Obesity in cancer survival.

@article{Parekh2012ObesityIC,
  title={Obesity in cancer survival.},
  author={Niyati Parekh and U. S. Sharath Chandran and Elisa V. Bandera},
  journal={Annual review of nutrition},
  year={2012},
  volume={32},
  pages={311-42}
}
Although obesity is a well-known risk factor for several cancers, its role on cancer survival is poorly understood. We conducted a systematic literature review to assess the current evidence evaluating the impact of body adiposity on the prognosis of the three most common obesity-related cancers: prostate, colorectal, and breast. We included 33 studies of breast cancer, six studies of prostate cancer, and eight studies of colo-rectal cancer. We note that the evidence overrepresents breast… CONTINUE READING

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