Intentional weight loss and risk of lymphohematopoietic cancers.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

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

Keywords:

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

Abstract:

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.