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Obesity and breast cancer: a review of the literature

Carmichael, Amtul R, Bates, Tom (2004) Obesity and breast cancer: a review of the literature. The Breast, 13 . pp. 85-92. ISSN 0960-9776. (doi:10.1016/j.breast.2003.03.001) (Access to this publication is currently restricted. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:23629)

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Summary A woman’s build, the risk of breast cancer and its subsequent prognosis

an inverse relationship has been found between weight and breast cancer among

that overweight or obese women are at increased risk of developing postmenopausal

advanced stage of breast cancer at diagnosis in terms of tumour size but data on

such as surgery, radiotherapy, chemotherapy and hormonal treatment may be

is worse in most but not all studies of prognosis of obese pre- and postmenopausal wmen with breast cancer.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1016/j.breast.2003.03.001
Subjects: R Medicine > RD Surgery
R Medicine
Divisions: Divisions > Directorate of Education > Centre for Professional Practice
Depositing User: Bates Tom
Date Deposited: 29 Jun 2011 13:20 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2021 12:34 UTC
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