Breast-cancer survival rate lower for women with high BMI

07/28/2008 | Reuters

British researchers say women who have breast cancer and a high BMI have lower survival rates. The study found women with the highest BMIs had a 52% higher risk of death than those with the lowest BMIs. The team also says women who had four or more full-term pregnancies and those whose last pregnancy was more recent also had a lower survival rate.

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