MIDLAND, Texas (KMID/KPEJ)- According to cancer.gov, cancer is a disease in which some of the body’s cells grow uncontrollably and spread to other parts of the body. Cancer has claimed many lives and doesn’t discriminate based on age, gender, or race.

We took a deep look at the preventative measures a person can take to protect themselves, this includes diet, exercise and lifestyle changes. Check out the video above for more.