Multiple independent variants at the TERT locus are associated with telomere length and risks of breast and ovarian cancer

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Blanco Guillermo, Ignacio; Australian Cancer Study; Australian Ovarian Cancer Study; Epidemiological study of BRCA1 & BRCA2 Mutation Carriers (EMBRACE); Gene Environment Interaction and Breast Cancer (GENICA); Swedish Breast Cancer Study (SWE-BRCA); Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Research Group Netherlands (HEBON); Epidemiological study of BRCA1 & BRCA2 Mutation Carriers (EMBRACE); Genetic Modifiers of Cancer Risk in BRCA1/2 Mutation Carriers (GEMO);
(2013)

Journal article TERT-locus SNPs and leukocyte telomere measures are reportedly associated with risks of multiple cancers. Using the Illumina custom genotyping array iCOGs, we analyzed ~480 SNPs at the TERT locus in breast (n = 103,991), ovarian (n = 39,774) and BRCA1... View more