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• #### Fine scale mapping of the 5q11.2 breast cancer locus reveals at least three independent risk variants regulating MAP3K1 ﻿

Genome Wide Association Studies (GWAS) revealed SNP rs889312 on 5q11.2 to be associated with breast cancer risk in women of European ancestry. In an attempt to identify the biologically relevant variants, we analysed 909 ...
• #### Fine scale mapping of the 5q11.2 breast cancer locus reveals at least three independent risk variants regulating MAP3K1. ﻿

(2015-12-18)
• #### Fine-Mapping of the 1p11.2 Breast Cancer Susceptibility Locus ﻿

(Public Library of Science, 2016-08-24)
The Cancer Genetic Markers of Susceptibility genome-wide association study (GWAS) originally identified a single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) rs11249433 at 1p11.2 associated with breast cancer risk. To fine-map this locus, ...
• #### Fine-Scale Mapping at 9p22.2 Identifies Candidate Causal Variants That Modify Ovarian Cancer Risk in $\small \textit{BRCA1}$ and $\small \textit{BRCA2}$ Mutation Carriers ﻿

(Public Library of Science, 2016-07-27)
Population-based genome wide association studies have identified a locus at 9p22.2 associated with ovarian cancer risk, which also modifies ovarian cancer risk in $\small \textit{BRCA1}$ and $\small \textit{BRCA2}$ mutation ...
• #### Fine-scale mapping of 8q24 locus identifies multiple independent risk variants for breast cancer ﻿

(Wiley, 2016)
Previous genome-wide association studies among women of European ancestry identified two independent breast cancer susceptibility loci represented by single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) rs13281615 and rs11780156 at 8q24. ...
• #### Functional Mechanisms Underlying Pleiotropic Risk Alleles at the 19p13.1 Breast-Ovarian Cancer Susceptibility Locus ﻿

(Nature Publishing Group, 2016)
A locus at 19p13 is associated with breast cancer (BC) and ovarian cancer (OC) risk. We analyzed 438 SNPs in this region in 46,451 BC and 15,438 OC cases, 15,252 BRCA1 mutation carriers and 73,444 controls and identified ...
• #### Gene-Panel Sequencing and the Prediction of Breast-Cancer Risk ﻿

(Massachusetts Medical Society, 2015-06-04)
Advances in sequencing technology have made multigene testing, or “panel testing,” a practical option when looking for genetic variants that may be associated with a risk of breast cancer. In June 2013, the U.S. Supreme ...
• #### Genetic determinants of telomere length and risk of common cancers: a Mendelian randomization study ﻿

(Oxford University Press, 2015-07-02)
Epidemiological studies have reported inconsistent associations between telomere length (TL) and risk for various cancers. These inconsistencies are likely attributable, in part, to biases that arise due to post-diagnostic ...
• #### Genetically Predicted Body Mass Index and Breast Cancer Risk: Mendelian Randomization Analyses of Data from 145,000 Women of European Descent ﻿

(Public Library of Science, 2016-08-23)
$\textbf{Background}$ Observational epidemiological studies have shown that high body mass index (BMI) is associated with a reduced risk of breast cancer in premenopausal women but an increased risk in postmenopausal ...
• #### Genome-wide association analysis of more than 120,000 individuals identifies 15 new susceptibility loci for breast cancer. ﻿

(NPG, 2015-03-09)
Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) and large-scale replication studies have identified common variants in 79 loci associated with breast cancer, explaining ~14% of the familial risk of the disease. To identify new ...
• #### Genome-Wide Meta-Analyses of Breast, Ovarian, and Prostate Cancer Association Studies Identify Multiple New Susceptibility Loci Shared by at Least Two Cancer Types ﻿

(American Association for Cancer Research, 2016-07-17)
Breast, ovarian, and prostate cancers are hormone-related and may have a shared genetic basis, but this has not been investigated systematically by genome-wide association (GWA) studies. Meta-analyses combining the largest ...
• #### Germline polymorphisms in an enhancer of PSIP1 are associated with progression-free survival in epithelial ovarian cancer ﻿

(Impact Journals, 2016-01-31)
Women with epithelial ovarian cancer (EOC) are usually treated with platinum/taxane therapy after cytoreductive surgery but there is considerable inter-individual variation in response. To identify germline single-nucleotide ...
• #### Identification and characterisation of novel associations in the CASP8/ALS2CR12 region on chromosome 2 with breast cancer risk ﻿

(Oxford University Press, 2014-08-28)
Previous studies have suggested that polymorphisms in CASP8 on chromosome 2 are associated with breast cancer risk. To clarify the role of CASP8 in breast cancer susceptibility we carried out dense genotyping of this region ...
• #### Identification of four novel susceptibility loci for estrogen receptor negative breast cancer ﻿

(Nature Publishing Group, 2016)
Common variants in 94 loci have been associated with breast cancer including 15 loci with genome wide significant associations (P<5x10-8) with estrogen receptor (ER)-negative breast cancer and BRCA1-associated breast cancer ...
• #### Identification of four novel susceptibility loci for oestrogen receptor negative breast cancer ﻿

(Nature Publishing Group, 2016-04-27)
Common variants in 94 loci have been associated with breast cancer including 15 loci with genome-wide significant associations (P<5 × 10$^{−8}$) with oestrogen receptor (ER)-negative breast cancer and BRCA1-associated ...
• #### Identification of independent association signals and putative functional variants for breast cancer risk through fine-scale mapping of the 12p11 locus ﻿

(BioMed Central, 2016)
Background Multiple recent genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have identified a single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP), rs10771399, at 12p11 that is associated with breast cancer risk. Method We performed a fine-scale ...
• #### Identification of Novel Genetic Markers of Breast Cancer Survival ﻿

(Oxford Journals, 2015-04-18)
Background: Survival after a diagnosis of breast cancer varies considerably between patients, and some of this variation may be because of germline genetic variation. We aimed to identify genetic markers associated with ...
• #### Identification of six new susceptibility loci for invasive epithelial ovarian cancer ﻿

(2015-01-12)
Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have identified 12 epithelial ovarian cancer (EOC) susceptibility alleles. The pattern of association at these loci is consistent in BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation carriers who are at high ...
• #### An intergenic risk locus containing an enhancer deletion in 2q35 modulates breast cancer risk by deregulating IGFBP5 expression ﻿

(Oxford University Press, 2016-07-11)
Breast cancer is the most diagnosed malignancy and the second leading cause of cancer mortality in females. Previous association studies have identified variants on 2q35 associated with the risk of breast cancer. To identify ...
• #### Mutational spectrum in a worldwide study of 29,700 families with BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutations. ﻿

(Wiley-Blackwell, 2018-02-15)
The prevalence and spectrum of germline mutations in BRCA1 and BRCA2 have been reported in single populations, with the majority of reports focused on Caucasians in Europe and North America. The Consortium of Investigators ...