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Obese patients with early-stage HER2-positive breast cancer may have worse outcomes than patients who are normal weight or overweight, according to a study presented at the 2011 CTRC-AACR San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium by Jennifer Crozier, M.D., a medical resident at Mayo Clinic Florida. “While other studies have looked at the effect of body weight on treatment outcome for estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer, no one has examined this variable in the HER2-positive subtype, which accounts for about one-third of all breast cancers,” says Dr. Crozier.
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