Author: Honor Whiteman
Received 13 June 2007; Revised 12 July 2007;
1.89 (95% CI: 1.51–2.36) for those who were obese.
1-New evidence suggests that overweight/obesity vs normal weight may increase the risk of poor prognosis among resected colon cancer patients and the risk of chemical recurrence in prostate cancer patients
2-Overweight and obesity increase the risk of developing several cancers.
3-Weight gain after breast cancer diagnosis may also be associated with decreased prognosis.
4-A statistically significant association between overweight or obesity and breast cancer recurrence
5-Furthermore, obese cancer patients are at increased risk for developing problems following surgery,