Obesity and endometrial cancer

Obesity and endometrial cancer

Gynecologic oncologist Amanika Kumar, M.D., discusses endometrial cancer, the most common gynecologic malignancy, and obesity's impact on the disease.

Women who are obese are six times more likely to develop endometrial cancer than women who maintain a healthy weight. Dr. Kumar explains why and discusses treatment options and the importance of developing a healthy lifestyle.

Learn more about endometrial cancer symptoms and causes at Mayo Clinic.


Published

July 26, 2018

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Mayo Clinic

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