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Benefits of Reduced Smoking on Lung Cancer
Fewer cigarettes per day, less time smoked both associated with lower risk.
Industrial Air Pollution and Inequities
Jessica Madrigal investigates differences in burden of carcinogenic pollution
PRS Improves Risk Prediction for Black Women
Breast cancer risk prediction improved with addition of a polygenic risk score.
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