Thursday, 12 April 2018

Belly fat tied to lower kidney cancer survival odds in women

A new study conducted at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has found that belly fat reduces survival rate for women after being diagnosed with kidney cancer.  However, the same correlation could not be found in men. 

According to study senior author Dr. Joseph Ippolito, "a tumor growing in a man's body is in a different environment than one growing inside a women, so it's not surprising that the cancers behave differently between the sexes."

To read more about this study, click here.

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