Cancer Prevention – Breaking News


“Preventive care is one of the best ways to keep our people healthy and our costs under control.” 
President Obama, addressing a joint session of Congress on February 24th 2009

Yesterday, 26 Feb, The American Institute for Cancer Research presented the findings of the most comprehensive report on cancer prevention policy ever undertaken at a Congressional briefing on Capitol Hill.

 Over 45% of colon cancer cases and 38% of breast cancer cases in the U.S. can be prevented by making changes in our diet, physical activity and weight control.

The new WCRF/AICR Report is called Policy and Action for Cancer Prevention – Food, Nutrition, Physical Activity, and the Prevention of Cancer: a Global Perspective.