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Genome-wide association analysis identifies three new breast cancer susceptibility loci

Overview of attention for article published in Nature Genetics, January 2012
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Title
Genome-wide association analysis identifies three new breast cancer susceptibility loci
Published in
Nature Genetics, January 2012
DOI 10.1038/ng.1049
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Authors

Maya Ghoussaini, Olivia Fletcher, Kyriaki Michailidou, Clare Turnbull, Marjanka K Schmidt, Ed Dicks, Joe Dennis, Qin Wang, Manjeet K Humphreys, Craig Luccarini, Caroline Baynes, Don Conroy, Melanie Maranian, Shahana Ahmed, Kristy Driver, Nichola Johnson, Nicholas Orr, Isabel dos Santos Silva, Quinten Waisfisz, Hanne Meijers-Heijboer, Andre G Uitterlinden, Fernando Rivadeneira, Per Hall, Kamila Czene, Astrid Irwanto, Jianjun Liu, Heli Nevanlinna, Kristiina Aittomäki, Carl Blomqvist, Alfons Meindl, Rita K Schmutzler, Bertram Müller-Myhsok, Peter Lichtner, Jenny Chang-Claude, Rebecca Hein, Stefan Nickels, Dieter Flesch-Janys, Helen Tsimiklis, Enes Makalic, Daniel Schmidt, Minh Bui, John L Hopper, Carmel Apicella, Daniel J Park, Melissa Southey, David J Hunter, Stephen J Chanock, Annegien Broeks, Senno Verhoef, Frans B L Hogervorst, Peter A Fasching, Michael P Lux, Matthias W Beckmann, Arif B Ekici, Elinor Sawyer, Ian Tomlinson, Michael Kerin, Frederik Marme, Andreas Schneeweiss, Christof Sohn, Barbara Burwinkel, Pascal Guénel, Thérèse Truong, Emilie Cordina-Duverger, Florence Menegaux, Stig E Bojesen, Børge G Nordestgaard, Sune F Nielsen, Henrik Flyger, Roger L Milne, M Rosario Alonso, Anna González-Neira, Javier Benítez, Hoda Anton-Culver, Argyrios Ziogas, Leslie Bernstein, Christina Clarke Dur, Hermann Brenner, Heiko Müller, Volker Arndt, Christa Stegmaier, Christina Justenhoven, Hiltrud Brauch, Thomas Brüning, Shan Wang-Gohrke, Ursula Eilber, Thilo Dörk, Peter Schürmann, Michael Bremer, Peter Hillemanns, Natalia V Bogdanova, Natalia N Antonenkova, Yuri I Rogov, Johann H Karstens, Marina Bermisheva, Darya Prokofieva, Elza Khusnutdinova, Annika Lindblom, Sara Margolin, Arto Mannermaa, Vesa Kataja, Veli-Matti Kosma, Jaana M Hartikainen, Diether Lambrechts, Betul T Yesilyurt, Giuseppe Floris, Karin Leunen, Siranoush Manoukian, Bernardo Bonanni, Stefano Fortuzzi, Paolo Peterlongo, Fergus J Couch, Xianshu Wang, Kristen Stevens, Adam Lee, Graham G Giles, Laura Baglietto, Gianluca Severi, Catriona McLean, Grethe Grenaker Alnæs, Vessela Kristensen, Anne-Lise Børrensen-Dale, Esther M John, Alexander Miron, Robert Winqvist, Katri Pylkäs, Arja Jukkola-Vuorinen, Saila Kauppila, Irene L Andrulis, Gord Glendon, Anna Marie Mulligan, Peter Devilee, Christie J van Asperen, Rob A E M Tollenaar, Caroline Seynaeve, Jonine D Figueroa, Montserrat Garcia-Closas, Louise Brinton, Jolanta Lissowska, Maartje J Hooning, Antoinette Hollestelle, Rogier A Oldenburg, Ans M W van den Ouweland, Angela Cox, Malcolm W R Reed, Mitul Shah, Ania Jakubowska, Jan Lubinski, Katarzyna Jaworska, Katarzyna Durda, Michael Jones, Minouk Schoemaker, Alan Ashworth, Anthony Swerdlow, Jonathan Beesley, Xiaoqing Chen, Kenneth R Muir, Artitaya Lophatananon, Suthee Rattanamongkongul, Arkom Chaiwerawattana, Daehee Kang, Keun-Young Yoo, Dong-Young Noh, Chen-Yang Shen, Jyh-Cherng Yu, Pei-Ei Wu, Chia-Ni Hsiung, Annie Perkins, Ruth Swann, Louiza Velentzis, Diana M Eccles, Will J Tapper, Susan M Gerty, Nikki J Graham, Bruce A J Ponder, Georgia Chenevix-Trench, Paul D P Pharoah, Mark Lathrop, Alison M Dunning, Nazneen Rahman, Julian Peto, Douglas F Easton

Abstract

Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women. To date, 22 common breast cancer susceptibility loci have been identified accounting for ∼8% of the heritability of the disease. We attempted to replicate 72 promising associations from two independent genome-wide association studies (GWAS) in ∼70,000 cases and ∼68,000 controls from 41 case-control studies and 9 breast cancer GWAS. We identified three new breast cancer risk loci at 12p11 (rs10771399; P = 2.7 × 10(-35)), 12q24 (rs1292011; P = 4.3 × 10(-19)) and 21q21 (rs2823093; P = 1.1 × 10(-12)). rs10771399 was associated with similar relative risks for both estrogen receptor (ER)-negative and ER-positive breast cancer, whereas the other two loci were associated only with ER-positive disease. Two of the loci lie in regions that contain strong plausible candidate genes: PTHLH (12p11) has a crucial role in mammary gland development and the establishment of bone metastasis in breast cancer, and NRIP1 (21q21) encodes an ER cofactor and has a role in the regulation of breast cancer cell growth.

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Country Count As %
Brazil 3 1%
United States 2 <1%
United Kingdom 2 <1%
Belgium 2 <1%
Canada 2 <1%
China 1 <1%
Latvia 1 <1%
Unknown 206 94%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 49 22%
Student > Ph. D. Student 37 17%
Student > Master 30 14%
Professor > Associate Professor 16 7%
Professor 15 7%
Other 44 20%
Unknown 28 13%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 81 37%
Medicine and Dentistry 54 25%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 29 13%
Computer Science 6 3%
Environmental Science 4 2%
Other 19 9%
Unknown 26 12%

Attention Score in Context

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