Cancer and Obesity: Do I Have Cancer?
Dr. Naresh Parajuli
Obesity is associated with increased risk of many cancers including esophagus, thyroid, colon and rectum, kidney, pancreas, gallbladder, breast (after menopause) and uterus. If the global obesity epidemic continues at the present state, despite the new advances in diagnosis and treatment of cancers, the number of cancer cases will ever increase. But one third of cancer cases are preventable if we adopt healthy lifestyle including eating a healthy diet, exercising regularly, maintaining a healthy body weight, quitting smoking, and reducing/quitting alcohol....