Benefits of refrigeration in reducing stomach cancers highlighted

In its 2008 World Cancer Report, the World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that by 2010, cancer will be the leading cause of death in the world, surpassing heart disease and causing more deaths than AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis combined. WHO highlights that refrigeration and improved hygiene have reduced stomach cancer by 89% in men and 92% in women since 1930 in the United States.