Looking at markers for cancer survival.
August 2016 - It has already been well established that people who are obese are more likely to develop cancer than people of healthy weight. There are a lot of different theories on why, says Tufts veterinary nutritionist Cailin Heinze, VMD, DACVM. One of the main ones, she comments, is that obesity is a chronic inflammatory condition. Its thought that some inflammatory chemical triggers that shouldnt normally be floating around in your bloodstream in relatively high amounts could set things in motion by causing changes in cells that lead to the growth of malignant tumors.