Plasma adiponectin levels and endometrial cancer risk in pre- and postmenopausal women.

@article{Cust2007PlasmaAL,
  title={Plasma adiponectin levels and endometrial cancer risk in pre- and postmenopausal women.},
  author={Anne E Cust and Rudolf Kaaks and Christine M Friedenreich and F. Bonnet and Martine Laville and Annekatrin Lukanova and Sabina Rinaldi and Laure Dossus and Nadia Slimani and Eva A Lundin and Anne Tj\onneland and Anja Olsen and Kim Overvad and Francoise Clavel-Chapelon and Sylvie Mesrine and Virginie Joulin and Jakob Linseisen and Sabine Rohrmann and Tobias Pischon and H. B{\"o}ing and Dimitirios Trichopoulos and Antonia Trichopoulou and V Benetou and Domenico Palli and Franco Berrino and Rosario Tumino and Carlotta Sacerdote and Amalia Mattiello and Jos{\'e} Ram{\'o}n Quir{\'o}s and Michelle Ann Mendez and M P{\'e}rez S{\'a}nchez and N Guerrini de Larra{\~n}aga and Maria-Jose Tormo and Eva Ardanaz and Hendrik Bas Bueno-de-Mesquita and P. H. Peeters and Carla H van Gils and Kay-Tee Khaw and Sheila Anne Bingham and Naomi E. Allen and Timothy J Key and M. Jenab and Elio Riboli},
  journal={The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism},
  year={2007},
  volume={92 1},
  pages={255-63}
}
BACKGROUND Adiponectin, an adipocytokine secreted by adipose tissue, is decreased in obesity, insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes, and polycystic ovary syndrome, all of which are well-established risk factors for endometrial cancer. METHODS We conducted a case-control study nested within the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition to examine the relation between prediagnostic plasma adiponectin levels and endometrial cancer risk. Among pre- and postmenopausal women who… CONTINUE READING
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