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     B Positive Content Team

February 4th is World Cancer Day


Have you tested yourself for cancer?

  Yes No
1. Has any member of your close family (parents, grandparents) been affected with cancer?
2. Have you been drinking more than one peg (60 ml) of alcohol almost daily since the last seven to 10 years?
3. Have you been smoking about a packet of (10) cigarettes almost daily since the last seven to 10 years?
4. Have you been chewing paan, tobacco, supari etc almost daily since the last seven to 10 years?
5. Do you eat excessively salty/fried/oily/commercially prepared foods/ sauces/ jams/ spicy foods/pickles etc daily?
6. If fair skinned, do you frequently expose your skin to sunlight for long hours and suffer sunburn?
7. At your workplace and the like, are you frequently exposed to chemicals, fumes, radiation etc almost daily since the last seven to 10 years?
* The more the YES answers, the greater the risk. You must attempt to minimize the risks

 


  
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