Influences of apolipoprotein E polymorphism on the risk for breast cancer and HER2/neu status in Taiwan

@article{Chang2004InfluencesOA,
  title={Influences of apolipoprotein E polymorphism on the risk for breast cancer and HER2/neu status in Taiwan},
  author={Nai-Wen Chang and Dar-Ren Chen and Chen-Ten Wu and Bradley E. Aouizerat and Fei-Na Chen and Shin-Jer Hung and Shiuan-Huei Wang and Ming-Feng Wei and Cheng-Shyong Chang},
  journal={Breast Cancer Research and Treatment},
  year={2004},
  volume={90},
  pages={257-261}
}
Apolipoprotein E (APOE) polymorphism plays an important role in lipid metabolism. Preliminary evidence suggests that APOE genotype appears to be a risk factor for not only cardiovascular disease, but also Alzheimer’s disease and cancer. We screened the APOE genotype in 290 breast cancer patients and 232 non-cancer controls and determined the relationship… CONTINUE READING