Obesity, weight and cancer

Coronavirus and cancer

We know it’s a worrying time for people with cancer, we have information to help. If you have symptoms of cancer contact your doctor.

Read our information about coronavirus and cancer

Overweight and obesity is the second biggest cause of cancer. Keeping a healthy weight could prevent 13 different types of cancer.

There are lots of tips here to help you to be healthier.


But it’s just as important for the government to act to reduce obesity in the UK and help save lives.