Our analysis of worldwide research shows strong evidence that being overweight or obese increases the risk of 11 cancers
*Oesophageal adenocarcinoma only.
*The statistics for ‘Top 10 countries with the highest % of overweight or obese adults’ are from
OECD Health Statistics 2013 (2012 figures).
Our analysis of worldwide research also shows strong evidence that greater body fatness decreases the risk of breast cancer (pre-menopause)