Mechanisms of carcinogenesis and individual susceptibility to cancer.

Abstract

The population can be divided into four groups, or "oncodemes," depending on the relative contributions of environment and genetics to their risk of cancer. These oncodemes are: 1) background (random mutations in normal people); 2) environmental (environmental carcinogens acting on normal people); 3) environmental/genetic (environmental carcinogens acting… (More)

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@article{Venitt1994MechanismsOC, title={Mechanisms of carcinogenesis and individual susceptibility to cancer.}, author={Stan Venitt}, journal={Clinical chemistry}, year={1994}, volume={40 7 Pt 2}, pages={1421-5} }