Experts Identify Gene Variants Linked To Lung Cancer, Fudan University Study

Published: Dec 22, 2008

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.

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