Worldwide burden of cancer attributable to diabetes and high body-mass index: a comparative risk assessment

TitleWorldwide burden of cancer attributable to diabetes and high body-mass index: a comparative risk assessment
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2018
AuthorsPearson-Stuttard J, Zhou B, Kontis V, Bentham J, Gunter MJ, Ezzati M
JournalThe Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology
Volume6
Pagination95-104
ISBN Number2213-8587
Abstract

BackgroundDiabetes and high body-mass index (BMI) are associated with increased risk of several cancers, and are increasing in prevalence in most countries. We estimated the cancer incidence attributable to diabetes and high BMI as individual risk factors and in combination, by country and sex.

Short TitleLancet Diabetes Endocrinol