Being tall has been linked to a greater risk of ten common cancers by University of Oxford researchers. For every four inches above five feet, a woman may have a 16% increased cancer risk.
The study of more than one million women, published in The Lancet Oncology, suggested chemicals that control growth might also affect tumours.
Cancer Research UK said tall people should not be alarmed by the findings.
Here’s some older research on the connection between height and breast cancer!