Discovery, Biology and Risk of Inherited Variants in Breast Cancer

Country/Countries:
,

Principal Investigator:
David Hunter, Vincent L. Gregory Professor in Cancer Prevention

Coinvestigators:
Kraft

Department:
Epidemiology

Dates of Research:
July 15, 2010 — June 30, 2012

Description:

This project seeks to systematically discover and replicate additional common genetic variants associated with breast cancer, assess their biological significance, and develop evidence based assessments of the clinical validity of prediction algorithms using these variants, and their suitability for translation into clinical practice.