Navigation Links
Healthy Living Can Prevent Nearly 25% of Colorectal Cancers
Date:10/27/2010

the researchers found.

"For each additional lifestyle recommendation the participants followed, a reduction of 13 percent [in colorectal cancer] was shown," Tjonneland said.

And if all those in the study had followed all five lifestyle recommendations, then there would have been 23 percent fewer colorectal cancer cases, Tjonneland's group found.

"The hope is that this is an understandable message leading to an impact in the prevention of colorectal cancer," she said.

Marji McCullough, strategic director of nutritional epidemiology at the American Cancer Society, said that "the study shows the importance of following cancer prevention guidelines for lifestyle."

Colorectal cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer in the United States and the third leading cause of cancer death in men and women, she said.

"The majority of these cancers and deaths can be prevented by applying existing knowledge about cancer prevention, such as lifestyle and by increasing the use of established screening tests," McCullough said. "Colorectal cancer is a highly preventable cancer."

Dr. Floriano Marchetti, an assistant professor of clinical surgery in the division of colon and rectal surgery at the University of Miami's Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, added that "this study confirms on a large scale what the impression of many other small studies have only hinted at."

"If you look at these lifestyle recommendations, they are not really horrible," he said. "This is not like people are asked to be on a strictly vegetarian diet or become triathletes."

And the benefit is linear, Marchetti pointed out. "You modify something and you already have a return with minimal investment. If you modify more, you have a better return," he said.

In another study in the same issue, Australian researchers found that people without a high school diploma who received information about colon cancer screening through a decision
'/>"/>

