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Estrogen receptor alpha gene polymorphism and endometrial cancer risk : a case-control study
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2008-11-06)
Background: Estrogen is an established endometrial carcinogen. One of the most important mediators of estrogenic action is the estrogen receptor alpha. We have investigated whether polymorphic variation in the estrogen receptor alpha gene (ESR1) is associated with endometrial cancer risk. <br> Methods: In 702 cases with invasive endometrial cancer and 1563 controls, we genotyped five markers ...
Human Papillomavirus type distribution in invasive cervical cancer in Uganda
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2008-06-24)
Background: We conducted a study aiming to describe Human Papillomavirus (HPV) type distribution in invasive cervical carcinoma in Uganda. <br> Methods: 191 archival cervical carcinoma samples diagnosed in the Department of Pathology, Makerere University in Kampala between 1968 and 1992 were analysed using a sensitive PCRReverse Hybridization Line Probe Assay. <br> Results: Out of the 186 ...