Prof. Athanasios Valavanidis
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Preventable Cancer Burden Attributable to Lifestyle. Cancer risk prevention by cessation of smoking, reduced alcohol consumption, decreased overweight/obesity, daily exercise and healthier diet
Abstract Cancer is the second most important cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. It is estimated by numerous epidemiological studies and statistical surveys of data from most countries that between 40-50% of all cancer cases are preventable by changing into a...
The Immune System can be Harnessed to Attack Cancer Cells. Immunotherapy has become the fourth pillar of cancer treatment
Cancer comprises many different diseases (estimated at more than 200 types of malignancies), all characterized by accumulation of DNA damage and uncontrolled proliferation of abnormal cells with capacity for spread to healthy organs and form malignant tumours. The...
Modifiable Dietary Risk Factors and Human Health. A comparative assessment on disease-specific burden mortality attributable to dietary risk factors
Abstract. Healthy human diets and daily physical activity are key factors for a long and healthy life. Unbalanced consumption of foods high in energy (salt, sugar, starch and/or animal fat) and low in essential nutrients and vitamins (fruit, vegetables, pulses, whole...