Smoking-gene Interaction and Disease Development: Relevance to Pancreatic Cancer and Atherosclerosis

@article{Wang2004SmokinggeneIA,
  title={Smoking-gene Interaction and Disease Development: Relevance to Pancreatic Cancer and Atherosclerosis},
  author={Ph.D. Xing Li Wang and Ph.D. Jian Wang},
  journal={World Journal of Surgery},
  year={2004},
  volume={29},
  pages={344-353}
}
There is little doubt that cigarette smoking remains a major environmental health risk that humans are facing in the twenty-first century. Cigarette smokers are more likely to develop many forms of diseases than nonsmokers, including cancers and vascular diseases. With the availability of the human genome sequence, we become more aware of the genetic contributions to these common diseases, especially the interactive relations between environmental factors (e.g., smoking) and genes on disease… CONTINUE READING
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