As body mass index increases, so does spread of multiple myeloma

Obesity is believed to be a risk factor for many cancers, and each 5 kg/m2 increase in BMI is associated with an increase of 10 percent in cancer-related deaths, studies show. Now researchers have shown that as body mass index increases, so does the growth and spread of the blood cancer multiple myeloma. (Mehr in: Cancer News — ScienceDaily)