<b>Comprehensive guide to cancer prevention for women</b>


The start of a new year is the perfect time to make a commitment to yourself and to your health. Of course, a healthy diet, regular exercise and adequate sleep always top the list for things you can do to live your best life and maintain optimal health and wellness. Another way? Preventive care and regular screenings. More than 850,000 women in the United States were estimated to receive a new cancer diagnosis in 2017. While no one can predict with absolute certainty if, when and where in the body cancer may rear its ugly head, following cancer prevention and screening guidelines can go a long way in detecting the disease in its early stages and improve patient outcomes. Here's what you need to know.