Home > Medical > Cancer > Cancer and your diet Cancer and your diet All sections in Cancer » About Cancer » Campaigning for Cancer » Cancer and your Diet » Cancer in Children » Cancer Treatment » Facts and Figures » Leukaemia » Living with Cancer » Multimedia » Cancer News » Real-life Story » Triggers and Prevention » What to read Can diet prevent cancer? In South Africa one in six men and one in seven women will get cancer during their lives. Could dietary changes help prevent cancer? Could braais cause cancer? South Africans are fond of eating meat that is braaied over a fire. Could braaied meat, however, cause cancer? Cancer and diet Diet plays an important role in protecting against cancer. An incorrect diet can, however, increase the risk of certain cancers. We list what you should and shouldn't do. Quiz Cancer: are you at risk? » Ask CyberDoc » Quiz Am I eating to optimise my health? » Subscribe Newsletters » One year of cancer treatment in one minute Girl 'given' HIV to fight her cancer Vitamin D and cancer According to news reports, vitamin D could help prevent colon cancer. But excessive intakes of vitamin D could also be dangerous. Read DietDoc's comments on this hot topic. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Your retirement - a healthy mindset So many people, why so alone? You can still enjoy the sweet things in life Take the sugar test, it could save your life.