Metabolic Syndrome Could Up Endometrial Cancer Risk Independently Of Obesity

January 13, 2015 7:07 PM

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New research suggests women who 65 years of age or older and have metabolic syndrome had an increased risk of endometrial cancer.

Metabolic syndrome is characterized by low levels of "good" cholesterol and high levels of fats known of as triglycerides, the American Association for Cancer Research reported. The increased risk was found to be independent of other risk factors including being obese or overweight. Past studies hav...

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