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University of Arizona researcher offers diet tips to help prevent cancer


The associate director for cancer prevention and control at the University of Arizona Cancer Center, Thomson will give a public talk next month about diet and cancer as part of the âBear Down. Beat Cancerâ lecture series that the UA Cancer Center is sponsoring in partnership with the Tucson Jewish Community Center.This free lecture, open to the public, is set for 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 6, at the community center, 3800 E. River Road.Thomson is expected to talk about inconsistencies in cancer research studies, as well as give advice about things we can all do quickly to help reduce the risk of cancer.The talk is the third in a four-part lecture series about trends in cancer research and clinical care. The final talk, about breast cancer, is scheduled for May 4.The Star recently spoke with Thomson about preventing cancer.

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