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Sugar and Cancer: What you need to know

Eating lots of sugar over time can cause you to gain weight and scientific evidence shows that being overweight increases the risk of 13 different types of cancer, most importantly - breast, colon, womb, kidney, pancreas & esophagus, says Kabir Rehmani, Senior Consultant, Surgical Oncology, Fortis Hospital, Noida. Read on to find out the indirect link between cancer risk and sugar

People with type II diabetes have an increased risk of several cancers. Several researches have shown that it is sugar’s relationship to higher insulin levels and related growth factors that may influence cancer cell growth the most, and increase risk of other chronic diseases.


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