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Tuesday, July 19, 2016

The pro-inflammatory effect of obesity on high grade serous ovarian cancer



abstract

CONCLUSION:

In HGSC, pro-inflammatory cytokines are influenced by obesity, as differing inter-cytokine correlations were observed based on BMI, possibly due to dysregulation between cytokines in the setting of obesity. Differences in survival and platinum sensitivity were not noted. Future studies are warranted to determine whether obesity may be a modifiable risk factor for poorer outcomes due to differing immune response.

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