Obesity Could Lead To 670,000 More UK Cancer Cases In Next 20 Years
A U.K. report predicts an increase in cancer and other diseases linked to obesity and being overweight.By Melissa Prax | January 7, 2016
A new report suggests 670,000 new cancer cases could occur in the U.K. in the next two decades because of obesity.
There are 10 different types of cancers related to obesity. The report, from Cancer Research U.K. and U.K. Health Forum, also predicts millions of new cases from other obesity-related diseases. (Video via BBC)
Because the U.K. has centralized medicine, the potential costs for the government would be hefty.