Glutathione-S-transferase T1 polymorphism is associated with esophageal cancer risk in Chinese Han population.

@article{Weng2012GlutathioneStransferaseTP,
  title={Glutathione-S-transferase T1 polymorphism is associated with esophageal cancer risk in Chinese Han population.},
  author={Yuan Weng and Bojian Fei and Ping He and Ming Cai},
  journal={Asian Pacific journal of cancer prevention : APJCP},
  year={2012},
  volume={13 9},
  pages={4403-7}
}
BACKGROUND Glutathione-S-Transferase T1 (GSTT1) gene has been shown to be involved in the development of esophageal cancer. However, the results have been inconsistent. In this study, the authors performed a meta- analysis to clarify the association between GSTT1 polymorphism and esophageal cancer risk among Chinese Han population. METHODS Published literature from PubMed, the China National Knowledge Infrastructure and Wanfang Data were searched. Pooled odds ratio (OR) and 95% confidence… CONTINUE READING