Melinda Protani

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Obesity and ovarian cancer survival: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Melinda M Protani
    Gynaecological Cancers Group, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Locked Bag 2000 Royal Brisbane Hospital, Herston, QLD 4029, Australia
    Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 5:901-10. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Effect of obesity on survival of women with breast cancer: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Melinda Protani
    School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Herston, QLD, 4006, Australia
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 123:627-35. 2010

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Publications2

  1. doi request reprint Obesity and ovarian cancer survival: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Melinda M Protani
    Gynaecological Cancers Group, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Locked Bag 2000 Royal Brisbane Hospital, Herston, QLD 4029, Australia
    Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 5:901-10. 2012
    ..14). Women with ovarian cancer who are obese appear to have slightly worse survival than non-obese women. However, there is a large amount of inter-study variation, which means that no solid conclusions can be drawn...
  2. doi request reprint Effect of obesity on survival of women with breast cancer: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Melinda Protani
    School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Herston, QLD, 4006, Australia
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 123:627-35. 2010
    ..Further research should concentrate on assessing whether factors such as diabetes or type of chemotherapy modify the obesity effect and on understanding the causal mechanism, in particular the role of relative under-dosing...