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Can being obese be a risk factor for colon cancer?

Is having a bad diet a big cause of colon cancer? Does overeating increase your chances of developing colon cancer?

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Obesity is a risk factor colon cancer.

A poor diet that is low in fiber is considered a risk factor for colon cancer. Please refer to the American Cancer website for the latest information about colon cancer and its risk factors.

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