Obesity Linked to Half-A-Million Cancer Cases Worldwide

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Obesity Linked to Half-A-Million Cancer Cases Worldwide

In 2012, about half a million cases of cancer around the world were attributed to excess body weight, which extrapolates to 3.6% of all new adult cases.

The weight-related cancer burden was highest in developed countries; 63.8% of these obesity-related cancers occurred in North America and Europe.

The figures come from the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IACR), and were published in the Lancet Oncology.

The IACR team, led by Melinda Arnold, PhD, points out that approximately one-quarter of


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