June 16, 2006
Obesity Linked To Increased Ovarian Cancer Risk (and other tumor types)Topics: Health Issues
No surprise here - chow down less and reduce your risk of cancer. Besides the findings of the study mentioned in this article, that excess body fat can raise levels of estrogen, as well as male sex hormones called androgens, which may in turn feed ovarian tumor development (and others such as here) - it's also known that having high fasting serum glucose levels and diabetes are risk factors for several major cancers.
Posted by Richard at June 16, 2006 1:16 PM
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