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    • Flavonoid and lignan intake and pancreatic cancer risk in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) cohort 

      Molina-Montes, Esther; Sánchez, María-José; Zamora-Ros, Raul; Bueno-de-Mesquita, HB(as); Wark, Petra A; Obon-Santacana, Mireia; Kühn, Tilman et al. (2016)
    • Gene and pathway level analyses of germline DNA-repair gene variants and prostate cancer susceptibility using the iCOGS-genotyping array 

      Saunders, Edward J; Dadaev, Tokhir; Leongamornlert, Daniel A; Al, Seyed Ali; Benlloch, Sara; Giles, Graham G; Wiklund, Fredrik et al. (Nature Publishing Group, 2016-03-10)
      Background: Germline mutations within DNA-repair genes are implicated in susceptibility to multiple forms of cancer. For prostate cancer (PrCa), rare mutations in BRCA2 and BRCA1 give rise to moderately elevated risk, ...
    • Genome-Wide Meta-Analyses of Breast, Ovarian, and Prostate Cancer Association Studies Identify Multiple New Susceptibility Loci Shared by at Least Two Cancer Types 

      Kar, Siddhartha P; Beesley, Jonathan; Amin, Al Olama Ali; Michailidou, Kyriaki; Tyrer, Jonathan; Kote-Jarai, ZSofia; Lawrenson, Kate et al. (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 ...
    • The INSIG2 rs7566605 polymorphism is not associated with body mass index and breast cancer risk 

      Campa, Daniele; Husing, Anika; McKay, James D; Sinilnikova, Olga M; Vogel, Ulla; Tjonneland, Anne; Overvad, Kim et al. (2010-10-18)
    • Investigating the possible causal role of coffee consumption with prostate cancer risk and progression using Mendelian randomization analysis 

      Taylor, Amy E; Martin, Richard M; Geybels, Milan S; Stanford, Janet L; Shui, Irene; Eeles, Rosalind; Easton, Doug et al. (2016-10-26)
    • Modifiable causes of premature death in middle-age in Western Europe: results from the EPIC cohort study. 

      Muller, David C; Murphy, Neil; Johansson, Mattias; Ferrari, Pietro; Tsilidis, Konstantinos K; Boutron-Ruault, Marie-Christine; Clavel, Francoise et al. (BioMed Central, 2016-06-14)
      BACKGROUND: Life expectancy is increasing in Europe, yet a substantial proportion of adults still die prematurely before the age of 70 years. We sought to estimate the joint and relative contributions of tobacco smoking, ...
    • 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 Derek; Foulkes, William et al. (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 ...
    • Physical Activity and all-cause mortality across levels of general and abdominal adiposity: The European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition Study (EPIC) 

      Ekelund, Ulf Mikael; Ward, Heather A; Norat, Teresa; Luan, Jian'an; May, Anne M; Weiderpass, Elisabete; Sharp, Stephen John et al. (American Society for Nutrition, 2015-01-14)
      Background: The higher risk of death resulting from excess adiposity may be attenuated by physical activity (PA). However, the theoretical number of deaths reduced by eliminating physical inactivity compared with overall ...
    • Polygenic hazard score to guide screening for aggressive prostate cancer: development and validation in large scale cohorts. 

      Seibert, Tyler M; Fan, Chun Chieh; Wang, Yunpeng; Zuber, Verena; Karunamuni, Roshan; Parsons, J Kellogg; Eeles, Rosalind A et al.
      Objectives: Prostate-specific-antigen (PSA) screening resulted in reduced prostate cancer (PCa) mortality in a large clinical trial, but due to many false positives and overdiagnosis of indolent disease, many guidelines ...
    • Polyunsaturated fatty acids and prostate cancer risk: a Mendelian randomisation analysis from the PRACTICAL consortium. 

      Khankari, Nikhil K; Murff, Harvey J; Zeng, Chenjie; Wen, Wanqing; Eeles, Rosalind A; Easton, Douglas Frederick; Kote-Jarai, Zsofia et al. (2016-08-04)
    • Pre-diagnostic metabolite concentrations and prostate cancer risk in 1077 cases and 1077 matched controls in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition 

      Schmidt, Julie A; Fensom, Georgina K; Rinaldi, Sabina; Scalbert, Augustin; Appleby, Paul N; Achaintre, David; Gicquiau, Audrey et al. (2017-07-05)
      Abstract Background Little is known about how pre-diagnostic metabolites in blood relate to risk of prostate cancer. We aimed to investigate the prospective association between ...
    • Pubertal development and prostate cancer risk: Mendelian randomization study in a population-based cohort 

      Bonilla, Carolina; Lewis, Sarah J; Martin, Richard M; Donovan, Jenny L; Hamdy, Freddie C; Neal, David E; Eeles, Rosalind et al. (BioMed Central, 2016-04-04)
      Background: Epidemiological studies have observed a positive association between an earlier age at sexual development and prostate cancer, but markers of sexual maturation in boys are imprecise and observational estimates ...
    • SNP interaction pattern identifier (SIPI): an intensive search for SNP-SNP interaction patterns. 

      Lin, Hui-Yi; Chen, Dung-Tsa; Huang, Po-Yu; Liu, Yung-Hsin; Ochoa, Augusto; Zabaleta, Jovanny; Mercante, Donald E et al. (Oxford University Press, 2017-03)
      $\textbf{MOTIVATION}$: Testing SNP-SNP interactions is considered as a key for overcoming bottlenecks of genetic association studies. However, related statistical methods for testing SNP-SNP interactions are underdeveloped. ...
    • Tall height and obesity are associated with an increased risk of aggressive prostate cancer: results from the EPIC cohort study 

      Perez-Cornago, Aurora; Appleby, Paul N; Pischon, Tobias; Tsilidis, Konstantinos K; Tjønneland, Anne; Olsen, Anja; Overvad, Kim et al. (2017-07-13)
      Abstract Background The relationship between body size and prostate cancer risk, and in particular risk by tumour characteristics, is not clear because most studies have not ...