CLL Support Association

Cancer: getting to the fat of the issue

Cancer: getting to the fat of the issue

The global cancer community convening this week in Melbourne, Australia for the UICC World Cancer Congress, prompted Alessandro Demaio, Australian Medical Doctor; Postdoctoral Fellow in Global Health & Non Communicative Diseases at Harvard University, to write this article on the relationship between obesity and cancer:

Given our increased risk of secondary cancers with CLL, getting our weight into a healthy range has to be beneficial.

The comments are also worth a look, particularly the discussion about glucose and cancer growth.

Other related topics, should you wish to read further:

Why weight reduction diets usually fail

Forget fad diets – this is what you should eat

Why bad food is good for business


Photo: Lamb roast anyone?


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