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Genetic Risk Can Be Decreased: Quitting Smoking Decreases and Delays Lung Cancer for Smokers With High and Low CHRNA5 Risk Genotypes - A Meta-Analysis.

  • Author(s): Wiencke, John
  • Chen, L-S
  • Baker, T
  • Hung, RJ
  • Horton, A
  • Culverhouse, R
  • Hartz, S
  • Saccone, N
  • Cheng, I
  • Deng, B
  • Han, Y
  • et al.

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http://europepmc.org/articles/PMC5049934?pdf=render
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Abstract

Recent meta-analyses show that individuals with high risk variants in CHRNA5 on chromosome 15q25 are likely to develop lung cancer earlier than those with low-risk genotypes. The same high-risk genetic variants also predict nicotine dependence and delayed

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