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Obesity Is Driving Rise in Cancer Among Young People

Being overweight or obese is associated with an increased risk of various types of cancer, according to the American Cancer Society (ACS). These obesity-related cancers are now found to be on the rise among young people in the United States. What’s more, rates are steeply increasing in progressively younger ages and successively younger generations, suggest… Read More »

Bowel cancer deaths to rise: study

Death rates from a form of bowel cancer are predicted to increase by almost 60 per cent in Australia by 2035, a study shows. The global study, published in the International Journal of Cancer on Wednesday predicts death rates from rectal cancer will increase in Australia by almost 59.2 per cent in 16 years. Meanwhile,… Read More »