London: Women can prevent the occurrence of the fatal breast cancer by adopting a healthy lifestyle, which includes eating healthy, curbing alcohol and exercising, according to a study.The World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) has recommended taking half an hour of physical exercise a day, limiting alcohol consumption to just one drink daily and losing weight to ward off the risk of breast cancer.
Statistics reveal that 47,600 women developed breast cancer in 2008, with a quarter of those having tumours, later dying. However, the WCRF estimates that 42 percent of these cases, around 20,000 cancers could have been prevented if women developed healthier lifestyles. ANI
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