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Original Contribution
October 1, 2008

Variants of the Adiponectin (ADIPOQ) and Adiponectin Receptor 1 (ADIPOR1) Genes and Colorectal Cancer Risk

Author Affiliations

Author Affiliations: Cancer Genetics Program, Division of Hematology and Oncology, Department of Medicine and Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois (Drs Kaklamani, Wisinski, and Pasche, and Mss Sadim and Gulden); Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts (Mr Do and Dr Mantzoros); Clinical Genetics Service, Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York (Dr Offit); Departments of Medicine and Community and Community and Family Medicine, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire (Dr Baron); and Department of Health Studies, Medicine, and Human Genetics, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois (Dr Ahsan). Dr Pasche is now with the Division of Hematology/Oncology and Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Alabama, Birmingham.

JAMA. 2008;300(13):1523-1531. doi:10.1001/jama.300.13.1523
Abstract

Context Current epidemiological evidence suggests an association between obesity, hyperinsulinemia, and colorectal cancer risk. Adiponectin is a hormone secreted by the adipose tissue, and serum levels are inversely correlated with obesity and hyperinsulinemia. While there is evidence of an association between circulating adiponectin levels and colorectal cancer risk, no association between genes of the adiponectin pathway and colorectal cancer have been reported to date.

Objective To determine the association of 10 haplotype-tagging single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) of the adiponectin (ADIPOQ) and adiponectin receptor 1 (ADIPOR1) genes with colorectal cancer risk.

Design, Setting, and Patients Two case-control studies including patients with a diagnosis of colorectal cancer and controls were recruited between 2000 and 2007. Case-control study 1 included a total of 441 patients with a diagnosis of colorectal cancer and 658 controls; both groups were of Ashkenazi Jewish ancestry and from New York, New York. Case-control study 2 included 199 patients with a diagnosis of colorectal cancer and 199 controls from Chicago, Illinois, matched 1:1 for sex, age, and ethnicity.

Main Outcome Measures ADIPOQ and ADIPOR1 SNP frequency among cases and controls.

Results In study 1, after adjustment for age, sex, and SNPs from the same gene, 3 ADIPOQ SNPs and 1 ADIPOR1 SNP were associated with colorectal cancer risk: rs266729 (adjusted odds ratio [AOR], 0.72; 95% confidence interval [CI], 0.55-0.95) and rs822396 (AOR, 0.37; 95% CI, 0.14-1.00) were associated with decreased risk whereas rs822395 (AOR, 1.76; 95% CI, 1.09-2.84) and rs1342387 (AOR, 1.79; 95% CI, 1.18-2.72) were associated with increased risk. In study 2, after adjustment for age, sex, race, and SNPs from the same gene, the ADIPOQ SNP rs266729 was associated with a decreased colorectal cancer risk of similar magnitude as in study 1 (AOR, 0.52; 95% CI, 0.34-0.78). Combined analysis of both studies shows an association of rs266729 with decreased colorectal cancer risk (AOR, 0.73; 95% CI, 0.53-0.99).

Conclusion The SNP rs266729, which tags the 5′ flanking region of the ADIPOQ gene, is associated with decreased colorectal cancer risk.

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