Published in Blood Weekly, December 1st, 2005
"Reports of associations between body size and composition and risk of lymphohematopoietic malignancies have been inconsistent. In a prospective study of 40909 people aged 27-75 years and followed up for an average of 8.4 years, we measured fat mass and fat-free mass (using bioelectrical impedance analysis) and measured waist circumference directly," scientists writing in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute report.
R.J. Macinnis and colleagues at the Australia Cancer Council explained, "All malignancies were ascertained via the population...
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