Tag: BMI

BMI (Body mass index): Weight in kilograms divided by the square of height in meters (kg/m2). World Health Organization weight categories: underweight—BMI < 18.5 kg/m2; normal weight—18.5 to <25; overweight—25 to <30; obese—30 to <35; severely obese—35 to <40; and morbidly obese—≥40.

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01/15/17
Weight loss after breast cancer diagnosis does not necessarily improve survival
08/29/16
Use of calcium channel blockers linked to risk of breast cancer, especially among overweight women
07/25/16
Overweight postmenopausal women can reduce biomarkers of angiogenesis by losing weight
06/21/16
Thin teenage girls are at greater risk of breast cancer than those who are overweight
04/03/16
Bariatric surgery reduces tumor size more than dietary weight loss in mouse model of breast cancer
10/10/15
Weight gain, alcohol use, low physical activity, and HRT linked to postmenopausal breast cancer
06/21/15
Moderate to vigorous exercise could improve some chemo brain symptoms, especially among overweight or obese women
06/14/15
Diet and lifestyle choices account for about 25% of postmenopausal breast cancer cases
09/14/14
Omega-3 fats reduce obesity-induced tumor progression in mouse model of breast cancer
08/31/14
Women with metabolic syndrome twice as likely to experience breast cancer recurrence
09/16/13
High blood sugar and obesity both reduce ER+/PR+ breast cancer survival
04/17/13
High blood sugar predicts worse breast cancer outcomes
01/11/13
Exercise reduces breast cancer risk most in normal weight premenopausal women
10/31/12
Fat tissue can help provide a supportive microenvironment for tumors
08/31/12
High breast density is not linked to reduced breast cancer survival
07/19/12
Aromatase inhibitors are less effective in reducing estrogen in women with high BMI
06/20/12
Large breast size linked to reduced survival for ER+ breast cancer
05/22/12
Losing weight through diet and exercise can improve hormonal profile
04/06/12
Does sitting for long periods of time increase breast cancer risk?
01/11/12
Would restricting calories during pregnancy reduce breast cancer risk of daughters?
12/30/11
Body weight at diagnosis influences breast cancer survival
12/26/11
Omega-3 fats reduce risk of breast cancer in obese women
10/19/11
Tumor response to anti-estrogen treatment before surgery is influenced by BMI and race
07/01/11
High body mass index increases risk of lymphedema
05/30/11
Excessive weight gain during pregnancy not linked to breast cancer in daughters
05/24/11
Obesity associated gene linked to risk of breast cancer
04/01/11
Obesity not linked to survival in women with triple negative breast cancer
03/23/11
Obesity increases inflammation and estrogen production in breast tissue
01/27/11
Obesity is linked to inferior prognosis for hormone receptor positive breast cancer
01/01/11
High waist to hip ratio more strongly associated with risk of ER negative breast cancer
12/27/10
Some factors under parental control influence age of first period and risk of breast cancer
12/06/10
Obesity reduces survival after early-stage breast cancer
07/19/10
Women with high BMI may benefit less from hormonal treatments
06/27/10
Obesity reduces breast cancer survival
04/28/10
Weight gain during adulthood increases risk of postmenopausal breast cancer
03/07/10
Weight gain can increase hot flashes in breast cancer survivors on aromatase inhibitors

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