The causes and prevention of cancer: gaining perspective.

@article{Ames1997TheCA,
  title={The causes and prevention of cancer: gaining perspective.},
  author={B. N. Ames and Lois Swirsky Gold},
  journal={Environmental Health Perspectives},
  year={1997},
  volume={105},
  pages={865 - 873}
}
  • B. AmesL. Gold
  • Published 1 June 1997
  • Biology
  • Environmental Health Perspectives
Epidemiological studies have identified several factors that are likely to have a major effect on reducing rates of cancer: reduction of smoking, increased consumption of fruits and vegetables, and control of infections. Other factors include avoidance of intense sun exposure, increased physical activity, and reduced consumption of alcohol and possibly red meat. Risks of many types of cancer can already be reduced, and the potential for further reductions is great. In the United States, cancer… 

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