A surge in colorectal cancer risk is associated with regular consumption of diets rich in well-cooked red meat and processed meat products.
Frequent consumption of meat, such as beef and lamb, may increase an individual's susceptibility to colorectal cancer.
High consumers of processed meat products may be at increased risk of developing colorectal cancer compared to low- or non-consumers of these types of meat.
Colorectal cancer is a major public health burden, with 1.4 million new cases diagnosed worldwide in 2012 and over 130,000 new persons expected to develop the disease in 2017 in the United States. Many factors have been attributed as possible causes of colorectal cancer, including poor dietary choices and chemical carcinogens. Generous intake of pr...
High meat eaters may have higher colorectal cancer risk than regular consumers of fruits, vegetables, and low-fat diets.
Colorectal cancer is the third leading cause of cancer death in the world, with 1.4 million new cases diagnosed in 2012. Experts at the Continuous Update Project of the World Cancer Research Fund have predicted that the number of new cases will rise to 1.36 million for men and 1.08 million for women by 2035. At this rate, approximately 5-6% of...