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Uterus endometrial cancer (UEC) is the common malignancy among gynecologic cancers, and most of them are type I estrogen-dependent UEC. Diabetes is well-known risk factor for the development of UEC. However, the underlying link between high glucose (HG) and the estrogen receptor in UEC remains unclear. Epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT) has also been shown to occur during the initiation of metastasis in cancer progression. The aim of this study was to determine the relationships and roles of HG, estrogen receptor and EMT in the growth and migration of UEC.
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Name: Cellular physiology and biochemistry : international journal of experimental cellular physiology, biochemistry, and pharmacology
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