Is it true that excess weight can trigger cancer?
Cancer is one of the most dangerous diseases that can cause death. This disease is often associated with people overweight. According to research published in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows that 40 percent of people with cancer are overweight
Observational studies have provided evidence that a weight gain of 5 kilograms since the onset of adulthood is associated with an increased risk of overweight and obesity-related cancers, “the researchers wrote, quoted by TIME, Sunday (8/10/2017).
By 2014, there are about 630 thousand people with excess body weight with cancer. According to the International Agency for Research on Cancer, there are 13 types of cancers: mouth and esophageal, colorectal, endometrial, gallbladder, stomach, kidney, liver, ovary, pancreas, thyroid, meningioma, and skin. Vulnerable Body Vulnerable Vulnerable Types of This Cancer (2) Excessive weight is believed to trigger cancer growth in various ways. This can affect some things in the body, such as altering insulin levels, sex hormones or growth, and trigger cancer cells to grow quickly and uncontrollably. About two-thirds of people diagnosed with obesity-related cancers are aged 50-74 years, and more attacking women
Partly because breast, endometrial, ovarian, and postmenopausal cancers accounted for 42% of obesity, “” he added. However, they showed that their report only tracked the diagnosis of obesity-related cancers. And it can not estimate how many of the particular cases are actually due to being overweight or obese. Read also: Note! Not Weight Loss, But Fat Composition
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