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Translated title of the contribution: Role of obesity in colorectal carcinogenesis

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The obesity is the second most frequent cause of death which can be prevented. It elevates the risk of cardiovascular diseases, diabetes mellitus type 2, cancers and premature mortality. Overweight and obesity responsible for 14% of cancer caused death in males, and 20% in females, respectively. Authors review the connection between obesity, metabolic syndrome and related metabolic alterations with colorectal cancers. They summerize the role of inflammation, hyperinsulinemia, insulin-like growth factor-I and adipokines in the colorectal carcinogenesis.

Original languageHungarian
Pages (from-to)2411-2416
Number of pages6
JournalOrvosi hetilap
Issue number51
Publication statusPublished - Dec 23 2007


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