Excess body weight responsible for nearly 4% of cancers worldwide: Report

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NEW YORK, Dec 13 (APP):Excess body weight was responsible for 3.9% of cancer globally, or 544,300 cases, in 2012, according to a new report.
The report, appearing in CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians, a journal of the American Cancer Society, also highlights a relationship between obesity and the risk of 13 cancers, including postmenopausal breast cancer and liver cancer, and a probable relationship with three others, including prostate cancer.