Mitochondrial polymorphisms as risk factors for endometrial cancer in southwest China.


It is just in recent years that mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) mutations have been found in solid tumors. Although a direct link between the presence of mtDNA mutations and the development of tumors has not been made, mtDNA mutations might prove significant in the detection of tumor recurrence and possibly in the detection of genotoxic damage. To investigate the… (More)