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Risk factors for hepatocellular carcinoma: Synergism of alcohol with viral hepatitis and diabetes mellitus
Risk factors associated with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) are well documented, but the synergisms between these risk factors are not well examined. We conducted a hospital‐based, case‐control studyExpand
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Association of diabetes duration and diabetes treatment with the risk of hepatocellular carcinoma
Despite the observed association between diabetes mellitus and hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), little is known about the effect of diabetes duration before HCC diagnosis and whether some diabetesExpand
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MicroRNAs in Plasma of Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma Patients as Novel Blood-Based Biomarkers of Disease
Development of minimally invasive biomarker assays for early detection and effective clinical management of pancreatic cancer is urgently needed to reduce high morbidity and mortality associated withExpand
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Risk factors associated with neuroendocrine tumors: A U.S.‐based case–control study
Carcinoids are rare neuroendocrine tumors (NETs); however, their incidence has significantly increased in the United States over the past 30 years. Little is known about the epidemiology of theseExpand
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Risk Factors for Pancreatic Cancer: Case-Control Study
OBJECTIVES:Although cigarette smoking is the most well-established environmental risk factor for pancreatic cancer, the interaction between smoking and other risk factors has not been assessed. WeExpand
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Diabetes and risk of pancreatic cancer: a pooled analysis of three large case–control studies
Racial differences in diabetes-associated pancreatic cancer (PC) and the interaction of diabetes with other risk factors are not well established. We determined the association between diabetes andExpand
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Metformin Use Is Associated with Better Survival of Diabetic Patients with Pancreatic Cancer
Purpose: Accumulating evidence suggests that metformin has antitumor activity. The aim of this study was to determine whether metformin use has a survival benefit in patients with pancreatic cancer.Expand
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Cytokines in pancreatic carcinoma
Cytokines have been implicated in diverse processes that are relevant to pancreatic carcinoma, including cachexia, asthenia, and tumor growth. The objective of this study was to examine theExpand
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Lipid peroxidation-induced putative malondialdehyde-DNA adducts in human breast tissues.
The etiology of the majority of human breast cancers is unknown; however, oxidative stress and lipid peroxidation have been suggested to play a role in breast carcinogenesis. To address thisExpand
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Direct tandem mass spectrometry reveals limitations in protein profiling experiments for plasma biomarker discovery.
The low molecular weight plasma proteome and its biological relevance are not well defined; therefore, experiments were conducted to directly sequence and identify peptides observed in plasma andExpand
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