Obesity, inflammatory markers, and endometrial cancer risk: a prospective case–control study

@inproceedings{Dossus2010ObesityIM,
  title={Obesity, inflammatory markers, and endometrial cancer risk: a prospective case–control study},
  author={Laure Dossus and Sabina Rinaldi and Susen Becker and Annekatrin Lukanova and Anne Tjonneland and Anja Olsen and Jakob Stegger and Kim Overvad and Nathalie Chabbert-Buffet and A{\'i}da Jim{\'e}nez-Corona and Francoise Clavel-Chapelon and Sabine Rohrmann and Birgit Teucher and Heiner Boeing and Madlen Sch{\"u}tze and Antonia Trichopoulou and V Benetou and Pagona Lagiou and Domenico Palli and Franco Berrino and Salvatore Panico and Rosario Tumino and Carlotta Sacerdote and M. Luisa Redondo and Noemie Travier and M. Josefa Hern{\'a}ndez S{\'a}nchez and Jone Miren Altzibar and M. -D. Chirlaque and Eva Ardanaz and HB Bueno-de-Mesquita and Fr{\"a}nzel J. B. van Duijnhoven and N. Charlotte Onland-Moret and Petra H. M. Peeters and Goran Hallmans and Eva Lundin and Kay-Tee Khaw and Nicholas J. Wareham and Naomi E Allen and Timothy J Key and N N Slimani Slimani and Pierre Hainaut and Dora Romaguera and Teresa Norat and Elio Riboli and Rudolf Kaaks},
  booktitle={Endocrine-related cancer},
  year={2010}
}
Obesity, a major risk factor for endometrial cancer, is a low-grade inflammatory state characterized by elevated concentrations of cytokines and acute phase reactants. The current study had two aims: first to investigate the associations of C-reactive protein (CRP), interleukin 6 (IL6), and IL1 receptor antagonist (IL1Ra) with endometrial cancer risk and second to examine to which extent these markers can influence the association between obesity and endometrial cancer. We conducted a case… CONTINUE READING
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