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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: DEVELOPMENT AND PREVENTION OF CHILDHOOD OBESITY Title: Lifestyle modification: A primary prevention approach to colorectal cancer

Authors
item Johnston, Craig -
item Moreno, Jennette -

Submitted to: American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine
Publication Type: Review Article
Publication Acceptance Date: March 30, 2012
Publication Date: May 1, 2012
Citation: Johnston, C.A., Moreno, J.P. 2012. Lifestyle modification: A primary prevention approach to colorectal cancer. American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine. 6(3):216-218.

Technical Abstract: Early detection of cancer through screening is an important step in decreasing both morbidity and mortality. Likewise, specific modifiable lifestyle behaviors are associated with reduced risk of colorectal cancer. Lifestyle practices have also been shown to maximize health after the primary treatment of cancer. Both these roles for lifestyle interventions are discussed.

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