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Large prospective study finds long-term obesity is associated with poorer pancreatic cancer survival

New results from a prospective study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology show that patients with a body mass index in the obese range live on average two to three months less after a pancreatic cancer diagnosis, compared with healthy weight patients, even after adjusting for factors that are known to predict survival for patients with this disease, such as age and disease stage.

Fuente : http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2013-10/aso…

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