February 18, 2023
January 19, 2023
Healio: Addressing the obesity epidemic will improve cancer control, health disparities
April 26, 2022
Studies highlight progress in understanding the influence of obesity on cancer
Stephen Hursting, PhD, MPH, and colleagues shared their research findings on nutrition, metabolism and obesity and cancer at the 2022 American Association of Cancer Research meeting.
December 15, 2020
Study illustrates how obesity-related comorbidities may contribute to mortality gap between Black and white women with early breast cancer
Kirsten Nyrop, PhD, and colleagues found Black women with early breast cancer had higher rates of obesity and other health conditions that can affect outcomes, compared with white women.
December 10, 2020
MedScape: Breast Cancer Survival Disparities: Need to Address Obesity
March 31, 2019
Studies explore mechanisms behind obesity-cancer link
New studies led by University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers explore biological mechanisms behind obesity and its link with cancer. Research findings presented at the American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting 2019 explore possible reasons for obesity-related resistance to breast cancer treatment and possible strategies to overcome obesity-related immune suppression in …