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Lung Cancer: One Disease or Many.

08:00 EDT 5th June 2018 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "Lung Cancer: One Disease or Many."

Lung cancer is classified as a single entity comprised of multiple histological subtypes. But how similar are these subtypes on a genetic level? This paper aims to address this question through a concise overview of germline and somatic differences between small cell lung cancer, lung adenocarcinoma, and lung squamous cell carcinoma.

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Name: Human heredity
ISSN: 1423-0062
Pages: 65-70

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