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A colorectal cancer genome-wide association study in a Spanish cohort identifies two variants associated with colorectal cancer risk at 1p33 and 8p12
(BioMed Central, 2013-01)
Background: Colorectal cancer (CRC) is a disease of complex aetiology, with much of the expected inherited risk being due to several common low risk variants. Genome-Wide Association Studies (GWAS) have identified 20 CRC ...
Pravastatin inhibits cell proliferation and increased MAT1A expression in hepatocarcinoma cells and in vivo models
(BioMed Central, 2012-02-21)
Background: Statins may have therapeutic effects on hepatocarcinoma (HCC). This type of disorder is the most common malignant primary tumour in the liver. Our objective was to determine whether pravastatin had a therapeutic ...
Evidence for classification of c.1852_1853AA > GC in MLH1 as a neutral variant for Lynch syndrome
(BioMed Central, 2011-01)
Background: Lynch syndrome (LS) is an autosomal dominant inherited cancer syndrome characterized by early onset cancers of the colorectum, endometrium and other tumours. A significant proportion of DNA variants in LS ...