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Endometrial cancer risk increased by obesity and inactivity

The risk of developing endometrial cancer may be increased by obesity and physical inactivity say Dutch researchers. Obesity increased the risk by 4 ˝ times. An inactive lifestyle increased the risk by 46%. Height was tested but did not seem to affect incidence of endometrial cancer.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Reuters - Health

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About: Endometrial cancer risk increased by obesity and inactivity

Date: 4 November 2004

Source: Reuters - Health

URL: http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&cid=571&ncid=751&e=6&u=/nm/20041104/hl_nm/obesity_cancer_dc

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