Published in Women's Health Weekly, June 10th, 2004
A new large-scale study conducted in Europe and published May 17, 2004, in the online edition of the International Journal of Cancer found that in postmenopausal women, general obesity, not abdominal fat, is associated with increased breast cancer risk.
The full study is available online via Wiley InterScience at www.interscience.wiley.com/journal/ijc.
Previous studies that examined the relationship between body size and incidence of breast cancer suggested that taller women are at...
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