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Sex may partly mediate obesity-related GI cancer risk

Pavankumar Kamat   |   Clinical Summary   |   08 March 2022
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Takeaway

  • Obesity-related risk for gastrointestinal (GI) cancers may be partly mediated by sex, according to a German study.

Why this matters

  • The findings could have key implications for prevention and lifestyle interventions to reduce the burden of GI cancers.

Study design

  • In a retrospective cohort study of 287,357 adults from the...

          

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