Relationship between Obesity, Gut Microbiome and Hepatocellular Carcinoma Development.

  title={Relationship between Obesity, Gut Microbiome and Hepatocellular Carcinoma Development.},
  author={Eiji Hara},
  journal={Digestive diseases},
  volume={33 3},
During the past several decades, the percentage of excess bodyweight and obese adults and children has increased dramatically, and is becoming one of the most serious public health problems worldwide. Extensive epidemiological studies have revealed that there is a strong link between obesity and some common cancers. However, the exact molecular mechanisms linking obesity and cancer are not fully understood yet. Recently, we have reported that dietary or genetic obesity provokes alterations of… CONTINUE READING
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