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The association of circulating adiponectin levels with pancreatic cancer risk: a study within the prospective EPIC cohort.

Abstract:

Excess body weight and type 2 diabetes mellitus, risk factors of pancreatic cancer, are characterized by decreased levels of adiponectin. In addition to anti-inflammatory and anti-proliferative actions, adiponectin has an important role in regulating glucose metabolism, i.e., decreasing circulating blood glucose levels. Prospectively, hyperglycemia has been associated with risk of pancreatic cancer. The aim of this study was to investigate the association of pre-diagnostic adiponectin levels ...

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10.1002/ijc.26244

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Journal:
International journal of cancer. Journal international du cancer
Volume:
130
Issue:
10
Pages:
2428-2437
Publication date:
2012-05-05
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EISSN:
1097-0215
ISSN:
0020-7136
URN:
uuid:bbc5cd89-6d8f-4b0a-b42a-e6337bc051b9
Source identifiers:
322806
Local pid:
pubs:322806

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