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Lifelong excess weight almost doubles a woman’s risk of developing womb cancer, according to a Cancer Research UK-funded study published in BMC Medicine. Lifelong excess weight almost doubles a woman’s risk of developing womb cancer, according to a Cancer Research UK-funded study published in BMC Medicine.

by Jacob Smith | News | 19 April 2022

19 April 2022

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Our new stats show a staggering variation in treatment plans for women diagnosed with womb cancer across England. Our new stats show a staggering variation in treatment plans for women diagnosed with womb cancer across England.

by Gabriella Beer | Analysis | 11 October 2019

11 October 2019

Rising levels of obesity among UK women have helped fuel a 54 per cent increase in womb cancer rates over the last two decades, according to new statistics. Rising levels of obesity among UK women have helped fuel a 54 per cent increase in womb cancer rates over the last two decades, according to new statistics.

by Cancer Research UK | News | 13 April 2016

13 April 2016

In the third in our series of guest posts from our Cancer Campaigns Ambassadors, Rosa shares her personal story about surgery. In the third in our series of guest posts from our Cancer Campaigns Ambassadors, Rosa shares her personal story about surgery.

by Nick Peel | Analysis | 2 February 2015

2 February 2015

Overweight women who take regular intense exercise cut their risk of developing endometrial cancer, the most common form of womb cancer, by more than a third (39 per cent) , according to research published in the British Journal of Cancer. Overweight women who take regular intense exercise cut their risk of developing endometrial cancer, the most common form of womb cancer, by more than a third (39 per cent) , according to research published in the British Journal of Cancer.

by British Journal of Cancer | News | 7 August 2013

7 August 2013