Sex differences in lung cancer incidence: A genetic model

Pamela R. Fain, Henry T. Lynch, William A. Albano, Thomas A. Ruma

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Abstract

Family histories pertaining to cancer of all anatomic sites were ascertained on 88 Caucasian patients (61 males, 27 females) with histologically verified lung cancer. Lifetable analysis revealed that relatives of female probands had a significantly higher risk for cancer (all sites) at younger ages (p

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1109-1112
Number of pages4
JournalMedical Hypotheses
Volume7
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 1981

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  • Medicine(all)

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    Fain, P. R., Lynch, H. T., Albano, W. A., & Ruma, T. A. (1981). Sex differences in lung cancer incidence: A genetic model. Medical Hypotheses, 7(8), 1109-1112. https://doi.org/10.1016/0306-9877(81)90108-0