Strong evidence indicates that sex hormones and inflammation – both of which are affected by weight – are involved in cancer formation.

The cancers that are identified as having sufficient evidence to link them to weight are:
1. oesophageal cancer
2. gastric cardia (stomach)
3. bowel cancer
4. liver cancer
5. gallbladder cancer
6. pancreatic cancer
7. breast cancer in postmenopausal women
8. womb cancer
9. ovarian cancer
10. kidney cancer
11. meningioma (brain tumor)
12. thyroid cancer
13. multiple myeloma

See this article for more information and check the BMI calculator as well!

http://www.nhs.uk/news/2016/08August/Pages/Excess-body-fat-now-linked-to-13-different-types-of-cancer.aspx

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