Cancer is a Preventable Disease that Requires Major Lifestyle Changes

  title={Cancer is a Preventable Disease that Requires Major Lifestyle Changes},
  author={Preetha Anand and Ajaikumar B. Kunnumakkara and Chitra Sundaram and Kuzhuvelil B Harikumar and Sheeja T. Tharakan and Oiki S. Lai and Bokyung Sung and Bharat Bhushan Aggarwal},
  journal={Pharmaceutical Research},
  pages={2097 - 2116}
This year, more than 1 million Americans and more than 10 million people worldwide are expected to be diagnosed with cancer, a disease commonly believed to be preventable. Only 5–10% of all cancer cases can be attributed to genetic defects, whereas the remaining 90–95% have their roots in the environment and lifestyle. The lifestyle factors include cigarette smoking, diet (fried foods, red meat), alcohol, sun exposure, environmental pollutants, infections, stress, obesity, and physical… CONTINUE READING
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