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Jeffrey A. Meyerhardt, Paul J. Catalano, Daniel G. Haller, Robert J. Mayer, Al B. Benson III, John S. Macdonald and Charles S. Fuchs Influence of body mass index on outcomes and treatment-related toxicity in patients with colon carcinoma Cancer 98

Version of Record online: 30 JUN 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/cncr.11544

Higher body mass index (BMI) is associated with an increased risk of developing colon carcinoma, although its influence on patients with the disease is unknown. Among women with Stage II–III colon carcinoma, obesity was associated with significantly worse overall mortality as well as a borderline significant increase in disease recurrence; this correlation was not seen in men across BMI classes.

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