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Candidate genetic modifiers for breast and ovarian cancer risk in BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation carriers.

  • Author(s): Peterlongo, Paolo
  • Chang-Claude, Jenny
  • Moysich, Kirsten B
  • Rudolph, Anja
  • Schmutzler, Rita K
  • Simard, Jacques
  • Soucy, Penny
  • Eeles, Rosalind A
  • Easton, Douglas F
  • Hamann, Ute
  • Wilkening, Stefan
  • Chen, Bowang
  • Rookus, Matti A
  • Schmidt, Marjanka K
  • van der Baan, Frederieke H
  • Spurdle, Amanda B
  • Walker, Logan C
  • Lose, Felicity
  • Maia, Ana-Teresa
  • Montagna, Marco
  • Matricardi, Laura
  • Lubinski, Jan
  • Jakubowska, Anna
  • Gómez Garcia, Encarna B
  • Olopade, Olufunmilayo I
  • Nussbaum, Robert L
  • Nathanson, Katherine L
  • Domchek, Susan M
  • Rebbeck, Timothy R
  • Arun, Banu K
  • Karlan, Beth Y
  • Orsulic, Sandra
  • Lester, Jenny
  • Chung, Wendy K
  • Miron, Alex
  • Southey, Melissa C
  • Goldgar, David E
  • Buys, Saundra S
  • Janavicius, Ramunas
  • Dorfling, Cecilia M
  • van Rensburg, Elizabeth J
  • Ding, Yuan Chun
  • Neuhausen, Susan L
  • Hansen, Thomas VO
  • Gerdes, Anne-Marie
  • Ejlertsen, Bent
  • Jønson, Lars
  • Osorio, Ana
  • Martínez-Bouzas, Cristina
  • Benitez, Javier
  • Conway, Edye E
  • Blazer, Kathleen R
  • Weitzel, Jeffrey N
  • Manoukian, Siranoush
  • Peissel, Bernard
  • Zaffaroni, Daniela
  • Scuvera, Giulietta
  • Barile, Monica
  • Ficarazzi, Filomena
  • Mariette, Frederique
  • Fortuzzi, Stefano
  • Viel, Alessandra
  • Giannini, Giuseppe
  • Papi, Laura
  • Martayan, Aline
  • Tibiletti, Maria Grazia
  • Radice, Paolo
  • Vratimos, Athanassios
  • Fostira, Florentia
  • Garber, Judy E
  • Donaldson, Alan
  • Brewer, Carole
  • Foo, Claire
  • Evans, D Gareth R
  • Frost, Debra
  • Eccles, Diana
  • Brady, Angela
  • Cook, Jackie
  • Tischkowitz, Marc
  • Adlard, Julian
  • Barwell, Julian
  • Walker, Lisa
  • Izatt, Louise
  • Side, Lucy E
  • Kennedy, M John
  • Rogers, Mark T
  • Porteous, Mary E
  • Morrison, Patrick J
  • Platte, Radka
  • Davidson, Rosemarie
  • Hodgson, Shirley V
  • Ellis, Steve
  • Cole, Trevor
  • EMBRACE
  • Godwin, Andrew K
  • Claes, Kathleen
  • Van Maerken, Tom
  • Meindl, Alfons
  • Gehrig, Andrea
  • Sutter, Christian
  • Engel, Christoph
  • Niederacher, Dieter
  • Steinemann, Doris
  • Plendl, Hansjoerg
  • Kast, Karin
  • Rhiem, Kerstin
  • Ditsch, Nina
  • Arnold, Norbert
  • Varon-Mateeva, Raymonda
  • Wappenschmidt, Barbara
  • Wang-Gohrke, Shan
  • Bressac-de Paillerets, Brigitte
  • Buecher, Bruno
  • Delnatte, Capucine
  • Houdayer, Claude
  • Stoppa-Lyonnet, Dominique
  • Damiola, Francesca
  • Coupier, Isabelle
  • Barjhoux, Laure
  • Venat-Bouvet, Laurence
  • Golmard, Lisa
  • Boutry-Kryza, Nadia
  • Sinilnikova, Olga M
  • Caron, Olivier
  • Pujol, Pascal
  • Mazoyer, Sylvie
  • Belotti, Muriel
  • GEMO Study Collaborators
  • Piedmonte, Marion
  • Friedlander, Michael L
  • Rodriguez, Gustavo C
  • Copeland, Larry J
  • de la Hoya, Miguel
  • de la Hoya, Miguel
  • Segura, Pedro Perez
  • Nevanlinna, Heli
  • Aittomäki, Kristiina
