The prognostic impact of obesity on molecular subtypes of breast cancer in premenopausal women

Turkoz F. P., Solak M., Petekkaya I., Keskin O., Kertmen N., Sarici F., ...More

JOURNAL OF BUON, vol.18, no.2, pp.335-341, 2013 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 18 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF BUON
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.335-341
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


Purpose: The increasing incidence of obesity throughout the world will result in expansion of the number of women at risk for developing breast cancer. Obesity is associated with adverse outcomes in postmenopausal women with breast cancer. in premenopausal women, the association is Less clear. We investigated the impact of obesity on tumor features, hormonal status, recurrence and mortality in premenopausal breast cancer patients, classified according to molecular subtypes.