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Grant Number: 5R03CA115195-02 Interpret this number
Primary Investigator: Pearce, Celeste
Organization: University Of Southern California
Project Title: Ovarian Cancer and Gonadotropin Signaling
Fiscal Year: 2007
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Abstract

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Ovarian cancer is the leading cause of death from gynecological tumors and the fourth most frequent cause of death from cancer in women. In 2005, it is estimated that 22,220 new cases will be diagnosed and 16,210 women will die of the disease in the U.S. (American Cancer Society Facts and Figures, 2005). The high lethality of invasive epithelial ovarian cancer (ovarian cancer) is primarily due to the advanced stage at which it is typically diagnosed, when curative therapy is ineffective. Efforts at early diagnosis have been frustrated by the poor performance of screening methods. Thus, there is tremendous need for increased information about the risk factors for and underlying causes of ovarian cancer. The cause of ovarian cancer is unknown, but is thought to be multifactorial, with hormonal, genetic, and environmental factors playing a role. The most strongly established hypothesis focuses on ovulation and/or reproductive hormones and is based upon consistent epidemiological evidence and corroborative in vitro experimental results. In addition, genetic factors play a role, with increased risk in relatives of ovarian cancer patients. At present, these observations offer the most promising clues to ovarian cancer biology. An attractive hypothesis is that a significant part of the genetic risk may be due to variation in genes that influence reproductive endocrinology. We are testing the association between variation in genes involved in gonadotropin signaling and risk of ovarian cancer using samples from two completed case-controls studies. We are requesting funds here to expand the sample size of this data set by genotyping additional cases and controls from a third recently completed ovarian cancer study with the aims of (1) providing robust results of the association between variation in genes involved in gonadotropin signaling and risk of ovarian cancer, (2) exploring the relationship between variation in genes involved in gonadotropin signaling and risk of ovarian cancer by histology and environmental exposures such as oral contraceptive use, parity, and menopausal hormone therapy and (3) conducing a 'gonadotropin signaling pathway analysis' to understand the complex manner in which these gene jointly influence ovarian cancer risk.

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Publications

Large-scale evaluation of common variation in regulatory T cell-related genes and ovarian cancer outcome.
Authors: Charbonneau B, Moysich KB, Kalli KR, Oberg AL, Vierkant RA, Fogarty ZC, Block MS, Maurer MJ, Goergen KM, Fridley BL, Cunningham JM, Rider DN, Preston C, Hartmann LC, Lawrenson K, Wang C, Tyrer J, Song H, deFazio A, Johnatty SE, Doherty JA, Phelan CM, Sellers TA, Ramirez SM, Vitonis AF, Terry KL, Van Den Berg D, Pike MC, Wu AH, Berchuck A, Gentry-Maharaj A, Ramus SJ, Diergaarde B, Shen H, Jensen A, Menkiszak J, Cybulski C, Lubi?ski J, Ziogas A, Rothstein JH, McGuire V, Sieh W, Lester J, Walsh C, Vergote I, Lambrechts S, Despierre E, Garcia-Closas M, Yang H, Brinton LA, Spiewankiewicz B, Rzepecka IK, Dansonka-Mieszkowska A, Seibold P, Rudolph A, Paddock LE, Orlow I, Lundvall L, Olson SH, Hogdall CK, Schwaab I, du Bois A, Harter P, Flanagan JM, Brown R, Paul J, Ekici AB, Beckmann MW, Hein A, Eccles D, Lurie G, Hays LE, Bean YT, Pejovic T, Goodman MT, Campbell I, Fasching PA, Konecny G, Kaye SB, Heitz F, Hogdall E, Bandera EV, Chang-Claude J, Kupryjanczyk J, Wentzensen N, Lambrechts D, Karlan BY, Whittemore AS, Culver HA, Gronwald J, Levine DA, Kjaer SK, Menon U, Schildkraut JM, Pearce CL, Cramer DW, Rossing MA, Chenevix-Trench G, AOCS group, ACS, Pharoah PD, Gayther SA, Ness RB, Odunsi K, Sucheston LE, Knutson KL, Goode EL
Source: Cancer Immunol Res, 2014 Apr;2(4), p. 332-40.
EPub date: 2014 Jan 27.
PMID: 24764580
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Aspirin, nonaspirin nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug, and acetaminophen use and risk of invasive epithelial ovarian cancer: a pooled analysis in the Ovarian Cancer Association Consortium.
