OBESITY LINKED TO HIGHER COLORECTAL CANCER RATES IN YOUNGER WOMEN

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    Obesity and Cancer Fact Sheet – National Cancer Institute

    Obesity is a condition in which a person has an unhealthy amount and/or distribution of body fat. To measure obesity, researchers commonly use a scale known as the body mass index (BMI). BMI is calculated by dividing a person’s weight (in kilograms) by their height (in meters) squared (commonly expressed as kg/m 2).BMI provides a more accurate measure of obesity than weight alone, and for
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    Ovarian Cancer Risk Factors – American Cancer Society

    The American Cancer Society medical and editorial content team Our team is made up of doctors and master’s-prepared nurses with deep knowledge of cancer care as well as journalists, editors, and translators with extensive experience in medical writing.
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    Colorectal Cancer Screening | American College of

    Clinical Guidelines. Authored by a talented group of GI experts, the College is devoted to the development of new ACG guidelines on gastrointestinal and liver diseases.
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    Causes Of Endometrial Cancer – Womens Health Advice

    Causes Of Endometrial Cancer, Womb Cancer Risk Factors Listed: Estrogen Hormone Levels, Menstruation History, Obesity And ERT For Menopause
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    Colorectal cancer: Symptoms, treatment, risk factors, and

    Colorectal cancer affects the colon and rectum. It is the second and third leading cause of cancer deaths in women and men, respectively, in the United States. Symptoms can be common to other
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    Weight and obesity | womenshealth.gov

    You can use the body mass index (BMI) to find out whether your weight is in a healthy or unhealthy range. BMI is a tool to estimate body fat. Type your height and weight into this BMI calculator.. Women with a BMI of 25 to 29.9 are considered overweight.; Women with a BMI of 30 or more have obesity.; BMI gives you a good idea of how healthy your weight is.
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    Colorectal Cancer Screening – Aetna

    Number: 0516. Policy. Routine Screening. Aetna considers any of the following colorectal cancer screening tests medically necessary preventive services for average-risk members aged 50 years and older when these tests are recommended by their physician:. Colonoscopy (considered medically necessary every 10 years for persons at average risk); or CT Colonography (virtual colonoscopy) …
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    Guidelines for Colonoscopy Surveillance After Screening

    Clinical Guidelines. Authored by a talented group of GI experts, the College is devoted to the development of new ACG guidelines on gastrointestinal and liver diseases.
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    Body fatness & cancer | World Cancer Research Fund

    We analyse global research on how body fatness and weight gain affects the risk of developing cancer. Body fatness, weight gain and cancer. Overweight and obesity, generally assessed by various anthropometric measures including body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference, are now more prevalent than ever.
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    Causes of Cancer | CancerQuest

    Environmental Agents and Cancer Development. Environmental Exposure Population (epidemiological) and laboratory studies have led to the discovery of many potential environmental factors in the initiation, promotion and progression of cancer.
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