Roszdravnadzor has found a relationship between obesity and cancer development

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The latest international studies confirm the relationship between lifestyle, including their diet, weight and physical activity level and cancer incidence, according to data published in the new summary of research worldwide over the past 30 years, the obesity is the cause of 12 types of cancer, according to the website of Roszdravnadzor.

«Excessive weight (or obesity) is the cause of at least 12 types of cancer: liver, ovarian, prostate, stomach, rotoglotki, colon, breast, gallbladder, kidney, esophagus, pancreas, and endometrium,» — said in the message.

In Russia over the past 5 years, the proportion of obese people increased by 30%, specified on the website.