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Lecture 6

SOC100H5 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Red Meat, Scientific Literacy


Department
Sociology
Course Code
SOC100H5
Professor
Nathan Innocente
Lecture
6

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Who$gets$cancer?$
Social'Bases'of'Cancer
Genes'responsible'for'5310%'of'cancer
2007:'$402'million'on'cancer'research
Only'1.8%'on'prevention
More$than$90%$attributed'to'environmental'factors
Cancer'Paradox
Reducing'Cancer
Stay'lean'with'normal'ranges
Be'physically'active
Avoid'high3calorie'foods
Limit'consumption' of'red'meat,'processed'meat
Limit'alcohol'consumption
Avoid'salty'foods,'mold
Meet'nutritional'needs'through'diet,'avoiding'supplements
Social'Issues
Ability'to'follow'recommendations'linked'to'social'class
Lower'education'and'income'='more'likely'to'get'cancer
Conditions'conspire'against'them
Class'Conditions
Low'control,'high'stress'at'work
Marital'stress'due'to'money'problems
Tobacco'and'alcohol'consumption
Exposure'to'carcinogens'at'work
Exposure'to'carcinogens'at'home
Income'and'diet
Scientific'literacy'
Return'to'Paradox
Government'and'NGO'research'on'class3based'prevention?
Educational,'organizational,'political'resources?
Changes'to'environmental,'industrial,'social'policy?'
Industry'interests,'interest'groups,'government'bias'(cure'vs.'prevent)
Financial'harm,'research'budgets
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Saturday,'October' 10,'2015
12:12'AM
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