The effects of metformin on ovarian cancer: a systematic review.

@article{Dilokthornsakul2013TheEO,
  title={The effects of metformin on ovarian cancer: a systematic review.},
  author={Piyemeth Dilokthornsakul and Nathorn Chaiyakunapruk and Wichai Termrungruanglert and Chayanin Pratoomsoot and Surasak Saokaew and Rosarin Sruamsiri},
  journal={International journal of gynecological cancer : official journal of the International Gynecological Cancer Society},
  year={2013},
  volume={23 9},
  pages={
          1544-51
        }
}
OBJECTIVE The potential therapeutic effects of metformin on several cancers were reported. However, the evidence of the effects of metformin on ovarian cancer is still limited and inconclusive. This systematic review and meta-analysis study aim to summarize the existing evidence of the therapeutic effects of metformin on ovarian cancer. METHODS We performed systematic searches using electronic databases including PubMed and EMBASE until December 2012. Key words included "metformin" AND… CONTINUE READING
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