TITLE

Alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency and increased lung cancer risk

AUTHOR(S)
Chhetri, S.K.
PUB. DATE
November 2008
SOURCE
Thorax;Nov2008, Vol. 63 Issue 11, p950
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the increased risk in lung cancer associated with alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency. This study explains the complex gene-environment interplay which plays a big role in the development of lung cancer. It highlights how could alpha-1-antitrypsin carriers be identified and the important solutions for this.
ACCESSION #
35420154

 

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