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Ask Dr. Sandy: Tall Women and Cancer

By Sandra Fryhofer, MDPosted October 2, 2013 6:00pm (EDT)
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A new study links height and cancer risk.

Researchers found that for every 4-inch increase in height, there was at least a 13% increase in cancer risk.

But why?

Find out on this installment of Ask Dr. Sandy.

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