Food, nutrition, physical activity and the prevention of cancer a global perspective : a project of World Cancer Research Fund International.

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Published by American Institute for Cancer Research, World Cancer Research Fund in Washington, D.C, [London] .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Cancer -- Epidemiology,
  • Cancer -- Nutritional aspects,
  • Cancer -- Prevention,
  • Neoplasms -- epidemiology,
  • Neoplasms -- diet therapy,
  • Neoplasms -- prevention & control

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 410-505) and index.

Book details

ContributionsAmerican Institute for Cancer Research., World Cancer Research Fund.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxv, 517 p. :
Number of Pages517
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14763298M
ISBN 100972252232, 0972252231
ISBN 109780972252232
OCLC/WorldCa181827269

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