BeingWell
Published in

BeingWell

Is Height Related to Cancer Risk?

MARCH IS COLORECTAL CANCER AWARENESS MONTH in the United States. Today, we look at the relationship between height and the chances of getting colon cancer. I also want to look at better-known risk factors for the disease before turning to potential risk-reducing maneuvers you can pursue.

Colon and rectal cancers are common. For example, in the United States, the lifetime risk of developing colorectal…

--

--

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Michael Hunter MD

Michael Hunter MD

I have degrees from Harvard, Yale, and Penn. I am a radiation oncologist in the Seattle area. You may find me regularly posting at www.newcancerinfo.com