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Excess Weight Linked to 481,000 Cancers Worldwide in 2012

Being overweight significantly increases the risk for cancer, according to a new report that found excess body weight responsible for 481,000 new cancers, or 3.6 percent of the cases worldwide, in 2012. The study by the International Agency for Research on Cancer in Lyon, France, said the prevalence of obesity in adults had doubled since 1980, accounting for a significant share of cancers. The study by IARC, a research arm of the World Health Organization, found cancer poses a greater...

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