Table 1 Relative risks associated with overweight and obesity

From: 8. Cancers attributable to overweight and obesity in the UK in 2010

  Relative risks Excess relative risks
Cancer (site) Overweight Obese Overweight Obese
Breast (post-menopausal)a,b 1.12 1.25 0.12 0.25
Colorectumc 1.15 1.32 0.15 0.32
Oesophagus (adenocarcinoma)c 1.55 2.40 0.55 1.40
Kidneyc 1.31 1.72 0.31 0.72
Endometriumc 1.52 2.31 0.52 1.31
Gall bladderc 1.23 1.51 0.23 0.51
Pancreasc 1.14 1.30 0.14 0.30
  1. From Bergstrom et al (2001).
  2. From Renehan et al (2008).
  3. c From WCRF (2007).