Did you know that obesity and high alcohol consumption are key risk factors for cancer? In fact, obesity will soon overtake smoking as the leading preventable cause of cancer in the U.S.
“Obesity is associated with increased risk for breast, colon, prostate, uterine cancers,” said Leonard Henry, MD, MBA, FACS, Medical Director and Surgical Oncologist at Goshen Center for Cancer Care. “Those are four of the top five cancers we diagnose. The other is lung cancer.”