Cancer Rates will Rise Because More Americans are Obese

The Centers for Disease Control has just released new figures showing that between 2007 and 2009 2.4 million American became obese. This increase will result in a corresponding increase in the national cancer rate for years to come. According to the American Institute for Cancer Research, 103,600 cases of cancer in the US are caused by excess body fat.

PositiveTip: It is a matter of urgency to control our weight and help prevent cancer.