The causes and prevention of cancer.

@article{Ames1995TheCA,
  title={The causes and prevention of cancer.},
  author={Bruce N. Ames and Lois Swirsky Gold and Walter C. Willett},
  journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America},
  year={1995},
  volume={92 12},
  pages={
          5258-65
        }
}
  • B. Ames, L. Gold, W. Willett
  • Published 6 June 1995
  • Medicine
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
Epidemiological evidence indicates that avoidance of smoking, increased consumption of fruits and vegetables, and control of infections will have a major effect on reducing rates of cancer. Other factors include avoidance of intense sun exposure, increases in physical activity, and reduction of alcohol consumption and possibly red meat. A substantial reduction in breast cancer is likely to require modification of sex hormone levels, and development of practical methods for doing so is a high… 

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