Meta-analysis of GSTM1 null genotype and lung cancer risk in Asians

  title={Meta-analysis of GSTM1 null genotype and lung cancer risk in Asians},
  author={Xiaomin Liu and Zhijuan Li and Zhiye Zhang and Wei-min Zhang and Wei Li and Zhongyue Xiao and Huazhuan Liu and Hongduo Jiao and Yi Wang and Guoguo Li},
  booktitle={Medical science monitor : international medical journal of experimental and clinical research},
BACKGROUND Several molecular epidemiological studies have been conducted to examine the association between glutathione S-transferase M 1 (GSTM1) null genotype and lung cancer in Asians; however, the conclusions remained controversial. We therefore performed an extensive meta-analysis on 31 published case-control studies with a total of 5347 lung cancer cases and 6072 controls. MATERIAL/METHODS PubMed and EMBASE were searched to identify case-control studies investigating the associations of… CONTINUE READING
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