Journal article

Increased cancer risks for relatives of very early-onset breast cancer cases with and without BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations

GS Dite, AS Whittemore, JA Knight, EM John, RL Milne, IL Andrulis, MC Southey, MRE McCredie, GG Giles, A Miron, AI Phipps, DW West, JL Hopper

British Journal of Cancer | NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2010


Awarded by National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health

Awarded by Fox Chase Cancer Center

Awarded by Huntsman Cancer Institute

Awarded by Columbia University

Awarded by Northern California Cancer Center

Awarded by Cancer Care Ontario

Awarded by University of Melbourne

Funding Acknowledgements

This work was supported by the National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health under RFA no. CA-06-503 and through cooperative agreements with members of the Breast Cancer Family Registry (Breast CFR) and Principal Investigators, including Fox Chase Cancer Center (U01 CA69631), Huntsman Cancer Institute (U01 CA69446), Columbia University (U01 CA69398), Northern California Cancer Center (U01 CA69417), Cancer Care Ontario (U01 CA69467) and The University of Melbourne (U01 CA69638). The Australian Breast Cancer Family Study was also supported by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) of Australia, the New South Wales Cancer Council and the Victorian Health Promotion Foundation. The content of this paper does not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the National Cancer Institute or any of the collaborating centres in the Breast CFR, nor does mention of trade names, commercial products or organisations imply endorsement by the US Government or the Breast CFR. JLH is an Australia Fellow of the NHMRC and a Victorian Breast Cancer Research Consortium (VBCRC) Group Leader. MCS is a Research Fellow of the NHMRC and a VBCRC Group Leader. We thank the participants in the Breast CFR and the Ontario Familial Breast Cancer Registry. We also thank Gord Glendon, Hilmi Ozcelik and members of the Ontario Cancer Genetics Network for their contributions to the study.