Endocrinology & Metabolic Syndrome

Endocrinology & Metabolic Syndrome
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Ankita Bohra

Ankita Bohra
Vyas Dental College & Hospital,
Jodhpur (Rajasthan)

  • Review Article
    Carcinogenesis and Sex Hormones: A Review
    Author(s): Ankita Bohra and Sumit BhatejaAnkita Bohra and Sumit Bhateja

    Carcinogenesis has a multifactorial etiology. The underlying molecular pathogenesis is still poorly understood. Apart from major risk factors like tobacco, alcohol, infections, there have been some recent and less known factors like endocrine hormones. Sex hormones receptors lie outside sex organs in organs like larynx and lungs where they play a role in gene expression involved in lot of physiological and neoplastic processes. The present article is an attempt to highlight role of various sex hormones in development of carcinogenesis, particularly Head and Neck cancers (HNC)... View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2161-1017.1000156

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