Published in Cancer Weekly, February 7th, 2006
"We investigated the possible association of the functional polymorphisms in the TNF genes with susceptibility to ESCC and GCA. The TNF-alpha-308G/A and TNF-beta+252G/A single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) were genotyped using polymerase-chain reaction-restriction fragment length polymorphism (PCR-RFLP) analysis, in 555 cancer patients (291 ESCC and 264 GCA) and 437 healthy controls in a high incidence region of North China," scientists in the People's Republic of China reported.
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