Published in Clinical Oncology Week, October 29th, 2007
Obesity is known to be a risk factor for developing breast cancer after menopause, according to background information in the article. Estrogens may accumulate in fat tissue, potentially initiating or promoting the growth of cancerous cells in the breast.
Jiyoung Ahn, Ph.D., of the National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Md., and colleagues...
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