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Video Q&A: Excess body weight and cancer

03 Jan 2013

In this Q&A Professor Rudolph Kaaks discusses the evidence to suggest epidemiological links between excess body weight and cancer, the possible mechanistic pathways, and their implications for public health.Kaaks is Professor of Cancer Epidemiology and head of the Division of Cancer Epidemiology at the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), and a principal investigator with the European Investigation on Nutrition and Cancer (EPIC). His research focus is on metabolic and endocrine pathways that may provide a link between lifestyle, nutritional energy balance and cancer risk.A video of this interview is currently available here:

3 January 2013

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