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    Excess weight accounts for 3-6% of all cancers in Europe


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    Tuesday, November 28, 2006 8:16 am Email this article
    Among countries in the European Union, 3.4 percent of all cancers in men and 6.4 percent of all cancer in women are attributable to overweight and obesity according to a paper published in the British Medical Journal. Women

    Women : Cancers associated with overweight and obesity

    Among women in countries of the European Union, excess weight is thought to account for

     

    Men

    Men : Cancers associated with overweight and obesity

    Among men in countries of the European Union, excess weight is thought to account for

     

    Cancer

    70,000 of 3.5 million cancer cases in European Union due to overweight and obesity

    Of the 3.5 million new cases of cancer each year in the European Union, more than 70,000 are attributable to excess body weight.

    REFERENCE

    McMillan D, Sattar N, Mcardle CS. ABC of obesity. Obesity and cancer. BMJ. 2006 Nov 25, 333(7578):1109-11.

    AUTHOR’S CONTACT INFORMATION

    Donald C McMillan
    University of Glasgow
    Department of Surgery
    Royal Infirmary
    Glasgow, Scotland, UK

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