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    Risk of liver cancer 17% greater in those who are overweight, 89% greater in those who are obese


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    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.

    REFERENCE

    Larsson S, Wolk A. Overweight, obesity and risk of liver cancer: A meta-analysis of cohort studies. Br J Cancer. 2007 Aug 14.

    AUTHOR’S CORRESPONDENCE

    Susanna Larsson
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology
    National Institute of Environmental Medicine
    Karolinska Institutet
    PO Box 210
    Stockholm SE-17177
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