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Obesity, HDL and Breast Cancer

Obesity, HDL and Breast Cancer Indian J Surg Oncol (December 2012) 3(4):286 DOI 10.1007/s13193-012-0174-y LETTER TO THE EDITOR Viroj Wiwanitkit Received: 14 June 2012 /Accepted: 9 July 2012 /Published online: 20 July 2012 Indian Association of Surgical Oncology 2012 Letter to editor References Sir, the recent report entitled “Correlation Between Obesity and High Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol (HDL-C) in Breast 1. Inamdar P, Mehta G (2011) Correlation between obesity and Cancer Patients of Southern Rajasth” is very interesting [1]. high density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) in breast cancer Inamdar et al. concluded that “only low HDL-C level had patients of Southern Rajasthan. Indian J Surg Oncol 2(2):118– significant correlation with breast cancer and none of the other 2. Furberg AS, Veierød MB, Wilsgaard T, Bernstein L, Thune I anthropometric measurements were associated with breast (2004) Serum high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, metabolic cancer [1].” As Inamdar et al. noted, further systematic as- profile, and breast cancer risk. J Natl Cancer Inst 96(15):1152– sessment is required. Indeed, low HDL-C level is reported for 1160 3. Capasso I, Esposito E, Pentimalli F, Crispo A, Montella M, its association with increased postmenopausal breast cancer Grimaldi M, De Marco M, Cavalcanti E, D’Aiuto M, Fucito A, risk [2]. However, the main problem http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Indian Journal of Surgical Oncology Springer Journals

Obesity, HDL and Breast Cancer

Indian Journal of Surgical Oncology , Volume 3 (4): 1 – Dec 1, 2012

Obesity, HDL and Breast Cancer

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Indian J Surg Oncol (December 2012) 3(4):286 DOI 10.1007/s13193-012-0174-y LETTER TO THE EDITOR Viroj Wiwanitkit Received: 14 June 2012 /Accepted: 9 July 2012 /Published online: 20 July 2012 Indian Association of Surgical Oncology 2012 Letter to editor References Sir, the recent report entitled “Correlation Between Obesity and High Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol (HDL-C) in Breast 1. Inamdar P, Mehta G (2011) Correlation between obesity and Cancer Patients of Southern Rajasth” is...
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Springer Journals
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2012 Indian Association of Surgical Oncology
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0975-7651
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0976-6952
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10.1007/s13193-012-0174-y
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Abstract

Indian J Surg Oncol (December 2012) 3(4):286 DOI 10.1007/s13193-012-0174-y LETTER TO THE EDITOR Viroj Wiwanitkit Received: 14 June 2012 /Accepted: 9 July 2012 /Published online: 20 July 2012 Indian Association of Surgical Oncology 2012 Letter to editor References Sir, the recent report entitled “Correlation Between Obesity and High Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol (HDL-C) in Breast 1. Inamdar P, Mehta G (2011) Correlation between obesity and Cancer Patients of Southern Rajasth” is very interesting [1]. high density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) in breast cancer Inamdar et al. concluded that “only low HDL-C level had patients of Southern Rajasthan. Indian J Surg Oncol 2(2):118– significant correlation with breast cancer and none of the other 2. Furberg AS, Veierød MB, Wilsgaard T, Bernstein L, Thune I anthropometric measurements were associated with breast (2004) Serum high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, metabolic cancer [1].” As Inamdar et al. noted, further systematic as- profile, and breast cancer risk. J Natl Cancer Inst 96(15):1152– sessment is required. Indeed, low HDL-C level is reported for 1160 3. Capasso I, Esposito E, Pentimalli F, Crispo A, Montella M, its association with increased postmenopausal breast cancer Grimaldi M, De Marco M, Cavalcanti E, D’Aiuto M, Fucito A, risk [2]. However, the main problem

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Indian Journal of Surgical OncologySpringer Journals

Published: Dec 1, 2012

Keywords: surgical oncology; oncology; surgery

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