Major Oncology Group Underscores AICR Research Linking Alcohol and Cancer Risks

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AICR’s analysis of the global research has continued to show over the years that drinking alcohol regularly – even light drinking – increases the risk of certain cancers.

Now a major oncology organization, The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), has identified alcohol as a definite risk factor for cancer for the first time, citing AICR/WCRF reports as evidence. The statement, published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, aims to raise awareness of this link for both the general public and oncologists. Read more… “Major Oncology Group Underscores AICR Research Linking Alcohol and Cancer Risks”

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    New Colorectal Cancer Report, Your FAQs Answered

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    Yesterday we released our new report on colorectal cancer and there were some exciting findings you may have heard. Whole grains and exercise were found to lower risk of this cancer; processed meat and obesity increase the findings. findings show there are many daily steps individuals can do to protect against cancer.

    Our news release highlights the key findings. But the report was a comprehensive one — including 99 studies with 29 million people –and there’s a lot in there. Here, we answer a few of the most common questions. Read more… “New Colorectal Cancer Report, Your FAQs Answered”

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      Reducing your breast cancer risk – top three takeaways from new report

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      We just released our Breast Cancer Report, updating the research and findings from 2010. The new 120-page report packs a lot of research, statistics and discussion of lifestyle factors relating to breast cancer risk.

      What do all the stats and research mean for you? Here are three of the most important take-aways, the major findings and how you can put them into action.

      Physical Activity –

      The finding: Moderate and vigorous physical activity lowers risk for postmenopausal breast cancer. Vigorous physical activity lowers risk for pre-menopausal breast cancer Read more… “Reducing your breast cancer risk – top three takeaways from new report”

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