Obesity and cancer risk: evidence, mechanisms, and recommendations

@inproceedings{Vucenik2012ObesityAC,
  title={Obesity and cancer risk: evidence, mechanisms, and recommendations},
  author={Ivana Vucenik and Joseph P. Stains},
  booktitle={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
  year={2012}
}
Obesity, a growing health problem worldwide, has been associated with the metabolic syndrome, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, hypertension, and other chronic diseases. Recently, the obesity-cancer link has received much attention. Epidemiological studies have shown that obesity is also associated with increased risk of several cancer types, including colon, breast, endometrium, liver, kidney, esophagus, gastric, pancreatic, gallbladder, and leukemia, and can also lead to poorer treatment and… CONTINUE READING
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