Obesity and genetic polymorphism of ERCC2 and ERCC4 as modifiers of risk of breast cancer

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To evaluate the relationship of genetic polymorphisms of ERCC2 and ERCC4 genes, both involved in nucleotide excision repair (NER), and the risk of breast cancer, a hospital-based case-control study was conducted in Korea. Histologically confirmed breast cancer cases (n=574) and controls (n=502) with no present or previous history of cancer were recruited… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/emm.2005.12

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