Obesity and Colorectal Cancer in Women

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Overweight women more likely to develop colorectal cancer.

In Your Health Minute,

More evidence that obesity raises the risk of colorectal cancer in younger women.

Researchers from the University of Washington in St. Louis tracked 85-thouand women under 50.

Women who were obese were twice as likely to be diagnosed with early onset colorectal cancer than those with a normal BMI.

Categories: Ask The Doctor, Dee Armstrong