There were many studies, articles and books Dr. Dressler and Dr. Ettinger used when writing The Dog Cancer Survival Guide. Here is a list of the most important references about body fat and adiponectin.
Adiponectin and cancer: a systematic review. Kelesidis I, Kelesidis T, Mantzoros CS. Br J Cancer. 2006 May 8;94(9):1221-5. Review.
Adiponectin in relation to malignancies: a review of existing basic research and clinical evidence. Barb D, et al. Am J Clin Nutr. 2007 Sep;86(3):s858-66. Review.
Adiponectin: a link between obesity and cancer. Barb D, Pazaitou-Panayiotou K, Mantzoros CS. Expert Opin Investig Drugs. 2006 Aug;15(8):917-31. Review.
Reducing the weight of cancer: mechanistic targets for breaking the obesity-carcinogenesis link. Hursting SD, et al. Best Pract Res Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2008 Aug;22(4):659-69. Review.
Prevalence of obese dogs in a population of dogs with cancer. Weeth LP, et al. Am J Vet Res. 2007 Apr;68(4):389-98.
Body conformation, diet, and risk of breast cancer in pet dogs: a case-control study. Sonnenschein EG, et al. Am J Epidemiol. 1991 Apr 1;133(7):694-703.
Relation between habitual diet and canine mammary tumors in a case-control study. Pérez Alenza D, et al. J Vet Intern Med. 1998 May-Jun;12(3):132-9.
Epidemiologic study of insecticide exposures, obesity, and risk of bladder cancer in household dogs. Glickman LT, et al. J Toxicol Environ Health. 1989;28(4):407-14.
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