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Is insecticide not worse than meat?

Published 02/11/2015

REGARDING the report that processed meat can increase the chance of bowel cancer, my brother's neighbour was a vegetarian and died of bowel cancer while still in her thirties.

I was diagnosed this year with bowel cancer. Thankfully, after a successful operation, I am now recovering.

I did not smoke, drink or eat a lot of meat. Can the experts explain that?

We are told to eat more fruit and vegetables. What about the amount of chemicals and sprays to kill off insects?

PAUL McKINLEY

Ballyclare, Co Antrim

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