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How can I protect my children from urethral cancer?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

Urethral cancer is not commonly found in children. However, you can still help protect your children from urethral cancer - and other cancers - by keeping them away from cigarette smoke and making sure they are not exposed to radiation. Other ways to possibly help prevent cancer is to make sure your children are physically active and eat healthy diets. If your child seems prone to urinary tract infections or other illnesses that create chronic swelling of the urethra, discuss the possibility of urethral cancer during regular doctor visits.

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