BMC Cancer 2021 May 15;21(1):551. Epub 2021 May 15.
Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Harbin Medical University, Harbin, 157 Baojian Road, Harbin, 150081, Heilongjiang Province, People's Republic of China.
Background: Peripheral blood leukocyte (PBL) DNA methylation may serve as a surrogate marker to evaluate the susceptibility to and prognosis of gastric cancer (GC). In this study, blood-derived DNA methylation levels of two tumour-related genes, namely, ZNF331 and WIF1, and their impacts on the risk and prognosis of GC were evaluated.
Methods: In total, 398 GC cases and 397 controls were recruited for the study. Read More