Medical News Summary: Endometrial cancer risk increased by obesity and inactivity


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About: Endometrial cancer risk increased by obesity and inactivity
Date: 4 November 2004
Source: Reuters - Health
Medical News Summary (summary of medical news story as reported by Reuters - Health): The risk of developing endometrial cancer may be increased by obesity and physical inactivity say Dutch researchers. Obesity increased the risk by 4 times. An inactive lifestyle increased the risk by 46%. Height was tested but did not seem to affect incidence of endometrial cancer.
URL: http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&cid=571&ncid=751&e=6&u=/nm/20041104/hl_nm/obesity_cancer_dc
Related Disease Topics: Endometrial cancer, Obesity, Overweight

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