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

      Carvajal-Carmona, Luis G.; O'Mara, Tracy A.; Painter, Jodie N.; Lose, Felicity A.; Dennis, Joe; Michailidou, Kyriaki; Tyrer, Jonathan P; Ahmed, Shahana; Ferguson, Kaltin; Healey, Catherine S.; Pooley, Karen; Beesley, Jonathan; Cheng, Timothy; Jones, Angela; Howarth, Kimberley; Martin, Lynn; Gorman, Maggie; Hodgson, Shirley; Wentzensen, Nicholas; Fasching, Peter A.; Hein, Alexander; Beckmann, Matthias W.; Renner, Stefan P.; Dörk, Thilo; Hillemanns, Peter; Durst, Matthias; Runnebaum, Ingo; Lambrechts, Dieter; Coenegrachts, Lieve; Schrauwen, Stefanie; Amant, Frederic; Winterhoff, Boris; Dowdy, Sean C.; Goode, Ellen L.; Teoman, Attila; Salvesen, Helga Birgitte; Trovik, Jone; Njølstad, Tormund Salvesen; Werner, Henrica Maria Johanna; Scott, Rodney J.; Ashton, Katie; Proietto, Tony; Otton, Geoffrey; Wersäll, Ofra; Mints, Miriam; Tham, Emma; Hall, Per; Czene, Kamila; Liu, Jianjun; Li, Jingmei; Hopper, John L.; Southey, Melissa C.; Ekici, Arif B.; Ruebner, Matthias; Johnson, Nichola; Peto, Julian; Burwinkel, Barbara; Marme, Frederik; Brenner, Hermann; Dieffenbach, Aida Karina; Meindl, Alfons; Brauch, Hiltrud; Lindblom, Annika; Depreeuw, Jeroen; Moisse, Matthieu; Chang-Claude, Jenny; Rudolph, Anja; Couch, Fergus J.; Olson, Janet E.; Giles, Graham G.; Bruinsma, Fiona; Cunningham, Julie M.; Fridley, Brooke L.; Børresen-Dale, Anne-Lise; Kristensen, Vessela N.; Cox, Angela; Swerdlow, Anthony J.; Orr, Nicholas; Bolla, Manjeet K.; Wang, Qin; Weber, Rachel Palmieri; Chen, Zhihua; Shah, Mitul; Pharoah, Paul D.P.; Dunning, Alison M.; Tomlinson, Ian; Easton, Douglas F.; Spurdle, Amanda B.; Thompson, Deborah J. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014-12-09)
      Several studies have reported associations between multiple cancer types and single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) on chromosome 5p15, which harbours TERT and CLPTM1L, but no such association has been reported with ...
    • DNA methylation profiling in doxorubicin treated primary locally advanced breast tumours identifies novel genes associated with survival and treatment response 

      Dejeux, Emelyne; Rønneberg, Jo A.; Solvang, Hiroko Kato; Bukholm, Ida Rashida Khan; Geisler, Stephanie; Aas, Turid; Gut, Ivo G.; Børresen-Dale, Anne-Lise; Lønning, Per Eystein; Kristensen, Vessela N.; Tost, Jörg (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2010-03-25)
      Background: Breast cancer is the most frequent cancer in women and consists of a heterogeneous collection of diseases with distinct histopathological, genetic and epigenetic characteristics. In this study, we aimed to ...
    • Identification of nine new susceptibility loci for endometrial cancer 

