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• Association between Adult Height and Risk of Colorectal, Lung, and Prostate Cancer: Results from Meta-analyses of Prospective Studies and Mendelian Randomization Analyses ﻿

(Public Library of Science, 2016-09-06)
$\textbf{Background}$ Observational studies examining associations between adult height and risk of colorectal, prostate, and lung cancers have generated mixed results. We conducted meta-analyses using data from prospective ...
• Common non-synonymous SNPs associated with breast cancer susceptibility: ﬁndings from the Breast Cancer Association Consortium ﻿

(Oxford University Press, 2014-07-04)
Candidate variant association studies have been largely unsuccessful in identifying common breast cancer susceptibility variants, although most studies have been underpowered to detect associations of a realistic magnitude ...
• Evidence that breast cancer risk at the 2q35 locus is mediated through IGFBP5 regulation ﻿

(NPG, 2014-09-23)
GWAS have identified a breast cancer susceptibility locus on 2q35. Here we report the fine-mapping of this locus using data from 101,943 subjects from 50 case-control studies. We genotype 276 SNPs using the “iCOGS” genotyping ...
• Fine scale mapping of the 5q11.2 breast cancer locus reveals at least three independent risk variants regulating MAP3K1 ﻿

(Cell/Elsevier, 18/12/2014)
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-scale mapping of the 5q11.2 breast cancer locus reveals at least three independent risk variants regulating MAP3K1 ﻿

(Elsevier, 2014-12-18)
Genome-wide association studies (GWASs) have 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 analyzed ...
• 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 ...
• Genetic variation in the immunosuppression pathway genes and breast cancer: a pooled analysis of 42,510 cases and 40,577 controls from the Breast ﻿

(Springer, 2015-11-30)
Immunosuppression plays a pivotal role in assisting tumors to evade immune destruction and promoting tumor development. We hypothesized that genetic variation in the immunosuppression pathway genes may be implicated in ...
• 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 ...
• 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 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 ...
• Meta-analysis of 8q24 for seven cancers reveals a locus between NOV and ENPP2 associated with cancer development ﻿

(2011-12-05)
Abstract Background Human chromosomal region 8q24 contains several genes which could be functionally related to cancer, including the proto-oncogene c-MYC. However, the abundance of associations around 128 Mb on chromosome ...
• PALB2, CHEK2 and ATM rare variants and cancer risk: data from COGS ﻿

(BMJ Publishing Group, 2016-09-05)
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 ...
• RAD51B in Familial Breast Cancer ﻿

(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 ...