GWAS Summary Results: Breast Cancer Risk (2017) in Europeans

This results file provides summary association statistics for the analyses described Michailidou et al (Nature, 2017). Summary association statistics for overall, ER-positive and ER-negative breast cancer are provided (summary numbers are available here). The results file includes results for the OncoArray and iCOGS datasets, and the combined results from eleven additional GWAS. The summary results are based on imputation to the 1000 Genomes Project Phase 3 reference panel. The results are for women of European ancestry only.


You are free to use make use of this resource in publications. If you do so, please cite Michailidou et al (Nature, 2017) and please acknowledge the following:

The breast cancer genome-wide association analyses were supported by the Government of Canada through Genome Canada and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, the ‘Ministère de l’Économie, de la Science et de l’Innovation du Québec’ through Genome Québec and grant PSR-SIIRI-701, The National Institutes of Health (U19 CA148065, X01HG007492), Cancer Research UK (C1287/A10118, C1287/A16563, C1287/A10710) and The European Union (HEALTH-F2-2009-223175 and H2020 633784 and 634935). All studies and funders are listed in Michailidou et al (Nature, 2017).

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