Serum leptin concentration and advanced gastrointestinal cancers: a case controlled study


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BOLUKBAS F., KILIC H., BOLUKBAS C., Gumus M. , HOROZ M., TURHAL N., et al.

BMC CANCER, cilt.4, 2004 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

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Background: Serum leptin level is associated with appetite and energy expenditure in healthy individuals. We aimed to evaluate the serum leptin concentration and the other factors which may be associated with weight loss in patients with advanced gastrointestinal cancer.