Obesity could overtake smoking as biggest preventable cause of cancer in women, says new report

Obesity could overtake smoking as biggest preventable cause of cancer in women, according to a new report.
Cancer Research UK is hoping to raise awareness of the link between obesity and cancer.
And the charity has renewed its call for Government action, particularly on ‘junk food’ advertising to children and price promotions on ‘unhealthy’ foods.
According to the latest Cancer Research UK figures, obesity is set to overtake smoking as the biggest preventable cause of cancer among women in the UK in 25 years’ time.
If trends continue as projected, by 2043 excess weight could cause even more... read more

 
24 September 2018 in Regional North East, Views: 50
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