Dihydropyrimidine dehydrogenases and cytidine-deaminase gene polymorphisms as outcome predictors in resected gastric cancer patients treated with fluoropyrimidine adjuvant chemotherapy.

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BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Single nucleotide polymorphisms of dihydropyrimidine dehydrogenases gene (DPYD) induces dihydropyrimidine dehydrogenase enzyme (DPD) deficiency resulting in increased activity of 5-fluorouracil derivatives. Cytidine-deaminase gene (CDA) polymorphisms have been involved in prognosis in experimental tumours. METHODS Analysis of 50… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/jso.21096

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