Researchers found that breast cancer patients with a body mass index (BMI) of over 25 are at greater risk of dying than others.
They studied data such as: tumor size, grade of malignancy, treatment regime and number of lymph nodes removed. They followed the 54,000 women for 30 years.
There is a health management program that uses health risk factors such as obesity to prevent disease and promote health. It prepares people to develop healthy lifestyle habits that can prevent breast and other cancers