The Manly Y: How Smoking is Associated with Loss of the Y Chromosome
Dr. Arif Anwar, Resident Geneticist
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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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Tags: smoking, y chromosome, cancer in men