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'Being tall increases cancer'

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There is evidence that taller people have a higher chance of getting cancer, according to data from a study of more than one million women.

Leading the research, Professor Dame Valerie Beral, head of the cancer epidemiology unit at Oxford, goes through the "curious" report.


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