33 Shocking Everyday Activities That Increase the Risk of Cancer

Being A Tall Person

#25 Being A Tall Person

Oh boy, it gets weirder and weirder! A study done in 2018 revealed that taller people have a higher risk of getting cancer than shorter folks. They’ve quantified it too – every extra 4 inches ups your risk by 10%.

While scientists haven’t really figured why the cancer deck is stacked against tall people, some researchers say it could simply be because taller people have more cells in their bodies that could potentially become cancerous.

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