Serum Lipid Levels and the Risk of Biliary Tract Cancers and Biliary Stones: A Population-based Study in China

@article{Andreotti2007SerumLL,
  title={Serum Lipid Levels and the Risk of Biliary Tract Cancers and Biliary Stones: A Population-based Study in China},
  author={Gabriella Andreotti and Jinbo Chen and Yu-tang Gao and Asif Rashid and Shih-chen Chang and Ming-chang Shen and Bing-sheng Wang and Tian-quan Han and Bai-he Zhang and Kim N. Danforth and Michelle D. Althuis and Ann W Hsing},
  journal={International journal of cancer},
  year={2007},
  volume={122 10},
  pages={2322-9}
}
Biliary tract cancers, encompassing the gallbladder, extrahepatic bile ducts and ampulla of Vater, are rare but highly fatal malignancies. Gallstones, the predominant risk factor for biliary cancers, are linked with hyperlipidemia. As part of a population-based case-control study conducted in Shanghai, China, we examined the associations of serum lipid levels with biliary stones and cancers. We included 460 biliary cancer cases (264 gallbladder, 141 extrahepatic bile duct, and 55 ampulla of… CONTINUE READING

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