Reference : Le cancer du poumon. Epidemiologie et facteurs etiologiques.
Scientific journals : Article
Human health sciences : Cardiovascular & respiratory systems
http://hdl.handle.net/2268/11777
Le cancer du poumon. Epidemiologie et facteurs etiologiques.
French
[en] [Lung cancer. Epidemiology and etiologic factors]
Frusch, Nicolas [Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Liège - CHU > > Frais communs médecine >]
Bosquee, Léon mailto [Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Liège - CHU > > Pneumologie-Allergologie >]
Louis, Renaud mailto [Université de Liège - ULg > Département des sciences cliniques > Pneumologie - Allergologie >]
2007
Revue Médicale de Liège
62
9
548-53
Yes (verified by ORBi)
0370-629X
Belgium
[en] Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung/epidemiology/etiology/genetics ; Carcinoma, Small Cell/epidemiology/etiology/genetics ; Genetic Predisposition to Disease ; Humans ; Lung Neoplasms/epidemiology/etiology/genetics ; Occupational Diseases/epidemiology ; Risk Factors ; Smoking/epidemiology ; Survival Rate ; World Health
[en] Lung cancer is the most frequent cause of death by cancer worldwide. Despite improvements in the treatment the vital prognosis remains poor with an estimated 5-year survival rate of 15 % all stages together. Even if some environmental exposure may favour apparition of the disease, tobacco smoking is by far the greatest risk factor for developing lung cancer. Recent progresses have been made on the identification of cellular mechanisms and genetic abnormalities that make the patients more prone to develop lung cancer.
http://hdl.handle.net/2268/11777
http://www.rmlg.ulg.ac.be/index.php?page=listeArt?date=2007%20Sep&langue=FR

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