Leptin Is a Growth Factor in Cancer

J Surg Res. 2004 Feb;116(2):337-49. doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2003.09.004.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Adipocytes / pathology
  • Animals
  • Anorexia / etiology
  • Breast Neoplasms / metabolism
  • Cell Differentiation
  • Female
  • Gastrointestinal Neoplasms / metabolism
  • Genital Neoplasms, Female / metabolism
  • Growth Substances / metabolism*
  • Humans
  • Leptin / metabolism*
  • Leukemia / metabolism
  • Male
  • Neoplasms / complications
  • Neoplasms / metabolism*
  • Neoplasms / pathology
  • Prostatic Neoplasms / blood

Substances

  • Growth Substances
  • Leptin