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A genome-wide association study identifies susceptibility loci for ovarian cancer at 2q31 and 8q24.

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Ovarian cancer accounts for more deaths than all other gynecological cancers combined. To identify common low-penetrance ovarian cancer susceptibility genes, we conducted a genome-wide association study of 507,094 SNPs in 1,768 individuals with ovarian cancer (cases) and 2,354 controls, with follow up of 21,955 SNPs in 4,162 cases and 4,810 controls, leading to the identification of a confirmed susceptibility locus at 9p22 (in BNC2). Here, we report on nine additional candidate loci (defined ...

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10.1038/ng.668

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Journal:
Nature genetics
Volume:
42
Issue:
10
Pages:
874-879
Publication date:
2010-10-05
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EISSN:
1546-1718
ISSN:
1061-4036
URN:
uuid:1250804b-f67a-491d-84cc-702d1b200c92
Source identifiers:
72080
Local pid:
pubs:72080

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