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When the smoke clears ...

Three studies identify an association between genetic variation at a location on chromosome 15 and risk of lung cancer. But they disagree on whether the link is direct or mediated through nicotine dependence.

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Chanock, S., Hunter, D. When the smoke clears .... Nature 452, 537–538 (2008). https://doi.org/10.1038/452537a

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