Association of breast cancer subtypes and body mass index

Petekkaya I., ŞAHİN U., Gezgen G., Solak M., YÜCE D., DİZDAR Ö., ...More

TUMORI J, vol.99, no.2, pp.129-133, 2013 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 99 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1700/1283.14180
  • Journal Name: TUMORI J
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.129-133
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


Aims and background. Breast cancer is a heterogeneous disease with various pathological and molecular subtypes. This study aims to determine the association between BMI and the distribution of breast cancer subtypes defined by estrogen receptor (ER), progesterone receptor (PR) and human epidermal growth factor receptor (HER2/neu) expression in pre- and postmenopausal breast cancers.