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Appendix A: Acronyms
Pages 81-84

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... receptor DNA deoxyribonucleic acid DPP diabetes prevention program EGF epidermal growth factor 81
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... 82 THE ROLE OF OBESITY IN CANCER EMT epithelial-mesenchymal transition ER estrogen receptor ERK extracellular-signal-regulated kinase FDA Food and Drug Administration FFA free fatty acid GP glycoprotein HEAL Health, Eating, Activity, and Lifestyle study IGF insulin-like growth factor IL interleukin IOM Institute of Medicine IRS insulin receptor substrate JAK Janus kinase LIF leukemia inhibitory factor MAC macrophages MCP monocyte chemotactic protein MI myocardial infarction mTOR mammalian target of rapamycin NCI National Cancer Institute NCPF National Cancer Policy Forum NF-kB nuclear factor kappa-light-chain-enhancer of activated B cells NHS Nurses' Health Study NIH National Institutes of Health PAI plasminogen activator inhibitor PGE prostaglandin PI3K phosphoinositide 3-kinase PR progesterone receptor PSA prostate specific antigen PTEN phosphatase and tensin homolog
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... 83 APPENDIX A REAP Rapid Eating and Activity Assessment for Patients RMR resting metabolic rate ROS reactive oxygen species SHBG sex hormone binding globulin STAT signal transducer and activator of transcription TEE total energy expenditure TEF thermic effect of food TG triglycerides TGFb transforming growth factor b TNF tumor necrosis factor TPA tumor promoting agent TREC Transdisciplinary Research on Energetics and Cancer TSC tuberous sclerosis protein USPSTF U.S. Preventative Services Task Force VEGF vascular endothelial growth factor WCRF World Cancer Research Fund WHEL Women's Healthy Eating and Living study WHO World Health Organization WINS Women's Intervention Nutrition Study

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