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Healthy lifestyle counteracts genetic risk in colorectal cancer

Dawn O'Shea   |   27 October 2022

A healthy lifestyle is associated with a lower risk of colorectal cancer (CRC), regardless of genetic risk, new research suggests.

Researchers recruited 390,365 participants without cancer at baseline (2006-2010) from the UK Biobank. A healthy lifestyle score was developed using measures of smoking, drinking, body mass index, diet, exercise, and...

          

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