BBC News – Men’s cancer risk ‘to climb to one in two’

More sobering stats on increased cancer rates, this time in the UK. Good discussion of some of the limits of screening (particularly for prostate cancer), with the usual lifestyle admonition.

He said it was important for people to realise that there is a lot we can do ourselves to lower our own cancer risk, including limiting how much alcohol you drink, giving up smoking, getting enough exercise and eating a healthy diet.

Experts estimate that about four in every 10 cases of cancer could be avoided in this way.

BBC News – Men’s cancer risk ‘to climb to one in two’.

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