An expert has said that women should eat less, cut down on booze and exercise more to prevent breast cancer.
According to Carlo La Vecchia, head of epidemiology at the University of Milan, females should eat more fruit and vegetables and less fat and red meat, drink less alcohol and do more exercise, reports The Daily Express.
AdvertisementThe expert told a cancer conference: "What can be achieved with breast cancer screening has been achieved.
"It's time to move on to other things. It's hard to lose weight, but it's not impossible. The benefit is worth it."
Ian Manley, a spokesman for Breast Cancer Care, said: "We would never want women to feel responsible for their breast cancer. It's a complex disease."