Correspondence re: Risch, N.: Genetic epidemiology of cancer: interpreting family and twin studies and their implications for molecular genetic approaches. Cancer Epidemiol. Biomark. Prev., 10: 733-741, 2001.

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  title={Correspondence re: Risch, N.: Genetic epidemiology of cancer: interpreting family and twin studies and their implications for molecular genetic approaches. Cancer Epidemiol. Biomark. Prev., 10: 733-741, 2001.},
  author={Kari Hemminki},
  journal={Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology},
  year={2002},
  volume={11 4},
  pages={
          423; author reply 424-6
        }
}
  • Kari Hemminki
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    2002
Dr. Risch published a challenging review on genetic epidemiology of cancer last year [(1)][1] . Dr. Risch based his major argument favoring dominant or additive models, and disfavoring polygenic threshold models, on the analysis of our Nordic twin data [(2)][2] . According to his Table 3, if the 

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Attributable risks of familial cancer from the Family-Cancer Database.

  • Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology
  • 2002