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Trends in Incidence of Cancers Associated with Overweight and Obesity

Oct
12

Overweight and obesity are associated with increased risk of 13 types of cancer that accounted for about 40% of all cancers diagnosed in the United States in 2014, according to the latest Vital Signs report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Overall, the rate of new cancer cases has decreased since the 1990s, but increases in overweight and obesity related cancers are likely slowing this progress. For more information click here.

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