Healthy lifestyles may reduce chances of metabolic syndrome in cancer survivors

07/28/2014 | DailyRx.com

Childhood cancer survivors who failed to follow at least four of the seven healthy habits as outlined by the World Cancer Research Fund and American Institute for Cancer Research had a higher risk of metabolic syndrome, a study in the journal Cancer says. Nearly 33% of survivors who failed to follow the healthy guidelines reported metabolic-syndrome-related symptoms such as high levels of blood pressure and blood sugar.

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