      O'Mara, Tracy A.; Glubb, Dylan M.; Amant, Frédéric; Annibali, Daniela; Ashton, Katie; Attia, John; Auer, Paul L.; Beckmann, Matthias W.; Black, Amanda; Bolla, Manjeet K.; Brauch, Hiltrud; Brenner, Hermann; Brinton, Louise; Buchanan, Daniel D.; Burwinkel, Barbara; Chang-Claude, Jenny; Chanock, Stephen J.; Chen, Chu; Chen, Maxine M.; Cheng, Timothy H.T.; Clarke, Christine L.; Clendenning, Mark; Cook, Linda S.; Couch, Fergus J.; Cox, Angela; Crous-Bous, Marta; Czene, Kamila; Day, Felix; Dennis, Joe; Depreeuw, Jeroen; Doherty, Jennifer Anne; Dörk, Thilo; Dowdy, Sean C.; Dürst, Matthias; Ekici, Arif B.; Fasching, Peter A.; Fridley, Brooke L.; Friedenreich, Christine M.; Fritschi, Lin; Fung, Jenny; García-Closas, Montserrat; Gaudet, Mia M.; Giles, Graham G.; Goode, Ellen L.; Gorman, Maggie; Haiman, Christopher A.; Hall, Per; Hankison, Susan E.; Healey, Catherine S.; Hein, Alexander; Hillemanns, Peter; Hodgson, Shirley; Høivik, Erling Andre; Holliday, Elizabeth G.; Hopper, John L.; Hunter, David J.; Jones, Angela; Krakstad, Camilla; Kristensen, Vessela N.; Lambrechts, Diether; Marchand, Loic Le; Liang, Xiaolin; Lindblom, Annika; Lissowska, Jolanta; Long, Jirong; Lu, Lingeng; Magliocco, Anthony M.; Martin, Lynn; McEvoy, Mark; Meindl, Alfons; Michailidou, Kyriaki; Milne, Roger L.; Mints, Miriam; Montgomery, Grant W.; Nassir, Rami; Olsson, Håkan; Orlow, Irene; Otton, Geoffrey; Palles, Claire; Perry, John R.B.; Peto, Julian; Pooler, Loreall; Prescott, Jennifer; Proietto, Tony; Rebbeck, Timothy R.; Risch, Harvey A.; Rogers, Peter A.W.; Rübner, Matthias; Runnebaum, Ingo; Sacerdote, Carlotta; Sarto, Gloria E.; Schumacher, Fredrick; Scott, Rodney J.; Setiawan, V. Wendy; Shah, Mitul; Sheng, Xin; Shu, Xiao-Ou; Southey, Melissa C.; Swerdlow, Anthony J.; Tham, Emma; Trovik, Jone; Turman, Constance; Tyrer, Jonathan P.; Vachon, Celine; VanDen Berg, David; Vanderstichele, Adriaan; Wang, Zhaoming; Webb, Penelope M.; Wentzensen, Nicolas; Werner, Henrica Maria Johanna; Winham, Stacey J.; Wolk, Alicja; Xia, Lucy; Xiang, Yong-Bing; Yang, Hannah P.; Yu, Herbert; Zheng, Wei; Pharoah, Paul D.P.; Dunning, Alison M.; Kraft, Peter; De Vivo, Immaculata; Tomlinson, Ian; Easton, Douglas F.; Spurdle, Amanda B.; Thompson, Deborah J. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018-08-09)
      Endometrial cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer of the female reproductive tract in developed countries. Through genome-wide association studies (GWAS), we have previously identified eight risk loci for endometrial ...
    • An independent poor-prognosis subtype of breast cancer defined by a distinct tumor immune microenvironment 

      Tekpli, Xavier; Lien, Tonje Gulbrandsen; Røssevold, Andreas Hagen; Nebdal, Daniel J.H.; Borgen, Elin; Ohnstad, Hege Oma; Kyte, Jon A; Vallon-Christersson, Johan; Fongaard, Marie; Due, Eldri Undlien; Svartdal, Lisa Gregusson; Sveli, My Anh Tu; Garred, Øystein; Frigessi Di Rattalma, Arnoldo; Sahlberg, Kristine Kleivi; Sørlie, Therese; Russnes, Hege Elisabeth Giercksky; Naume, Bjørn; Kristensen, Vessela N. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      How mixtures of immune cells associate with cancer cell phenotype and affect pathogenesis is still unclear. In 15 breast cancer gene expression datasets, we invariably identify three clusters of patients with gradual levels ...
    • Meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies identifies common susceptibility polymorphisms for colorectal and endometrial cancer near SH2B3 and TSHZ1 

