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Latest news and updates from World Cancer Research Fund International.

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World Cancer Day 2016: we can prevent cancer

Our network marks World Cancer Day

Cancer prevention included in WHO strategy to tackle child obesity

We influence the World Health Organization to include cancer prevention in its final report on reducing the global child obesity epidemic

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World Cancer Research Fund International calls for historic breakthrough on child nutrition

We join the Jamie Oliver Food Foundation & other organisations to call for increased action on nutrition & child obesity at the World Health Assembly

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Arsenic in drinking water linked to bladder cancer

Today we publish a new report which confirms that arsenic in drinking water increases the risk of bladder cancer

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World leaders call for urgent action to tackle spiralling global cancer epidemic

We join 250 leaders at the World Cancer Leaders’ Summit to discuss the urgent actions needed to prevent & control cancer

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Seven new research grants awarded

We have awarded several new grants to fund research into cancer prevention and survival

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Mexico should resist industry pressure to reduce sugary drinks tax

We join a group of 17 international organisations urging Mexico to resist pressure from the food industry to reduce their groundbreaking 10% tax on sugary drinks

World Cancer Research Fund response to the latest evidence on meat & cancer risk

We welcome the World Health Organization's new evaluation on red and processed meat

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Response to Public Health England's Sugar Reduction report

We welcome the publication of Public Health England's new report Sugar Reduction: The evidence for action

Groundbreaking method to review mechanistic research on lifestyle factors & cancer

We have teamed up with the University of Bristol to increase understanding of the links between diet, weight, physical activity and cancer