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Weight loss in women can reduce the risk of a serious type of breast cancer
NEW YORK (Reuters)
The study found that weight loss in older women may reduce the risk of a serious type of breast cancer compared to those of the same weight and weight. And while long-term obesity associated with an increased risk of breast cancer, previous research has provided a distorted picture of the possibility of contributing Weight Loss reduces this possibility.
The current study has been conducted on a large number of women for a long time. Researchers calculated BMI for more than 61,000 women two and three years apart and followed their cases for more than 11 years during which more than 3,000 of them had breast cancer.
Compared to women who were stable during the first three years of study, those who lost at least five percent of their weight in the next three years were 12 percent less likely to develop in the next decade.
"Our findings suggest that women may reduce the risk of cancer even though they are obese after losing weight," said Rowan Chlabowski of the City of Hope Medical Center in Duarte, California. … It should be encouraging for women, for many it is possible to achieve and maintain a slight weight loss. "
All women participating in the study have reached a stage where estrogen production is low and the major source of this hormone is fatty tissue, so obesity increases the risk of cancer because this hormone helps tumor growth.
Weight loss reduces female cancer
https://www.alittihad.ae/article/74120/2018/ Weight Loss-Reduction-Injury-Women-Cancer