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

Bolukbas F., Kilic H., Bolukbas C., Gumus M., Horoz M., Turhal N., ...More

BMC CANCER, vol.4, 2004 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 4
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Doi Number: 10.1186/1471-2407-4-29
  • Title of Journal : BMC CANCER


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.