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Association of tumor necrosis factor-alpha promoter variants with risk of HPV-associated oral squamous cell carcinoma.
(Molecular cancer, 2013-07-19)
Tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-α) plays an important role in inflammation, immunity, and defense against infection and clearance of human papillomavirus (HPV). Thus, genetic variants may modulate individual susceptibility ...
A genome-wide association study of upper aerodigestive tract cancers conducted within the INHANCE consortium.
(PLoS genetics, 2011-03-17)
Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have been successful in identifying common genetic variation involved in susceptibility to etiologically complex disease. We conducted a GWAS to identify common genetic variation involved ...
Genetic variation in MDM2 and p14ARF and susceptibility to salivary gland carcinoma.
(PloS one, 2012-01)
The p14(ARF)/MDM2/p53 pathway plays an important role in modulation of DNA damage and oxidative stress responses. The aim of this study was to determine whether genetic variants in MDM2 and p14(ARF) are associated with risk ...
A functional variant at miRNA-122 binding site in IL-1a 3' UTR predicts risk of recurrence in patients with oropharyngeal cancer.
IL-1a, an important regulator of immune and inflammation responses, has been implicated in cancer development and prognosis. An insertion (Ins)/deletion (Del) polymorphism (IL-1a rs3783553) in the 3' UTR of IL-1a may disrupt ...
A TGF-β1 genetic variant at the miRNA187 binding site significantly modifies risk of HPV16-associated oropharyngeal cancer.
(International journal of cancer, 2018-09)
TGF-β1rs1982073 polymorphism at the miRNA-187 binding site may alter TGF-β1 expression and function, and thereby this polymorphism (genotype CT/CC) increases cancer susceptibility. HPV16 L1 seropositivity is associated with ...
Pre-miRNA variants as predictors of clinical outcome in patients with squamous cell carcinomas of the nonoropharynx.
Functional polymorphisms of miRNAs may affect the function and target expression of miRNAs, which can, in turn, affect the biological activity, etiology, and prognosis of cancer. We hypothesized that four common polymorphisms ...