Keeping fit may help prevent a wide range of cancers, suggests a new analysis of research from the United States and Europe. Researchers who pooled and analyzed data on 1.44 million people from 12 studies, finds those who were most physically active in their leisure time had a lower risk of developing 13 out of…

A Healthy lifestyle could prevent cancer among many white people in the United States, says a study published in JAMA Oncology. Avoiding smoking and heavy drinking, maintaining a moderate weight, and participating in regular exercise can all reduce the risk. Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the U.S., with 1.6 million new…

The Skin Cancer Foundation state that ultraviolet (UV) radiation isconsidered the primary cause of basal and squamous cell skin cancers, while Liang and colleagues note that UV exposure is the cause of more than 90 percent of melanoma skin cancers. UV radiation – from sunlight and tanning beds and lamps – damages the DNA of…

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