Tcp-1 Annotated Bibliography Essay

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Thesis Statement and Annotated Bibliography

Thesis Statement: Studies indicate that occurrences of adult and pediatric cancer in the United States are on the rise and are caused by increased parental and prenatal environmental exposures and both adults and children whose lifestyles lack a healthy diet and physical activity.

Annotated Bibliography

American Cancer Society (2014) Diet and Physical Activity: What’s the cancer connection? Retrieved from:
The American Cancer Society has been a leading organization in cancer prevention and awareness for over a century. They contribute to the fight against cancer in a variety of ways to
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T.J. Key (2004) Diet, Nutrition, and the Prevention of Cancer. Public Health Nutrition: 7(1A), 187–200.
Timothy J. Key is the Deputy Director, Professor of Epidemiology at the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom. This publication was done in partnership with the World Health Organization (WHO) and included contributions from the Harvard School of Public Health.
The publication provides research that strongly suggests dietary factors can both reduce and increase the risk of cancer. It is incredibly specific providing evidence linking certain foods to increased risk for certain cancer types. Also included is a table which measures the strength of the supporting evidence and allows the reader to determine if the evidence is convincing, probable, or insufficient. This research is important as it identifies which foods in our diet are unhealthy and should be avoided and provides evidence suggesting that obesity increases risk to certain cancers.

Ghosh, Heck, Cockburn, Su, Jarrett, Ritz (2013) Prenatal Exposure to Traffic-Related Air Pollution and Risk of Early Childhood Cancer. American Journal of Epidemiology 2013;178(8):1233-1239.
The American Journal of Epidemiology leads the Nation in publishing epidemiological research and developments. This study examines the link between cancers in developing fetuses in the womb as a result of environment exposures to the mother during pregnancy. The journal

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