6 Strange Cancer Risk Factors

Height 1 of 7

As it turns out, your height can actually be detrimental to your health. The vertically challenged everywhere might be relieved to know that they're less likely to contract ovarian and prostate cancers than their taller counterparts.

  • For every 2 inch increase over 5'3", the risk of ovarian cancer increases by 7 percent
  • Taller women have an increased risk of 10 different cancers compared to shorter women.