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Candidate locus analysis of the TERT-CLPTM1L cancer risk region on chromosome 5p15 identifies multiple independent variants associated with endometrial cancer risk

Luis G Carvajal-Carmona, Tracy A O'Mara, Jodie N Painter, Felicity A Lose, Joe Dennis, Kyriaki Michailidou, Jonathan P Tyrer, Shahana Ahmed, Kaltin Ferguson, Catherine S Healey, Karen Pooley, Jonathan Beesley, Timothy Cheng, Angela Jones, Kimberley Howarth, Lynn Martin, Maggie Gorman, Shirley Hodgson, Nicholas Wentzensen, Peter A Fasching Show all

Human Genetics | SPRINGER | Published : 2015

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Funding Acknowledgements

The authors thank the many individuals who participated in this study and the numerous institutions and their staff who have supported recruitment, detailed in full in the Supplementary Notes. Fine-mapping analysis was supported by NHMRC Project Grant (ID#1031333) to ABS, DFE and AMD. LGC-C receives funding from the University of California Davis, The V Foundation for Cancer Research, and The National Institute On Aging (award number P30AG043097) and The National Cancer Institute (award number K12CA138464) of the National Institutes of Health. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institutes of Health. ABS is supported by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Fellowship scheme. D. F. E. is a Principal Research Fellow of Cancer Research UK. A. M. D. is supported by the Joseph Mitchell Trust. I. T. is supported by Cancer Research UK and the Oxford Comprehensive Biomedical Research Centre. P. A. F. was partly funded by the Dr. Mildred Scheel Stiftung of the Deutsche Krebshilfe (German Cancer Aid). FA is senior clinical researcher for the Research Fund Flanders (F.W.O.). Funding for the iCOGS infrastructure came from: the European Community's Seventh Framework Programme under Grant agreement no 223175 (HEALTH-F2-2009-223175) (COGS), Cancer Research UK (C1287/A10118, C1287/A 10710, C12292/A11174, C1281/A12014, C5047/A8384, C5047/A15007, C5047/A10692), the National Institutes of Health (CA128978) and Post-Cancer GWAS initiative (1U19 CA148537, 1U19 CA148065 and 1U19 CA148112-the GAME-ON initiative), the Department of Defence (W81XWH-10-1-0341), the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) for the CIHR Team in Familial Risks of Breast Cancer, Komen Foundation for the Cure, the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, and the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund. NCI CA 15083 (Mayo Clinic CCSG) supported the genotyping carried out by the Genotyping Core laboratory. ANECS recruitment was supported by Project Grants from the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia (ID#339435), The Cancer Council Queensland (ID#4196615) and Cancer Council Tasmania (ID#403031 and ID#457636). SEARCH recruitment was funded by a programme Grant from Cancer Research UK (C490/A10124). Case genotyping was supported by the National Health and Medical Research Council (ID#1031333). NSECG was supported principally by Cancer Research UK and by funds from the Oxford Comprehensive Biomedical Research Centre, with core infrastructure support to the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, Oxford provided by Grant 075491/Z/04. The Bavarian Endometrial Cancer Study (BECS) was partly funded by the ELAN fund of the University of Erlangen. The Leuven Endometrium Study (LES) was supported by the Verelst Foundation for endometrial cancer. The Mayo Endometrial Cancer Study (MECS) and Mayo controls (MAY) were supported by Grants from the National Cancer Institute of United States Public Health Service (R01 CA122443, P30 CA15083, P50 CA136393, and GAME-ON the NCI Cancer Post-GWAS Initiative U19 CA148112), the Fred C and Katherine B Andersen Foundation, the Mayo Foundation, and the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund with support of the Smith family, in memory of Kathryn Sladek Smith. MoMaTEC received financial support from a Helse Vest Grant, the University of Bergen, Melzer Foundation, The Norwegian Cancer Society (Harald Andersens legat), The Research Council of Norway and Haukeland University Hospital.The Newcastle Endometrial Cancer Study (NECS) acknowledges contributions from the University of Newcastle, The NBN Children's Cancer Research Group, Ms Jennie Thomas and the Hunter Medical Research Institute. RENDOCAS was supported through the regional agreement on medical training and clinical research (ALF) between Stockholm County Council and Karolinska Institutet (numbers: 20110222, 20110483, 20110141 and DF 07015), The Swedish Labor Market Insurance (number 100069) and The Swedish Cancer Society (number 11 0439). The Cancer Hormone Replacement Epidemiology in Sweden Study (CAHRES, formerly called The Singapore and Swedish Breast/Endometrial Cancer Study; SASBAC) was supported by funding from the Agency for Science, Technology and Research of Singapore (A*STAR), the US National Institute of Health (NIH) and the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. The Shanghai Endometrial Cancer Genetic Study (SECGS) was supported by Grants from the National Cancer Institute of United States Public Health Service (RO1 CA 092585 and R01 CA90899, R01 CA64277). The Breast Cancer Association Consortium (BCAC) is funded by Cancer Research UK (C1287/A10118, C1287/A12014). The Ovarian Cancer Association Consortium (OCAC) is supported by a grant from the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund thanks to donations by the family and friends of Kathryn Sladek Smith (PPD/RPCI.07), and the UK National Institute for Health Research Biomedical Research Centres at the University of Cambridge. Additional funding for individual control groups is detailed in the Supplementary Text.