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Tumor Biology

, Volume 36, Issue 5, pp 3191–3193 | Cite as

Atmospheric particulate matter and breast cancer survival: estrogen receptor triggered?

  • Qiang Huo
  • Chang Cai
  • Qifeng Yang
Research Commentary

Keywords

Air pollution Breast cancer Cancer survival Estrogen receptor Particulate matter 

Notes

Acknowledgments

This work was supported by the National Adolescents Science and Technology Innovation Award Foundation of China and the National Natural Science Foundation of China (No. 30772133; No. 81072150; No. 81172529; No. 81272903) and the Shandong Science and Technology Development Plan (No. 2012GZC22115). The funders had no role in the study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.

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Conflicts of interest

None

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For this type of study, formal consent is not required.

Informed consent

Informed consent was obtained from all individual participants included in the study.

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© International Society of Oncology and BioMarkers (ISOBM) 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Breast SurgeryQilu Hospital of Shandong UniversityJinanChina
  2. 2.Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryZibo Central HospitalZiboChina

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