Adipokines, insulin resistance, metabolic syndrome, and breast cancer recurrence: a cohort study

@inproceedings{Oh2010AdipokinesIR,
  title={Adipokines, insulin resistance, metabolic syndrome, and breast cancer recurrence: a cohort study},
  author={Sang Woo Oh and Cheol Young Park and Eun Sook Lee and Yeong Sook Yoon and Eon Sook Lee and Sangshin Park and Yuil Kim and Nak Jin Sung and Young Ho Yun and Keun Seok Lee and Han-Sung Kang and Youngmi Kwon and Jungsil Ro},
  booktitle={Breast Cancer Research},
  year={2010}
}
Several in vitro studies have suggested the effects of adipokines and insulin resistance on breast cancer cell proliferation and survival. However, little is known about the clinical significance of these findings. We examined associations between breast cancer recurrence and adiponectin, leptin, insulin resistance, and metabolic syndrome (MetS) in a cohort of 747 patients from 2001 to 2004. Adjusted hazard ratios showed an inverse trend across the quartiles for serum adiponectin concentration… CONTINUE READING
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