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Some genes remain altered years after smoking cessation

Added: Thursday 28 June 2012

We know that while giving up smoking reduces the risk of lung cancer, the risk remains somewhat higher than that in someone who has never smoked. New research shows that the expression of a small number of genes remains altered even 25 years after smoking cessation.

+  http://www.oncologystat.com/journals/journal_scans/Molecular_Signature_of_Smoking_in_Human_Lung_Tissues.html


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