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Table 8 Studies of the IL1B -511C>T polymorphism in breast cancer.

From: Interleukin gene polymorphisms and breast cancer: a case control study and systematic literature review

Reference Numbers studied Type of controls Susceptibility Severity Ethnicity
  Cancer Controls     
Smith KC et al, 2004 [57] 141 261 Bone marrow and solid organ donors – male and female No association No association mixed
Hefler LA et al, 2005 [58] 269 227 Women visiting outpatient dept for various reasons No association No association Caucasian
Our study 703 489 Women with normal mammograms from screening population No association No association British Caucasian