One in 20 cancers linked to diabetes and being overweight

“Obesity and diabetes cause around 800,000 cancers a year,” reports the Mail Online. Researchers found more than 5% of cancers worldwide were caused by being overweight (having a body mass index – BMI – above 25) or having diabetes. The link between being overweight...
40% of Cancers Are Linked to Being Overweight

40% of Cancers Are Linked to Being Overweight

Getty Images The rate of new cancer cases has decreased in the United States since the 1990s. But increases in overweight- and obesity-related cancers—which now account for 40% of all U.S. cancers—are likely slowing that progress, according to a new report from the...
Obesity Is Linked to at Least 13 Types of Cancer

Obesity Is Linked to at Least 13 Types of Cancer

A review of more than a thousand studies has found solid evidence that being overweight or obese increases the risk for at least 13 types of cancer. The study was conducted by a working group of the International Agency for Research on Cancer, part of the World Health...
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