The Link between Obesity and Cancer provides a comprehensive review on the relationship between obesity and cancer, presenting global perspectives on obesity and cancer incidence that are followed by in-depth discussions on cancers for which we have new evidence of a causal relationship with obesity. Readers will gain fundamental knowledge on which cancer types are related to obesity. In addition, this updated resource provides significant knowledge for clinicians on when to act, along with specific management guidelines for patients, as well as how to understand potential risk factors and how to directly or indirectly minimize these risks.
The book also provides never-before-published scientific data for any researcher in the field, identifying molecular mechanisms and links behind the development of malignancy and promoting research in new and effective target pathways in developing therapeutic strategies.
- Provides essential knowledge on how to understand the link between obesity and cancer and why and how this occurs
- Presents a significant knowledge base for clinicians on when to act, along with patient management guidelines for patients with obesity and potential risk factors
- Contains new scientific data and findings for researchers that identify the molecular mechanisms and links behind the development of malignancy