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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – An international team has developed a new set of polygenic risk scores (PRS) for estimating women's lifetime risk of developing breast cancer, including estrogen receptor-positive or ER-negative forms of the disease.

By bringing together array-based genotyping data for nearly 94,100 breast cancer cases and more than 75,000 controls enrolled through dozens of Breast Cancer Association Consortium studies, the researchers came up with several potential PRS focused on overall breast cancer risk or the risk of developing specific breast cancer subtypes.

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In PLOS this week: gene variant may protect against trypanosomiasis, GLIS3 role in type 2 diabetes, and more.

Sep
16
Sponsored by
ArcherDX

This webinar will discuss a next-generation sequencing approach for detecting genomic mutations in hematologic maglignancies.

Oct
23
Sponsored by
Swift Biosciences

This webinar will illustrate how single-cell methylation sequencing can be applied to gain significant insight into epigenetic heterogeneity in disease states, advancing cancer research discoveries.