Blog 7: Study Claims Processed Meats Cause Cancer
- The article I chose conducted an international study that suggested 1.75 ounces of meat induced daily increases the risk of colorectal cancer over a lifetime by about 18 percent. I chose this article based on the 10% make-up that colorectal cancer has within people with cancer worldwide.
- To conduct this study a group of 22 scientists from the IARC evaluated more than 800 studies from several continents about meat and cancer. The studies looked at more than a dozen types of cancer in populations with diverse diets over the past 20 years and concluded that risks rise with the amount consumed.
- How will this affect international countries that make much of their profit off of production and consumption of meat? Will these statistics decrease the number of colon cancer cases?
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