Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Big Belly Raises A Woman's Pancreatic Cancer Risk

“Where a person carries their extra weight may influence their risk of pancreatic cancer. People -- especially women -- with more fat around their waistline are at increased risk of the deadly disease, according to a study published today. The study also confirms that the risk of pancreatic cancer climbs in tandem with body mass index, or BMI, a standard measure of weight in relation to height used to gauge obesity.”


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