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of all

the risk of cancer death is elevated by

cases in the UK

20%

can be attributed to eating processed and unprocessed

For people who consume a daily helping of

processed meat

bowel cancer

red meat

m o r e th a n

40,000

16%

new diagnoses of

Two

studies found that eating processed red meat can as much as

double colorectal your chances cancer of developing in the UK alone

every year

Bowel cancer is the

3rd

at least

most common cancer in the UK, for both men and women

bowel cancer

only 54% of people diagnosed with bowel cancer survive for

five or more years

Bowel cancer risk linked to red meat  

It has long been known that processed red meat products – such as bacon, sausages, ham and pepperoni – are bad for human health. Their high...

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