David M Neatrour

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Axillary lymph node status is the most important prognostic factor in predicting disease outcome in women with breast cancer. A number of chromosomal aberrations in primary breast tumors have been correlated with lymph node status and clinical outcome, but chromosomal changes particular to metastatic lymph node tumors have not been well studied. DNA samples(More)
Low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol lowering is a primary goal in clinical management of patients with cardiovascular disease, but traditional cholesterol levels may not accurately reflect the true atherogenicity of plasma lipid profiles. The size and concentration of lipoprotein particles, which transport cholesterol and triglycerides, may provide(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Insulin and leptin are important markers of insulin resistance and vascular inflammation in metabolic and cardiovascular diseases. This study evaluated changes in circulating levels of insulin and leptin during a cardiovascular health program to improve our understanding of cardiometabolic risk reduction. METHODS AND RESULTS(More)
PURPOSE Psychosocial factors have significant effects on development and progression of coronary artery disease (CAD), but appropriate strategies for clinical management of multiple risk factors in persons with CAD are not well defined. This study evaluated changes in psychosocial functioning in patients with cardiovascular disease participating in an(More)
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