The Connection between Diet, Obesity, and Cancer: Nutrition Experts Explore the Evidence (image) Elsevier Share Print E-Mail Caption Obesity is associated with increased risk of developing and dying from the following cancers: breast (in postmenopausal women), ovarian, liver, gallbladder, kidney (renal cell), colon, pancreatic, gastric, esophageal (adenocarcinoma), endometrial, thyroid, multiple myeloma, and meningioma. Obesity is also associated with progression (but not incidence) of prostate cancer. Credit Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.