Body mass index and survival in women with breast cancer—systematic literature review and meta-analysis of 82 follow-up studies

@inproceedings{Chan2014BodyMI,
  title={Body mass index and survival in women with breast cancer—systematic literature review and meta-analysis of 82 follow-up studies},
  author={Doris Sau Man Chan and Ana Rita Vieira and Dagfinn Aune and Elisa V. Bandera and Darren C Greenwood and Anne Mctiernan and Deborah A. Navarro Rosenblatt and Inger Thune and Rui Vieira and Teresa Norat},
  booktitle={Annals of oncology : official journal of the European Society for Medical Oncology},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Positive association between obesity and survival after breast cancer was demonstrated in previous meta-analyses of published data, but only the results for the comparison of obese versus non-obese was summarised. METHODS We systematically searched in MEDLINE and EMBASE for follow-up studies of breast cancer survivors with body mass index (BMI) before and after diagnosis, and total and cause-specific mortality until June 2013, as part of the World Cancer Research Fund Continuous… CONTINUE READING
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