Published in Women's Health Weekly, May 29th, 2006
According to the report from Wales, "Several lifestyle factors affect a woman's risk of gynecological cancer and - potentially - can be modified to reduce risk. This chapter summarizes the evidence for the effect of lifestyle factors on the incidence of gynecological malignancy."
"The incidence of obesity is increasing in the developed world such that it now contributes as much as smoking to overall cancer deaths," noted G. Rieck and A. Fiander of Cardiff University. "Women with a body mass index (BMI) >40 have a 60% higher risk of dying from all cancers than...
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