“The strongest association they found, is with uterine cancer. And postmenopausal breast cancer is also connected to obesity, especially estrogen receptor positive cancer. These are important messages that women need to hear.”

Carrying excess weight is a risk factor for a range of cancers, including uterine and ovarian cancers and some cancers of the breast, pancreas, liver, esophagus and kidney.

Source: Obesity Is Linked to at Least 13 Types of Cancer – The New York Times

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