AICR eNews: Helping you prevent and survive cancer

Every other week, a new issue of AICR’s Cancer Research Update (CRU) keeps you up-to-date on research and breaking news in the study of diet, physical activity, weight and cancer.

Each issue of CRU features:

  • Profiles of AICR grantees and other leading scientists
  • “Behind-the-headlines” articles that help you place new studies in a meaningful context.
  • Easy-to-read summaries of the latest research findings

In this Issue of CRU


Any Measure of Excess Body Fat has Same Effect on Increased Risk for Postmenopausal Breast Cancer

Findings from a new study suggest that overall body fat is the “smoking gun” – a key predictor of postmenopausal breast cancer risk among women. Maintaining a healthy weight can help reduce the risk of many types of cancer and other chronic diseases.
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