Obesity and cancer

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1.Obese people are less likely to survive cancer.

2. Doctors often short them on chemotherapy.

3.Even a little less chemo can mean worse odd of survival.

4. The over weight are under treated.

5.Only 40 percent of obese people are getting right size of chemo

Statistic.That obesity was a cause of 11 % of colon caner cases 9 % of postmenopausal breast cancer cases 39% of endometrail cancer cases 25%of kidney cancer cases and 37% of esophageal cancer cases.

Date:September23,2013

Title:Obese,cancer,and chemotherapy

Author:David gorski

Link:www.sciencebasedmedicine.org/obesity-andchemotherapy

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