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The effects of obesity and exercise on radiation-induced leukemia (2017)

Title:

The effects of obesity and exercise on radiation-induced leukemia

Key words:

obesity, radiation, exercise

Research Institution:

University of Ottawa

Location:

Ottawa, Canada

Researcher:

Michael De Lisio

Project Description:

Dr. De Lisio and his team will be examining the effects of both body weight and nutrition on the risk of developing leukemia that is developed after radiation treatment. The team predicts that body weight will have a direct correlation with the risk of developing the disease, and that exercise will offset this risk.

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