Diet, nutrition, and avoidable cancer.

@article{Willett1995DietNA,
  title={Diet, nutrition, and avoidable cancer.},
  author={Walter C Willett},
  journal={Environmental Health Perspectives},
  year={1995},
  volume={103},
  pages={165 - 170}
}
In a 1981 review, Doll and Peto estimated that approximately 35% of cancer deaths in the United States were potentially avoidable by the modification of diet but that this percentage might be as low as 10% or as high as 70%. Since that time, the epidemiologic literature on diet and cancer has grown greatly, as has understanding of the mechanisms of carcinogenesis. In general, this expanded literature has not provided reason to alter the Doll and Peto estimate substantially. For colon cancer… CONTINUE READING

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