Association of interleukin-18 gene promoter polymorphism on the risk of cervix carcinogenesis in north Indian population.

Cervical cancer is one of the most common neoplastic diseases affecting women, with a combined worldwide incidence of almost half a million new cases. Considering the fact that IL-18 plays an important role in the interactions among T cells, NK cells, and macrophages and induces IFN-gamma production, efforts should be made to understand the clinical impact… CONTINUE READING