Body mass index is associated with gene methylation in estrogen receptor-positive breast tumors.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Although obesity is associated with breast cancer incidence and prognosis, the underlying mechanisms are poorly understood. Identification of obesity-associated epigenetic changes in breast tissue may advance mechanistic understanding of breast cancer initiation and progression. The goal of this study, therefore, was to investigate associations… (More)
DOI: 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-14-1017

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