Contact: Julia Evangelou Strait
Washington University School of Medicine
Caption: Lung cancer patients with a history of smoking have 10 times more genetic mutations in their tumors than those with the disease who have never smoked, according to a new study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
Credit: Jim Dryden
Usage Restrictions: None
Related news release: In lung cancer, smokers have 10 times more genetic damage than never-smokers