Body size, IGF and growth hormone polymorphisms, and colorectal adenomas and hyperplastic polyps.

Publication Type:

Journal Article


Growth hormone & IGF research : official journal of the Growth Hormone Research Society and the International IGF Research Society, Volume 20, Issue 4, p.305-9 (2010)


2010, Adenoma, Body Size, Center-Authored Paper, Collaborative Data Services Core Facility, Colon, Colonic Polyps, Colorectal Neoplasms, Genetic Predisposition to Disease, Human Growth Hormone, Humans, HYPERPLASIA, Insulin-Like Growth Factor I, Polymorphism, Genetic, Public Health Sciences Division, Shared Resources, Specimen Processing Core Facility


We examined the risk of colorectal polyps in relation to body size factors and candidate polymorphisms in selected genes of insulin-like growth factor (IGF1) (rs5742612), IGF1 receptor (IGF1R) (rs2229765), IGF binding protein 3 (IGFBP3) (rs2854746) and growth hormone (GH1) (rs2665802).