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Gaining weight increases men’s colon-cancer risk March 21, 2009

Posted by Dreamhealer in Cancer, Colon Cancer, Diet.

Men who gain weight as they age have an increased risk of suffering from colon cancer, according to new research. In a study of more than 46,000 men between the ages of 40 and 75 years old, researchers said nearly one third of all colon cancer diagnosed over an 18-year period were in men who had a body mass index (BMI) – a weight-to-height ratio widely used as a measure of being overweight or obese – greater than 22.5. Read more on this….


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