Advertisement

  1. ITV Report

Lifestyle changes essential to cut cancer rates in Jersey

Around 53 people die of lung cancer each year in Jersey.

Health experts in Jersey say lifestyle in the island continues to be a high factor in the incidence of cancer.

They say that cutting down on smoking, drinking and consumption of high fat foods is essential in guarding against contracting the disease.

Dr Susan Turnbull, Jersey's Medical Officer for Health, says that more should be done to reduce smoking.

77
Number of new lung cancer cases in Jersey each year.
53
Number of people who die of lung cancer in Jersey each year.