Latest news and updates from World Cancer Research Fund International.

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Health Canada’s proposal to restrict marketing to children – our response

We have responded to a consultation on Health Canada’s proposed approach to restrict unhealthy food and drink marketing to children.

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Just one alcoholic drink a day can increase breast cancer risk

Drinking just one alcoholic drink a day can increase breast cancer risk, our new Continuous Update Project report reveals.

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Restricting food and drink marketing to children in Canada – a vital step

We have recently endorsed the Ottawa Principles and the Stop Marketing to Kids Coalition in Canada.

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New research confirms obesity link to 11 cancers

Study we funded highlights obesity and cancer link

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Our refreshed policy database with new and improved features

Our NOURISHING policy database has new features to make it easier than ever to search, find and compare policy actions.

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New WHO report confirms obesity link to several cancers

Support for our findings on obesity and cancer link

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Link between lifestyle factors and oesophageal cancer confirmed

New report confirms links between overweight & obesity, drinking alcohol, drinking hot mate & oesophageal cancer

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We call for progress on all areas of malnutrition, including overweight & obesity, at World Health Assembly

Our new policy brief says UN Decade of Action on Nutrition should count for all forms of malnutrition

Hot Topic Conference

Register for our conference on obesity, physical activity and cancer

We’re hosting a conference with World Obesity Federation in September

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New fellowship awarded in nutrition & cancer

Fellowship awarded to senior nutrition researcher based in Ghana