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Latest news and updates from World Cancer Research Fund International.

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Our refreshed policy database with new and improved features

Our NOURISHING policy database has new features to make it easier than ever to search, find and compare policy actions.

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New WHO report confirms obesity link to several cancers

Support for our findings on obesity and cancer link

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Link between lifestyle factors and oesophageal cancer confirmed

New report confirms links between overweight & obesity, drinking alcohol, drinking hot mate & oesophageal cancer

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We call for progress on all areas of malnutrition, including overweight & obesity, at World Health Assembly

Our new policy brief says UN Decade of Action on Nutrition should count for all forms of malnutrition

Hot Topic Conference

Register for our conference on obesity, physical activity and cancer

We’re hosting a conference with World Obesity Federation in September

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New fellowship awarded in nutrition & cancer

Fellowship awarded to senior nutrition researcher based in Ghana

Several lifestyle factors linked to stomach cancer for first time

Today we publish a new report, which found for the first time that eating processed meat, drinking alcohol and being overweight all increase the risk of developing stomach cancers

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UK parliamentary event highlights malnutrition in the UK and abroad

World Cancer Research Fund International joins forces with parliamentarians and other organisations calling on the UK Government to tackle both under-nutrition and overweight/obesity

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Official relations status with the World Health Organization achieved

Our cancer prevention expertise is recognised at the highest policy level

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World Cancer Day 2016: we can prevent cancer

Our network marks World Cancer Day