American Cancer Society guidelines on nutrition and physical activity for cancer prevention

@article{Kushi2012AmericanCS,
  title={American Cancer Society guidelines on nutrition and physical activity for cancer prevention},
  author={Lawrence H. Kushi and Colleen M Doyle and Marji L. McCullough and Cheryl L Rock and Wendy Demark-Wahnefried and Elisa V. Bandera and Susan M Gapstur and Alpa V Patel and Kimberly S. Andrews and Ted Gansler},
  journal={CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians},
  year={2012},
  volume={62}
}
The American Cancer Society (ACS) publishes Nutrition and Physical Activity Guidelines to serve as a foundation for its communication, policy, and community strategies and, ultimately, to affect dietary and physical activity patterns among Americans. These Guidelines, published approximately every 5 years, are developed by a national panel of experts in cancer research, prevention, epidemiology, public health, and policy, and they reflect the most current scientific evidence related to dietary… 
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