Head and Neck Cancer Prevention

1. Do not use tobacco.
The best way to prevent head and neck cancer is to avoid using all tobacco products, including smoking cigarettes, cigars, pipes and chewing tobacco.

2. Do not drink alcohol heavily.
High frequency of alcohol drinking is a risk factor for head and neck cancer (~3 or more alcoholic drinks per day). Thus, avoiding drinking alcohol heavily can help to prevent head and neck cancer.

3. Eat lots of fruits and vegetables.
People who eat lots of fruits and vegetables are thought to be prevented against head and neck cancer.