The effect of cadmium on the coagulation and fibrinolytic system in women with uterine endometrial cancer and myoma.

@article{Nasiadek2013TheEO,
  title={The effect of cadmium on the coagulation and fibrinolytic system in women with uterine endometrial cancer and myoma.},
  author={Marzenna Nasiadek and Anna Kilanowicz and Adam Darago and Andrzej Lazarenkow and Marta Michalska},
  journal={International journal of occupational medicine and environmental health},
  year={2013},
  volume={26 2},
  pages={291-301}
}
OBJECTIVES Cadmium (Cd) is a persistent and widespread environmental pollutant, which may constitute a potential risk factor for hormone-dependent tumors such as endometrial cancer. The vascular endothelium is an important target of cadmium toxicity, which may interfere with the coagulation cascade and fibrinolytic system. The aim of this research was to investigate whether in female patients with uterine endometrial cancer or myoma in comparison to healthy women, the concentration of cadmium… CONTINUE READING