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Two Out of Five Cancer Cases Are Avoidable Carrying excess weight Overexposure to UV radiation being in the sun too long and tanning Drinking alcohol Outdoor air pollution Eating too little fiber. Smoking is the biggest avoidable cause of cancer, followed by excess weight, overexposure to UV radiation from the sun and sunbeds, drinking alcohol, eating too little fibre, and outdoor air. S moking is the biggest avoidable cause of cancer, followed by excess weight, overexposure to UV radiation from the sun and sunbeds, drinking alcohol, eating too little fibre, and outdoor air. Smoking is the biggest avoidable cause of cancer, followed by excess weight, overexposure to UV radiation from the sun and sunbeds, drinking alcohol, eating too little fibre, and outdoor air pollution, a study by Cancer Research UK found. Smoking is the biggest avoidable cause of cancer, followed by excess weight, overexposure to UV radiation from the sun and sunbeds, drinking alcohol, eating.

Smoking is the biggest avoidable cause of cancer, followed by excess weight, overexposure to UV radiation from the sun and sunbeds, drinking alcohol, eating too little fibre, and outdoor air pollution, a study by Cancer Research UK found. A growing body of research is finding that the majority of cancer cases are preventable—as high as two thirds by some estimates. As explained in the first Cancer 101 article, damage to our genes called mutations sometimes lead our body’s cells to behave in destructive ways.

A new study shows that n early half of cancer cases in the U.S. may be preventable. Of the things you can avoid, smoking, drinking, and a poor diet continue to be among the top causes of preventable cancer cases, says Ann Goding Sauer, an epidemiologist at the American Cancer Society and a researcher of the study. Nothing in the new report will be surprising to those who study patterns.

For ten cancer types, more than 70% of cases are preventable. For many of these cancer types there is one specific risk factor contributing all of the preventable cases, e.g. HIV for Kaposi sarcoma, and asbestos for mesothelioma. For some there are multiple risk factors e.g. smoking, occupation, air pollution and ionising radiation for lung cancer.

So as many as two-thirds of cancers are potentially preventable. The ones linked to obesity are cancers of the esophagus, colon, kidney, pancreas, uterus, and in post-menopausal women

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3 This information is not helpful in understanding the likelihood of additional problems associated with the current cancer.

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(a) Second most common cancer among women, accounts for 12% of all female cancer cases and rates are declining slowly.

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An estimated one out of every three or four adults will be diagnosed with cancer and about half of these patients will die of the disease.

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In addition, survivors of most cancers are also at risk for a second primary tumor of the same type, or for certain cancers that can occur as complications of chemotherapy or radiation.

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5 There are patient factors which can increase the likelihood of long-standing, clinically significant distress in cancer survivorship.

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from ages 60 to 69, one in six men and one in ten women have the probability of developing cancer, but the risk increases after age 70 to one in three for men and one in four for women.3 According to a report by the American Cancer Society,3 there were 970,000 total new cases of cancer reported from 2000 to 2004.

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As many as 80% of cancer cases, however, could be prevented with a change in lifestyle.

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Additionally, many cancer survivors are at risk for developing a recurrence of their disease or a second malignancy [2, 3].

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According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the annual incidence of new cancer cases will reach 22 million in the following two decades.

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In 1981, Doll and Peto suggested that about one‐third of cancers in Westernised countries may be attributable to dietary factors, and that as much as 70% of cancers in sites such as the large bowel, breast and prostate may be preventable by dietary modification.

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Alexia Lewis RD

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