BMI

Increasing Weight Associated With Disease Progression in Multiple Myeloma

Increasing Weight Associated With Disease Progression in Multiple Myeloma

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Increasing body mass index (BMI) allows growth and progression of disease in patients with multiple myeloma, a recently published study has shown.

Direct Measures of Body Composition, not BMI, Needed to Track Obesity During Leukemia Treatment

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Change in BMI does not reflect body composition of patients undergoing treatment for ALL, suggesting direct measures of body composition should be used to evaluate obesity in patients with leukemia.

Baseline hypertension, ASIs affect hypertension, survival during VEGF inhibitor therapy

Baseline hypertension, ASIs affect hypertension, survival during VEGF inhibitor therapy

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Baseline hypertension and BMI can affect worsening hypertension among patients administered vascular endothelial growth factor signaling pathway inhibitors, according to research presented at the 2014 ASCO Annual Meeting.

BMI linked to mortality for prostate cancer

BMI linked to mortality for prostate cancer

or men with prostate cancer, body mass index (BMI) at diagnosis is associated with mortality, according to a study.

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