Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism / 2017 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Diet-Induced Obesity Is Associated with an Impaired NK Cell Function and an Increased Colon Cancer Incidence

Table 3

Characterization of colon tumors in normal weight (control) or diet-induced obese (DIO) rats treated with azoxymethane (AOM).

ControlDIO

Tumor number and localization
 Animals per group1211
 Total tumor number69
 Proximal colon tumors33
 Distal colon tumors36
Tumor type
 Adenoma31
 Adenocarcinoma38
Tumor parameters
 Tumor size 25.88 ± 12.8747.72 ± 13.28
 Tumor weight 6.81 ± 4.7914.53 ± 4.66

are expressed as mean ± SEM.

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