Breast Cancer Research and Treatment

, Volume 124, Issue 1, pp 293–294 | Cite as

Does race modify the association between CYP1B1 Val432Leu polymorphism and breast cancer risk? A critical appraisal of a recent meta-analysis

  • Konstantinos P. EconomopoulosEmail author
  • Theodoros N. Sergentanis
Letter to the Editor


Breast Cancer Random Effect Breast Cancer Risk Mixed Population African Population 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Konstantinos P. Economopoulos
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Theodoros N. Sergentanis
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.School of MedicineNational University of AthensAthensGreece
  2. 2.Society of Junior DoctorsAthensGreece

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