Twitter Reacts: Height and Cancer Risk

News broke that taller individuals have an increased risk of cancer because they have more cells in the body that could mutate and lead to cancer. The study indicated that the risk of cancer increases by 10% for every 4 inches a person is over the average height, defined as 5 feet, 4 inches for women and 5 feet, 9 inches for men. 

There were many thoughts about this on Twitter: 

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Sources: CNN