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  1. Cancer - exercise to help you cope

    People with cancer should be as physically active as their abilities and condition allow.

  2. Cancer and asbestos

    Long-term exposure to asbestos is a cause of lung cancer and other serious illnesses.

  3. Cancer and food

    Diet can influence your risk of developing some cancers, but there is no evidence that specific foods can cause or cure cancer.

  4. Cancer and heredity

    Latest research suggests that most cancers are caused by environmental rather than genetic factors.

  5. Cancer and malnutrition

    It is important for the health of people with cancer to eat well before, during and after cancer treatment.

  6. Cancer explained

    There are about 200 different types of cancer and most areas of the body can be affected.

  7. Cancer in children

    In children, the genetic changes that cause cancer are not due to lifestyle but are more likely to be random and difficult to predict.

  8. Cancer of the uterus

    Uterine cancer is one of the most common gynaecological cancers.

  9. Cancer pain management

    A person with cancer who obtains pain relief is likely to sleep better and have more energy during the day.

  10. Cancer screening

    The aim of cancer screening is to find cancer in its early stages.