extra pounds lead to increased recurrence in ER positive breast cancer

Previous studies have indicated a higher risk of recurrence of breast cancer for women carrying extra weight, but the latest study published in Cancer defines that risk as associated with estrogen receptive (ER) positive breast cancer.

Increased risk of recurrence of most common type of breast cancer in overweight and obese women. In Medical News Today 8-28-12

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2 responses to “extra pounds lead to increased recurrence in ER positive breast cancer

  1. Hugs, pirouettes and flowers, dear Lady!

  2. hmnnnn……extra pounds—- sucks to be me.

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