- Hyperthermic-thermotherapy can be used to treat cancer patients
- The therapy may soon involve self-regulating nanoparticles
- These particles are capable of heating up to kill cancerous cells
According to Cancer Research, UK, close to 8.2 million died of cancer in the year 2012. The number of cancer cases reported in a year is expected to go up to a whopping 23.6 million in the year 2030 as compared to 14.1 million reported in the year 2012.
Can your diet cut the risk of cancer?
Undeniably, our diets and lifestyle have undergone a huge change over the past few years. Fruits and veggies are rapidly vanishing from our plates while processed items, fast food, refined ingredients constitute most of our meals. "An inactive lifestyle and obesity are some of the major factors behind the development of most non-communicable diseases. Your risk of developing cancer automatically reduces to some extent if you monitor your alcohol intake, keep a check on junk food consumption, avoid smoking, exercise regularly and eat a balanced diet. Fruits, veggies, lentils, beans, legumes, cereals, fish and chicken must be a part of your diet with little consumption of red meat," noted Dr. Devavrat Arya, Senior Consultant, Medical Oncology, Max Super Specialty, Saket, New Delhi.
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