The Role of Chronic Inflammation in Obesity-Associated Cancers

  title={The Role of Chronic Inflammation in Obesity-Associated Cancers},
  author={Maria E. Ramos-Nino},
  booktitle={ISRN oncology},
There is a strong relationship between metabolism and immunity, which can become deleterious under conditions of metabolic stress. Obesity, considered a chronic inflammatory disease, is one example of this link. Chronic inflammation is increasingly being recognized as an etiology in several cancers, particularly those of epithelial origin, and therefore a potential link between obesity and cancer. In this review, the connection between the different factors that can lead to the chronic… CONTINUE READING
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