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[Correspondence] Awareness of the link between obesity and cancer in UK school curricula

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In 2016, a panel of international experts, under the sponsorship of the International Agency for Research in Cancer, concluded that there was sufficient evidence for causal links between body fatness, commonly approximated as body-mass index of 25 kg/m2 or more and increased risk of incidence of 13 cancer types.
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Body fatness and cancer—viewpoint of the IARC working group.