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ea0032p749 | Obesity | ECE2013

BMI as a prognostic feature in patients with breast cancer treated with chemo/endocrine therapy

Katalinic Darko , Santek Fedor , Juretic Antonio , Basic-Koretic Martina , Loncar Kresimir , Soce Majana , Nikolac Nora , Plestina Stjepko

Introduction: High BMI has been associated with an increased risk for breast cancer among premenopausal and postmenopausal women. Several biological mechanisms play a significant role in the genesis and progression of breast cancer.Material and methods: This study aimed to investigate relationship between BMI and breast cancer diagnosis or progression in a Croatian population. BMI, presence or absence of breast cancer and its clinical-pathological charac...