The role of resistin in colorectal cancer.

  title={The role of resistin in colorectal cancer.},
  author={Elisa Danese and Martina Montagnana and Anna Maria Minicozzi and Sara Bonafini and Orazio Ruzzenente and Matteo Gelati and Giovanni d{\`e} Manzoni and Giuseppe Lippi and Gian Cesare Guidi},
  journal={Clinica chimica acta; international journal of clinical chemistry},
  volume={413 7-8},
BACKGROUND To date the role of resistin in colorectal cancer (CRC) is far from being elucidated. The aim of this study was to investigate the association between serum resistin levels and CRC in relation to known risk/protective factors including anthropometric, metabolic, inflammatory parameters as well as lifestyle individual characteristics. METHODS 40 CRC patients and 40 controls were enrolled. Body weight, height, waist circumference and blood pressure were recorded. Fasting plasma… CONTINUE READING
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