Published in Women's Health Weekly, March 24th, 2005
After 7 years of follow-up, survival rates for both cancers were low - between 12% and 20%. However, three factors increased the likelihood of survival:
1) Those who were overweight before diagnosis (BMI 25-30 kg/m2) had an approximately 30% lower risk of death compared to normal and underweight patients.
2) Patients with moderate to high incomes (= $15,000 per year) had an up to 38% lower risk of death compared to low-income...
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