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What types of cancer are linked to obesity?

The cancer types that have been linked to excessive body weight include the following types of cancers:
  • Breast
  • Cervix
  • Colon
  • Esophagus
  • Gallbladder
  • Kidney
  • Liver
  • Ovary
  • Pancreas
  • Prostate
  • Rectum
  • Stomach (at least in men)
  • Uterus

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