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Reducing the risk of cancer through cooking

The University of Georgia Extension Office and the American Cancer Society teamed up to educate Mitchell County residents about cancer awareness. / Kerri Copello

The University of Georgia Extension Office and the American Cancer Society teamed up to educate Mitchell County residents about cancer awareness.

Experts at the National Cancer Institute say that eating well and living a healthy lifestyle can reduce the risk of cancer by half.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention claim that more than 40,000 people are diagnosed with cancer each year across the state, with nearly 15,000 people dying.

Representatives from UGA taught citizens how to reduce their risk for cancer and chronic disease by making healthy food choices.

The American Red Cross spoke about breast, cervical and colorectal cancer and urges citizens to get screened because early detection helps with treatment and prevention of cancer.


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