p53 Expression and Environmental Tobacco Smoke Exposure in Feline Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma

  title={p53 Expression and Environmental Tobacco Smoke Exposure in Feline Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma},
  author={Laura A Snyder and Elizabeth R. Bertone and Richard M Jakowski and Mark S. Dooner and J Jennings-Ritchie and Antony S Moore},
  journal={Veterinary Pathology},
  pages={209 - 214}
The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence of p53 overexpression in feline oral squamous cell carcinomas (SCC) and to determine, if any, the association between p53 overexpression and lifestyle factors and environmental exposures, including exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (ETS). Questionnaires concerning exposure to ETS and other environmental factors were sent to owners of cats presenting to the Harrington Oncology Program with a diagnosis of oral SCC between 1991 and… 

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