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The role of leptin in the development of tumours of female genital organs

Anna Markowska, Krzysztof Drews, Katarzyna Malendowicz, Jolanta Szenajch
DOI: 10.1016/S1507-1367(03)70999-7
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Rep Pract Oncol Radiother 2003;8(3):111-116.

open access

Vol 8, No 3 (2003)
Published online: 2003-01-01
Submitted: 2003-05-19

Abstract

Leptin concentrations in blood serum are significantly elevated in women suffering from endometrial carcinoma or from advanced breast carcinoma. Controversial results on the relations in other cancers of genital organs (ovary, uterine cervix, vulva) and in endometriosis require some further studies.

Abstract

Leptin concentrations in blood serum are significantly elevated in women suffering from endometrial carcinoma or from advanced breast carcinoma. Controversial results on the relations in other cancers of genital organs (ovary, uterine cervix, vulva) and in endometriosis require some further studies.

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Keywords

leptin; gynecological cancers; endometriosis

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Title

The role of leptin in the development of tumours of female genital organs

Journal

Reports of Practical Oncology and Radiotherapy

Issue

Vol 8, No 3 (2003)

Pages

111-116

Published online

2003-01-01

DOI

10.1016/S1507-1367(03)70999-7

Bibliographic record

Rep Pract Oncol Radiother 2003;8(3):111-116.

Keywords

leptin
gynecological cancers
endometriosis

Authors

Anna Markowska
Krzysztof Drews
Katarzyna Malendowicz
Jolanta Szenajch

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