The latest statistics show that around 30% of children in the UK are overweight or obese. The trend is set to continue so it’s time to act now. With 1 in 20 cancers linked to excess weight, cancer incidence is expected to rise.
Reducing the prevalence of being overweight or obese by 1% each year could avoid 64,200 cases of cancer and save save around £40 million in NHS costs annually. Find out how to approach this with patients.