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Discovering the causes of cancer and the means of prevention

Environment And Genetics in Lung cancer Etiology

EAGLE (Environment And Genetics in Lung cancer Etiology) is a large population-based case-control study designed and conducted to investigate the genetic and environmental determinants of lung cancer and smoking persistence using an integrative approach that allows combined analysis of genetic, environmental, clinical, and behavioral data. The study includes over 2,000 incident lung cancer cases, both males and females of Italian nationality, ages 35 to 79 years old, with verified lung cancer of any histological type, and over 2,000 healthy population-based controls matched to cases by age, gender, and residence. 

For more information, contact Maria Teresa Landi.

Integrative Tumor Epidemiology Branch - Research Areas