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Fat rats show why breast cancer may be more aggressive in patients with obesity

20:00 EDT 6 Aug 2017 | AAAS

(University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus) In an animal model of obesity and breast cancer, tumor cells in obese animals but not lean animals had especially sensitive androgen receptors, allowing these cells to magnify growth signals from the hormone testosterone.

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