Tuesday, February 4, 2014

BBC: Cancer 'tidal wave' on horizon, warns WHO


 Large numbers of people do not know there is a lot they can do to reduce their exposure to risk - BBC photo
The WHO's World Cancer Report 2014 said the major sources of preventable cancer included:
  • Smoking
  • Infections
  • Alcohol
  • Obesity and inactivity
  • Radiation, both from the sun and medical scans
  • Air pollution and other environmental factors
  • Delayed parenthood, having fewer children and not breastfeeding
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