Polymorphisms in promoter regions of IL-6 and IL-10 genes in breast cancer: a case-control study
Polymorphisms in interleukin genes (IL-6 and IL-10) are involved in the pathogenesis of breast cancer. This study investigated polymorphisms in the promoter regions of IL-6 (-174G/C) and IL-10 (-1082G/A) through a case-control study employing 80 female subjects who were pathologically diagnosed with breast cancer. All patients received follow-up care at the Mansoura University Hospital, Mansoura, Egypt. We included another 80 females (controls) from the same population, showing no signs of malignancy.