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The Prevention of Liver Cancer

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Key Findings

  • There is strong evidence that excess body fat increases risk for this cancer.
  • Reaffirms the clear link between alcohol consumption and liver cancer, finding that risk increases with three drinks a day.
  • Drinking an average of one cup of coffee daily reduces the risk.

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PREVENTABILITY

 

Liver cancer Prevention
30% of US liver cancers – approximately 11,800 cases – can be prevented by being active and a healthy weight.

 Diet, Nutrition, Physical Activity and    Liver Cancer

Source: AICR/WCRF Continuous Update Project Report: Liver Cancer, 2015
STRENGTH OF CURRENT EVIDENCE DECREASES
RISK
INCREASES
RISK
CONVINCING
Effect on Risk:
  Aflatoxins
Alcoholic drinks
Body fatness
PROBABLE
Effect on Risk:
Coffee  
LIMITED
EVIDENCE
Suggestive Fish
Physical activity
 
No Conclusion Cereals (grains) and their products, non-starchy vegetables, fruits, peanuts (groundnuts), meat and poultry, salted fish, tea, green tea, glycaemic index, calcium and vitamin D supplements, vitamin C, water source, low fat diet