Obesity and breast cancer

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Scenario

Imagine you are a scientist working on the effects of obesity on human breast cancer and you have recently read a paper by Chad Creighton that "examined the effects of patient obesity on primary breast tumor gene expression, by transcription profiling" (11). The data have been submitted to GEO with accession number GSE24185, and then imported into ArrayExpress. You want to explore the data files for this experiment to gain information on the samples characteristics, including the age of patients and their body mass index (BMI).

Exercise

Use ArrayExpress to find relevant sample characteristics.