News | News By Subject | News by Disease News By Date | Search News
Get Our FREE
Industry eNewsletter
email:    
   

Obesity Raises Death Risk in Pancreatic Cancer, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Study



10/22/2013 6:12:45 AM

free biotech news Get the latest biotech news where you want it. Sign up for the free GenePool newsletter today!

New results from a prospective study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology show that patients with a body mass index (BMI) in the obese range live on average two to three months less after a pancreatic cancer diagnosis, compared with healthy weight patients, even after adjusting for factors that are known to predict survival for patients with this disease, such as age and disease stage. This association was statistically strongest for people who were overweight two decades before their diagnosis.

Hey, check out all the research scientist jobs. Post your resume today!

Read at MedicalXpress
Read at US News
Read at Times of India
Read at News Release


comments powered by Disqus
   

ADD TO DEL.ICIO.US    ADD TO DIGG    ADD TO FURL    ADD TO STUMBLEUPON    ADD TO TECHNORATI FAVORITES