Adipose tissue, obesity and adipokines: role in cancer promotion.

@article{Booth2015AdiposeTO,
  title={Adipose tissue, obesity and adipokines: role in cancer promotion.},
  author={Andrea K Booth and Aaron M Magnuson and Josephine K Fouts and M T Foster},
  journal={Hormone molecular biology and clinical investigation},
  year={2015},
  volume={21 1},
  pages={57-74}
}
Adipose tissue is a complex organ with endocrine, metabolic and immune regulatory roles. Adipose depots have been characterized to release several adipocytokines that work locally in an autocrine and paracrine fashion or peripherally in an endocrine fashion. Adipocyte hypertrophy and excessive adipose tissue accumulation, as occurs during obesity… CONTINUE READING