The association between MIF-173 G>C polymorphism and prostate cancer in southern Chinese.

@article{Ding2009TheAB,
  title={The association between MIF-173 G>C polymorphism and prostate cancer in southern Chinese.},
  author={Guan-xiong Ding and Shiqing Zhou and Zhi-rong Xu and Ning Han Feng and Ning Hong Song and Xian-di Wang and J H Yang and Wei-hua Zhang and Hiu Fung Wu and Li Xin Hua},
  journal={Journal of surgical oncology},
  year={2009},
  volume={100 2},
  pages={
          106-10
        }
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Accumulating epidemiological and molecular evidence suggests that inflammation is an important component in the etiology of PCa. Macrophage migration inhibitory factor (MIF) plays an important role in the pro- and anti-inflammatory response to infection. This study is aimed at investigating the potential association between MIF-173 G>C polymorphism, Gleason score, clinical stage, and prostate-specific antigen (PSA) value with respect to PCa incidence among the Han… CONTINUE READING

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