A systematic review of the association between circulating concentrations of C reactive protein and cancer.

@article{Heikkil2007ASR,
  title={A systematic review of the association between circulating concentrations of C reactive protein and cancer.},
  author={Katriina Heikkil{\"a} and Shah Ebrahim and Debbie A Lawlor},
  journal={Journal of epidemiology and community health},
  year={2007},
  volume={61 9},
  pages={824-33}
}
The objective of this study was to review and summarise the published evidence for an association between circulating concentrations of C reactive protein (CRP) and cancer through a systematic review. 90 discrete studies were identified. 81 (90%) were prevalent case-control or cross-sectional studies, and only 9 studies had a prospective design. In most prevalent studies, CRP concentrations were found to be higher in patients with cancer than in healthy controls or controls with benign… CONTINUE READING

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