Obesity and Cancer

Obesity and Cancer

Obesity is increasing dramatically worldwide, and is now also recognized as one of the major risk factors for cancer.

Adipose tissue and Proximity to Cancer

In colorectal cancer, adipose tissue is typically located adjacent to tumors, whereas in breast cancer, adipose tissue is part of the direct tumor microenvironment.

Importance of healthy body weight

Healthy diets and exercise that includes strength training to build lean muscle mass can help fight the development of excess fat.

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