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Strides Made in Preventing Cancer, But Challenges Remain: Report
Date:4/12/2013

000 cancers can be prevented every year if more Americans stay lean. It's not a silver bullet, but preventing obesity can help prevent cancer," said Alice Bender, nutrition communications manager at the American Institute for Cancer Research.

Bender said that right now, only about half of Americans are aware of the link between obesity and cancer. There are seven cancers that have good evidence linking them to obesity.

And, a healthy diet with lots of fruits and vegetables can decrease the risk of cancer, as can regular physical activity, according to Bender.

"We're making progress with smoking, but it took years of education and changes in indoor environments that made it harder to smoke. Now, the message is that staying lean will lead to healthier outcomes," Bender said.

"I think this report shows that people are becoming more and more aware that cancer doesn't have to happen all the time," she noted. "There are things we can do to reduce our risk."

More information

Learn more about cancer risk factors and what you can do to prevent cancer from the U.S. National Cancer Institute.

SOURCES: Vilma Cokkinides, Ph.D., strategic director of risk factors and screening, American Cancer Society; Alice Bender, M.S., R.D., nutrition communications manager, American Institute for Cancer Research; April 11, 2013, American Cancer Society report, Cancer Prevention & Early Detection Facts & Figures 2013


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