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The Manly Y: How Smoking is Associated with Loss of the Y Chromosome

Dr. Arif Anwar, Resident Geneticist

25-Feb-15 16:00

The Manly Y: How Smoking is Associated with Loss of the Y Chromosome

A new study has now demonstrated that smoking is associated with the loss of the Y chromosome in blood cells, potentially explaining why smoking is more of a risk factor for cancer among men. Unpacking the details of the study for us is Dr. Arif Anwar, resident geneticist. 


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