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Lung Cancer

The main cause of lung cancer is cigarette smoke. Several studies indicate that there is a clear dose-effect relationship between inhaling tobacco and development of lung cancer.
Studies report that the risk of having lung cancer is 14 times higher among smokers than non-smokers (up to 20 times for heavy smokers, e.g. 20 cigarettes per day).
Cigarette smoke is responsible for the vest majority of lung tumors.
Air pollution, family history of lung cancer, as well as various pathological conditions affecting the normal lung physiology may also contribute to increase the possibility of being affected by this disease.

HELIXMOKER is a cancer prevention program specifically designed for smokers. Upon the mutational status analysis of genes directly involved in lung cancer onset, a patient has the possibility to discover at a very early stage if he/she is affected by lung cancer.


Smokers, or people at risk of developing lung cancer, can undergo a yearly checkup of their mutational profile to monitor the potential onset of lung cancer.