ICYMI: October 27, 2017

Published on October 27, 2017

Updated on November 1, 2019

ICYMI: October 27, 2017

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Americans don’t realize what their biggest cancer risks are
TUESDAY, October 24, 2017 (TODAY) — What’s your single biggest risk for cancer?

Most Americans get the answer wrong. If you’re a woman, obesity is the single biggest cause of cancer, and if you’re a man, it’s the second leading risk.

The American Society of Clinical Oncology just surveyed 4,000 Americans and found a troubling disconnect between what people think about cancer and what’s true.

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