Authors: Trabert B, Ness RB, Lo-Ciganic WH, Murphy MA, Goode EL, Poole EM, Brinton LA, Webb PM, Nagle CM, Jordan SJ, Australian Ovarian Cancer Study Group, Australian Cancer Study (Ovarian Cancer), Risch HA, Rossing MA, Doherty JA, Goodman MT, Lurie G, Kjær SK, Hogdall E, Jensen A, Cramer DW, Terry KL, Vitonis A, Bandera EV, Olson S, King MG, Chandran U, Anton-Culver H, Ziogas A, Menon U, Gayther SA, Ramus SJ, Gentry-Maharaj A, Wu AH, Pearce CL, Pike MC, Berchuck A, Schildkraut JM, Wentzensen N, Ovarian Cancer Association Consortium
Source: J Natl Cancer Inst, 2014 Feb;106(2), p. djt431.
PMID: 24503200
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Risk of ovarian cancer and the NF-?B pathway: genetic association with IL1A and TNFSF10.
Authors: Charbonneau B, Block MS, Bamlet WR, Vierkant RA, Kalli KR, Fogarty Z, Rider DN, Sellers TA, Tworoger SS, Poole E, Risch HA, Salvesen HB, Kiemeney LA, Baglietto L, Giles GG, Severi G, Trabert B, Wentzensen N, Chenevix-Trench G, for AOCS/ACS group, Whittemore AS, Sieh W, Chang-Claude J, Bandera EV, Orlow I, Terry K, Goodman MT, Thompson PJ, Cook LS, Rossing MA, Ness RB, Narod SA, Kupryjanczyk J, Lu K, Butzow R, Dörk T, Pejovic T, Campbell I, Le ND, Bunker CH, Bogdanova N, Runnebaum IB, Eccles D, Paul J, Wu AH, Gayther SA, Hogdall E, Heitz F, Kaye SB, Karlan BY, Anton-Culver H, Gronwald J, Hogdall CK, Lambrechts D, Fasching PA, Menon U, Schildkraut J, Pearce CL, Levine DA, Kjaer SK, Cramer D, Flanagan JM, Phelan CM, Brown R, Massuger LF, Song H, Doherty JA, Krakstad C, Liang D, Odunsi K, Berchuck A, Jensen A, Lubinski J, Nevanlinna H, Bean YT, Lurie G, Ziogas A, Walsh C, Despierre E, Brinton L, Hein A, Rudolph A, Dansonka-Mieszkowska A, Olson SH, Harter P, Tyrer J, Vitonis AF, Brooks-Wilson A, Aben KK, Pike MC, Ramus SJ, Wik E, Cybulski C, Lin J, Sucheston L, Edwards R, McGuire V, Lester J, du Bois A, Lundvall L, Wang-Gohrke S, Szafron LM, Lambrechts S, Yang H, Beckmann MW, Pelttari LM, Van Altena AM, van den Berg D, Halle MK, Gentry-Maharaj A, Schwaab I, Chandran U, Menkiszak J, Ekici AB, Wilkens LR, Leminen A, Modugno F, Friel G, Rothstein JH, Vergote I, Garcia-Closas M, Hildebrandt MA, Sobiczewski P, Kelemen LE, Pharoah PD, Moysich K, Knutson KL, Cunningham JM, Fridley BL, Goode EL
Source: Cancer Res, 2014 Feb 1;74(3), p. 852-61.
EPub date: 2013 Nov 22.
PMID: 24272484
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Genome-wide association study of subtype-specific epithelial ovarian cancer risk alleles using pooled DNA.
