Genetic polymorphisms in XRCC1 genes and colorectal cancer susceptibility

BACKGROUND The objective of this study is to investigate the association among the polymorphisms of XRCC1 gene, smoking, drinking, family history of tumors, and the risk of colorectal cancer (CRC) in the population of Han nationality in Jiangsu Province, China. METHODS A case-control study of 320 patients with CRC and 350 cancer-free subjects as a control… CONTINUE READING