Weight gain raises colon cancer risk for men

09/10/2008 | Medscape (free registration)

Gaining weight in adulthood -- even though it may not be enough to be considered overweight based on BMI -- increases the risk of colon cancer for men. Data from the Health Professionals Follow-Up Study of more than 46,000 men, shows one-third of colon cancer diagnoses over 18 years were linked to a BMI of more than 22.5.

View Full Article in:

Medscape (free registration)

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Clinical Trials Agreements Specialist (209955)
The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine Inc.
Rockville, MD
SAFETY, HEALTH, and ENVIRONMENTAL (SHE) REGIONAL SPECIALIST
Matheson Tri-Gas, Inc.
Newark, CA
Catheter Engineer
ASAHI INTECC, Orange County CA R&D Center
Santa Ana, CA
MANAGER MEDICAL GAS COMPLIANCE AND SAFETY
Matheson Tri-Gas, Inc.
Houston, TX
Neurovascular Intervention Product Sales Rep, North East
ASAHI INTECC
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations