Obesity leads to more cases of cancer than smoking.

Obesity leads to more cases of cancer than smoking.


people with obesity are at an increased
risk of suffering from cancer rather than the regular smokers according to a
British charity involved in research work related to cancer scientists have
so far identified that obesity causes thirteen types of cancer it said excess
weight causes around 1900 more cases of bowel cancer than smoking in the UK each
year the charity said in a statement the same worrying pattern is true of cancer
in the kidneys 1,400 more cases caused by excess weight than by smoking each
year in the UK ovaries 460 and liver 180 it added as smoking rates fall and
obesity rates rise we can clearly see the impact on a national health crisis
when the government puts policies in place and when it puts its head in the
sand said Michelle Mitchell Cancer Research UK s chief executive our
children could be a smoke-free generation but we’ve hit a devastating
record high for childhood obesity and now we need to urgent government
intervention to end the epidemic

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