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  October 2012 | Issue 75

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This year, an estimated 247 million cell phone users will download at least one health app, almost double that from 2011. We asked around here at AICR and found seven phone apps that motivate and encourage healthier living.

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New Report: One in Five Cases of Pancreatic Cancer Doesn’t Have to Happen

Pancreatic cancer is one of the most deadly forms of cancer. Usually diagnosed in the advanced stages, it claims the lives of 9 out of 10 patients within five years’ time. An AICR report released today now finds clear and convincing evidence that many cases of pancreatic cancer can be prevented.

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Drinking Alcohol Raises Breast Cancer Risk

Evidence is growing that women's risk for breast cancer, especially diagnosed after menopause, increases with greater alcohol consumption. For National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, AICR experts are highlighting alcohol's link to breast cancer.

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From the AICR Test Kitchen: Cooking Winter Squash

Warm Up and Mix It Up with Baked Applesauce (Recipe)

Apple season is in full swing. Take advantage of the different varieties in stores and farmers’ markets by cooking up a batch of delicious homemade applesauce, rich in cancer-fighting phytochemicals.

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  AICR 30 years

Cancer Prevention Venn

In This Issue

Smart Phone Health Apps
Pancreatic Cancer Prevention
Breast Cancer and Alcohol
AICR Test Kitchen: Applesauce
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Marilyn GentryWelcome Readers,

This month, we review top-rated health apps in a new slide-show format. Also, read about research on alcohol's link to breast cancer, and find pick-your-own apple orchards.

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