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Interventions for weight reduction in obesity to improve survival in women with endometrial cancer

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Background Diagnoses of endometrial cancer are increasing secondary to the rising prevalence of obesity. Obesity plays an important role in promoting the development of endometrial cancer, by inducing a state of unopposed oestrogen excess, insulin resistance and inflammation. It also affects treatment, increasing the risk of surgical complications and the complexity of radiotherapy planning, and may additionally impact on subsequent survival. Weight‐loss interventions have...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1002/14651858.CD012513.pub2

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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John Wiley & Sons, Ltd Publisher's website
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Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews Journal website
Volume:
2018
Issue:
2
Article number:
CD012513
Publication date:
2018-02-01
Acceptance date:
2017-01-01
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ISSN:
1469-493X
Source identifiers:
671164
Language:
English
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pubs:671164
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uuid:02955b6c-5697-4035-9913-813ecddaa324
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pubs:671164
Deposit date:
2017-01-16

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