Key clinical point: Adolescent obesity seems to confer increased risk for midlife cancer and could be an important intervention target for cancer prevention.
Major finding: Adolescent obesity was significantly associated with midlife cancer incidence in men (HR, 1.26), and, after exclusion of cervical and breast cancers, in women (HR, 1.27).
Study details: A large population-based cohort study of nearly 2.3 million individuals.
Disclosures: The authors reported having no disclosures.
Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol. 2020 Feb 3. doi: 10.1016/S2213-8587(20)30019-X.