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Cancers Likely Increase Link with Obesity


Thursday, November 6th, 2008 Cancers Likely Increase Link with Obesity

We are “sleepwalking” into an explosion of cancer cases unless we stop piling on the pounds, warns an expert. As reported in the Daily Telegraph (Kate Devlin - 03 11 08).

Studies have already shown that the chance of developing major killers like breast and kidney cancer rises as people become increasingly overweight.

With reference to Professor Martin Wiseman, the medical and scientific adviser to the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) charity, says that today’s children will face increasing rates of cancer as they grow up unless tough action is taken.

More specifically it has been identified that after not smoking, maintaining a healthy weight is the most important thing you can do for cancer prevention.

Notably using relevant research has been identified that there are six different types of cancer associated with obesity and they are as follows breast, kidney, womb and pancreatic cancer.

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