Smoking and the molecular epidemiology of lung cancer.


Lung carcinogenesis in humans requires exposure to environmental agents, including the inhalation of tobacco smoke, radioactive compounds, asbestos, heavy metals, and petrochemicals. Tobacco smoking is the risk factor with the highest attributable lung cancer risk worldwide. This article discusses occupational carcinogen exposure and exposure from tobacco… (More)


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@article{Christiani2000SmokingAT, title={Smoking and the molecular epidemiology of lung cancer.}, author={David Christiani}, journal={Clinics in chest medicine}, year={2000}, volume={21 1}, pages={87-93, viii} }