Authors: Earp MA, Kelemen LE, Magliocco AM, Swenerton KD, Chenevix-Trench G, Australian Cancer Study, Australian Ovarian Cancer Study Group, Lu Y, Hein A, Ekici AB, Beckmann MW, Fasching PA, Lambrechts D, Despierre E, Vergote I, Lambrechts S, Doherty JA, Rossing MA, Chang-Claude J, Rudolph A, Friel G, Moysich KB, Odunsi K, Sucheston-Campbell L, Lurie G, Goodman MT, Carney ME, Thompson PJ, Runnebaum IB, Dürst M, Hillemanns P, Dörk T, Antonenkova N, Bogdanova N, Leminen A, Nevanlinna H, Pelttari LM, Butzow R, Bunker CH, Modugno F, Edwards RP, Ness RB, du Bois A, Heitz F, Schwaab I, Harter P, Karlan BY, Walsh C, Lester J, Jensen A, Kjær SK, Høgdall CK, Høgdall E, Lundvall L, Sellers TA, Fridley BL, Goode EL, Cunningham JM, Vierkant RA, Giles GG, Baglietto L, Severi G, Southey MC, Liang D, Wu X, Lu K, Hildebrandt MA, Levine DA, Bisogna M, Schildkraut JM, Iversen ES, Weber RP, Berchuck A, Cramer DW, Terry KL, Poole EM, Tworoger SS, Bandera EV, Chandran U, Orlow I, Olson SH, Wik E, Salvesen HB, Bjorge L, Halle MK, van Altena AM, Aben KK, Kiemeney LA, Massuger LF, Pejovic T, Bean YT, Cybulski C, Gronwald J, Lubinski J, Wentzensen N, Brinton LA, Lissowska J, Garcia-Closas M, Dicks E, Dennis J, Easton DF, Song H, Tyrer JP, Pharoah PD, Eccles D, Campbell IG, Whittemore AS, McGuire V, Sieh W, Rothstein JH, Flanagan JM, Paul J, Brown R, Phelan CM, Risch HA, McLaughlin JR, Narod SA, Ziogas A, Anton-Culver H, Gentry-Maharaj A, Menon U, Gayther SA, Ramus SJ, Wu AH, Pearce CL, Pike MC, Dansonka-Mieszkowska A, Rzepecka IK, Szafron LM, Kupryjanczyk J, Cook LS, Le ND, Brooks-Wilson A, Ovarian Cancer Association Consortium
Source: Hum Genet, 2014 May;133(5), p. 481-97.
EPub date: 2013 Nov 5.
PMID: 24190013
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Genital powder use and risk of ovarian cancer: a pooled analysis of 8,525 cases and 9,859 controls.
Authors: Terry KL, Karageorgi S, Shvetsov YB, Merritt MA, Lurie G, Thompson PJ, Carney ME, Weber RP, Akushevich L, Lo-Ciganic WH, Cushing-Haugen K, Sieh W, Moysich K, Doherty JA, Nagle CM, Berchuck A, Pearce CL, Pike M, Ness RB, Webb PM, Australian Cancer Study (Ovarian Cancer), Australian Ovarian Cancer Study Group, Rossing MA, Schildkraut J, Risch H, Goodman MT, Ovarian Cancer Association Consortium
Source: Cancer Prev Res (Phila), 2013 Aug;6(8), p. 811-21.
EPub date: 2013 Jun 12.
PMID: 23761272
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Epigenetic analysis leads to identification of HNF1B as a subtype-specific susceptibility gene for ovarian cancer.
Authors: Shen H, Fridley BL, Song H, Lawrenson K, Cunningham JM, Ramus SJ, Cicek MS, Tyrer J, Stram D, Larson MC, Köbel M, PRACTICAL Consortium, Ziogas A, Zheng W, Yang HP, Wu AH, Wozniak EL, Woo YL, Winterhoff B, Wik E, Whittemore AS, Wentzensen N, Weber RP, Vitonis AF, Vincent D, Vierkant RA, Vergote I, Van Den Berg D, Van Altena AM, Tworoger SS, Thompson PJ, Tessier DC, Terry KL, Teo SH, Templeman C, Stram DO, Southey MC, Sieh W, Siddiqui N, Shvetsov YB, Shu XO, Shridhar V, Wang-Gohrke S, Severi G, Schwaab I, Salvesen HB, Rzepecka IK, Runnebaum IB, Rossing MA, Rodriguez-Rodriguez L, Risch HA, Renner SP, Poole EM, Pike MC, Phelan CM, Pelttari LM, Pejovic T, Paul J, Orlow I, Omar SZ, Olson SH, Odunsi K, Nickels S, Nevanlinna H, Ness RB, Narod SA, Nakanishi T, Moysich KB, Monteiro AN, Moes-Sosnowska J, Modugno F, Menon U, McLaughlin JR, McGuire V, Matsuo K, Adenan NA, Massuger LF, Lurie G, Lundvall L, Lubi?ski J, Lissowska J, Levine DA, Leminen A, Lee AW, Le ND, Lambrechts S, Lambrechts D, Kupryjanczyk J, Krakstad C, Konecny GE, Kjaer SK, Kiemeney LA, Kelemen LE, Keeney GL, Karlan BY, Karevan R, Kalli KR, Kajiyama H, Ji BT, Jensen A, Jakubowska A, Iversen E, Hosono S, Høgdall CK, Høgdall E, Hoatlin M, Hillemanns P, Heitz F, Hein R, Harter P, Halle MK, Hall P, Gronwald J, Gore M, Goodman MT, Giles GG, Gentry-Maharaj A, Garcia-Closas M, Flanagan JM, Fasching PA, Ekici AB, Edwards R, Eccles D, Easton DF, Dürst M, du Bois A, Dörk T, Doherty JA, Despierre E, Dansonka-Mieszkowska A, Cybulski C, Cramer DW, Cook LS, Chen X, Charbonneau B, Chang-Claude J, Campbell I, Butzow R, Bunker CH, Brueggmann D, Brown R, Brooks-Wilson A, Brinton LA, Bogdanova N, Block MS, Benjamin E, Beesley J, Beckmann MW, Bandera EV, Baglietto L, Bacot F, Armasu SM, Antonenkova N, Anton-Culver H, Aben KK, Liang D, Wu X, Lu K, Hildebrandt MA, Australian Ovarian Cancer Study Group, Australian Cancer Study, Schildkraut JM, Sellers TA, Huntsman D, Berchuck A, Chenevix-Trench G, Gayther SA, Pharoah PD, Laird PW, Goode EL, Pearce CL
Source: Nat Commun, 2013;4, p. 1628.
