Obesity and breast cancer: Role of inflammation and aromatase Review uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Aromatase
  • Breast Neoplasms
  • Obesity

abstract

  • Obesity is now recognised to be an inflammatory condition in which dysregulated metabolism plays an integral role. Inflammatory mediators regulate aromatase expression in the human breast as one mechanism whereby they increase the risk of breast cancer, especially in women who are obese.

publication date

  • October 25, 2013

Research

keywords

  • Review

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1530/JME-13-0217

PubMed ID

  • 24163427

Additional Document Info

start page

  • T51

end page

  • 9

volume

  • 51

number

  • 3