OBESITY CANCERS & MILLENNIALS

Analysis released this past week by the American Cancer Society shows that cancers tied to obesity – including colorectal, endometrial, gallbladder, kidney, pancreatic and multiple myeloma – are on the rise for a surprising group: millennials. These cancers, historically, have shown up in patients who are in their 60s and 70s. Doctors aren’t saying much about this revelation other than the obvious: it’s putting pressure on physicians to screen for childhood obesity.

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