Published in Women's Health Weekly, December 8th, 2005
According to a study from Italy, "An association between obesity and cancer has been shown in large epidemiological studies. The aim of this study was to evaluate the prevalence and types of malignancies in an Italian cohort of obese patients referred to a bariatric center. A retrospective, observational study was conducted."
C. Boru and colleagues at the University Roma La Sapienza reported, "Between Jan 1996 and Dec 2004, 1,333 obese patients (M=369, F=964) were seen in the center for minimally invasive treatment of morbid obesity. Morbid obesity were considered...
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