Close to 50% cancers are preventable!!. Below mentioned are some changes that will also protect us from other chronic diseases like stroke , heart diseases and diabetes. General life style recommendation for cancer prevention include: 1) Be physically active: particularly important for prevention of large intestine ( colon) and breast cancer. 2) Avoid tobacco in any form: tobacco use is responsible for 90% of all lung cancer deaths. 3) Maintain a healthy weight. 4) Eat a diet rich in fruits, vegetables, and whole grains ( contain all 3 components of the grain kernel example includes whole grain oats, brown rice, etc) 5) Limit alcohol. 6) Protect against sexually transmitted infections. 7) Avoid excess sun. 8) Get regular screening for breast, cervical and colorectal cancer.