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Increased circulating resistin levels in early-onset breast cancer patients of normal body mass index correlate with lymph node negative involvement and longer disease free survival

Published: 23 March 2018

A multi-centre POSH cohort serum proteomics study.

A paper by Dr Spiros GarbisProf Diana Eccles et al. that has been accepted for publication in the journal Breast Cancer Research. 

This is a study on how resistin expression in blood may serve as a surrogate indicator of prognosis in early onset breast cancer (EOBC). This study demonstrates circulating resting as a suitable host marker on the inter-dependence of insulin physiology, sugar/fatty acid metabolism and immune response and its effect on post-treatment survival of patients with EOBC. 

The article can be retrieved in the following link:

https://breast-cancer-research.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13058-018-0938-6

 

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