|Grant Number:||1UM1CA164920-01A1 Interpret this number|
|Primary Investigator:||John, Esther|
|Organization:||Cancer Prevention Instit Of California|
|Project Title:||Breast Cancer Family Registry Cohort|
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The objective of this UM1 application is to maintain and enhance the core infrastructure of the Breast Cancer Family Registry (BCFR), an international resource of multi-generational families established for interdisciplinary collaboratie research on breast cancer. The BCFR Cohort, established in 1995 at 6 sites is comprised of 34,000 individuals from 11,900 families who provided data on family history and epidemiologic risk factors as well as bio specimens. Over the next five years, the BCFR investigator team will continue 1) to actively follow the family cohort using common instruments and protocols, update the cancer family histories to identify new breast and other cancers in the families, and administer a follow-up questionnaire to update baseline epidemiologic data; 2) to maintain the extensive data and bio specimen resources and enhance them by conducting pathology review for all new breast cancers ascertained since baseline, completing molecular sub typing of tumors, and completing genotyping of known common breast cancer susceptibility variants; 3) to collect new data on screening, uptake of risk reductive and preventive health behaviors, knowledge of genetic disease, and uptake of genetic testing and communication to family members that will facilitate the translation of findings into clinical practice; and 4) to continue and expand collaborations with external investigators by sharing of BCFR data and bio specimen resources for a wide range of studies of gene discovery, cancer-related outcomes, risk factors in high-risk individuals, behavioral interventions and cancer prevention trials among at-risk family members. The BCFR Cohort is unique in that it is family-based and the first large prospective study of breast cancer risk for women at a continuum of risk. In addition to the unaffected cohort, the BCFR has one of the largest affected cohorts and will therefore provide a powerful resource for translational and clinical studies of recurrences, second primaries and survival.
Identification of new genetic susceptibility loci for breast cancer through consideration of gene-environment interactions.
Authors: Schoeps A, Rudolph A, Seibold P, Dunning AM, Milne RL, Bojesen SE, Swerdlow A, Andrulis I, Brenner H, Behrens S, Orr N, Jones M, Ashworth A, Li J, Cramp H, Connley D, Czene K, Darabi H, Chanock SJ, Lissowska J, Figueroa JD, Knight J, Glendon G, Mulligan AM, Dumont M, Severi G, Baglietto L, Olson J, Vachon C, Purrington K, Moisse M, Neven P, Wildiers H, Spurdle A, Kosma VM, Kataja V, Hartikainen JM, Hamann U, Ko YD, Dieffenbach AK, Arndt V, Stegmaier C, Malats N, Arias Perez JI, Benítez J, Flyger H, Nordestgaard BG, Truong T, Cordina-Duverger E, Menegaux F, dos Santos Silva I, Fletcher O, Johnson N, Häberle L, Beckmann MW, Ekici AB, Braaf L, Atsma F, van den Broek AJ, Makalic E, Schmidt DF, Southey MC, Cox A, Simard J, Giles GG, Lambrechts D, Mannermaa A, Brauch H, Guénel P, Peto J, Fasching PA, Hopper J, Flesch-Janys D, Couch F, Chenevix-Trench G, Pharoah PD, Garcia-Closas M, Schmidt MK, Hall P, Easton DF, Chang-Claude J
Source: Genet Epidemiol, 2014 Jan;38(1), p. 84-93.
EPub date: 2013 Nov 18.
Hi-Plex for high-throughput mutation screening: application to the breast cancer susceptibility gene PALB2.
Authors: Nguyen-Dumont T, Teo ZL, Pope BJ, Hammet F, Mahmoodi M, Tsimiklis H, Sabbaghian N, Tischkowitz M, Foulkes WD, Kathleen Cuningham Foundation Consortium for research into Familial Breast cancer (kConFab), Giles GG, Hopper JL, Australian Breast Cancer Family Registry, Southey MC, Park DJ
Source: BMC Med Genomics, 2013 Nov 8;6, p. 48.
EPub date: 2013 Nov 8.
Genetic ancestry and risk of mortality among U.S. Latinas with breast cancer.
Authors: Fejerman L, Hu D, Huntsman S, John EM, Stern MC, Haiman CA, Pérez-Stable EJ, Ziv E
Source: Cancer Res, 2013 Dec 15;73(24), p. 7243-53.
EPub date: 2013 Oct 31.
Genetic modifiers of menopausal hormone replacement therapy and breast cancer risk: a genome-wide interaction study.
Authors: Rudolph A, Hein R, Lindström S, Beckmann L, Behrens S, Liu J, Aschard H, Bolla MK, Wang J, Truong T, Cordina-Duverger E, Menegaux F, Brüning T, Harth V, GENICA Network, Severi G, Baglietto L, Southey M, Chanock SJ, Lissowska J, Figueroa JD, Eriksson M, Humpreys K, Darabi H, Olson JE, Stevens KN, Vachon CM, Knight JA, Glendon G, Mulligan AM, Ashworth A, Orr N, Schoemaker M, Webb PM, kConFab Investigators, AOCS Management Group, Guénel P, Brauch H, Giles G, García-Closas M, Czene K, Chenevix-Trench G, Couch FJ, Andrulis IL, Swerdlow A, Hunter DJ, Flesch-Janys D, Easton DF, Hall P, Nevanlinna H, Kraft P, Chang-Claude J, Breast Cancer Association Consortium
Source: Endocr Relat Cancer, 2013 Dec;20(6), p. 875-87.
EPub date: 2013 Nov 4.