Body Mass Index Not Linked to Post-Surgical Complications, Survival in Esophageal Adenocarcinoma, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute Study
3/28/2012 10:37:38 AM
Researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla., have found -- contrary to previous studies linking inferior outcomes in patients with gastrointestinal malignancies to higher body mass index (BMI) -- that in their study of BMI and negative outcomes, there was no such link. They concluded that BMI was not associated with either surgical complications or esophageal cancer patient survival.
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