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Research Article

Genetic Variation in BCL2 3′-UTR Was Associated with Lung Cancer Risk and Prognosis in Male Chinese Population

  • Ping Xu equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Ping Xu, Li Liu

    Affiliations: Department of Occupational and Environmental Health and Ministry of Education Key Lab for Environment and Health, School of Public Health, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China, Department of Oncology, Wuhan Iron and Steel (Group) Corporation Staff-Worker Hospital, Wuhan, China

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  • Li Liu equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Ping Xu, Li Liu

    Affiliation: Department of Oncology, Cancer Center, Union Hospital, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China

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  • Jianzhong Wang,

    Affiliation: Department of Oncology, Wuhan Iron and Steel (Group) Corporation Staff-Worker Hospital, Wuhan, China

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  • Kai Zhang,

    Affiliation: Department of Oncology, Cancer Center, Union Hospital, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China

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  • Xiaohua Hong,

    Affiliation: Department of Oncology, Cancer Center, Union Hospital, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China

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  • Qifei Deng,

    Affiliation: Department of Occupational and Environmental Health and Ministry of Education Key Lab for Environment and Health, School of Public Health, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China

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  • Jingjun Xiang,

    Affiliation: Department of Oncology, Wuhan Iron and Steel (Group) Corporation Staff-Worker Hospital, Wuhan, China

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  • Xiaomin Zhang,

    Affiliation: Department of Occupational and Environmental Health and Ministry of Education Key Lab for Environment and Health, School of Public Health, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China

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  • Meian He,

    Affiliation: Department of Occupational and Environmental Health and Ministry of Education Key Lab for Environment and Health, School of Public Health, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China

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  • Tangchun Wu,

    Affiliation: Department of Occupational and Environmental Health and Ministry of Education Key Lab for Environment and Health, School of Public Health, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China

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  • Huan Guo mail

    ghuan5011@hust.edu.cn

    Affiliation: Department of Occupational and Environmental Health and Ministry of Education Key Lab for Environment and Health, School of Public Health, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China

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  • Published: August 16, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0072197

About the Authors

Ping Xu, Qifei Deng, Xiaomin Zhang, Meian He, Tangchun Wu, Huan Guo
Department of Occupational and Environmental Health and Ministry of Education Key Lab for Environment and Health, School of Public Health, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China
Ping Xu, Jianzhong Wang, Jingjun Xiang
Department of Oncology, Wuhan Iron and Steel (Group) Corporation Staff-Worker Hospital, Wuhan, China
Li Liu, Kai Zhang, Xiaohua Hong
Department of Oncology, Cancer Center, Union Hospital, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China

Corresponding Author

Email: ghuan5011@hust.edu.cn

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: PX LL TW HG. Performed the experiments: PX LL JW KZ XH QD JX HG. Analyzed the data: PX LL TW HG. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: PX LL JW KZ XH JX XZ MH TW HG. Wrote the paper: PX LL HG.