What lifestyle changes should I make if I have small intestine cancer?

Certain lifestyle changes -- eating a high-fiber, low-fat diet, quitting smoking, and reducing alcohol consumption -- can help to reduce the risk of your small intestine cancer returning. Along with eating more healthfully, exercising for at 30 minutes a day, 5 days a week can give you more energy. Seeking out a cancer survivors support group with regular meetings can help you maintain your emotional health as you deal with your cancer.

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