Worldwide burden of cancer attributable to diabetes and high body-mass index: a comparative risk assessment

Date: 
29 Nov 2017
Source: 
The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology journal
Audience: 
Professionals
Type of resource: 
Research

Diabetes and high body-mass index (BMI) are associated with increased risk of several cancers, and are increasing in prevalence in most countries. We estimated the cancer incidence attributable to diabetes and high BMI as individual risk factors and in combination, by country and sex.

 

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