Annual Report to the Nation on the status of cancer, 1975-2008, featuring cancers associated with excess weight and lack of sufficient physical activity (pages 2338–2366)
Christie Eheman, S. Jane Henley, Rachel Ballard-Barbash, Eric J. Jacobs, Maria J. Schymura, Anne-Michelle Noone, Liping Pan, Robert N. Anderson, Janet E. Fulton, Betsy A. Kohler, Ahmedin Jemal, Elizabeth Ward, Marcus Plescia, Lynn A. G. Ries and Brenda K. Edwards
Version of Record online: 28 MAR 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/cncr.27514
The American Cancer Society, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National Cancer Institute, and the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries collaborate annually to provide updated information regarding cancer occurrence and trends in the United States. This year's report highlights the increased cancer risk associated with excess weight and lack of sufficient physical activity and emphasizes the importance of efforts to promote healthy weight and sufficient physical activity in reducing the cancer burden in the United States.