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Britons sceptical about cancer advice

26th May 2009

A YouGov poll of 2,400 people in the UK found over 50% thought scientists' advice about preventing cancer was too erratic. 

More than 25% said they ignored advice because it changed too frequently. The poll was carried out for the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF). Richard Evans, head of communications for WCRF, said: "A decade ago, we were recommending that people eat a plant-based diet, be physically active and maintain a healthy weight and this is still the case today."


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Article Information

Title: Britons sceptical about cancer advice
Author: Jess Laurence
Article Id: 11489
Date Added: 26th May 2009


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