Published in Cancer Weekly, October 4th, 2005
"Polymorphic catechol-O-methyltransferase (COMT) catalyzes the O-methylation of catechol estrogens. It has been reported that COMT polymorphism is a representative genetic trait related to the susceptibility of an individual to breast cancer," according to a report published in Oncology Reports.
"However, there is no consensus concerning the association between breast cancer in Japanese patients and COMT polymorphism," wrote H. Inoue and colleagues. "To analyze the polymorphism distribution in Japanese patients with breast cancer,...
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