Hyperlipidemia is a risk factor for lymphatic metastasis in superficial esophageal carcinoma.

@article{Sako2004HyperlipidemiaIA,
  title={Hyperlipidemia is a risk factor for lymphatic metastasis in superficial esophageal carcinoma.},
  author={Akihiro Sako and Joji Kitayama and Shoichi Kaisaki and Hirokazu Nagawa},
  journal={Cancer letters},
  year={2004},
  volume={208 1},
  pages={
          43-9
        }
}
Although increased dietary fat or cholesterol has been reported to be a risk factor for the development of certain cancers, the effect of the serum lipid level on tumor metastasis has not been well documented. Fasting serum levels of total cholesterol (TC) and triglycerides (TG) were examined in 54 patients with superficial esophageal cancer (SEC) invading lamia musucularis or submucosal layer who underwent esophagectomy with classical lymphadenectomy. The association between lymph node… CONTINUE READING
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