More than 100,000 cancers – equivalent to one third of all those diagnosed in the UK each year – are being caused by smoking, unhealthy diets, alcohol and excess weight, according to new research by Cancer Research UK.
One in 17 British carpenters born in the 1940s will die of mesothelioma – a cancer of the lining of the lung caused by asbestos – according to new research* published in the British Journal of Cancer.
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