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Could Ditching Processed Meat Help Prevent Childhood Leukaemia?

Writing in the journal Nature Reviews Cancer, Professor Mel Greaves of the Institute of Cancer Research said a combination of a genetic mutation while babies are still in the womb, followed by an infection with an unknown bacteria or virus, is the most likely cause of the blood cancer. This second event is called an environmental trigger, it can be a bacteria, a virus or something else that you are exposed to, like something in your diet for example. Read more...

 

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