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Cancer: Lifestyle causes 40% of cases warns charity

Nearly 600,000 cancer cases in the UK could have been avoided in the last five years if people chose healthier lifestyles.

Analysis by Cancer Research UK suggests that the single biggest risk factor is smoking, accounting for more than 300,000 cases.

Michelle Roberts reports.

  • 26 Dec 2014
  • From the section Health
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