What can increase your risk of cancer?
Do you know the lifestyle factors that are increasing your risk of cancer?
With a new scare story in the newspapers seemingly every day, it can be difficult to separate the myths from the reality.
Being overweight or obese increases the risk of 11 types of cancer
Drinking alcohol increases the risk of six cancers, including bowel and breast
Your diet can have a positive or negative effect on your cancer risk
Eating too much red meat and any processed meat increases cancer risk
Not being physically active enough increases your risk of developing cancer
Salt-preserved foods have been linked to an increased risk of stomach cancer
Sunbeds, sunbathing and too much exposure to sunlight can cause cancer
HRT and hormonal contraception have been linked with certain cancers
Only about 5 to 10 per cent of all cancers result from specific inherited genes
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