Navigation Links
Obesity Has Adverse Impact On Breast Cancer Survival

Excess weight is not a good factor in patients with breast cancer and adversely affects the long term prognosis in the condition, a report published in the January 15 issue of the American Journal of Epidemiology has said. //

These findings from a Chinese study are identical to conclusions that were arrived at in several Western studies and ponit to the fact that obesity seems to be a hindrance to complete recovery from breast cancer. Study co-author Dr. Xiao-Ou Shu, of Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee said that prevention of obesity should be a high priority not only in the general population, but also in breast cancer. The study tracked 1,455 Chinese women for 5 years after they were diagnosed with the disease. It was found that most women survived for five years, but overweight women had a poor chance of survival. 80 percent of overweight women had survived the five year period, while 86.5 percent of the lean women had managed to live for 5 years after the diagnosis. It is not clear why excess weight seems to hinder the chances of survival. One theory is that the extra body fat boosts the level of female sex hormones like estrogen, thus triggering the growth of breast tumors. The researchers conclude by saying that they 'support the idea that interventions directed at weight control may have a substantial effect on not only breast cancer incidence but also on breast cancer survival.' Shu said that while more research was needed to help women with breast cancer control their weight, it was apparent that moderate exercise and eating vegetables and whole grains conferred some benefits.
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Lean Protein Could Be Key to Obesity Drugs
2. Obesity raises IVF miscarriage risk
3. Obesity a risk for pancreatic cancer
4. Obesity shortens lifespan
5. Is Obesity a risk factor?
6. Obesity a global problem
7. Obesity increases health costs
8. Obesity in children a risk factor for diabetes
9. Decrease of Hunger Hormone after Obesity Surgery
10. Obesity risk for immobilized adults
11. Obesity risk can be reduced by eating breakfast regularly
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:12/5/2016)... ... December 05, 2016 , ... Sabah Shah MD, MBA has joined the Retina Group ... New York was founded by James M. Maisel, MD and has been providing tertiary medical ... always followed a legacy of surpassing expectations amongst her peers. Growing up in a ...
(Date:12/5/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... December 05, ... ... professional calibrations is an excellent way to ensure moisture measurements are consistently ... time-consuming and impractical. , Now, METTLER TOLEDO offers a solution: ...
(Date:12/5/2016)... ... 05, 2016 , ... A newly released study has found ... and accuracy of placing precordial electrodes with little cognitive effort and a high ... years, studies have shown that single electrode misplacement is one of the single ...
(Date:12/4/2016)... California (PRWEB) , ... December 03, 2016 , ... ... lower thirds, 4 transitions and many more tools allowing FCPX editors to create ... of Pixel Film Studios. , Perfect Harmony contains a beautifully designed 3D ...
(Date:12/4/2016)... Dallas, TX (PRWEB) , ... December 03, 2016 ... ... of the “Fastest growing Entrepreneurial Company in the Dallas area” Tuesday evening at ... the Omni Dallas Hotel, presented by SMU's Cox School’s Caruth Institute for Entrepreneurship. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:12/5/2016)... 2016 Sanovas, Inc., a life science ... launch of its wholly owned subsidiary, Intubation Science, Inc., and ...   Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20161202/445251LOGO   ... Sanovas, Inc. ... There are over 40 million Endotracheal ...
(Date:12/5/2016)... , Dec. 5, 2016  Recently Zymo ... methylation age predictor, known as Horvath,s Clock. Based ... a sample analysis service to academic and biopharma ... any human sample, other than sperm. The ... accurately estimate biological age versus chronological age following ...
(Date:12/5/2016)... Dec. 5, 2016  BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) ... technology company, will demonstrate an enhanced technology platform designed ... including the company,s leading Pyxis™ and Alaris™ systems, at ... 2016 Midyear Meeting being held in ... While national data show that approximately 68 percent of ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: