The Surprisingly Positive Association Between Obesity and Cancer Immunotherapy Efficacy

This Viewpoint reviews early evidence of improved outcomes among patients with cancer and higher BMIs treated with tumor checkpoint inhibitors, and the scientific challenges of distinguishing the mechanism of favorable vs adverse effects of obesity on cancer epidemiology and responses to treatment.

Source: The Surprisingly Positive Association Between Obesity and Cancer Immunotherapy Efficacy

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Stephanie Figon, MS, RDN, LD

Founder of NutriScape.NET. As a dietitian since 1992, Steph Figon has had experiences in consulting, 15 years in clinical, and has operated a private practice nutrition counseling office for since 2011. The RDNutriScape Instagram