Publications

Genomic analyses identify hundreds of variants associated with age at menarche and support a role for puberty timing in cancer risk.

Day FR, Thompson DJ, Helgason H, Chasman DI, Finucane H, Sulem P, Ruth KS, Whalen S, et al. Nat Genet. 2017 Jun;49(6):834-841. doi: 10.1038/ng.3841. E

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Height and Breast Cancer Risk: Evidence From Prospective Studies and Mendelian Randomization.

Ben Zhang, Xiao-Ou Shu, Ryan J. Delahanty, Chenjie Zeng, Kyriaki Michailidou, Manjeet K. Bolla, Qin Wang, et al. J Natl Cancer Inst (2015) 107(11): dj

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Identification of four novel susceptibility loci for oestrogen receptor negative breast cancer. 

Couch FJ, Kuchenbaecker KB, Michailidou K, Mendoza-Fandino GA, Nord S, Lilyquist J, Olswold C, Hallberg E, et al. Nat Commun. 2016 Apr 27;7:11375. d

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Identification of independent association signals and putative functional variants for breast cancer risk through fine-scale mapping of the 12p11 locus. 

Zeng C, Guo X, Long J, Kuchenbaecker KB, Droit A, Michailidou K, Ghoussaini M, Kar S, et al.  Breast Cancer Res. 2016 Jun 21;18(1):64. doi: 10.1186/s

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Identification of ten variants associated with risk of estrogen-receptor-negative breast cancer.

Milne RL, Kuchenbaecker KB, Michailidou K, Beesley J, Kar S, Lindström S, Hui S, Lemaçon A, et al. Nat Genet. 2017 Dec;49(12):1767-1778. doi: 10.103

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In Search for the Genetic Basis of Quality of Life in Healthy Swedish Women-A GWAS Study Using the iCOGS Custom Genotyping Array.

Schoormans D, Darabi H, Li J, Brandberg Y, Eriksson M, Zwinderman KH, Sprangers MA, Hall P.  PLoS One. 2015 Oct 15;10(10):e0140563. doi: 10.1371/jo

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Infection-related hospitalizations in breast cancer patients: Risk and impact on prognosis. 

Brand JS, Colzani E, Johansson AL, Giesecke J, Clements M, Bergh J, Hall P, Czene K.  J Infect. 2016 Apr 8. pii: S0163-4453(16)30030-5. doi: 10.1016/

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Large-scale genomic analyses link reproductive aging to hypothalamic signaling, breast cancer susceptibility and BRCA1-mediated DNA repair. 

Day FR, Ruth KS, Thompson DJ, Lunetta KL, Pervjakova N, Chasman DI, Stolk L, Finucane HK, et al.  Nat Genet. 2015 Sep 28. doi: 10.1038/ng.3412. [Epub

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Longitudinal fluctuation in mammographic percent density differentiates between interval and screen-detected breast cancer. 

Strand F, Humphreys K, Eriksson M, Li J, Andersson TM, Törnberg S, Azavedo E, Shepherd J, et al.  Int J Cancer. 2016 Sep 12. doi: 10.1002/ijc.30427

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Mammographic Density Reduction as a Prognostic Marker for Postmenopausal Breast Cancer: Results Using a Joint Longitudinal-Survival Modeling Approach.

Andersson TM, Crowther MJ, Czene K, Hall P, Humphreys K. Am J Epidemiol. 2017 Nov 1;186(9):1065-1073. doi: 10.1093/aje/kwx178.

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No evidence that protein truncating variants in BRIP1 are associated with breast cancer risk: implications for gene panel testing.

Easton DF, Lesueur F, Decker B, Michailidou K, Li J, Allen J, Luccarini C, Pooley KA, et al.  J Med Genet. 2016 Feb 26. pii: jmedgenet-2015-103529.

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Novel mammographic image features differentiate between interval and screen-detected breast cancer: a case-case study. 

Strand F, Humphreys K, Cheddad A, Törnberg S, Azavedo E, Shepherd J, Hall P, Czene K.  Breast Cancer Res. 2016 Oct 5;18(1):100. PMID: 27716311

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PALB2, CHEK2 and ATM rare variants and cancer risk: data from COGS. 

Southey MC, Goldgar DE, Winqvist R, Pylkäs K, Couch F, Tischkowitz M, Foulkes WD, Dennis J, et al.  J Med Genet. 2016 Sep 5. pii: jmedgenet-2016-103

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Patient survival and tumor characteristics associated with CHEK2:p.I157T – findings from the Breast Cancer Association Consortium. 

Muranen TA, Blomqvist C, Dörk T, Jakubowska A, Heikkilä P, Fagerholm R, Greco D, Aittomäki K, et al.  Breast Cancer Res. 2016 Oct 3;18(1):98. PMID

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PHIP – a novel candidate breast cancer susceptibility locus on 6q14.1.

Jiao X, Aravidis C, Marikkannu R, Rantala J, Picelli S, Adamovic T, Liu T, Maguire P, et al. Oncotarget. 2017 Oct 12;8(61):102769-102782. doi: 10.1863

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Prediction of breast cancer risk based on common genetic variants in women of East Asian ancestry.

Wen W, Shu XO, Guo X, Cai Q, Long J, Bolla MK, Michailidou K, Dennis J, Wang Q, et al. Breast Cancer Res. 2016 Dec 8;18(1):124.

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RAD51B in Familial Breast Cancer. 

Pelttari LM, Khan S, Vuorela M, Kiiski JI, Vilske S, Nevanlinna V, Ranta S, Schleutker J, et al.  PLoS One. 2016 May 5;11(5):e0153788. doi: 10.1371/j

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Reproductive profiles and risk of breast cancer subtypes: a multi-center case-only study.

Brouckaert O, Rudolph A, Laenen A, Keeman R, Bolla MK, Wang Q, Soubry A, Wildiers H, et al. Breast Cancer Res. 2017 Nov 7;19(1):119. doi: 10.1186/s13

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Risk and predictors of psoriasis in patients with breast cancer: a Swedish population-based cohort study.

Yang H, Brand JS, Li J, Ludvigsson JF, Ugalde-Morales E, Chiesa F, Hall P, Czene K. BMC Med. 2017 Aug 11;15(1):154. doi: 10.1186/s12916-017-0915-4.

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Risk of hospitalisation and death due to bone fractures after breast cancer: a registry-based cohort study.

Colzani E, Clements M, Johansson AL, Liljegren A, He W, Brand J, Adolfsson J, Fornander T, Hall P, Czene K. . Br J Cancer. 2016 Oct 4. doi: 10.1038

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