Adherence Matters – Standardized Scoring for AICR/WCRF Cancer Prevention Recommendations

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A new paper offers guidance to researchers who are studying how following cancer prevention recommendations affect cancer risk and survival. The paper, just published in the journal Nutrients, proposes the first standardized scoring system for the AICR/WCRF Cancer Prevention Recommendations and was led by researchers at the National Cancer Institute (NCI), in collaboration with AICR/WCRF and researchers in Europe.

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Point or No Point: Developing a Score for Ultra-Processed Foods

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Do you eat a lot of processed foods? Your answer would probably depend upon how processed foods are defined. One of AICR’s cancer prevention recommendations is to limit the amount of fast and processed foods that you eat. You probably know that chips, frozen pizza, brownies and hot dogs are considered processed. But what about that canned tuna, bread or boxed pasta? And what exactly does “a lot” mean anyway?

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Intense, Short Exercise Bouts Found to Lower Colon Cancer Cell Growth

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There is already strong research showing that regular exercise lowers the risk of developing colon cancer. Evidence also indicates that being active can help colon cancer survivors live longer and stay healthier.

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