Obesity and Blood, Urothelial Cancers

May 17th, 2012 by MorganDowney Leave a reply »

Last week I provided my prepared statement on the relationship on obesity and cancer. Now comes a study of blood cancers among 578,000 adults showing body mass index (BMI) was associated with blood cancer risk, lymphoid neoplasms and Hodgkin’s lymphoma in women, and  B-cell lymphoma and chronic lymphatic leukemia in men. BMI was the most consistent risk factor compared to other metabolic factors, especially for women. PubMed: Metabolic factors and blood cancer

Another study, out of Israel, has found that overweight in adolescence is related to increased risk of future urothelial cancer. PubMed:Overweight in adolescence and Urothelial

 

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