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Obese women have 133% greater lifetime risk of oesophageal cancer than healthy weight women
Wednesday, April 08, 2015 12:00 pm Email this article
Obese women (BMI of 30 or more) have a 133% greater lifetime risk of oesophageal cancer / adenocarcinoma (2.3 times greater risk) than healthy weight women according to Cancer Research UK .
Cancer Research UK. Obese women 40 percent more likely to get cancer. 2015 Mar 17; http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/http://www.cancerresearchuk.org/about-us/cancer-news/press-release/2015-03-17-obese-women-40-per-cent-more-likely-to-get-cancer
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