Can Adolescent Obesity Increase Pancreatic Cancer Risk?
Researches were going on since long regarding adolescent obesity and other related problems. It is noted that men who are overweight or with higher BMI develop a risk of having pancreatic cancer.
Do you know that pancreatic cancer is the sixth most common type of cancer found in us? With time, the number of pancreatic cancer cases is increasing considerably. Doctors and the concerned departments are creating awareness programs at a large number to reduce the serious cases altogether.
However, the change in lifestyle today is highly responsible for having pancreatic cancer at a very early age. Adolescent today are extremely overweight as they mostly dwell on fast foods that are exceptionally spicy and adulterated. It is necessary to keep the weight in control according to age. Foods that are detrimental to health should be avoided. The parent should take initiative and make their kids aware of the consequences.
Levi and colleagues wrote, "To our knowledge, this is the largest analysis to date of measures of adolescent obesity in association with the risk for pancreatic cancer."