Every year many hundreds of thousands of people are diagnosed with cancer causing huge stress and upset not just for them but also their family. Treatment is improving all the time and survival rates for many cancers are far better than previously.
But prevention is better than cure as the old saying goes. For many of the commoner cancers the biggest factor totally within your control is your weight. Yes being overweight or obese increases the risk of you developing many cancers quite markedly. getting your weight down to more normal levels is one of the quickest ways of getting healthier and living for longer.
Here is a video looking at the whole picture