NAT2 fast acetylator genotype is associated with an increased risk of lung cancer among never-smoking women in Taiwan.

The correlation between cooking oil fumes, containing relatively higher amounts of heterocyclic amines, and female lung cancer has been revealed. The association of genetic polymorphisms of CYP1A2 and NAT2, two major enzymes responsible for the metabolism of heterocyclic amines, with lung cancer has been investigated with inconclusive results. In this study… CONTINUE READING