  • van Os, Theo AM
  • Meijers-Heijboer, Hanne EJ
  • van der Hout, Annemarie H
  • Vreeswijk, Maaike PG
  • Hoogerbrugge, Nicoline
  • Ausems, Margreet GEM
  • van Doorn, Helena C
  • Collée, J Margriet
  • HEBON
  • Olah, Edith
  • Diez, Orland
  • Blanco, Ignacio
  • Lazaro, Conxi
  • Brunet, Joan
  • Feliubadalo, Lidia
  • Cybulski, Cezary
  • Gronwald, Jacek
  • Durda, Katarzyna
  • Jaworska-Bieniek, Katarzyna
  • Sukiennicki, Grzegorz
  • Arason, Adalgeir
  • Chiquette, Jocelyne
  • Teixeira, Manuel R
  • Olswold, Curtis
  • Couch, Fergus J
  • Lindor, Noralane M
  • Wang, Xianshu
  • Szabo, Csilla I
  • Offit, Kenneth
  • Corines, Marina
  • Jacobs, Lauren
  • Robson, Mark E
  • Zhang, Liying
  • Joseph, Vijai
  • Joseph, Vijai
  • Berger, Andreas
  • Singer, Christian F
  • Rappaport, Christine
  • Kaulich, Daphne Geschwantler
  • Pfeiler, Georg
  • Tea, Muy-Kheng M
  • Phelan, Catherine M
  • Greene, Mark H
  • Mai, Phuong L
  • Rennert, Gad
  • Mulligan, Anna Marie
  • Glendon, Gord
  • Tchatchou, Sandrine
  • Andrulis, Irene L
  • Toland, Amanda Ewart
  • Bojesen, Anders
  • Pedersen, Inge Sokilde
  • Thomassen, Mads
  • Jensen, Uffe Birk
  • Laitman, Yael
  • Rantala, Johanna
  • von Wachenfeldt, Anna
  • Ehrencrona, Hans
  • Askmalm, Marie Stenmark
  • Borg, Åke
  • Kuchenbaecker, Karoline B
  • McGuffog, Lesley
  • Barrowdale, Daniel
  • Healey, Sue
  • Lee, Andrew
  • Pharoah, Paul DP
  • Chenevix-Trench, Georgia
  • KConFab Investigators
  • Antoniou, Antonis C
  • Friedman, Eitan
  • et al.

Published Web Location

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4294951/pdf/nihms644448.pdf
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Abstract

Background

BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation carriers are at substantially increased risk for developing breast and ovarian cancer. The incomplete penetrance coupled with the variable age at diagnosis in carriers of the same mutation suggests the existence of genetic and nongenetic modifying factors. In this study, we evaluated the putative role of variants in many candidate modifier genes.

Methods

Genotyping data from 15,252 BRCA1 and 8,211 BRCA2 mutation carriers, for known variants (n = 3,248) located within or around 445 candidate genes, were available through the iCOGS custom-designed array. Breast and ovarian cancer association analysis was performed within a retrospective cohort approach.

Results

The observed P values of association ranged between 0.005 and 1.000. None of the variants was significantly associated with breast or ovarian cancer risk in either BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation carriers, after multiple testing adjustments.

Conclusion

There is little evidence that any of the evaluated candidate variants act as modifiers of breast and/or ovarian cancer risk in BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation carriers.

Impact

Genome-wide association studies have been more successful at identifying genetic modifiers of BRCA1/2 penetrance than candidate gene studies.

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