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HPV16 antibodies as risk factors for oropharyngeal cancer and their association with tumor HPV and smoking status.
(Oral Oncol, 2015-07)
BACKGROUND: Antibodies (Abs) to the HPV16 proteome increase risk for HPV-associated OPC (HPVOPC). The goal of this study was to investigate the association of a panel of HPV16 Abs with risk for OPC as well as the association ...
Polymorphisms at the microRNA binding-site of the stem cell marker gene CD133 modify susceptibility to and survival of gastric cancer.
(Mol Carcinog, 2015-06)
CD133 is one of the most common stem cell markers, and functional single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) of CD133 may modulate its gene functions and thus cancer risk and patient survival. We hypothesized that potentially ...
Genetic variants in the TEP1 gene are associated with prostate cancer risk and recurrence.
(Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis, 2015-12)
BACKGROUND: Telomere-related genes play an important role in carcinogenesis and progression of prostate cancer (PCa). It is not fully understood whether genetic variations in telomere-related genes are associated with development ...