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Correction to: New insight for metformin against bladder cancer

Genes and Environment201840:16

  • Received: 10 July 2018
  • Accepted: 13 July 2018
  • Published:

The original article was published in Genes and Environment 2017 39:13


The author noted a few errors in the original article [1] need correction. The correct content is below.
  1. 1.

    The 3rd paragraph in background should be removed due to duplication.

  2. 2.

    In page 2 under Anti-carcinogenic effects of metformin, line 15, the ‘in vitro and in vitro’ should be ‘in vitro and in vivo’.




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Authors’ Affiliations

Pharmacology and Toxicology Department, Faculty of Pharmacy, Al-Azhar University, Nasr City, Cairo, Egypt
CAS-TWAS Fellowship at University of Science and Technology of China (USTC), Hefei, 23027, China


  1. EL-Arabey AA. New insight for metformin against bladder cancer. Genes and Environment. 2017;39(13)


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