Overweight as a Prognostic Factor for Triple-Negative Breast Cancers in Chinese Women

@inproceedings{Hao2015OverweightAA,
  title={Overweight as a Prognostic Factor for Triple-Negative Breast Cancers in Chinese Women},
  author={Shuang Hao and Yin Liu and Ke-Da Yu and Sheng Hui Chen and Wen-tao Yang and Graham A Colditz and Ming Tan},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2015}
}
PURPOSE Obesity is associated with poorer outcomes in patients with hormone receptor-positive breast cancers, but this association is not well established for women with triple-negative breast cancers (TNBC). Here, we investigated the prognostic effects of body mass index (BMI) on clinical outcomes in patients with TNBC. METHODS We identified 1106 patients with TNBC who met the inclusion criteria and were treated between January 2002 and June 2012. Clinical and biological features were… CONTINUE READING
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