Kristina Lindemann (Akershus University Hospital, Lorenskog) and colleagues included a study of 31,473 women who initially had no tumors, and during nine years of recorded cases of endometrial cancer As expected, increasing BMI was associated with an increased risk of endometrial cancer, so women with a BMI over 40 kg/m2 risk of cancer was eight times higher than among women with a BMI less than 25.
Furthermore, the risk of endometrial cancer associated triglyceride levels, as the largest quartile of triglycerides (over 4.0 mmol / L) was characterized by an increased risk of cancer in a 2.34-fold.
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