How much will being overweight affect your
chances of getting cancer? How long is a piece of string? Cancer Council research shows that a waistline
of around 100cm for men and 85cm for women, significantly increases the risk. Larger waistlines
double the risk of bowel, breast and many other cancers. For more information on the link between your
waistline and cancer, contact the Cancer Council Victoria on 13 11 20 or at www.cancervic.org.au.