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Link between cancer and obesity known

November 19, 2013
JIM?SURRELL, M.D. , The Mining Journal

We know there are many health risks from being obese. Obesity also significantly raises the risk for many cancers. According to the National Cancer Institute, obesity is strongly associated with increased risk for the following cancers: cancer of the esophagus, pancreas, colon and rectum, breast (after menopause), uterus, kidney, thyroid, gallbladder, and others.



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