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    • Novel associations between common breast cancer susceptibility variants and risk-predicting mammographic density measures 

      Stone, Jennifer; Thompson, Deborah J; dos Santos Silva, Isabel; Scott, Christopher; Tamimi, Rulla M.; Lindstrom, Sara; Kraft, Peter et al. (American Association for Cancer Research, 2015-04-10)
      Mammographic density measures adjusted for age and body mass index (BMI) are heritable predictors of breast cancer risk but few mammographic density-associated genetic variants have been identified. Using data for 10,727 ...
    • PALB2, CHEK2 and ATM rare variants and cancer risk: data from COGS 

      Southey, Melissa C.; Goldgar, David; Winqvist, Robert; Pylkäs, Katri; Couch, Fergus; Tischkowitz, Marc; Foulkes, William et al. (BMJ Publishing Group, 2016)
      Background: The rarity of mutations in PALB2, CHEK2 and ATM make it difficult to estimate precisely associated cancer risks. Population-based family studies have provided evidence that at least some of these mutations are ...
    • Polymorphisms in a Putative Enhancer at the 10q21.2 Breast Cancer Risk Locus Regulate NRBF2 Expression 

      Darabi, Hatef; McCue, Karen; Beesley, Jonathan; Michailidou, Kyriaki; Nord, Silje; Kar, Siddhartha; Humphreys, Keith et al. (Elsevier, 2015-06-11)
      Genome-wide association studies have identified SNPs near ZNF365 at 10q21.2 that are associated with both breast cancer risk and mammographic density. To identify the most likely causal SNPs, we fine mapped the association ...
    • RAD51B in Familial Breast Cancer 

      Pelttari, Liisa M.; Khan, Sofia; Vuorela, Mikko; Kiiski, Johanna I.; Vilske, Sara; Nevanlinna, Viivi; Ranta, Salla et al. (PLOS, 2016-05-05)
      Common variation on 14q24.1, close to RAD51B, has been associated with breast cancer: rs999737 and rs2588809 with the risk of female breast cancer and rs1314913 with the risk of male breast cancer. The aim of this study ...
    • Volumetric Mammographic Density: Heritability and Association With Breast Cancer Susceptibility Loci 

      Brand, Judith S.; Humphreys, Keith; Thompson, Deborah J.; Li, Jingmei; Eriksson, Mikael; Czene, Kamila (Oxford University Press, 2014-09-15)
      Background: Mammographic density is a strong heritable trait, but data on its genetic component are limited to area-based and qualitative measures. We studied the heritability of volumetric mammographic density ascertained ...