Journal article

Panel sequencing of 264 candidate susceptibility genes and segregation analysis in a cohort of non-BRCA1, non-BRCA2 breast cancer families

Jun Li, Hongyan Li, Igor Makunin, Bryony A Thompson, Kayoko Tao, Erin L Young, Jacqueline Lopez, Nicola J Camp, Sean V Tavtigian, Esther M John, Irene L Andrulis, Kum Kum Khanna, David Goldgar, Georgia Chenevix-Trench

Breast Cancer Research and Treatment | SPRINGER | Published : 2017

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Funding Acknowledgements

We wish to thank Jonathan Ellis for help with variant calling and Heather Thorne, Eveline Niedermayr, all the kConFab research nurses and staff, the heads and staff of the Family Cancer Clinics, and the Clinical Follow-Up Study (which has received funding from the NHMRC, the National Breast Cancer Foundation, Cancer Australia, and the National Institute of Health (USA)) for their contributions to this resource, and the many families who contribute to kConFab. kConFab is supported by a Grant from the National Breast Cancer Foundation, and previously by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC), the Queensland Cancer Fund, the Cancer Councils of New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia, and the Cancer Foundation of Western Australia. This project was funded by the Susan G. Komen Foundation, the NHMRC and NIH Grant R01 CA155767 to DEG & SVT and R01 CA163353 to NJC. The Breast Cancer Family Registry (BCFR) was supported by Grant UM1 CA164920 from the USA National Cancer Institute. The content of this manuscript does not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the National Cancer Institute or any of the collaborating centres in the BCFR, nor does mention of trade names, commercial products, or organizations imply endorsement by the USA Government or the BCFR.