Diet could cut cancer rates

March 2, 2009

A huge proportion of many common cancers could be prevented through diet, exercise and healthy weight maintenance, but it will take co-ordinated efforts by all sectors of society to reduce the burden of cancer worldwide, a sweeping international report says.

The report by the American Institute for Cancer Research and the World Cancer Research Fund, released Thursday in London, makes dozens of recommendations for governments, public health organizations, schools and industry that would help support individuals' efforts to cut their risk of developing the disease... Read More