Prevention of cancer and cancer recurrence through weight control – where are we in 2020?  

Our Population Health work stream has recently published two papers on the role of obesity in cancer prevention and survivorship in the British Journal of Cancer. Work stream Chair Professor Annie Anderson says: “Whilst much has been written about obesity and cancer the evidence on the impact of how intentional weight loss impact on cancer risk reduction and cancer survivorship remains an area of discovery. As the world gains weight and cancer incidence increases it is timely to ensure that the impact of change in body weight and body composition are high in our research agenda”. 

Read the articles here: 

Cancer prevention through weight control – where are we in 2020? 

Cancer survivorship and excess body fatness – where are we in 2020?