Journal article

Genetic and Environmental Factors in Invasive Cervical Cancer: Design and Methods of a Classical Twin Study

Dorothy A Machalek, John D Wark, Sepehr N Tabrizi, John L Hopper, Minh Bui, Gillian S Dite, Alyssa M Cornall, Marian Pitts, Dorota Gertig, Bircan Erbas, Suzanne M Garland

Twin Research and Human Genetics | CAMBRIDGE UNIV PRESS | Published : 2017


Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council

Awarded by Cancer Australia grant

Funding Acknowledgements

Funding for this study was provided by the National Health and Medical Research Council project grant (509002) and Cancer Australia grant (1008811). The CeCaGeEn Study Group includes Suzanne M. Garland, John D Wark, Sepehr Tabrizi, John L. Hopper, Dorota Gertig, Marian Pitts, Bircan Erbas, Ian Frazer, Michael McCullough, Dorothy A. Machalek, Minh Bui, Alyssa Cornall, Samuel Phillips, and Gillian S. Dite. We sincerely thank the following research assistants and project managers over the years; Gemma Christie, Elya Moore, Nicole Taylor, Amanda Richardson, Nicole Lister, Juliana Tasevska, Anna Debenham, Melissa Sullivan, Debra Tamvakis, Melissa Yow, and Houda Abdo. Also, we express our thanks to staff of the Australian Twin Registry and Victorian Cytology Registry and other pathology laboratories for retrieving slides. Finally, we thank all the participants without whom the study could not have happened.