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1.Women may be more genetically susceptible to developing lung cancer than men.
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References for this Activity
1. Baldini, E.H., Strauss, G.M. (1997) Women and Lung Cancer: Waiting to Exhale. Chest, 112 (4 Suppl): 229S-234S

Several genetic factors may play a role in carcinogenesis:[1]

  • CYP1A1 and GSTM1

  • Gastrin Releasing Peptide Receptor

  • DNA Repair Capacity

  • Oncogenes and TSG: K-ras, c-erb-2 and p53

Related Topics
Genetic Factors

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1. Alberg AJ, Samet JM. Epidemiology of Lung Cancer. Chest. 2003;123:21S-49S

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