Does losing weight reduce the risk of cancer?

Anne Li                                                                                     March 11th, 2018


Obesity is the biggest cause of cancer in the UK, after smoking. But this isn’t well known. When people do hear this, we’re often asked: ‘I’m already overweight, will losing weight reduce my risk?’ And with 2 in 3 UK adults either overweight or obese, it’s an important question. But while it sounds logical that losing weight would reduce the risk, proving this isn’t easy.
See original article at: https://scienceblog.cancerresearchuk.org/2018/02/26/does-losing-weight-reduce-the-risk-of-cancer/

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