Friday, 30 March 2012

Obesity fuelling kidney cancer rise

Obesity fuelling kidney cancer rise: The number of kidney cancer cases diagnosed in Britain has risen sharply with obesity highlighted as a key factor.
Figures from Cancer Research UK have found that cases rose from about 2,300 in 1975 to almost 9,000 in 2009 and it is now the eighth most common cancer in this country.
With obesity increasing kidney cancer risk by about 70% - compared to smoking which increased it by about 50% - the charit... Healthcare Today

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