Dr Habibullah speaks on cancer prevention

Preventive Oncologist Dr Habibullah Talukder, associate professor and head of Cancer Epidemiology at the National Institute of Cancer Research and Hospital, stressed the need for mass awareness for the prevention of the deadly disease cancer.

In an interview with The Guardian recently, he emphasized on primary prevention of cancer. To do this, we have to have a healthy life style, said Dr Habibullah, adding regular exercise and healthy diet cut cancer risk.

He said to slash cancer risk we have to avoid some practices including taking tobacco.