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ea0014p284 | (1) | ECE2007

ESR2 genotypes are associated with a reduced relative risk for sporadic colorectal cancer

Martineti Valentina , Picariello Lucia , Del Monte Francesca , Valanzano Rosa , Strigoli Debora , Sala Silvia Carbonell , Canonico Giuseppe , Tonelli Francesco , Brandi Maria Luisa

According to incidence data from Italian cancer registers, colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in both men and women even considering skin non-melanoma cancers, lung and breast cancers. Moreover it represents the third absolute leading cause of cancer death in women and the fourth in men. Although data on Italian population regarding the role of estrogens in colorectal cancer have not yet been collected, several strands of evidence from international epidemiologi...