Weight Gain During Lifetime May Increase Esophageal, Stomach Cancers Risk

February 20, 2017 | By admin

New research further supports the link between excess weight and cancer, after finding that gradually gaining weight from the age of 20 to the point of obesity may triple the risk of developing esophageal and stomach cancers in later life.   The study – led by Dr. Jessica Petrick of the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD – was recently published in the British Journal of Cancer.   For more information, please visit: http://www.nature.com/bjc/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/bjc201729a.html