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Wednesday, April 08, 2015

GALLBLADDER CANCER

Obese women have 100% greater lifetime risk of gallbladder cancer than healthy weight women

Obese women (BMI of 30 or more) have a 100% greater lifetime risk of gallbladder cancer (twice the risk) than healthy weight women according to Cancer Research UK .

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Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, Apr 08, 2015 12:10 pm | [0] comments

Tuesday, November 28, 2006

CANCER

Excess weight accounts for 3-6% of all cancers in Europe

Among countries in the European Union, 3.4 percent of all cancers in men and 6.4 percent of all cancer in women are attributable to overweight and obesity according to a paper published in the British Medical Journal. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Nov 28, 2006 8:16 am | [0] comments

Monday, December 13, 2004

U.S. NIH’s Obesity Guidelines Part 14: Gallbladder cancer

Obesity increases the risk of gallbladder cancer 16 to 53 percent according to the U.S. NIH's Obesity Guidelines (p. 19). Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Dec 13, 2004 5:01 am | [0] comments

Monday, August 09, 2004

Gallbladder cancer: Excess weight may account for 36% of U.S. cases in women

Being overweight or obese may account for 36 percent of cases of gallbladder cancer in the U.S.. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Aug 09, 2004 4:37 am | [0] comments

Tuesday, August 03, 2004

Gallbadder cancer: Obesity increases risk 100%

Being overweight increases the risk of gallbladder cancer by 50 percent, while being obese increases the risk 100 percent. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Aug 03, 2004 12:25 pm | [0] comments
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