Medical Writing Medical Writing in Oncology Is cancer preventable? A literature review
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Volume 21, Issue 1 - Medical Writing in Oncology

Is cancer preventable? A literature review

Abstract

Despite significant progress in tumour diagnosis and treatment over the last few years, cancer remains a major cause of death worldwide. Cancer prevention through diet and lifestyle changes is gaining importance, as our understanding of the potential of dietary patterns and single foods to avoid carcinogenesis is growing. This review article discusses available evidence for links between nutrition and cancer and summarizes some of the recent findings from observational and interventional studies on the potential of diet and specific nutritional components to reduce cancer risk.

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