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Author Role of Obesity in Cancer Survival and Recurrence (Workshop) (2011 : Washington, D.C.)

Title The role of obesity in cancer survival and recurrence : workshop summary / National Cancer Policy Forum, Board on Health Care Services, Margie Patlak and Sharyl J. Nass, Rapporteurs, Institute of Medicine of the National Academies
Published Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, [2012]


Description 1 online resource (xvi, 110 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series Online access: NCBI NCBI Bookshelf
Contents Introduction -- Overview of the obesity-cancer link -- Molecular mechanisms -- Clinical evidence of the obesity link to cancer -- Clinical study design issues -- Potential treatments to counter effects of obesity -- Challenges in studying or inducing lifestyle changes in patients -- What to advise cancer patients -- Policy suggestions -- Wrapping up
Notes ".the National Cancer Policy Forum (NCPF) of the Institute of Medicine (IOM) held a 2-day workshop on "The Role of Obesity in Cancer Survival and Recurrence," in Washington, DC, on October 31 and November 1, 2011"--Pages2
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages71-80)
Subject Cancer -- Prognosis -- United States -- Congresses
Obesity -- Complications -- United States -- Congresses
Obesity -- Treatment -- Congresses
Tumors -- Etiology -- Congresses
Medical policy -- United States -- Congresses
Medical policy.
Neoplasms -- diagnosis
Neoplasms -- etiology
Obesity -- complications
Obesity -- therapy
Nutritional Physiological Phenomena -- physiology
Health Policy
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- Cancer.
Cancer -- Prognosis
Medical policy
Obesity -- Complications
Obesity -- Treatment
Tumors -- Etiology
United States
United States
Genre/Form proceedings (reports)
Conference papers and proceedings
Conference papers and proceedings.
Actes de congrès.
Form Electronic book
Author Patlak, Margie, author
Nass, Sharyl J., author
ISBN 0309253349