Levels of Some Trace Elements in Sera of Patients with Lung Cancer and in Smokers

@inproceedings{AlFartusie2017LevelsOS,
  title={Levels of Some Trace Elements in Sera of Patients with Lung Cancer and in Smokers},
  author={Falah S Al-Fartusie and Alie{\`a}a Hafudh and Noor Mustafa and Hassanain Al-Bermani and Ali Yakub Majid},
  year={2017}
}
Lung cancer is one of the most common leading causes of cancer mortality around the world. Many efforts have been made recently to use element contents in human body to aid for diagnosing various diseases including cancer. Accordingly, this study aimed to investigate the serum contents of elements Cr, Cu, Mn, Ni, Zn, Mg, and Fe of lung cancer patients and compared them with those found in smokers and non-smoking controls using atomic absorption spectrophotometry technique. The results obtained… CONTINUE READING

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