The most important questions in cancer research and clinical oncology—Question 2–5. Obesity-related cancers: more questions than answers

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Obesity is recognized as the second highest risk factor for cancer. The pathogenic mechanisms underlying tobacco-related cancers are well characterized and effective programs have led to a decline in smoking and related cancers, but there is a global epidemic of obesity without a clear understanding of how obesity causes cancer. Obesity is heterogeneous… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/s40880-017-0185-8

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