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Confirmation of 5p12 as a susceptibility locus for progesterone-receptor-positive, lower grade breast cancer.

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BACKGROUND: The single-nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) 5p12-rs10941679 has been found to be associated with risk of breast cancer, particularly estrogen receptor (ER)-positive disease. We aimed to further explore this association overall, and by tumor histopathology, in the Breast Cancer Association Consortium. METHODS: Data were combined from 37 studies, including 40,972 invasive cases, 1,398 cases of ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS), and 46,334 controls, all of white European ancestry, as well...

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Journal:
Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers and prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology
Volume:
20
Issue:
10
Pages:
2222-2231
Publication date:
2011-10-05
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EISSN:
1538-7755
ISSN:
1055-9965
URN:
uuid:8755d64e-4ddb-4057-953e-d2727bec43d1
Source identifiers:
172036
Local pid:
pubs:172036

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