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Current Cancer Therapy Reviews


ISSN (Print): 1573-3947
ISSN (Online): 1875-6301

Review Article

Prophylaxis of Cancer

Author(s): D. Sunitha*, K. Hemalatha and M. Bhagavan Raju

Volume 12, Issue 4, 2016

Page: [222 - 236] Pages: 15

DOI: 10.2174/1573394713666170110124720

Price: $65


Aim: Prophylaxis is a treatment given or action taken to prevent disease or measures designed to preserve health (as of an individual or of society) and prevent the spread of disease. A prophylactic is also defined as a drug or device.

Preventive Measures: Finding cure for cancer is one of the most important goals of medical research. Cancer is among the leading causes of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Some types of cancer can be prevented to occur by taking the prophylactic measures like exercise, diet, reduced stress, good environment, life style, etc.

Conclusion: By regular exercise and taking the correct treatment, a cancer patient can also survive for more time.

Keywords: Cancer, measures, tea, coffee, milk, polyphenols, obesity.

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