Study: Type 2 diabetes genes tied to colorectal cancer risk

04/12/2012 | Endocrine Today

Polymorphisms in LTA and CDKAL1 genes associated with type 2 diabetes appeared to have a gender-specific link to colorectal cancer, researchers reported in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. Women with an LTA allele faced a lower risk of colorectal cancer, while men carrying the allele had an increased risk of the disease. The study also found men with a CDKAL1 allele were less likely to develop CRC, but women were not.

View Full Article in:

Endocrine Today

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Senior Director, Research
America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)
Washington, DC
Sr. Principal OptoMechanical Engineer - 14000008M2
Abbott
San Jose, CA
Pharmacy Care Manager
National Association of Chain Drug Stores
Arlington, VA
Regional Director, Southeastern Region - State Affairs
America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)
Washington, DC
Sr. Principal Electrical Engineer - 14000008LR
Abbott
San Jose, CA