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Four cancer risk factors cause 47,000 cases of cancer per year in Canada.

The four cancer risk factors we investigated in this study were tobacco smoking, alcohol use, excess weight and physical inactivity. These risk factors are connected to lifestyle choices and are all preventable.

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What is the cost of unhealthy lifestyles in Canadian men?

The release of our report on unhealthy lifestyles in men marked the start of the second annual Canadian Men's Health Week in 2015, which ran from June 15 to 21. This is an awareness campaign by the

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What if all regions in BC followed BC’s healthiest regions?

Which regions in BC were the healthiest regions? Prevalence rates of excess weight, tobacco smoking and physical inactivity vary substantially by geographical region within British Columbia (BC).

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What if everyone was as healthy as British Columbians?

Our research showed that BC was the healthiest province in Canada. It had the lowest prevalence of tobacco smoking, excess weight and physical inactivity. What if residents of the other provinces were

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What is the global burden of cancer?

The Global Burden of Cancer 2013. ​ ​Global Burden of Disease Cancer Collaboration. JAMA Oncology 2015; 1 (4): 505-527. Access the Journal Article. Dr Krueger was a collaborator

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Dr Hans Krueger talks about the economics of unhealthy lifestyles

This Interview with Dr. Hans Krueger was produced for the Centre of Excellence in Cancer Prevention.This video is a 90 second summary of a guest post available at https://cancerprevent.ca/blog/economics-unhealthy-behaviours. Dr

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