Thank you for your question re: preventing (bowel) cancer.
While no cancer is completely preventable, you can lower your risk of bowel cancer by eating a healthy diet, exercising regularly, limiting your alcohol consumption, not smoking cigarettes, being aware of your family's medical history and screening at the appropriate ages for specific cancers with the guidance of your GP.
To be a little more specific regarding bowel cancer, Bowel Cancer Australia recommend the following guidelines as displayed in the link below, to help reduce your bowel cancer risk:
I hope this helps in answering your questions and gives you a good framework to work with.
Bowel Cancer Australia Nurse Adviser
Please Note: The information provided by Bowel Cancer Australia’s Nurse and Nutritionist Advisory Services is intended for Australian residents as a reference guide only. It is not a substitute for independent professional advice and is not intended to be used to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease or disorder.
If you believe your symptoms are consistent with those of bowel cancer or a digestive illness, please consult your doctor.
Bowel Cancer Australia, its directors, officers or medical professionals shall not be liable to any person, company or any other body for any loss, direct or indirect or consequential on whatsoever account for any omission or negligent misstatement.Undo
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