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Rising Incidence of Cancer Among Young People: How to Prevent and Stay Healthy”.

A startling 80% rise in cancer rates among young adults

Rising Incidence of Cancer Among Young People: How to Prevent and Stay Healthy”.

Despite the common belief that young people are immune to cancer, recent statistics indicate that the incidence of cancer among this age group is on the rise. In fact, data collected globally shows an increase of about 80% in the number of young people diagnosed with cancer between 1990 and 2019.

In Israel, some of the most common types of cancer among young people include testicular cancer, non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, malignant melanoma, breast cancer, and thyroid cancer. To prevent cancer, it is essential to maintain a healthy lifestyle from a young age. This includes avoiding smoking, eating a balanced diet, staying physically active, reducing alcohol consumption, and ensuring safe sun exposure.

If you suspect that you or someone you know has symptoms of cancer, it is crucial to seek medical attention early. Some specific symptoms to watch out for include changes in weight, unexplained pain, lumps, changes in skin or moles, and symptoms affecting digestion or reproduction. Early detection can significantly increase the chances of successful treatment and recovery.

The Association to Fight Cancer provides free support and resources for young people facing cancer. These services include support groups, workshops, counseling services

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