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Resistin as a biomarker linking obesity and inflammation to cancer: potential clinical perspectives

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Excess body weight is associated with various types of malignancies. Resistin, originally described as an adipocyte-specific hormone modulating insulin resistance in rodents, may exhibit proliferative, antiapoptotic, proinflammatory, proangiogenic and metastatic properties. Accumulating evidence supports a role of resistin as a risk factor and potential diagnostic and prognostic biomarker in cancer.

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