A metabolic phenotyping approach to understanding relationships between metabolic syndrome and breast tumour responses to chemotherapy

J Stebbing, A Sharma, B North, T J Athersuch, A Zebrowski, D Pchejetski, R C Coombes, J K Nicholson, H C Keun

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Breast cancer is associated with adverse outcomes in patients with the metabolic syndrome phenotype. To study this further, we examined the relationship between serum metabolite levels and the components of metabolic syndrome with treatment outcomes in breast cancer.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)860-866
Number of pages7
JournalAnnals of Oncology
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2012


  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Aged 80 and over
  • Blood Glucose
  • Blood Pressure
  • Breast Neoplasms
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Logistic Models
  • Metabolic Syndrome X
  • Middle Aged
  • Multivariate Analysis
  • Phenotype
  • Postmenopause
  • Treatment Outcome
  • Triglycerides

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