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Research Projects > 2020 Grantees

Is weight loss achieved via energy restriction, exercise or the combination effective in reducing obesity-induced increases in mammary tumor growth and metastatic progression and are these changes mediated by immune modulation?

Research Type: Breast Cancer

Project Description

Weight loss interventions are commonly recommended to reduce the risk of cancer. However, the amount of weight loss associated with better breast cancer outcomes is unclear. The goal of this project is to determine whether weight loss achieved via dieting, increased physical activity or a combination of the two is most effective in inhibiting primary tumor growth, metastatic progression, recurrence and mortality.

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