PMID: 23535649
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Identification and molecular characterization of a new ovarian cancer susceptibility locus at 17q21.31.
Authors: Permuth-Wey J, Lawrenson K, Shen HC, Velkova A, Tyrer JP, Chen Z, Lin HY, Chen YA, Tsai YY, Qu X, Ramus SJ, Karevan R, Lee J, Lee N, Larson MC, Aben KK, Anton-Culver H, Antonenkova N, Antoniou AC, Armasu SM, Australian Cancer Study, Australian Ovarian Cancer Study, Bacot F, Baglietto L, Bandera EV, Barnholtz-Sloan J, Beckmann MW, Birrer MJ, Bloom G, Bogdanova N, Brinton LA, Brooks-Wilson A, Brown R, Butzow R, Cai Q, Campbell I, Chang-Claude J, Chanock S, Chenevix-Trench G, Cheng JQ, Cicek MS, Coetzee GA, Consortium of Investigators of Modifiers of BRCA1/2, Cook LS, Couch FJ, Cramer DW, Cunningham JM, Dansonka-Mieszkowska A, Despierre E, Doherty JA, Dörk T, du Bois A, Dürst M, Easton DF, Eccles D, Edwards R, Ekici AB, Fasching PA, Fenstermacher DA, Flanagan JM, Garcia-Closas M, Gentry-Maharaj A, Giles GG, Glasspool RM, Gonzalez-Bosquet J, Goodman MT, Gore M, Górski B, Gronwald J, Hall P, Halle MK, Harter P, Heitz F, Hillemanns P, Hoatlin M, Høgdall CK, Høgdall E, Hosono S, Jakubowska A, Jensen A, Jim H, Kalli KR, Karlan BY, Kaye SB, Kelemen LE, Kiemeney LA, Kikkawa F, Konecny GE, Krakstad C, Kjaer SK, Kupryjanczyk J, Lambrechts D, Lambrechts S, Lancaster JM, Le ND, Leminen A, Levine DA, Liang D, Lim BK, Lin J, Lissowska J, Lu KH, Lubi?ski J, Lurie G, Massuger LF, Matsuo K, McGuire V, McLaughlin JR, Menon U, Modugno F, Moysich KB, Nakanishi T, Narod SA, Nedergaard L, Ness RB, Nevanlinna H, Nickels S, Noushmehr H, Odunsi K, Olson SH, Orlow I, Paul J, Pearce CL, Pejovic T, Pelttari LM, Pike MC, Poole EM, Raska P, Renner SP, Risch HA, Rodriguez-Rodriguez L, Rossing MA, Rudolph A, Runnebaum IB, Rzepecka IK, Salvesen HB, Schwaab I, Severi G, Shridhar V, Shu XO, Shvetsov YB, Sieh W, Song H, Southey MC, Spiewankiewicz B, Stram D, Sutphen R, Teo SH, Terry KL, Tessier DC, Thompson PJ, Tworoger SS, van Altena AM, Vergote I, Vierkant RA, Vincent D, Vitonis AF, Wang-Gohrke S, Palmieri Weber R, Wentzensen N, Whittemore AS, Wik E, Wilkens LR, Winterhoff B, Woo YL, Wu AH, Xiang YB, Yang HP, Zheng W, Ziogas A, Zulkifli F, Phelan CM, Iversen E, Schildkraut JM, Berchuck A, Fridley BL, Goode EL, Pharoah PD, Monteiro AN, Sellers TA, Gayther SA
Source: Nat Commun, 2013;4, p. 1627.
