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Obesity and the outcome of young breast cancer patients in the UK: the POSH study.

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BACKGROUND: Obese breast cancer patients have a poorer prognosis than non-obese patients. We examined data from a large prospective cohort study to explore the associations of obesity with tumour pathology, treatment and outcome in young British breast cancer patients receiving modern oncological treatments. PATIENTS AND METHODS: A total of 2956 patients aged ≤40 at breast cancer diagnosis were recruited from 126 UK hospitals from 2001 to 2007. Height and weight were measured at registration....

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10.1093/annonc/mdu509

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Journal:
Annals of oncology : official journal of the European Society for Medical Oncology / ESMO
Volume:
26
Issue:
1
Pages:
101-112
Publication date:
2015-01-01
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EISSN:
1569-8041
ISSN:
0923-7534
Source identifiers:
488446
Language:
English
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pubs:488446
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uuid:8a674df0-58d8-4948-b862-c4a3a898f00c
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pubs:488446
Deposit date:
2014-12-15

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