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Wednesday, July 06, 2005

CANCER

Obesity associated with increased death from colon cancer, liver cancer and lymphoma

Obesity is associated with an increase in death from colon cancer, liver cancer, cancer of the lymph nodes, and possibly stomach cancer according to a new study. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, Jul 06, 2005 5:06 am | [0] comments

Friday, January 14, 2005

CANCER

Elevated blood sugar increases risk of death from cancer by 23-29%

Elevated fasting blood sugar levels -- above 140 mg/dL -- increase the risk of cancer death by 29 percent in men and 23 percent in women compared to people with the lowest blood sugar levels -- less than 90 mg/dL -- according to a study from Korea. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Fri, Jan 14, 2005 4:19 am | [0] comments

Monday, August 09, 2004

Stomach 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 stomach cancer (gastric cardia) in the U.S.. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Aug 09, 2004 4:38 am | [0] comments

Tuesday, August 03, 2004

Stomach cancer (gastric cardia): Obesity increases risk 50% to 100%

Being overweight increases the risk of of a type of stomach cancer called gastric cardia cancer by 50 percent, while being obese increases the risk 100 percent. The gastric cardia is the opening of the esophagus into the stomach and the upper portion of the stomach that adjoins this opening. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Aug 03, 2004 12:28 pm | [0] comments
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