PMID: 23535648
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Analysis of over 10,000 Cases finds no association between previously reported candidate polymorphisms and ovarian cancer outcome.
Authors: White KL, Vierkant RA, Fogarty ZC, Charbonneau B, Block MS, Pharoah PD, Chenevix-Trench G, for AOCS/ACS group;, Rossing MA, Cramer DW, Pearce CL, Schildkraut JM, Menon U, Kjaer SK, Levine DA, Gronwald J, Culver HA, Whittemore AS, Karlan BY, Lambrechts D, Wentzensen N, Kupryjanczyk J, Chang-Claude J, Bandera EV, Hogdall E, Heitz F, Kaye SB, Fasching PA, Campbell I, Goodman MT, Pejovic T, Bean Y, Lurie G, Eccles D, Hein A, Beckmann MW, Ekici AB, Paul J, Brown R, Flanagan JM, Harter P, du Bois A, Schwaab I, Hogdall CK, Lundvall L, Olson SH, Orlow I, Paddock LE, Rudolph A, Eilber U, Dansonka-Mieszkowska A, Rzepecka IK, Ziolkowska-Seta I, Brinton L, Yang H, Garcia-Closas M, Despierre E, Lambrechts S, Vergote I, Walsh C, Lester J, Sieh W, McGuire V, Rothstein JH, Ziogas A, Lubinski J, Cybulski C, Menkiszak J, Jensen A, Gayther SA, Ramus SJ, Gentry-Maharaj A, Berchuck A, Wu AH, Pike MC, Van Denberg D, Terry KL, Vitonis AF, Doherty JA, Johnatty SE, Defazio A, Song H, Tyrer J, Sellers TA, Phelan CM, Kalli KR, Cunningham JM, Fridley BL, Goode EL
Source: Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev, 2013 May;22(5), p. 987-92.
EPub date: 2013 Mar 19.
PMID: 23513043
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Combined and interactive effects of environmental and GWAS-identified risk factors in ovarian cancer.
Authors: Pearce CL, Rossing MA, Lee AW, Ness RB, Webb PM, for Australian Cancer Study (Ovarian Cancer), Australian Ovarian Cancer Study Group, Chenevix-Trench G, Jordan SM, Stram DA, Chang-Claude J, Hein R, Nickels S, Lurie G, Thompson PJ, Carney ME, Goodman MT, Moysich K, Hogdall E, Jensen A, Goode EL, Fridley BL, Cunningham JM, Vierkant RA, Weber RP, Ziogas A, Anton-Culver H, Gayther SA, Gentry-Maharaj A, Menon U, Ramus SJ, Brinton L, Wentzensen N, Lissowska J, Garcia-Closas M, Massuger LF, Kiemeney LA, Van Altena AM, Aben KK, Berchuck A, Doherty JA, Iversen E, McGuire V, Moorman PG, Pharoah P, Pike MC, Risch H, Sieh W, Stram DO, Terry KL, Whittemore A, Wu AH, Schildkraut JM, Kjaer SK, Ovarian Cancer Association Consortium
Source: Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev, 2013 May;22(5), p. 880-90.
EPub date: 2013 Mar 5.
PMID: 23462924
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Cigarette smoking and risk of ovarian cancer: a pooled analysis of 21 case-control studies.
Authors: Faber MT, Kjær SK, Dehlendorff C, Chang-Claude J, Andersen KK, Høgdall E, Webb PM, Jordan SJ, Australian Cancer Study (Ovarian Cancer), Australian Ovarian Cancer Study Group, Rossing MA, Doherty JA, Lurie G, Thompson PJ, Carney ME, Goodman MT, Ness RB, Modugno F, Edwards RP, Bunker CH, Goode EL, Fridley BL, Vierkant RA, Larson MC, Schildkraut J, Cramer DW, Terry KL, Vitonis AF, Bandera EV, Olson SH, King M, Chandran U, Kiemeney LA, Massuger LF, van Altena AM, Vermeulen SH, Brinton L, Wentzensen N, Lissowska J, Yang HP, Moysich KB, Odunsi K, Kasza K, Odunsi-Akanji O, Song H, Pharaoh P, Shah M, Whittemore AS, McGuire V, Sieh W, Sutphen R, Menon U, Gayther SA, Ramus SJ, Gentry-Maharaj A, Pearce CL, Wu AH, Pike MC, Risch HA, Jensen A, Ovarian Cancer Association Consortium
Source: Cancer Causes Control, 2013 May;24(5), p. 989-1004.
EPub date: 2013 Mar 2.
PMID: 23456270
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