Alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency and increased lung cancer risk

Chhetri, S.K.
November 2008
Thorax;Nov2008, Vol. 63 Issue 11, p950
Academic Journal
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.


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