A genome-wide association study of breast and prostate cancer in the NHLBI's Framingham Heart Study

@article{Murabito2007AGA,
  title={A genome-wide association study of breast and prostate cancer in the NHLBI's Framingham Heart Study},
  author={Joanne M. Murabito and Carol L. Rosenberg and Daniel Finger and Bernard E. Kreger and Daniel A. Levy and Greta Lee Splansky and Karen H. Antman and S. -Y. Hwang},
  journal={BMC Medical Genetics},
  year={2007},
  volume={8},
  pages={S6 - S6}
}
Breast and prostate cancer are two commonly diagnosed cancers in the United States. Prior work suggests that cancer causing genes and cancer susceptibility genes can be identified. We conducted a genome-wide association study (Affymetrix 100K SNP GeneChip) of cancer in the community-based Framingham Heart Study. We report on 2 cancer traits – prostate cancer and breast cancer – in up to 1335 participants from 330 families (54% women, mean entry age 33 years). Multivariable-adjusted residuals… CONTINUE READING