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Genetic determinants of telomere length and risk of common cancers: a Mendelian randomization study

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Human Molecular Genetics | OXFORD UNIV PRESS | Published : 2015

Grants

Awarded by Genetic Associations and Mechanisms in Oncology Network, GAME-ON: Discovery, Biology, and Risk of Inherited Variants in Breast Cancer, DRIVE


Awarded by Colorectal Transdisciplinary Study, CORECT


Awarded by Transdisciplinary Research in Cancer of the Lung, TRICL


Awarded by Follow-up of ovarian cancer genetic association and interaction studies, FOCI


Awarded by Elucidating Loci Involved in Prostate Cancer Susceptibility, ELLIPSE


Awarded by Genetics and Epidemiology of Colorectal Cancer Consortium, GECCO: National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, US Department of Health and Human Services


Awarded by National Institute of Health, National Institute on Aging


Awarded by Cancer Research Foundation Young Investigator Award


Awarded by Wellcome Trust


Awarded by British Heart Foundation


Awarded by Cancer Research UK


Awarded by Medical Research Council


Awarded by National Institute for Health Research


Funding Acknowledgements

This work was supported by the Genetic Associations and Mechanisms in Oncology Network, GAME-ON: Discovery, Biology, and Risk of Inherited Variants in Breast Cancer, DRIVE, PI: D.J.H. (U19 CA148065); Colorectal Transdisciplinary Study, CORECT, PI: S.B.G. (U19 CA148107); Transdisciplinary Research in Cancer of the Lung, TRICL, PI: C.A. (U19 CA148127); Follow-up of ovarian cancer genetic association and interaction studies, FOCI, PI: T.A. S. (U19 CA148112); Elucidating Loci Involved in Prostate Cancer Susceptibility, ELLIPSE, PI: B.E.H. (U19 CA148537); Genetics and Epidemiology of Colorectal Cancer Consortium, GECCO: National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, US Department of Health and Human Services (U01 CA137088, R01 CA059045); National Institute of Health, National Institute on Aging (T32AG000243; P30AG012857) to C.Z.; Cancer Research Foundation Young Investigator Award, R01 ES020506, and U01 HG007601 to BLP; The Wellcome Trust (100114) to S.B.; The NHMRC Senior Principal Research Fellow to G.C.T. Funding to pay the Open Access publication charges for this article was provided by the University of Cambridge (COAF Open Access block grant).