The Impact of Obesity on Breast Cancer: A Retrospective Review

  title={The Impact of Obesity on Breast Cancer: A Retrospective Review},
  author={Danielle J. Haakinson and Steven G Leeds and Amylou C Dueck and Richard Gray and Nabil Wasif and Chee Chee Stucky and Donald W. Northfelt and Heidi A. Apsey Cnp and Barbara A. Pockaj},
  journal={Annals of Surgical Oncology},
Obesity has been linked to many adverse health consequences, including breast cancer; however, the impact on clinical presentation, tumor characteristics, and survival outcomes has yet to be clearly defined. Retrospective review of a prospectively collected database of patients treated at a single institution for invasive breast cancer from 2000–2008 comparing two groups: nonobese (body mass index of <30) and obese (body mass index of ≥30) patients. Continuous variables, categorical variables… CONTINUE READING
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