LivingFuel HealthAlert: Obesity Ups Cancer Risk, And Here’s How

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Posted on 25th February 2010 by admin in Health Alerts

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Obesity comes with plenty of health risks, but there’s one that’s perhaps not so well known: an increased risk of developing cancer, and especially certain types of cancer like liver cancer. Now, a group of researchers reporting in a recent issue of the journal Cell, a Cell Press publication, have confirmed in mice that obesity does indeed act as a “bona fide tumor promoter.” They also have good evidence to explain how that happens.

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