Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Many Unaware Exercise Is Cancer Fighter

“Most Victorians don't know that failure to exercise can increase their risk of developing cancer, according to a survey released by the Cancer Council Victoria (CCV). CCV said one-third of deaths from cancer in Victoria each year - or 3000 people - were preventable but people were unaware of the cancer risk factors. Cancer Prevention Centre director Craig Sinclair said people tended to believe that their risk of developing cancer was down to fate or family history. In reality, less than one in 10 cancers were caused by known faulty genes, he said. ‘While messages are getting through...


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