Smokers’ Lung Malignant Tumor Can Contain Up To 50000 Genetic Mutations. Part 3 of 3

Smokers’ Lung Malignant Tumor Can Contain Up To 50000 Genetic Mutations – Part 3 of 3

And “In this particular case, it’s smoking-related. When you have a patient who has a long history of smoking, you can tell that most of the mutations are mediated by carcinogens, so we predict that we will observe a lot more mutations in such a patient”. The same is likely to be true of melanoma, because much of the damage here is caused by UV radiation but the number of mutations in breast and prostate cancer, for instance, is suitable to be much lower.

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