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Prevention of Adenocarcinoma

While the specific cause of cancer is still unknown, doctors say reducing patients’ risk of cancer can help in preventing adenocarcinomas. These are a few of the prevention techniques doctors at Florida Hospital recommend to maintain healthy, active lifestyles:

  • Get regular screenings to catch tumors before they become cancerous and spread
  • Eat a healthy diet
  • Stop smoking
  • Stay active/exercise
  • Maintain a healthy weight
  • Manage health conditions such as Crohn’s disease that may cause damage to the body
  • Consider that effects of hormone replacement therapy and birth control pills
  • Speak to your doctor regarding aspirin regiments and other medications that may inflame the GI tract.
  • Get genetic screening to determine your risk of inheriting cancer

Stay vigilant for cancer. Even when these prevention techniques do not work, early detection is key to successful treatment. 

Locations for Adenocarcinoma