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Badly Misinformed

Most Americans don't realize that being overweight or obese can increase their risk for cancer, according to the American Institute for Cancer Research. Keeping your weight normal can prevent about 20 percent of the seven common cancers, including, colorectal, breast, and endometrial cancer.

Online Medical Reviewer: Godsey, Cynthia M.S., M.S.N., APRN
Online Medical Reviewer: Kanipe, Jennifer RN, BSN
Online Medical Reviewer: Lambert, J.G. M.D.
Online Medical Reviewer: Stump-Sutliff, Kim RN, MSN, AOCNS
Date Last Reviewed: 8/2/2009
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