Copyright©2010 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Three Healthy Habits Cut Breast Cancer Risk, Study Finds
2. Breast-healthy lifestyle worthwhile, URMC study confirms
3. Sugary sports drinks mistakenly associated with being healthy, say UTHealth researchers
4. Study Finds Teens Think Sports Drinks Are Healthy
5. Losing your religion deemed unhealthy
6. NYC public school students have high levels of access to convenience stores with unhealthy food
7. Benefits of healthy lifestyle factors stronger in combination
8. Researchers develop magnetic molecular machines to deliver drugs to unhealthy cells
9. Healthy families, religious involvement buffer youth against risk factors related to drug abuse
10. Lifestyle Interventions Needed to Stay Heart-Healthy
11. LSUHSC study finds early predictors of metabolic syndrome in healthy 7-9 year-olds
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
 Healthy Living Can Prevent Nearly 25% of Colorectal Cancers
(Date:10/25/2014)... (HealthDay News) -- October,s shorter, darker days can trigger ... according to an expert. People affected by ... tired, lack motivation and even have trouble getting out ... suicide, said Dr. Angelos Halaris, a professor in the ... Chicago Stitch School of Medicine. "Seasonal affective disorder ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... On Saturday, October 25, 2014, the Brownsville Community ... and fitness fair ¡Vive tu vida! Get Up! Get Moving!®. ... for better health and wellness for people of all ages ... to the public, will be held at Dean Porter Park, ... 1:00 pm. , “¡Vive tu Vida! Get Up! Get ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... Nebraska (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 ... Nurse staffing company, is happy to announce that ... named to Staffing Industry Analysts’ Staffing 100 for ... featuring the “100 most influential people in the ... leadership, Medical Solutions, the 13th-largest healthcare staffing company ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... 2014 For Dr. Iris Hunter, a job ... an extension of her life’s mission. Her extensive experience in ... owner of FirstLight HomeCare, make it clear that Hunter’s mission ... that my work makes a difference in the lives of ... so after much research, I felt ready to start on ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... News) -- The United States is now mandating ... of West Africa land at one of five ... the virus. In a statement released Tuesday, ... percent of air passengers from Guinea, Liberia and ... five airports -- New York City,s Kennedy International ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Dark Days Here for Folks With Seasonal Depression 2Health News:Brownsville Community Health Center Presents Fourth Annual ¡Vive Tu Vida! Get Up! Get Moving!® Event 2Health News:Brownsville Community Health Center Presents Fourth Annual ¡Vive Tu Vida! Get Up! Get Moving!® Event 3Health News:Brownsville Community Health Center Presents Fourth Annual ¡Vive Tu Vida! Get Up! Get Moving!® Event 4Health News:Medical Solutions Co-Founder/CFO Scott Anderson Named to Staffing Industry Analysts’ 2014 Staffing 100 2Health News:Medical Solutions Co-Founder/CFO Scott Anderson Named to Staffing Industry Analysts’ 2014 Staffing 100 3Health News:Dr. Iris Hunter to Host Grand Opening of FirstLight HomeCare Tomorrow 2Health News:Passengers From Ebola-Affected Countries Must Land at Designated U.S. Airports 2Health News:Passengers From Ebola-Affected Countries Must Land at Designated U.S. Airports 3
... ... of a substantial increase in business. , ... (PRWEB) June 21, 2010 -- VoiceWalker is now hiring to ... suite of Voice over IP (VOIP) products for small to medium and multi-location businesses. Digital ...
... women with higher blood levels of a common flame ... could have implications for fetal health, according to a ... California, Berkeley. "This is the first study ... between PBDE flame retardants and thyroid function in pregnant ...
... may unravel whether hormone levels actually cause the problem, researcher ... men, having a high testosterone level is associated with a ... research suggests. , The finding, from a new U.S. National ... 65 and is based on a tracking of hormone levels ...
... ... Disorder Treatment announced today, that its Eating Disorder Partial Hospital and Intensive Outpatient Treatment ... services by CARF International, a highly respected independent accrediting body. , ... Long Beach, CA (PRWEB) June 20, ...
... ... announced that it will launch a host of exciting new products at V-Malaysia 2010, the ... ... , an international direct selling and network marketing company, has announced that it will launch ...
... ... ahm Health Insurance, will be in Wollongong to launch ‘ahm Check It’, a free event ... ... former Australian cricketer and brand ambassador of ahm Health Insurance , will be in ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Now Hiring: VoipWalker, Inc. DBA VoiceWalker, Experiences Significant Up-Tick in Business, Enters Hiring Mode 2Health News:Flame retardant linked to altered thyroid hormone levels during pregnancy 2Health News:Flame retardant linked to altered thyroid hormone levels during pregnancy 3Health News:Higher Testosterone Tied to Heart Trouble in Older Men 2Health News:Shoreline Center For Eating Disorder Treatment Awarded Three Year Accreditation, Recognizing An Established Pattern Of Treatment Excellence 2Health News:QuestNet to Launch New Consumable Products at Annual Convention 2Health News:QuestNet to Launch New Consumable Products at Annual Convention 3Health News:QuestNet to Launch New Consumable Products at Annual Convention 4Health News:Steve Waugh To Launch Inaugural Men's Health Screening Event In Wollongong 2
(Date:10/25/2014)... Calif. , Oct. 24, 2014 In ... third quarter 2014 financial results press release, you are ... be broadcast live over the internet on Monday, November ... Pacific Time). A live audio webcast of ... at http://www.durect.com and clicking "Investor Relations."  If ...
(Date:10/25/2014)... , Oct. 24, 2014  As the building ... a company access to diverse skill sets and ... round-the clock business hours for efficiency. However, effectively ... According to recent research, more ... as seeing a project not move forward due ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... -- Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX ), the world,s ... its Board of Directors has elected Jeffrey M. Leiden, ... 2014. Including Dr. Leiden, the Board has 11 members. ... CEO of Vertex Pharmaceuticals.   Dr. Leiden has more ... the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries as well as clinical ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:DURECT Corporation Invites You to Join its Third Quarter 2014 Earnings Conference Call 2Work Around the Clock: Successfully Building & Managing Global Virtual Teams 2Quest Diagnostics Adds Jeffrey M. Leiden, M.D., Ph.D., to Board of Directors 2Quest Diagnostics Adds Jeffrey M. Leiden, M.D., Ph.D., to Board of Directors 3
... HILLS, Calif., Jan. 18, 2012  Vessix Vascular, Inc., a ... technology, announced today that the first public presentation ... the treatment of medication-resistant hypertension will be made at ... 26, 2012.  Renal denervation is a ...
... 18, 2012 CME LLC has officially launched ... Management of Major Depressive Disorders" on http://www.cmellc.com ... and other health care professionals, this Case ... treatment options and individualized management approaches, including the ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Vessix to Present V2 Renal Denervation System™ for Hypertension at LINC 2012 2CME LLC Announces the Launch of the CME Activity Advances in the Management of Major Depressive Disorders 2CME LLC Announces the Launch of the CME Activity Advances in the Management of Major Depressive Disorders 3
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
Medicine Products: