Association Between Genetic Variants on Chromosome 15q25 Locus and Objective Measures of Tobacco Exposure

Journal of the National Cancer Institute, 04/26/2012

The data show a stronger association of rs1051730–rs16969968 genotype with objective measures of tobacco exposure compared with self–reported cigarette consumption. The association of these variants with lung cancer risk is likely to be mediated largely, if not wholly, via tobacco exposure.

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