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Does obesity compromise survival in women with breast cancer?

Carmichael, Amtul R, Bendall, Susan, Lockerbie, Lona, Prescott, R.J., Bates, Tom (2004) Does obesity compromise survival in women with breast cancer? The Breast, 13 . pp. 93-96. ISSN 0960-9776. (doi:10.1016/j.breast.2003.03.002) (Access to this publication is currently restricted. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:23630)

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Summary Obesity, measured by high body mass index (BMI430 kg/m2) is associated

on prognosis is not clear. A prospectively accrued and regularly validated database

1963 and 1999 was analysed for clinical and pathological tumour characteristics

risk factors and outcome of obese and non-obese patients were compared.

size and worse Nottingham prognostic index. There was no statistically

group. Hazard ratios (95% Cl) were 0.81 (0.62–1.06) and 0.80 (0.63–1.01),

respectively. In the present study, obesity is not an indicator of worst prognosis of breast cancer.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1016/j.breast.2003.03.002
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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