ICYMI: August 19th, 2016

August 19, 2016

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How much a decade of obesity raises your cancer risk

TUESDAY, August 16, 2016 (CNN) — The longer a woman is overweight or obese, the more her risk of cancer may increase along with the time.

A new longitudinal study on postmenopausal women, published in the journal PLOS Medicine on Tuesday, reveals that the duration of having a high body mass index is linked to a higher risk of developing several types of cancer, from breast to endometrial.

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