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Obesity and Breast Cancer: How Obesity Changes the Microenvironment

January 11 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
College of Medicine, Moss Auditorium (Room 1020), 909 S Wolcott Ave
Chicago, IL 60612
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Lisa Arendt, DVM, PhD Assistant Professor, Department of Comparative Biosciences, School of Veterinary Medicine University of Wisconsin-Madison   Obesity is a significant risk for breast cancer in postmenopausal women. Regardless of menopausal status, obesity increases the growth of clinically more aggressive breast tumors. Using a novel patient-derived xenograft model as well as a high fat …

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