Alison S. Wise

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Young-onset breast cancer shows certain phenotypic and etiologic differences from older-onset breast cancer and may be influenced by some distinct genetic variants. Few genetic studies of breast cancer have targeted young women and no studies have examined whether maternal variants influence disease in their adult daughters through prenatal effects. We(More)
We propose a method for association analysis of haplotypes on the X chromosome that offers both improved power and robustness to population stratification in studies of affected offspring and their parents if all three have been genotyped. The method makes use of assumed parental haplotype exchangeability (PHE), a weaker assumption than Hardy-Weinberg(More)
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