As per a recent research conducted by the Cancer Research UK (CRUK), 40% of the cancer victims could have evaded cancer by opting a better way of life. As indicated by the study the researchers have found that about 600,000 cancer victims could have evaded cancer by opting enhanced standard of living and proceeding with that way of life. As per the study around 587,000 individuals living in UK have developed cancer within 5 years period after they started expending alcohol or tobacco. The scientists are recommending that by picking a poor way of life, these people have developed cancer. One of the scientists and cancer prevention experts for the Cancer Research UK said, “There are more than 200 cancer types; each caused by a complex set of components, including both our lifestyle and genes.”
By opting distinctive way of life like exercise, consuming healthy food, eating less processed meat, keeping their weight checked, consuming less fast food, consuming less alcohol or tobacco; a lot of people can abstain from having different types of cancers. Scientists found that tobacco is one of the major causes behind cancer. Most of the participants in the study have cancer by consuming tobacco. The specialists likewise found that, among the members 144,800 individuals diagnosed with cancer, have poor food habits like consuming less green vegetables or red meet frequently. Obesity was the reason behind 88,100 members having cancer.
As indicated by Prof Max Parkin, a Cancer Research UK statistician based at Queen Mary University of London, “At present, there’s little qualm that certain way of life patterns can have a huge effect on cancer peril, with research all over the globe indicating the same key risk factors”. He also said that, “obviously everybody appreciates some additional treats amid the holiday season so we would prefer not to forbid mince pies and wine yet it’s a good time to consider taking up some healthy habits for 2015. A healthy way of life can play a significant part in lessening cancer hazard. “In ads, for example, Smoke free, Dry January and Change4life Sugar Swaps all aspire to raise public awareness,” Public Health England said. However, the analysts are stating that these are not the only reasons behind cancer but there are choices which can evade this.