According to a recent survey, more than half of Hongkongers between the ages of 15 and 84 are overweight or obese – a risk factor for developing diabetes, which is linked to cancer. Photo: AFP

Hongkongers still ignoring link between obesity and cancer, not prepared to do the ‘basic stuff’ to save their health

Two doctors explain that a worrying number of their patients will still not do simple things, such as eating better and getting more exercise, to protect against cancer. Hong Kong’s fragmented health system doesn’t help

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According to a recent survey, more than half of Hongkongers between the ages of 15 and 84 are overweight or obese – a risk factor for developing diabetes, which is linked to cancer. Photo: AFP
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