A molecular epidemiological case-control study of lung cancer.

  title={A molecular epidemiological case-control study of lung cancer.},
  author={Deliang Tang and Regina M. Santella and Anne M Blackwood and Tie Lan Young and James Mayer and Alfred Jaretzki and Steven Grantham and Wei Yann Tsai and Frederica Perera},
  journal={Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology},
  volume={4 4},
Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon-DNA adducts were measured by ELISA in peripheral leukocytes from 119 non-small cell lung cancer patients and 98 controls at the Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center. Thirty-one cases had adduct measurements in leukocytes, lung tumor, and nontumor specimens collected at surgery, and 34 had paired leukocyte and tumor specimens. Information on smoking, diet, and occupational exposure was collected. After adjustment for age, gender, ethnicity, season, and smoking… CONTINUE READING