Effects of chemotherapy-induced castration on serum lipids and apoproteins in premenopausal women with node-positive breast cancer.

@article{Saarto1996EffectsOC,
  title={Effects of chemotherapy-induced castration on serum lipids and apoproteins in premenopausal women with node-positive breast cancer.},
  author={Tiina Saarto and Carl Blomqvist and Christian P Ehnholm and Marja Riitta Taskinen and Inkeri Elomaa},
  journal={The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism},
  year={1996},
  volume={81 12},
  pages={4453-7}
}
The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of adjuvant chemotherapy on serum lipids and lipoproteins in premenopausal nonmetastatic breast cancer patients. Fifty-nine premenopausal breast cancer patients were treated with adjuvant chemotherapy comprising cyclophosphamide, methotrexate, and 5-fluorouracil. Levels of serum FSH, LH, and estradiol; fasting plasma levels of total cholesterol, high density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL), low density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL… CONTINUE READING
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