A polymorphism in CYP17 and endometrial cancer risk.

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Among women, the A2 allele of CYP17 has been associated with elevated levels of endogenous steroid hormones; however, it does not seem to be a strong independent risk factor for breast cancer. We assessed the association between the A2 allele of CYP17 and invasive endometrial cancer risk in a case-control study nested within the Nurses' Health Study cohort… (More)

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