Rare variants in XRCC2 as breast cancer susceptibility alleles Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Alleles
  • Breast Neoplasms
  • DNA-Binding Proteins
  • Genetic Predisposition to Disease
  • Mutation

abstract

  • Our data do not confirm an association between XRCC2 variants and breast cancer risk, although a relative risk smaller than two could not be excluded. Variants in XRCC2 are unlikely to explain a substantial proportion of familial breast cancer.

publication date

  • October 2012

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1136/jmedgenet-2012-101191

PubMed ID

  • 23054243

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 618

end page

  • 20

volume

  • 49

number

  • 10