Association of Endometrial Carcinoma with Obesity and Diabetes Mellitus

Background: Endometrial cancer, previously referred to as carcinoma of the uterus. The incidence of endometrial cancer is raising, due to improved screening causing fewer hysterectomies in ageing population. Several studies are going on to find out the association and effects between DM and DM related diseases, especially the cancer. Obesity and physical inactivity plays important role as modifiable determinants of insulin resistance, hyperinsulinaemia and diabetes. All these factors are also responsible for endometrial cancer.


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