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    • Impact of pre-diagnostic triglycerides and HDL-cholesterol on breast cancer recurrence and survival by breast cancer subtypes 

      Lofterød, Trygve; Mortensen, Elin Synnøve; Nalwoga, Hawa; Wilsgaard, Tom; Frydenberg, Hanne; Risberg, Terje; Eggen, Anne Elise; McTiernan, Anne; Aziz, Sura Mohammed; Wist, Erik; Stensvold, Andreas; Reitan, Jon Brinchmann; Akslen, Lars A.; Thune, Inger (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018-06-15)
      <i>Background</i>: High triglycerides and low levels of high density lipoprotein (HDL)-cholesterol are observed to promote tumor growth. However, whether breast cancer heterogeneity may explain the contradictory influence of triglycerides and cholesterol observed on breast cancer prognosis remains unclear.<p> <p><i>Methods</i>: A population-based survival study among 464 breast cancer cases ...