Clinical Advances in Hematology& Oncology October 2016 Volume 14, Issue 10 Obesity and Breast Cancer: Risk, Outcomes, and Future Considerations
Obesity and breast cancer are both on the rise worldwide. These two disorders are also linked to one another. Excess body weight, poor diet and physical inactivity have been associated with an increased risk of breast cancer in postmenopausal women.
Obesity not only is an independent risk factor of postmenopausal breast cancer (BC), and in particular estrogen receptorpositive BC
Although often overlooked, the obesity epidemic is related to excessive sugar consumption, and this is also a major driving factor to an increased cancer risk.
Where fat accumulates on a woman's body may influence the type of breast cancer she is susceptible to, a Chinese casecontrol study found. Obese women with large
Jul 20, 2011 Obesity is now the biggest driving force behind the most common form of breast cancer in older women, say researchers.
Obesity, or being overweight, is one" lifestyle factor" that many doctors consider to be a controllable risk factor for developing breast cancer that can also impact
BACKGROUND: Compared to normal weight women, women with obesity have higher mortality from breast cancer but are less often screened. OBJECTIVES: To examine the
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Obesity and Cancer Fact Sheet Obesity is related to increased risks of cancers of the esophagus, breast (postmenopausal), endometrium (the lining of the uterus
Aug 24, 2016 Carrying excess weight is a risk factor for a range of cancers, including uterine and ovarian cancers and some cancers of the breast, pancreas, liver
PurposeTo summarize the evidence of an association between obesity and breast cancer prognosis. MethodsWe reviewed the literature regarding overweight and obesity
People who are obese have a greater risk of developing and dying from several types of cancer including breast, ovary, kidney and pancreas.
Mar 02, 2017 People who are obese have a greater risk of developing and dying from several types of cancer including malignancies of the breast, ovary, kidney, pancreas
People who are obese may have an increased risk of several types of cancer, including cancers of the breast (in women who have been through menopause), colon, rectum, endometrium (lining of the uterus), esophagus, kidney, pancreas, and gallbladder.