Study links body weight, activity to endometrial cancer risk

09/12/2013 | PhysiciansBriefing.com

About 59% of endometrial cancers in the U.S. could be prevented if women maintained a healthy weight and were physically active, according to a study from the World Cancer Research Fund and the American Institute for Cancer Research. A study team reviewed the literature about the correlation between nutrition, activity and body fat and said probable evidence also links coffee with a decreased risk of endometrial cancer and glycemic load with increased risk.

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