Characterization of 9p24 risk locus and colorectal adenoma and cancer: gene-environment interaction and meta-analysis.

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Journal Article


Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology, Volume 19, Issue 12, p.3131-9 (2010)


2010, Adenoma, Aged, Center-Authored Paper, Chromosomes, Human, Pair 9, Collaborative Data Services Core Facility, Colorectal Neoplasms, Female, Genetic Loci, Genetic Predisposition to Disease, Genotype, Humans, Male, Middle Aged, Polymorphism, Single Nucleotide, Public Health Sciences Division, Risk Factors, Shared Resources


A potential susceptibility locus for colorectal cancer on chromosome 9p24 (rs719725) was initially identified through a genome-wide association study, though replication attempts have been inconclusive.