Inter-individual susceptibility to environmental toxicants--a current assessment.

  • D. Nebert
  • Published 2005 in Toxicology and applied pharmacology

Abstract

Virtually all diseases have an environmental component. The two most important factors affecting your unique risk of an environmental disease (toxicity or cancer) are (a) your exposure to the environmental agent and (b) your genes. Epidemiologists have found ways to calculate inter-individual risk--if the exposure to environmental agents is sufficiently… (More)

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