• Wednesday, August 17, 2022

HEALTH

Don’t blame genes and bad luck for cancer

Obesity is on the rise in the UK.

By: Keerthi Mohan

Simple lifestyle changes such as exercising regularly and indulging in healthy food habits can prevent cancer. In the UK, more than 2,500 cancer cases are diagnosed every week and almost four in ten of all cancers could be avoided by switching to a cleaner lifestyle. According to a Cancer Research UK report cited by Mail Online, of the 360,000 new cases diagnosed in 2015, about 135,500 could have been prevented. This is evidence that cancer is caused due to environmental factors and not due to any genetic factors or bad luck. In the UK, weight-related cancer is fast catching up and it could overtake…

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