Association between obesity and multiple myeloma in postmenopausal women may be attributed to increased aromatization of androgen in adipose tissue

Med Hypotheses. 2005;65(5):1001-2. doi: 10.1016/j.mehy.2005.05.014.
No abstract available

Publication types

  • Letter

MeSH terms

  • Adipose Tissue / metabolism*
  • Androgens / metabolism*
  • Comorbidity
  • Estrogens / metabolism*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Models, Biological
  • Multiple Myeloma / epidemiology
  • Multiple Myeloma / metabolism*
  • Obesity / epidemiology
  • Obesity / metabolism*
  • Postmenopause / metabolism*
  • Receptors, Estrogen / metabolism*

Substances

  • Androgens
  • Estrogens
  • Receptors, Estrogen