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Teenage obesity increases later cancer risk

Publié par Clifford Armion le 16/06/2011

Martin Beckford

"The findings come in a study of the medical records of 20,000 men who attended the prestigious Harvard School of Public Health between 1916 and 1950.

"Lead researcher Dr Linsay Gray, of the Medical Research Council, said: This is the first time the impact of obesity in early adulthood on later risk of cancer has been so closely examined.

"The message here is really clear: keeping your weight healthy as a young adult can significantly reduce your chance of developing cancer. These findings point worryingly to a greater future burden of cancer."

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"Teenage obesity increases later cancer risk", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), juin 2011. Consulté le 18/09/2021. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/teenage-obesity-increases-later-cancer-risk