Impact of the obesity on lymph node status in operable breast cancer patients

Keskin O., Aksoy S., Babacan T., Sarici F., Kertmen N., Solak M., ...More

JOURNAL OF BUON, vol.18, no.4, pp.824-830, 2013 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 18 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF BUON
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.824-830
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


Purpose: Although many studies have shown association of obesity and tumor size, the association with the lymph node status is not clear. We examined the relationship of the lymph node status and obesity and other possible factors in early breast cancer patients.