Breast cancer lethal for obese women

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By Kathleen Blanchard RN for

Breast cancer and obesity can be a lethal combination for women, find researchers. The chances of surviving the disease are higher for women whose weight is normal before and after cancer diagnosis.

Estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer, obesity specifically linked to higher mortality
In an investigation of nearly 4,000 breast cancer survivors, researchers found a strong link between dying from estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer for overweight and obese women, but the same link was not found for estrogen receptor-negative cancer.

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