Published in Cancer Weekly, November 19th, 2002
The study provides a direct molecular link between smoking and lung cancer, and the technique used in the study should help identify other environmental chemicals that contribute to human cancers, said Eric Moon-shong Tang, PhD, professor of environmental medicine, who led the study.
This is the second report by Tang directly linking a chemical in cigarette smoke to mutations in a crucial gene associated with cancer. In 1996, he...
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