PRE­CAU­TIONS

India Today - - CANCER PROJECT -

BE AN EARLY BIRD

Women who are ‘larks’, func­tion­ing bet­ter at the be­gin­ning of the day than the end of the day, have a lower risk of breast can­cer, ac­cord­ing to a new study by the Na­tional Can­cer Re­search In­sti­tute, Nov. 2018

TAKE A VI­TA­MIN D PILL

A new study by the Amer­i­can Can­cer So­ci­ety finds that higher cir­cu­lat­ing vi­ta­min D con­cen­tra­tions are sig­nif­i­cantly as­so­ci­ated with lower col­orec­tal can­cer risk

HAVE DIN­NER EARLY

Peo­ple who have their evening meal be­fore 9 pm or wait at least two hours be­fore go­ing to sleep have lower risk of breast and prostate can­cer, says the Barcelona In­sti­tute for Global Health, July 2018

SAY NO TO FAT

A 2017 study by the Michi­gan State Univer­sity shows that a cer­tain pro­tein (fi­brob­last growth fac­tor-2 or FGF2) re­leased from fat in the body can cause a non-can­cer­ous cell to turn into a can­cer­ous one, and a lower layer of ab­dom­i­nal fat is the more likely cul­prit

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