Prognostic value of body mass index in locally advanced breast cancer.

Abstract

PURPOSE The purpose of this retrospective study was to determine the association and prognostic value of body mass index (BMI) at the time of initial diagnosis in patients with locally advanced breast cancer (LABC). The analysis includes the subsets of inflammatory (IBC) and noninflammatory (non-IBC LABC) breast cancer. EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN We identified… (More)
DOI: 10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-07-1479

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@article{Dawood2008PrognosticVO, title={Prognostic value of body mass index in locally advanced breast cancer.}, author={Shaheenah Dawood and Kristine R. Broglio and Ana Mar{\'i}a Gonz{\'a}lez-Angulo and Shu-Wan C Kau and Rabiul Islam and Gabriel N Hortobagyi and Massimo Cristofanilli}, journal={Clinical cancer research : an official journal of the American Association for Cancer Research}, year={2008}, volume={14 6}, pages={1718-25} }