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Public Education on Diet and Cancer: Calories, Weight and Exercise

  • C. La Vecchia
  • E. Negri
Part of the Developments in Oncology book series (DION, volume 70)

Abstract

The observation that energy intake, and consequently body weight, have a role in the process of carcinogenesis was made in the early 1940’s on animal experiments: rodents fed at libitum had a higher cancer incidence than animals with restricted calorie intake (Tannenbaum, 1940).

Keywords

Breast Cancer Cancer Risk Breast Cancer Risk Endometrial Cancer Natl Cancer Inst 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. La Vecchia
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • E. Negri
    • 1
  1. 1.Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche “Mario Negri”MilanoItaly
  2. 2.Institute of Social and Preventive MedicineUniversity of LausanneLausanneSwitzerland
  3. 3.Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche “Mario Negri”MilanItaly

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