A review of global data by researchers at Imperial College, London, shows that almost half of cases of womb cancer in the UK – about 3,700 a year – could be prevented through keeping slim and active.

Endometrial cancer – cancer of the womb lining – is the fourth most common of all cancers in women in the UK. The report also found that coffee may reduce risk but experts say there is not yet enough evidence to recommend drinking coffee to protect against the disease.

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