By Cancer Site

Evidence shows that our risk for many types of cancer is related to diet, physical activity and weight. For some cancers, it is not yet possible to determine if these factors play a role. This does not mean such links do not exist, simply that more research is needed. AICR/WCRF reports examine the evidence linking diet, physical activity and weight to 17 cancer types using a rigorous and systematic process.

Evidence of Lifestyle Link

For the cancers listed below, evidence emerged that diet, weight and physical activity can raise or lower risk: