Can Bacon Really Cause Cancer?

From the Show: Sharecare Radio
Summary: Can your breakfast bacon be raising your cancer risk?
Air Date: 11/3/15
Duration: 10
Host: Darria Long Gillespie, MD, MBA
Guest Bio: Keith Roach, MD
Keith-RoachDr. Keith Roach has been a practicing internist for over 20 years. Dr. Roach graduated from the University of California, Berkeley, and the University of Chicago. Dr. Roach now teaches and practices at Weill-Cornell Medical College. He has over 20 peer-reviewed publications, especially in disease prevention. Dr. Roach is one of the creators of the RealAge test, a web-based interactive tool that empowers people to learn which lifestyle choices, medical issues, and genetic characteristics are making them healthy and unhealthy, and how to improve them. Dr. Roach is Chief Medical Officer at Sharecare and has a nationally syndicated health column.
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Can Bacon Really Cause Cancer?
Can your breakfast bacon be raising your cancer risk?

Dr. Darria and Dr. Keith Roach discuss the new findings released last week by the World Health Organization about how processed meats may have carcinogenic properties.