Aug 25, 2016
By Jane Brown
Obesity is now linked to even more cancers than originally thought.
The World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer has linked obesity with numerous cancers in the past, including colon, esophageal, breast, kidney and uterine cancer.
In a new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine, the I.A.R.C. looked at more than one-thousand epidemiological studies to find new associations between obesity and the development of eight more cancers.
The researchers found a link between excess body fat and the development of gastric, liver, gallbladder, pancreatic, ovarian, thyroid, blood, and brain cancers.
They also found that for some cancers, losing weight can cut the risk of recurrence.
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