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Changes in Age Distribution of Obesity-Associated Cancers.

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Summary of "Changes in Age Distribution of Obesity-Associated Cancers."

Recent studies have documented an association between overweight and obesity and certain cancers, as well as an increased incidence of obesity-associated cancers (OACs) in younger individuals. However, although important for cancer-control efforts, it is not known which subgroups of the population are most affected by these changes.

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Name: JAMA network open
ISSN: 2574-3805
Pages: e199261

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