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International studies have shown that people who eat wholegrain and high-fibre foods regularly are less likely to develop bowel cancer, the most common cancer in Australia... Wholegrain foods also appear to offer some protection against stomach cancer, and the high phytoestrogen levels found in wholegrains, and especially in pulses, may play a part in protecting against breast and prostate cancer... Food made with wholegrain, or ground wholegrain in the form of wholemeal flour, contains all parts of the grain - the bran, germ and endosperm - making them higher in fibre than products made from refined grains...
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Research has shown that diets high in fibre derived from grain foods, fruits and vegetables can help reduce the risk of bowel cancer... Bowel Cancer Australia encourages Australians to increase their fibre intake and limit consumption of processed red meat... The research, which involved more than 101,800 men and women from around the world, found that people who consumed large amounts of legumes had a significantly lower risk of developing bowel cancer...
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It has been estimated that each year about 200 melanomas and 34,000 non-melanoma skin cancers are caused by occupational exposures in Australia, with exposure to UV over a long period putting growers at a higher-than-average risk of squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) and basal cell carcinoma (BCC)... "Farmers tend to be susceptible to non-melanoma skin cancers - SCCs and BCCs - but we know squamous and basal cell carcinomas are also risk factors for melanoma," he said... I encourage trainee doctors and registrars to do checks and discuss skin cancer opportunistically when farmers come in."..
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It has been estimated that each year about 200 melanomas and 34,000 non-melanoma skin cancers are caused by occupational exposures in Australia, with exposure to UV over a long period putting growers at a higher-than-average risk of squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) and basal cell carcinoma (BCC)... "Farmers tend to be susceptible to non-melanoma skin cancers - SCCs and BCCs - but we know squamous and basal cell carcinomas are also risk factors for melanoma," he said... I encourage trainee doctors and registrars to do checks and discuss skin cancer opportunistically when farmers come in."..
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