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  • Dadaev, Tokhir, et al. (författare)
  • Fine-mapping of prostate cancer susceptibility loci in a large meta-analysis identifies candidate causal variants.
  • 2018
  • Ingår i: Nature Communications. - 2041-1723 .- 2041-1723. ; 9:1
  • Tidskriftsartikel (refereegranskat)abstract
    • Prostate cancer is a polygenic disease with a large heritable component. A number of common, low-penetrance prostate cancer risk loci have been identified through GWAS. Here we apply the Bayesian multivariate variable selection algorithm JAM to fine-map 84 prostate cancer susceptibility loci, using summary data from a large European ancestry meta-analysis. We observe evidence for multiple independent signals at 12 regions and 99 risk signals overall. Only 15 original GWAS tag SNPs remain among the catalogue of candidate variants identified; the remainder are replaced by more likely candidates. Biological annotation of our credible set of variants indicates significant enrichment within promoter and enhancer elements, and transcription factor-binding sites, including AR, ERG and FOXA1. In 40 regions at least one variant is colocalised with an eQTL in prostate cancer tissue. The refined set of candidate variants substantially increase the proportion of familial relative risk explained by these known susceptibility regions, which highlights the importance of fine-mapping studies and has implications for clinical risk profiling.
  • Fode, Mikkel, et al. (författare)
  • Betydningen af testikulær microlithiasis
  • Ingår i: Ugeskrift for Laeger. - : Den Almindelige Danske Lægeforening. - 0041-5782. ; 176:17, s. 1550-1553
  • Forskningsöversikt (refereegranskat)abstract
    • Testicular microlithiasis (TM) has been reported in up to 46% of men with testicular cancer. This has given rise to the suspicion that TM is a premalignant condition. In studies of healthy men there is, however, no association between TM and development of cancer. Nonetheless, patients with TM and contralateral testicular cancer, testicular atrophy, inhomogeneous parenchyma, infertility or a history of maldescensus are at increased risk of having carcinoma in situ (CIS) and cancer development. Men with TM and one or more of the above mentioned risk factors should be offered a testicular biopsy to rule out CIS.
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