Polymorphism p53 codon-72 and invasive cervical cancer: a meta-analysis.

  title={Polymorphism p53 codon-72 and invasive cervical cancer: a meta-analysis.},
  author={Sun Ha Jee and Sung Yun Won and Ji Eun Yun and Jennifer E. Lee and Jong Sup Park and Sen Shi Ji},
  journal={International journal of gynaecology and obstetrics: the official organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics},
  volume={85 3},
OBJECTIVES Although some studies have reported that the arginine isoform on codon 72 of p53 increases the susceptibility to invasive cervical cancer, such data remain controversial. The objective of this study was to quantitatively summarize the evidence for such a relationship. METHODS Our data sources consisted of a MEDLINE search of the literature published before December 2002, bibliography review, and expert consultation. Thirty-seven studies met the inclusion criteria. Information on… CONTINUE READING