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7 Peculiar Things that Raise Cancer Risks and 1 that Doesn’t

7 Peculiar Things that Raise Cancer Risks and 1 that Doesn’t

One unexpected thing that increases our risks in esophageal cancer is drinking very hot tea coupled with smoking and alcohol. Studies confirmed that being 4 inches taller also increases your risk in colon cancer. Women sitting too close to grills are highly exposed to carcinogenic chemicals from burning charcoal. While we all know the basics...

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Abdominal Excess Fat Found to Increase Breast Cancer Risks

Abdominal Excess Fat Found to Increase Breast Cancer Risks

Post-menopausal women who have excess fat especially in the abdomen are doubly prone to breast cancers, says a study published on Thursday. Breast cancers that depend on estrogen are referred to as estrogen-positive breast cancer. Cancer risks increase due to a 5-kilogram increase in the total body fat mass and a greater increase in abdomen...

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Obesity Will Likely Become a Top Cause of Cancer in Women

Obesity Will Likely Become a Top Cause of Cancer in Women

Cancer Research UK estimates 23,000 British women will endure obesity-related cancers by 2035 — just 2,000 lesser than the number of cases caused by smoking. Experts say that obesity is a growing threat to public health right now, only to get worse if nothing is done. Environmental factors like advertising and promotion of junk foods...