Experts Identify Gene Variants Linked To Lung Cancer, Fudan University Study  
12/22/2008 7:14:32 AM

ScienceDaily (Dec. 22, 2008) — Individuals with particular variants of certain genes involved in metabolizing the most potent carcinogen found in cigarette smoke have an increased risk of developing lung cancer. A new study may help shed light on how lung cancer develops and could have important implications for preventing smoking-related cancers.