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The Link Between Obesity and Cancer - 'World Obesity Day' Special Episode

As we are observing the World Obesity Day on 4th March 2021, here is the special episode of "Know It To Beat It" by Dr. Prabhu Nesargikar, consultant – upper GI cancer and bariatric and endoscopic surgeon at HCG Cancer Centre, Bangalore.

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   March 3, 2022

   10:50 min

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As we are observing the World Obesity Day on 4th March 2021, here is the special episode of “Know It To Beat It” by Dr. Prabhu Nesargikar, consultant – upper GI cancer and bariatric and endoscopic surgeon at HCG Cancer Centre, Bangalore. Dr. Prabhu discusses the negative impact of obesity on overall health and its role in leading to 7 types of cancer, which predominantly include the cancers of the breast and womb.

As he discusses the importance of healthy weight management, he also stresses on the significance of multimodal therapy, which helps in treating overweight conditions and obesity holistically through diet, exercises and counselling.

As he concludes the episode, he urges everyone to cultivate healthy lifestyle practices that contribute to a happy and salubrious living.

Early detection and timely intervention still remain the best way to beat cancer. Our multidisciplinary team ensures that each case is diligently looked at to ensure that each patient receives the right treatment, the first time.

For any cancer-related enquiries, feel free to get in touch with us or log on to www.hcgoncology.com.

Podcast hosted by: Dr. Prabhu Nesargikar, consultant – upper GI cancer and bariatric and endoscopic surgeon at HCG Cancer Centre, Bangalore.

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