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The effect of diet on risk of cancer.

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Diet-related factors are thought to account for about 30% of cancers in developed countries. Obesity increases the risk of cancers in the oesophagus, colorectum, breast, endometrium, and kidney. Alcohol causes cancers of the oral cavity, pharynx, larynx, oesophagus, and liver, and causes a small increase in the risk of breast cancer. Adequate intakes of fruit and vegetables probably lower the risk for several types of cancer, especially cancers of the gastrointestinal tract. The importance of...

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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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Journal:
Lancet
Volume:
360
Issue:
9336
Pages:
861-868
Publication date:
2002-09-05
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1474-547X
ISSN:
0140-6736
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uuid:3b1050a8-b133-4c1f-82d8-b5a6ba249ace
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30418
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