Some Cancers & Obesity1

Many people understand that being overweight or obese can add to your risk of high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and coronary heart disease — but few are aware of the link to cancer. If you are overweight or obese, your risk for these cancers is higher:

If you know your risks, you can take positive steps to minimize them. The most important actions to take include:

1. American Institute for Cancer Research at