Endogenous hormones, inflammation, and body size in premenopausal Mexican women: results from the Mexican Teachers’ Cohort (MTC, ESMaestras)

@article{Rinaldi2015EndogenousHI,
  title={Endogenous hormones, inflammation, and body size in premenopausal Mexican women: results from the Mexican Teachers’ Cohort (MTC, ESMaestras)},
  author={Sabina Rinaldi and Carine Biessy and Mar{\'i}a Hern{\'a}ndez and Mart{\'i}n Lajous and Eduardo Ortiz-Panozo and Elsa M Yunes and Ruy L{\'o}pez-Ridaura and Gabriela Torres-Mej{\'i}a and Isabelle Romieu},
  journal={Cancer Causes & Control},
  year={2015},
  volume={26},
  pages={475-486}
}
Obesity is a major risk factor for several cancers, including female cancers. Endogenous hormones and inflammatory factors may mediate the association between anthropometric measures and cancer risk, although these associations have been studied mainly in Caucasians. The aim of the current study was to explore the association of circulating hormones, adipokines, and inflammatory factors with obesity and overweight in premenopausal Mexican women. We conducted a cross-sectional analysis of 504… CONTINUE READING
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