Breast cancer: diabetes tied to higher odds of advanced disease

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Takeaway

  • Women with diabetes mellitus (DM) at breast cancer diagnosis have a more advanced clinical presentation and have a higher risk for breast cancer death than nondiabetic women, despite similar rates of screening mammography.

Why this matters

  • DM may be a risk factor for fatal ...