obesity and cancer

Obesity and Cancer

There is robust Scientific evidence for direct link between Obesity and enhanced risk for atleast 13 different cancers including

  • Breast (especially in Post-menopausal women),
  • Gut,
  • Uterus,
  • Oesophagus,
  • Pancreas,
  • Kidney, Liver,
  • Upper stomach
  • Gall Bladder,
  • Ovaries,
  • Thyroid,
  • Myeloma (a type of blood cancer), and
  • Meningioma (a type of brain tumour).

Cancer Endometrium, Oesophagus and Pancreas lead the pack of top 7 cancer types.

Obesity is set to replace Tobacco as number one preventable cause of cancer shortly.

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