Journal article

Current opportunities to catalyze research in nutrition and cancer prevention - an interdisciplinary perspective.

undefined Cancer Research UK - Ludwig Cancer Research Nutrition and Cancer Prevention Collaborative Group

BMC Med | Published : 2019


Cancer Research UK and Ludwig Cancer Research convened an inaugural international Cancer Prevention and Nutrition Conference in London on December 3-4, 2018. Much of the discussion focused on the need for systematic, interdisciplinary approaches to better understand the relationships of nutrition, exercise, obesity and metabolic dysfunction with cancer development. Scientists at the meeting underscored the importance of studying the temporal natural history of exposures that may cumulatively impact cancer risk later in life.A robust dialogue identified obesity as a major risk for cancer, and the food environment, especially high energy and low nutrient processed foods, as strong and prevalen..

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