
But what if there was a way to help them ever say those words to you?
This is the subject of a new book, Take control of your cancer risk, by John White, MD, WebMD’s chief medical officer.
The book, available in hardcover on October 5th, explores one of the biggest myths about cancer: It’s mostly genetic, meaning you have no control over whether or not you get it. White explains how genetics influence cancer risk, but shows that the truth is lifestyle and environment plays a major role.
control, which will be available at all major bookstores nationwide and online, discusses how you can assess your own cancer risk, find out what screenings you need and understanding when to get them and how the food happens, work out And Sleep affect your health.
“You have the power to lower your cancer risk, and this book will show you just how easy it is,” White says.