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Journal of Obesity
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 291546, 11 pages
Review Article

Obesity as a Major Risk Factor for Cancer

Department of Biomedical Sciences and Human Oncology, Section of Internal Medicine and Oncology, University of Bari “Aldo Moro”, School of Medicine, Policlinico, Piazza Giulio Cesare 11, 70124 Bari, Italy

Received 18 December 2012; Revised 17 July 2013; Accepted 25 July 2013

Academic Editor: Francesco Saverio Papadia

Copyright © 2013 Giovanni De Pergola and Franco Silvestris. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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