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Healthy lifestyles could prevent an estimated 80,000 cases of cancer each year

A report from the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) estimates that nearly 80,000 cases of cancer could be prevented each year in the UK alone if people ate healthy diets,...

More Race for Life participants raising money online

There has been a 30% rise in the number of Race for Life participants setting up online pages, Cancer Research UK and JustGiving have revealed.

Non-communicable diseases such as cancer 'are the leading global killer'

Non-communicable diseases  are the leading cause of death around the world, the World Health Organisation has said.

Brisk walking may reduce risk of prostate cancer progression

Men with early-stage prostate cancer may benefit from walking briskly for at least three hours per week, US scientists have found.

Cancer Research UK urges government to 'strengthen' alcohol commitment

Cancer Research UK has signed up to the Responsibility Deal announced by health secretary Andrew Lansley today (March 15th)