Scientist in the Spotlight: Dr. Cynthia Thomson

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Dr. Cynthia Thomson, PhD, RDN, leads a research program at the University of Arizona that focuses on the relationships among lifestyle factors, diet and physical activity with cancer prevention and survivorship. Her research currently looks at behavioral changes and how different interventions, using a range of options like eHealth tools and various information delivery systems can impact or improve health after a diagnosis of cancer.

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Processed Meat and Cancer

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Bacon, ham, cold cuts—we get a lot of questions about processed meats, almost more than any other type of food. AICR sets the record straight on processed meats and their link to cancer.

Processed meat is meat preserved by smoking, curing or salting, or the addition of chemical preservatives. Processed meats include ham, salami, bacon and sausages such as frankfurters and chorizo.

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