High BMI at time of diagnosis has no effect on clinical outcomes for HER2-positive breast cancer
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High BMI at time of diagnosis has no effect on clinical outcomes for HER2-positive breast cancer

Dion Smyth Lecturer-practitioner, Cancer and palliative care, Birmingham City University

In contrast with previous findings, a retrospective cohort study carried out in Italy has found no negative effect of body mass index (BMI) at the time of diagnosis on clinical outcomes for patients with HER2-positive metastatic breast cancer.

Cancer Nursing Practice. 17, 2,12-12. doi: 10.7748/cnp.17.2.12.s10

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