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Video: Cynthia Thomson, PhD, RD, Shares Results From New Study on Nutrition and Obesity-Related Cancer

Cynthia A. Thomson, PhD, RDCynthia Thomson

The link between obesity and certain types of cancer is proven. However, women who are not overweight still may have an increased risk of cancer, according to research led by Cynthia A. Thomson, PhD, RD, professor of health promotion sciences at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health. Dr. Thomson shares results from the study, “Association between Dietary Energy Density and Obesity-Associated Cancer: Results from the Women’s Health Initiative," published August 17, 2017 in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

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