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Smoking-related cancer in older women associated with molecularly defined changes in DNA

30 June 2010

Smoking, an established risk factor for colon cancer, may induce specific epigenetic changes and gene mutations that may be involved in the development of colon cancer, according to an online study published 29 June in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.

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Published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, Advance Access, 29 June 2010.

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