Telomere length in prospective and retrospective cancer case-control studies.

@article{Pooley2010TelomereLI,
  title={Telomere length in prospective and retrospective cancer case-control studies.},
  author={Karen A. Pooley and Manjinder S. Sandhu and Jonathan P. Tyrer and Mitul H. Shah and Kristy E. Driver and Robert N Luben and Sheila Anne Bingham and Bruce A. J. Ponder and Paul P. D. Pharoah and Kay-tee Khaw and Douglas F. Easton and Alison M. Dunning},
  journal={Cancer research},
  year={2010},
  volume={70 8},
  pages={3170-6}
}
Previous studies have reported that shorter mean telomere length in lymphocytes was associated with increased susceptibility to common diseases of aging, and may be predictive of cancer risk. However, most analyses have examined retrospectively collected case-control studies. Mean telomere length was measured using high-throughput quantitative real-time PCR… CONTINUE READING