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(Studio) Report on how eating habits are linked with cancer.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(DC) Cancer researchers tell health subcommittee that 60% of all cancers in women and 40% of cancers in men are linked to diet. Researchers say Americans eat too much fats, salt, sugar and cholesterol. [National Cancer Institute Dr. Gio GORI - notes how diet produces cancers.] [Chairperson select committee on nutrition Senator George McGOVERN - asks if bad eating habits contribute more to cancer than smoking.] [GORI - says true for women; rate is equivalent for men.] Experts advise eating in moderation and eating variety.
REPORTER: Carole Simpson
- Chancellor, John;
- Simpson, Carole
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