Tumor Biology

, Volume 36, Issue 11, pp 8275–8276 | Cite as

Letter regarding “CD95 rs1800682 polymorphism and cervical cancer risk: evidence from a meta-analysis” by Zhang et al.

  • Shing Cheng Tan


FAS Genetic variation Meta-analysis Risk Uterine cervical neoplasms 



The author’s work in this area has been supported by the Research University Grant of Universiti Sains Malaysia (No. 1001/PPSP/812109).

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Human Genome Centre, School of Medical Sciences, Health CampusUniversiti Sains MalaysiaKubang KerianMalaysia

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