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Can non-small cell cancer be prevented?

Although you cannot completely prevent non-small cell cancer, there are things you can do to lower your risk. The one thing that you can do to decrease your lung cancer risk is to quit smoking - approximately 85% of all lung cancer cases are due to smoking. You should also exercise, limit your drinking, minimize your exposure to cancer-causing chemicals, and eat a balanced diet.

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