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  • High-fat, low-fibre diets may increase the risk of many cancers including bowel, lung, prostate and uterine cancers.
  • Reducing alcohol intake and maintaining a healthy body weight may reduce the risk of many cancers.
  • You can reduce your risk of developing cancer by eating a wide variety of nutritious foods as described in the Australian Guide to Healthy Eating.
  • Even though diet can influence your risk of developing cancer, there is little evidence that special foods can be used to cure existing cancers.

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Reviewed on: 10-10-2019