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

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Genetic Models
Sex Characteristics
Lung Neoplasms
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  • Developmental Biology
  • Medicine(all)
  • Drug Discovery

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Sex differences in lung cancer incidence : A genetic model. / Fain, Pamela R.; Lynch, Henry T.; Albano, William A.; Ruma, Thomas A.

In: Medical Hypotheses, Vol. 7, No. 8, 1981, p. 1109-1112.

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Fain, Pamela R. ; Lynch, Henry T. ; Albano, William A. ; Ruma, Thomas A. / Sex differences in lung cancer incidence : A genetic model. In: Medical Hypotheses. 1981 ; Vol. 7, No. 8. pp. 1109-1112.
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