Cancer Risk and Nutrition

Question marks Common Questions about Diet and Cancer

American Cancer Society.

Does alcohol increase cancer risk? Does beta-carotene reduce cancer risk? Does drinking coffee cause cancer? Find answers to these and other questions about food and cancer.

National Cancer Institute

DHHS. NIH. National Cancer Institute.

Offers free, credible, comprehensive online information about cancer prevention, diagnosis, and treatment. Nutrition Fact Sheets include:

Diet and Physical Activity: What's the Cancer Connection?

American Cancer Society.

About a third of all cancer deaths are linked to diet and physical inactivity. Learn about eating and activity to reduce your risk. Click here to read more about how weight can affect cancer risk.

Guidelines on Nutrition and Physical Activity for Cancer Prevention

American Cancer Society.

This resource outlines steps for reducing overall cancer risk and reviews diet and lifestyle habits related to the risk of developing cancer. Cancer prevention information is also included.

fruits and vegetables Fruits & Veggies - More Matters

Produce for Better Health Foundation.

Find out how eating more servings of fruits and vegetables each day can help prevent some diseases. Check out a new feature to help you find out how many fruits and vegetables you need. You can also find recipes and resources for teachers.

Cancer Prevention: 7 Tips to Reduce your Risk

Mayo Foundation for Education and Research.

Seven steps to promote health and reduce risk of cancer.

Food Stamp Nutrition Connection Foods that Fight Cancer

American Institute for Cancer Research.

Evidence points to fruits, vegetables and whole grains as foods that reduce our chances of developing cancer. Learn about how various foods may act to promote health.

National Cancer Institute logo Dictionary of Cancer Terms

DHHS. NIH. National Cancer Institute.

Confused about medical terminology related to cancer? Click here to search this database of over 4,000 medical terms.

MedlinePlus: Cancer Alternative Therapies

DHHS. NIH. National Library of Medicine.

This page links to news and resources on complementary and alternative therapies for cancer.