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Study Throws Light On Lifestyle Choices That Influence Cancer Treatment

by Tanya Thomas on  September 28, 2009 at 11:03 AM Cancer News   - G J E 4
 Study Throws Light On Lifestyle Choices That Influence Cancer Treatment
Recent research has confirmed that lifestyle choices indeed influence the incidence and treatment of cancer.
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Published in the American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine (AJLM), the study looked at recent research on the five most common forms of cancer-lung, colorectal, breast, prostate and skin-and how some risk factors for these cancers can be lifestyle based and, therefore, controllable through alterations in human behaviour.

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"While a universal cure for all types of cancer is still not in the foreseeable future, changes in lifestyle - adhering to a healthy diet, regular exercise, and avoiding smoking and excessive exposure to ultraviolet radiation - can decrease the incidence of cancer," write the authors in the article.

A Webinar based on the article will be moderated by Dr. James M. Rippe, Editor-in-Chief of AJLM, and presented by lead author Clarence H. Brown III, MD, president and CEO of M.D. Anderson Cancer Center Orlando.

Source: ANI
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