Cancer and obesity: Clogged immune cells help explain link

| November 13, 2018

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Obesity is a risk factor for cancer, but researchers are only now unfurling the exact mechanisms behind this connection. A new study looks at how obesity might scupper the immune system's ability to attack tumor cells. Obesity is at an all-time high in the United States. According to the National Institutes of Health, two-thirds of adults in the U.S. are either obese or overweight. Obesity increases the risk of developing a number of health conditions, including type 2 diabetes, hypertension, cardiovascular disease, and kidney disease.

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