Obesity related adipokines and colorectal cancer: a review and meta-analysis.

@article{Joshi2014ObesityRA,
  title={Obesity related adipokines and colorectal cancer: a review and meta-analysis.},
  author={Rakhi Kumari Joshi and Sang-Ah Lee},
  journal={Asian Pacific journal of cancer prevention : APJCP},
  year={2014},
  volume={15 1},
  pages={397-405}
}
Obesity has been considered as an important risk factor for the development of colorectal cancer (CRC), but the association has not been fully elucidated. Obesity is linked significantly to adipose tissue dysfunction and to alteration of adipokines in blood; in particular, obesity-induced inflammation is thought to be an important link between obesity and colorectal cancer. Based on epidemiological studies, we undertook a systematic review to understand the association of circulating levels of… CONTINUE READING
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