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Risk of liver cancer 17% greater in those who are overweight, 89% greater in those who are obese
Monday, September 10, 2007 8:21 am Email this article
The risk of liver cancer is 17 percent greater for those who are overweight and 89 percent greater for those who are obese compared with those who are normal weight according to an analysis by researchers from Sweden. Data
Data from 11 studies
The researchers analyzed data from 11 studies.
Larsson S, Wolk A. Overweight, obesity and risk of liver cancer: A meta-analysis of cohort studies. Br J Cancer. 2007 Aug 14.
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