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Biomarkers for lung carcinogens and characterizing dependence features in narghile smokers

Biomarkers for lung carcinogens and characterizing dependence features in narghile smokers

01/05/2010

A new laboratory study is now conducted by the SCTS to Characterize the uptake of carcinogenic substances in waterpipe smokers, and compare the quantities of these substances to cigarette smokers and never-smokers. And to describe the waterpipe dependence level, smoking behavior, and subjective effects of smoking in a sample of waterpipe smokers. In addition the study will characterize the waterpipe smoking behavior of Syrian smokers.

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