Focus on 'Prevention' Divides Cancer Experts

Article from today’s NY Times reflects different points of view about cancer prevention. After you get past stopping smoking there is more ambivalence and confusion about what is preventable. Often the public has an exaggerated sense of cancer risk, so they may not have an accurate perception of what nutrition, for instance, and weght reduction can do to reduce risk. The article suggests things are less than clear in the minds of both the public and health professionals.