Study links BMI to risk of uterine cancer in women

08/24/2009 | Medscape (free registration)

A Norwegian study of more than 36,750 women found a strong association between body mass index and uterine cancers, especially among women who were very obese. Women with a BMI of 40 or higher had relative risks of 6.7 for all uterine cancers, compared with women with a BMI of 20 to 24.

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