The -765C allele of the cyclooxygenase-2 gene as a potential risk factor of colorectal cancer: a meta-analysis.

Abstract

Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the third leading cause of cancer-related death in the world. Human colorectal carcinogenesis is a complex, multistep and multigenetic process. Cyclooxygenase-2 (COX2), a key enzyme in arachidonic acid metabolism, is overexpressed in several epithelial malignancies including colorectal cancer. COX2 expression can be induced by pro… (More)

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