Another great summary here from the School of Public Health, UK.
“Research conducted during past decades, and particularly those based on large prospective studies including EPIC, has found that diet, nutrition and physical activity have major influences on population risk of cancer”
“Some notable findings from EPIC research include the association between fibre consumption and a reduced risk in the development of colorectal cancer, red meat consumption and an increased risk of digestive tract cancers, BMI and waist-hip ratio and the development of colon cancer and a significant prediction between being overweight and breast cancer risk...”
Elio Riboli, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, May 28, 2014.
From the study “Cancer & Metabolism 2014, 2(Suppl 1):O6 doi:10.1186/2049-3002-2-S1-O6”