Link Between Obesity and Cancer

Most people know that obesity can increase your risk of heart disease and diabetes. But research shows obesity is also a leading preventable cause of cancer. An October 1 article from CNN highlights the link between obesity and cancer. Additional information can be found from the American Society of Clinical Oncology. With rates of both obesity and cancer high in the fire service, find resources to help combat obesity and reduce your risk factors from the NVFC’s Heart-Healthy Firefighter Program.