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Potential Excess Mortality in BRCA1/2 Mutation Carriers beyond Breast, Ovarian, Prostate, and Pancreatic Cancers, and Melanoma

  • Phuong L. Mai equal contributor mail,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Phuong L. Mai, Nilanjan Chatterjee

    maip@mail.nih.gov

    Affiliation: Clinical Genetic Branch, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Nilanjan Chatterjee equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Phuong L. Mai, Nilanjan Chatterjee

    Affiliation: Biostatistics Branch, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Patricia Hartge,

    Affiliation: Office of Director of the Biostatistics and Epidemiology Program, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Margaret Tucker,

    Affiliation: Genetic Epidemiology Branch of the Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Lawrence Brody,

    Affiliation: National Human Genome Research Institute, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Jeffery P. Struewing,

    Affiliation: National Human Genome Research Institute, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Sholom Wacholder

    Affiliation: Biostatistics Branch, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Published: March 11, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0004812

About the Authors

Phuong L. Mai
Clinical Genetic Branch, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America
Nilanjan Chatterjee, Sholom Wacholder
Biostatistics Branch, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America
Patricia Hartge
Office of Director of the Biostatistics and Epidemiology Program, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America
Margaret Tucker
Genetic Epidemiology Branch of the Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America
Lawrence Brody, Jeffery P. Struewing
National Human Genome Research Institute, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: maip@mail.nih.gov

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: NC PH MT LB JPS SW. Performed the experiments: NC PH MT LB JPS SW. Analyzed the data: PLM NC SW. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: NC. Wrote the paper: PLM NC PH SW.