Clinical pathological characteristics and prognostic analysis of 1,013 breast cancer patients with diabetes

@article{Hou2012ClinicalPC,
  title={Clinical pathological characteristics and prognostic analysis of 1,013 breast cancer patients with diabetes},
  author={Guofang Hou and Sheng Zhang and Xiaobei Zhang and Pei Wang and Xiaomeng Hao and Jin Zhang},
  journal={Breast Cancer Research and Treatment},
  year={2012},
  volume={137},
  pages={807-816}
}
The purpose of this study was to investigate the clinical, pathological, and prognostic characteristics of breast cancer patients with diabetes. In total, the study included 1,013 breast cancer patients with diabetes and 4,621 breast cancer patients without diabetes. Patients with diabetes were further divided into the metformin- and nonmetformin-treated subgroups. The percentage of elderly patients (P < 0.001), obese patients (P < 0.001), and menopausal patients (P < 0.001) as well as the… CONTINUE READING
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