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The Prevention of Kidney Cancer

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Key Findings

  • Obesity is the key factor linked to increased risk for this cancer.




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PREVENTABILITY

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An estimated 24% of US kidney cancers can be prevented by being a healthy weight.

Food, Nutrition, Physical Activity,
And Cancer of The Kidney

Source: AICR/WCRF Continuous Update Project Report: Ovarian Cancer, March 2014
STRENGTH OF CURRENT EVIDENCE DECREASES
RISK
INCREASES
RISK
CONVINCING
Effect on Risk:
  Excess body fat
PROBABLE
Effect on Risk:
Alcohol Adult attained height