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2012-04-03 05:32:05

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- According to the American Cancer Society, an estimated 1,638,910 new cancer cases will be diagnosed this year in the United States. Also this year, 577,190 Americans are expected to die of cancer. According to a new study, half of all these reported cancer cases can be prevented. Researchers outlined obstacles they say stand in the way of preventing cancer in the United States and around the world. "We actually have an enormous amount of data about the causes...

2012-03-29 02:36:04

Public health researchers outline obstacles standing in the way of prevention More than half of all cancer is preventable, and society has the knowledge to act on this information today, according to Washington University public health researchers at the Siteman Cancer Center in St. Louis. In a review article published in Science Translational Medicine March 28, the investigators outline obstacles they say stand in the way of making a huge dent in the cancer burden in the United States...

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2011-05-23 15:00:00

World Cancer Research Fund advises people to limit their consumption of beef, pork and lamb, as well as avoid processed meat. Cancer experts have issued a warning about eating red and processed meat after "the most authoritative report" no the subject blamed them for causing the disease. The World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) is advising people to limit their consumption of red meats like beef, pork and lamb, and to avoid process meats like ham and salami altogether. It said there is...

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2011-02-04 09:45:00

While a new study claims that one in every eight women in the UK will get breast cancer, experts are saying that many other forms of the disease are easily avoidable with a few simple lifestyle changes. According to Cancer Research UK, the number of British women diagnosed with breast cancer in 2008 was 47,700, an increase of more than 5,000 cases since 1999. Those statistics reveal that 124 cases were diagnosed per 100,000 women, compared to 120 per 100,000 in 1999, they added. "The biggest...

2009-02-26 05:00:00

Comprehensive, Evidence-Based Recommendations for All Levels of Society WASHINGTON, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new global policy report estimates that approximately 45 percent of colon cancer cases and 38 percent of breast cancer cases in the US are preventable through diet, physical activity and weight management. The report sets out recommendations for policies to reduce the global number of cancer cases. The overall message of the report, Policy and Action for Cancer...

2009-02-26 04:00:00

LONDON, February 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Over 40 per cent of colon and breast cancer cases in some countries are preventable through healthy patterns of diet, physical activity and weight maintenance, according to estimates in a report that has set out recommendations for policies and actions to prevent cancer. The report, Policy and Action for Cancer Prevention, published today by World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) and American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR), has estimated about 43...


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bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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