The American Cancer Society has updated its guideline on diet and physical activity for cancer prevention. Staying at a healthy weight, staying active throughout life, following a healthy eating pattern, and avoiding or limiting alcohol may greatly reduce a person's lifetime risk of developing or dying from cancer.
Women who lose weight after age 50 and keep it off have a lower risk of breast cancer than women whose weight stays the same, according to a study from researchers at the American Cancer Society, the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and others.
Excess body weight is responsible for an estimated 544,300 cancers, which is about 3.9% of all cancers in the world, according to research by the American Cancer Society, Imperial College London, and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
New research shows obesity may be contributing to increasing rates of colorectal cancer among younger Americans.
New research published by the American Heart Association (AHA) suggests that adults in the US who follow 5 healthy lifestyle habits may live more than a decade longer compared with people who follow none of the 5 habits.