Robert Hood / Fred Hutch News Service
Sleep. Diet. Alcohol intake. Weight. Exercise. All are important lifestyle factors, and all play a critical role when it comes to cancer.
Dr. Amanda Phipps, an epidemiologist at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, took part in a Fred Hutch chat on Twitter on Friday and discussed how healthy living impacts cancer risks and survival.
Topics ranged from lifestyle and environmental factors vs. inherited gene mutations such as BRCA, breast cancer myths, and if healthy-living tips should apply to men even though they have a much lower risk of breast cancer.
Read the entire transcript here.