Smoking and lung cancer genes

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Presenter: David Hunter

Published: November 2009

Age: 14-19 and upwards

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Tags: nicotine

Type: Lectures

Source/institution: Nature Video

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Some of the strongest evidence that lung cancer risk variants are common in the general population appears in Nature and Nature Genetics, although the three papers differ on whether the association is direct or mediated through nicotine dependence. Watch the research being discussed here.Stephen Chanock,David Hunter and Kari Stefansson discuss how your genes can affect your addiction to nicotine and your cancer risk from smoking.