Kidney Cancer Prevention
WellStar supports scientific research that shows certain lifestyle choices can lower a person’s risk of some cancers, including kidney cancer.
- The single most important behavior to avoid is smoking, which is implicated in up to 30 different kinds of cancer. WellStar supports smoking cessation programs and will endeavor to help patients who want to stop smoking through a variety of cessation efforts. Different approaches work for different people, and WellStar experts can help tailor a cessation program that will enhance your likelihood successfully quitting.
- Avoid excess body fat by limiting caloric intake and/or balance caloric intake with ample moderate-to-vigorous exercise.