Getting cancer is not your fault - it can be a devastatingly non-discriminatory disease. However there are known carcinogens you can actively avoid such as excess alcohol, asbestos, UV radiation, and obesity. There are also general lifestyle factors that can contribute to a lowered risk of cancer. We've summarised these factors into SNAP - Stress Management, Nutrition, Activity and Purpose.There's no guarantees of a cancer free life, however implementing these factors in your chosen way can certainly increase quality of life and enhance personal wellbeing.
While experiencing stress is normal and can even be positive, learning to manage our responses to stress enhances our wellbeing and increases our resilience on every level.