Cancer linked to bad diet
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Quarter of new cancer cases linked to poor diet

World leaders are being urged to tackle a looming health crisis as new research shows 12 million new cases of cancer are being diagnosed every year.

A quarter of these cases are said to be linked to diet, lack of physical activity and being overweight.

The World Cancer Research Fund wants the issue at the top of the agenda of a special United Nations summit later this month.

Emily Buchanan reports.

  • 07 Sep 2011
  • From the section World