The increased risk of cancer in obesity and type 2 diabetes: Potential mechanisms

Emily Jane Gallagher, Ruslan Novosyadlyy, Shoshana Yakar, Derek Leroith

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Abstract

Theories on a connection between diabetes, obesity, and cancer have existed for over a century. In 1910, despite their elusive etiologies, Maynard hypothesized that a correlation between diabetes and cancer could exist, as both conditions were increasing in prevalence and had similar age distributions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationPrinciples of Diabetes Mellitus
PublisherSpringer US
Pages579-599
Number of pages21
ISBN (Print)9780387098401
DOIs
StatePublished - 2010

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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