Intentional weight loss and risk of lymphohematopoietic cancers.

Publication Type:

Journal Article


Cancer causes & control : CCC, Volume 21, Issue 2, p.223-36 (2010)


2010, Adult, Aged, Body Mass Index, Center-Authored Paper, Female, Humans, Incidence, LEUKEMIA, Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin, Middle Aged, Multiple Myeloma, Public Health Sciences Division, Questionnaires, Risk Factors, United States, Weight Loss


We hypothesized that intentional weight loss may be associated with development of lymphohematopoietic cancers, based on observations of immune suppression following weight loss in short-term studies.