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BRITISH JOURNAL OF CANCER | NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2013

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Funding Acknowledgements

We wish to thank the participants in all the contributing studies, Heather Thorne (OAM), Eveline Niedermayr, all the kConFab research nurses and staff, the heads and staff of the Family Cancer Clinics, and the Clinical Follow Up Study (funded 2001-2009 by National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia (NHMRC) and currently by the National Breast Cancer Foundation and Cancer Australia #628333) for their contributions to this resource. kConFab is supported by grants from the National Breast Cancer Foundation, the NHMRC and by the Queensland Cancer Fund, the Cancer Councils of New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia, and the Cancer Foundation of Western Australia. We thank the Breast Cancer Family Registry (BCFR) which is funded by the National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, under RFA CA-06-503 and through cooperative agreements with Cancer Care Ontario (U01 CA69467), the Cancer Prevention Institute of California (U01 CA69417), Columbia University (U01 CA69398), Fox Chase Cancer Center (U01 CA69631), the Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah (U01 CA69446), and The University of Melbourne (U01 CA69638). 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 organisations imply endorsement by the US Government or the BCFR. The Australian site of the BCFR was also supported by the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia, the New South Wales Cancer Council, the Victorian Health Promotion Foundation, and the Victorian Breast Cancer Research Consortium. We also wish to thank A/Prof Ian Campbell and the VBCRC Cancer Genetics Laboratory, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre for their assistance with the preparation of the DNA samples (Victorian Breast Cancer Research Consortium). This work was also supported by the NHMRC (Project Grant APP1029974 and APP1023698) and the Victorian Breast Cancer Research Consortium (VBCRC). ZLT was supported by Postgraduate Scholarships provided by the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, The University of Melbourne and the NHMRC (Dora Lush Postgraduate Fellowship). TN-D is the recipient of a postdoctoral fellowship from the Susan G Komen for the Cure Foundation. MCS is an NHMRC Senior Research Fellow and a Group Leader of the VBCRC. GJL is an NHMRC Principal Research Fellow and Group Leader of the VBCRC. JLH is an NHMRC Australia Fellow and a VBCRC Group Leader.