According to a recent study by researchers in Family and Community Medicine at the Thomas Jefferson University published in the current issue of the Journal of Obesity, obesity is associated with higher rates of prostate cancer screening amongst all races and ethnic differences as well as lower rates of cervical cancer screening predominantly in white women. The study examined the role of obesity in cancer screening rates for prostate, cervical as well as breast and colorectal cancers across race, ethnicity and gender.


Continued at MedicalNewsToday>>