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Neil E. Caporaso
National Institutes of Health
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#1Jingchun Chen (UNLV: University of Nevada, Las Vegas)H-Index: 17
#2Anu Loukola (UH: University of Helsinki)H-Index: 36
Last. Xiangning Chen (UNLV: University of Nevada, Las Vegas)H-Index: 3
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INTRODUCTION: FTND (Fagerstrӧm test for nicotine dependence) and TTFC (time to smoke first cigarette in the morning) are common measures of nicotine dependence (ND). However, genome-wide meta-analysis for these phenotypes has not been reported. METHODS: Genome-wide meta-analyses for FTND (N = 19,431) and TTFC (N = 18,567) phenotypes were conducted for adult smokers of European ancestry from 14 independent cohorts. RESULTS: We found that SORBS2 on 4q35 (p = 4.05 × 10-8), BG182718 on 11q22 (p = 1....
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#1Juncheng Dai (Nanjing Medical University)H-Index: 32
#2Mingtao Huang (Nanjing Medical University)H-Index: 2
Last. Hongbing Shen (Nanjing Medical University)H-Index: 54
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Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have identified 45 susceptibility loci associated with lung cancer. Only less than SNPs, small insertions and deletions (INDELs) are the second most abundant genetic polymorphisms in the human genome. INDELs are highly associated with multiple human diseases, including lung cancer. However, limited studies with large-scale samples have been available to systematically evaluate the effects of INDELs on lung cancer risk. Here, we performed a large-scale meta-...
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#1Xuemei Ji (Dartmouth College)H-Index: 3
#2Semanti Mukherjee (MSK: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center)H-Index: 16
Last. Olga Y. Gorlova (Dartmouth College)H-Index: 23
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Few germline mutations are known to affect lung cancer risk. We performed analyses of rare variants from 39,146 individuals of European ancestry and investigated gene expression levels in 7,773 samples. We find a large-effect association with an ATM L2307F (rs56009889) mutation in adenocarcinoma for discovery (adjusted Odds Ratio = 8.82, P = 1.18 × 10−15) and replication (adjusted OR = 2.93, P = 2.22 × 10−3) that is more pronounced in females (adjusted OR = 6.81 and 3.19 and for discovery and re...
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#1Joyce Y. Huang (University of Pittsburgh)H-Index: 4
#2Tricia L Larose (IARC: International Agency for Research on Cancer)H-Index: 9
Last. Jian-Min Yuan (University of Pittsburgh)H-Index: 72
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Cell-mediated immune suppression may play an important role in lung carcinogenesis. We investigated the associations for circulating levels of tryptophan, kynurenine, kynurenine:tryptophan ratio (KTR), quinolinic acid (QA) and neopterin as markers of immune regulation and inflammation with lung cancer risk in 5,364 smoking-matched case–control pairs from 20 prospective cohorts included in the international Lung Cancer Cohort Consortium. All biomarkers were quantified by mass spectrometry-based m...
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#1Calvin B Ge (UU: Utrecht University)H-Index: 4
#2Susan Peters (UU: Utrecht University)H-Index: 20
Last. Wolfgang Ahrens (Leibniz Association)H-Index: 56
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RATIONALE AND OBJECTIVES: Respirable crystalline silica is a lung carcinogen with millions of exposed workers globally. We aimed to address current knowledge gaps in lung cancer risks associated with low levels of occupational silica exposure and the joint effects of smoking and silica exposure on lung cancer risks. METHODS: Subjects from 14 case-control studies from Europe and Canada with detailed smoking and occupational histories were pooled. A quantitative job-exposure matrix was used to est...
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#1Calvin B Ge (UU: Utrecht University)H-Index: 4
#2Susan Peters (UU: Utrecht University)H-Index: 20
Last. Paolo Boffetta (ISMMS: Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai)H-Index: 127
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RATIONALE AND OBJECTIVES: We expanded upon a previous pooled case-control analysis on diesel engine exhaust and lung cancer by including 3 additional studies and quantitative exposure assessment to evaluate lung cancer and subtype risks associated with occupational exposure to diesel exhaust, characterized by elemental carbon (EC) concentrations. METHODS: We used a quantitative EC job-exposure matrix for exposure assessment. Unconditional logistic regression models were used to calculate lung ca...
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#1Emily VogtmannH-Index: 21
#2Xing HuaH-Index: 14
Last. Shalabh SumanH-Index: 1
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Background: The oral microbiota may be associated with lung cancer risk through direct mechanisms, including infection, immune responses, and periodontal disease, and through indirect mechanisms such as the modification of the oral microbiota by tobacco. We conducted a case-cohort study nested within three US prospective cohort studies to evaluate the association between oral microbiota ascertained years before a cancer diagnosis and risk of lung cancer. Methods: Incident lung cancer cases withi...
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#1Yuzhuo Wang (Nanjing Medical University)H-Index: 5
#2Olga Y. Gorlova (BCM: Baylor College of Medicine)
Last. Gary E. Goodman (Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center)H-Index: 49
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Background: A substantial proportion of cancer driver genes (CDGs) are also cancer predisposition genes. However, the associations between genetic variants in lung CDGs and the susceptibility to lung cancer have rarely been investigated. Methods: We selected expression-related single nucleotide polymorphisms (eSNPs) and nonsynonymous variants of lung CDGs, and tested their associations with lung cancer risk in two large-scale genome-wide association studies (20,871 cases and 15,971 controls of E...
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#1Yohan Bossé (Laval University)H-Index: 39
#2Zhonglin Li (Laval University)H-Index: 1
Last. James D. McKay (IARC: International Agency for Research on Cancer)H-Index: 51
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We have recently completed the largest GWAS on lung cancer including 29,266 cases and 56,450 controls of European descent. The goal of this study has been to integrate the complete GWAS results with a large-scale expression quantitative trait loci (eQTL) mapping study in human lung tissues (n=1,038) to identify candidate causal genes for lung cancer. We performed transcriptome-wide association study (TWAS) for lung cancer overall, by histology (adenocarcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, small cell...
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#1Philip LewisH-Index: 5
#2Martin HellmichH-Index: 35
Last. Jean Golding (UoB: University of Bristol)H-Index: 84
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Experimental evidence suggests that perinatal light imprinting of circadian clocks and systems may affect downstream physiology and cancer risk in later life. For humans, the predominant circadian stimulus is the daily light-dark cycle. Herein, we explore associations between perinatal photoperiod characteristics (photoperiod: duration of daylight as determined by time-of-year and location) and childhood cancer risk. We use pooled data on 182,856 mothers and babies from prospective birth cohorts...
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