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Type 2 diabetes mellitus and characteristics of breast cancer in China.

@article{Liao2010Type2D,
  title={Type 2 diabetes mellitus and characteristics of breast cancer in China.},
  author={Shichong Liao and Jinxin Li and Lijun Wang and Yimin Zhang and Changhua Wang and Mingbo Hu and Biao Ma and Geng Wang and Shengrong Sun},
  journal={Asian Pacific journal of cancer prevention : APJCP},
  year={2010},
  volume={11 4},
  pages={
          933-7
        }
}
Studies have showed an association between type 2 diabetes and breast cancer in Western countries. The association should be confirmed in an Asian population which has a lower incidence of breast cancer. Our study aimed to compare the clinicopathologic characteristics of breast cancers in women with and without type 2 diabetes mellitus in China. Each group included 143 cases, similar in parity, body mass index, family history, mode of diagnosis, menarche age and hormone receptors except for… CONTINUE READING

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