Smoking, variation in N-acetyltransferase 1 (NAT1) and 2 (NAT2), and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma: a pooled analysis within the InterLymph consortium.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

Cancer causes & control : CCC, Volume 24, Issue 1, p.125-34 (2013)

Keywords:

February 2013, Public Health Sciences Division

Abstract:

Studies of smoking and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) have yielded inconsistent results, possibly due to subtype heterogeneity and/or genetic variation impacting the metabolism of tobacco-derived carcinogens, including substrates of the N-acetyltransferase enzymes NAT1 and NAT2.