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Obesity also risk for cancer

Excess weight has now been implicated with the increased risk of developing certain cancers, particularly breast, uterine, kidney, esophageal, pancreatic, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, and multiple myeloma cancers. Obesity and overweight people could reduce the threat of cancer, heart disease, diabetes, stroke and many other chronic diseases by losing weight, maintaining a healthy weight range and exercizing.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Reuters Health

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About: Obesity also risk for cancer

Date: 1 November 2005

Source: Reuters Health

Author: Megan Rauscher

URL: http://today.reuters.co.uk/news/newsArticle.aspx?type=healthNews&storyID=2005-11-01T215219Z_01_WRI178674_RTRIDST_0_HEALTH-HIGH-CANCERS-STUDY-DC.XML

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