Medicine: Cancer Diet

Fewer pork sausages, Mom

Health food faddists have been saying it for years: eat right and you may reduce the risk of getting cancer. At a press conference in Washington last week, the National Academy of Sciences not only signaled its agreement with that view, it issued a 500-page report specifying just what is meant by eating right. "Our committee's recommendations should not be regarded as assuring a cancer-free life," said Dr. Clifford Grobstein, University of California biologist and chairman of the NAS panel that released the two-year study, but "by controlling what...

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