RETRACTED ARTICLE: LEP gene variant is associated with prostate cancer but not with colorectal cancer

@article{He2013RETRACTEDAL,
  title={RETRACTED ARTICLE: LEP gene variant is associated with prostate cancer but not with colorectal cancer},
  author={Juan He and Guili Xu},
  journal={Tumor Biology},
  year={2013},
  volume={34},
  pages={3131-3136}
}
The leptin (LEP) gene has been considered to be implicated in the development of cancer. However, the results have been inconsistent. In this study, we performed a meta-analysis to clarify the association of LEP rs7799039 variant with colorectal and prostate cancer risk. Published literatures from PubMed and Embase were retrieved. Pooled odds ratio (OR) with 95 % confidence interval (CI) was calculated using fixed or random effects model. A total of five studies (2,596 colorectal cancer cases… CONTINUE READING
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