Vegetarianism: Is it a genuine cancer-fighting diet?
A recent study of 52,700 men and women in the UK has shown that, as a whole, vegetarians have fewer cancers. A surprising result of the study was that vegetarians had a high rate of colorectal cancer, which is usually linked with consumption of red meat. Scientists recommend further study of vegetarianism and cancer; however, these studies can be difficult due to the complexities involved with the risk factors. BBC News, March 16, 2009