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Clinically defined type 2 diabetes mellitus and prognosis in early-stage breast cancer.

Authors
  • Erickson, Kirsten
  • Patterson, Ruth E
  • Flatt, Shirley W
  • Natarajan, Loki
  • Parker, Barbara A
  • Heath, Dennis D
  • Laughlin, Gail A
  • Saquib, Nazmus
  • Rock, Cheryl L
  • Pierce, John P
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of Clinical Oncology
Publisher
American Society of Clinical Oncology
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2011
Volume
29
Issue
1
Pages
54–60
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1200/JCO.2010.29.3183
PMID: 21115861
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Chronic hyperglycemia is statistically significantly associated with reduced overall survival in survivors of early-stage breast cancer. Further study of diabetes and its relationship to breast cancer outcomes is warranted.

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