Obesity: focus on all-cause mortality and cancer.

  title={Obesity: focus on all-cause mortality and cancer.},
  author={Birgit Teucher and Sabine Rohrmann and Rudolf Kaaks},
  volume={65 2},
Excess body weight is a strong determinant as well as modifiable risk factor for all-cause and cancer mortality, and as such carries the potential for primary prevention. Recently published studies greatly enhance our knowledge about the impact of body fat distribution on relative risks specific to cancer type, and among women, there is further evidence for the role of menopausal status in modifying relative risks. However, the magnitude of all-cause as well as cancer mortality related to… CONTINUE READING

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