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Nearly half of cancer deaths linked to preventable risk factors: Study

Cancer. To many of us, it may seem scary, mysterious, or even inevitable. Now, a new study suggests that nearly half of the country’s cancers may be preventable through decisions we make every day. Ci... read more

Many cancer cases linked to unhealthy behavior, study reports

Nearly half of ... the result of preventable factors that can be controlled through lifestyle changes. In the study, researchers from the American Cancer Society analyzed national data and calculated ... read more

Nearly Half of Cancer Cases Are Within Your Control, Researchers Say

For more, visit TIME ... as 45% of deaths in that year. Cigarette smoking accounted for 20% of the cancer cases: the largest contribution by a modifiable risk factor. Overweight or obesity was the sec... read more

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Many cancer deaths traced to alcohol

Alcohol use accounted for roughly 3.5 percent of all cancer deaths in the United States in 2009, a new study finds. This amounts to nearly ... risk For the study, scientists examined seven different t... read more


National cancer prevention study enrolls 168 at Vanderbilt

Rose Vick, MSN, instructor at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, has blood drawn during Cancer Prevention Study ... risk factors linked to cancer risk and death. Vanderbilt served as a host site ... read more

Americans Are Giving Themselves Cancer—Half of Cases Caused by Lifestyle

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Vitamins and Supplements Linked to Higher Risk of Death

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Irregular periods could boost ovarian cancer risk

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Almost half of cancer cases in the US are linked to tobacco use

Tobacco use is linked to a full 40% of cancer ... said in a press release emailed to Business Insider. "Sadly, nearly half could die prematurely from tobacco-related illnesses, including 6 million fro... read more

More evidence smoking raises risk of death from breast cancer

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Nearly half of all cancer deaths linked to preventable risk factors: study

(NEW YORK) -- Cancer, to many of us, may seem scary, mysterious, or even inevitable. Now, a new study ... deaths, finding that 42 percent of all cancer cases in the United States -– and nearly half of ... read more

Nearly half of cancer deaths linked to preventable risk factors: Study

A new study suggests that nearly half the country's cancers may be preventable through decisions we make every day. read more



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