Going up several skirt sizes in midlife could be a warning sign of increased cancer risk, research suggests.
Women who went up a skirt size every decade after their mid-20s had a 33% greater risk of breast cancer after the menopause, say researchers at University College London.
Watching your skirt size from your mid-20s onwards could be a simple way to track weight gain, they told BMJ Open.
Obesity is a known risk factor for cancer, particularly midriff fat.
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