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HDA publications

Many Health Development Agency (HDA) publications are available in PDF format below. These publications were either:

  • produced by the HDA, or
  • commissioned by them, but published after its functions were transferred to NICE.

While these publications help support evidence-based decision making by public health practitioners, they do not represent NICE guidance.

Nutritional aspects of the development of cancer (briefing paper)

This briefing paper has been prepared to help professionals understand the role of diet in the development of cancer. It explains the epidemiology behind the dietary and environmental associations. Based on the COMA Report on diet and cancer from 1998, this new edition of the briefing paper makes recommendations for dietary change based on the current available evidence.

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