Height, weight, and risk of breast cancer relapse

Timothy Eberlein, Richard Simon, Susan Fisher, Marc E. Lippman

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The records of 231 patients with primary breast cancer and 85 patients with metastatic breast cancer were reviewed to determine whether indices of body weight were associated with prognosis. Results support previous reports that indices of body weight are relatively weak, but real, prognostic factors.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)81-86
Number of pages6
JournalBreast Cancer Research and Treatment
Issue number1
StatePublished - Feb 1985


  • body weight
  • obesity
  • prognostic factors
  • recurrence


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