      Cheng, Timothy H.T.; Thompson, Deborah; Painter, Jodie; Omara, Tracy; Gorman, Maggie; Martin, Lynn; Palles, Claire; Jones, Angela; Buchanan, Daniel D.; Ko Win, Aung; Hopper, John; Jenkins, Mark; Lindor, Noralane M.; Newcomb, Polly A.; Gallinger, Steve; Conti, David; Schumacher, Fred; Casey, Graham; Giles, Graham G.; Pharoah, Paul; Peto, Julian; Cox, Angela; Swerdlow, Anthony; Couch, Fergus; Cunningham, Julie M.; Goode, Ellen L.; Winham, Stacey J.; Lambrechts, Diether; Fasching, Peter; Burwinkel, Barbara; Brenner, Hermann; Brauch, Hiltrud; Chang-Claude, Jenny; Salvesen, Helga Birgitte; Kristensen, Vessela N.; Darabi, Hatef; Li, Jingmei; Liu, Tao; Lindblom, Annika; Hall, Per; De Polanco, Magdalena Echeverry; Sans, Monica; Carracedo, Angel; Castellvi-Bel, Sergi; Rojas-Martinez, Augusto; Aguiar Jnr, Samuel; Teixeira, Manuel R.; Dunning, Alison M.; Dennis, Joe; Otton, Geoffrey; Proietto, Tony; Holliday, Elizabeth; Attia, John; Ashton, Katie; Scott, Rodney J.; McEvoy, Mark; Dowdy, Sean C.; Fridley, Brooke L.; Werner, Henrica Maria Johanna; Trovik, Jone; Njølstad, Tormund Salvesen; Tham, Emma; Mints, Miriam; Runnebaum, Ingo; Hillemanns, Peter; Dörk, Thilo; Amant, Frederic; Schrauwen, Stefanie; Hein, Alexander; Beckmann, Matthias W.; Ekici, Arif; Czene, Kamila; Meindl, Alfons; Bolla, Manjeet K.; Michailidou, Kyriaki; Tyrer, Jonathan P.; Wang, Qin; Ahmed, Shahana; Healey, Catherine S.; Shah, Mitul; Annibali, Daniela; Depreeuw, Jeroen; Al-Tassan, Nada A.; Harris, Rebecca; Meyer, Brian F; Whiffin, Nicola; Hosking, Fay J.; Kinnersley, Ben; Farrington, Susan M; Timofeeva, Maria; Tenesa, Albert; Campbell, Harry; Haile, Robert W.; Hodgson, Shirley; Carvajal-Carmona, Luis; Cheadle, Jeremy P.; Easton, Douglas; Dunlop, Malcolm; Houlston, Richard; Spurdle, Amanda; Tomlinson, Ian (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015-12-01)
      High-risk mutations in several genes predispose to both colorectal cancer (CRC) and endometrial cancer (EC). We therefore hypothesised that some lower-risk genetic variants might also predispose to both CRC and EC. Using ...
    • Multilocus analysis of SNP and metabolic data within a given pathway 

      Kristensen, Vessela N.; Tsalenko, Anya; Geisler, Jürgen; Faldaas, Anne; Grenaker, Grethe Irene; Lingjærde, Ole Christian; Fjeldstad, Ståle; Yakhini, Zohar; Lønning, Per Eystein; Børresen-Dale, Anne-Lise (BMC Genomics 7(5), Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2006-01-13)
      Background: Complex traits, which are under the influence of multiple and possibly interacting genes, have become a subject of new statistical methodological research. One of the greatest challenges facing human geneticists ...
    • Quantitative DNA methylation analyses reveal stage dependent DNA methylation and association to clinico-pathological factors in breast tumors 

      Klajic, Jovana; Fleischer, Thomas; Dejeux, Emelyne; Edvardsen, Hege; Warnberg, Fredrik; Bukholm, Ida Rashida Khan; Lønning, Per Eystein; Solvang, Hiroko Kato; Børresen-Dale, Anne-Lise; Tost, Jörg; Kristensen, Vessela N. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2013-10-05)
      Background: Aberrant DNA methylation of regulatory genes has frequently been found in human breast cancers and correlated to clinical outcome. In the present study we investigate stage specific changes in the DNA methylation ...
    • Serum concentrations of active tamoxifen metabolites predict long-term survival in adjuvantly treated breast cancer patients 

      Helland, Thomas; Henne, Nina; Bifulco, Ersilia; Naume, Bjørn; Borgen, Elin; Kristensen, Vessela N.; Kvaløy, Jan Terje; Lash, Timothy L; Grenaker, Grethe Irene; van Schaik, RHN; Janssen, Emiel; Hustad, Simon Steinar; Lien, Ernst Asbjørn; Mellgren, Gunnar; Søiland, Håvard (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017-11-28)
      Background: Controversies exist as to whether the genetic polymorphisms of the enzymes responsible for the metabolism of tamoxifen can predict breast cancer outcome in patients using adjuvant tamoxifen. Direct measurement ...