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Association of the genetic polymorphism in cytochrome P450 (CYP) 1A1 with risk of familial prostate cancer in a Japanese population: a case-control study.

Department of Urology, Gunma University School of Medicine, 3-39-22 Showa-machi, Maebashi-City, Japan.
Cancer Letters (Impact Factor: 5.02). 07/2003; 195(2):177-83. DOI: 10.1016/S0304-3835(03)00182-4
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ABSTRACT Association between genetic polymorphisms of CYP1A1 and familial prostate cancer risk was examined by a case-control study of 185 individuals. Although the individual analysis of m1 or m2 genotype of CYP1A1 showed no significant association with prostate cancer risk, the presence of any mutated alleles significantly increased prostate cancer risk in comparison with wild-type genotypes by combination analysis (odds ratio [OR]=2.38; 95% confidence interval [CI]=1.72-3.29; P=0.0069). Furthermore, metastatic cancer had a significant association with mutated alleles of m1 and m2. These finding suggested that CYP1A1 polymorphisms has an association with prostate cancer risk, especially with progression of prostate cancer.

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