About the Authors

Christopher A. Maxwell

cmaxwell@cfri.ubc.ca (CAM); mapujana@ico.scs.es (MAP)

Address Current address: Department of Pediatrics, Child and Family Research Institute, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Affiliation Translational Research Laboratory, Catalan Institute of Oncology, Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBELL), L'Hospitalet, Catalonia, Spain

Javier Benítez

Affiliations Human Cancer Genetics Programme, Spanish National Cancer Research Centre, Madrid, Spain, Biomedical Research Centre Network for Rare Diseases, Spain

Laia Gómez-Baldó

Affiliations Translational Research Laboratory, Catalan Institute of Oncology, Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBELL), L'Hospitalet, Catalonia, Spain, Biomedical Research Centre Network for Epidemiology and Public Health, Spain

Ana Osorio

Affiliations Human Cancer Genetics Programme, Spanish National Cancer Research Centre, Madrid, Spain, Biomedical Research Centre Network for Rare Diseases, Spain

Núria Bonifaci

Affiliations Translational Research Laboratory, Catalan Institute of Oncology, Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBELL), L'Hospitalet, Catalonia, Spain, Biomedical Research Centre Network for Epidemiology and Public Health, Spain, Biomarkers and Susceptibility Unit, Catalan Institute of Oncology, IDIBELL, L'Hospitalet, Catalonia, Spain

Ricardo Fernández-Ramires

Affiliations Human Cancer Genetics Programme, Spanish National Cancer Research Centre, Madrid, Spain, Biomedical Research Centre Network for Rare Diseases, Spain

Sylvain V. Costes

Affiliation Life Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States of America

Elisabet Guinó

Affiliations Biomedical Research Centre Network for Epidemiology and Public Health, Spain, Biomarkers and Susceptibility Unit, Catalan Institute of Oncology, IDIBELL, L'Hospitalet, Catalonia, Spain

Helen Chen

Affiliation Child and Family Research Institute, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Gareth J. R. Evans

Affiliation Child and Family Research Institute, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Pooja Mohan

Affiliation Child and Family Research Institute, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Isabel Català

Affiliation Department of Pathology, University Hospital of Bellvitge, IDIBELL, L'Hospitalet, Catalonia, Spain

Anna Petit

Affiliation Department of Pathology, University Hospital of Bellvitge, IDIBELL, L'Hospitalet, Catalonia, Spain

Helena Aguilar

Affiliation Translational Research Laboratory, Catalan Institute of Oncology, Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBELL), L'Hospitalet, Catalonia, Spain

Alberto Villanueva

Affiliation Translational Research Laboratory, Catalan Institute of Oncology, Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBELL), L'Hospitalet, Catalonia, Spain

Alvaro Aytes

Affiliation Translational Research Laboratory, Catalan Institute of Oncology, Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBELL), L'Hospitalet, Catalonia, Spain

Jordi Serra-Musach

Affiliations Translational Research Laboratory, Catalan Institute of Oncology, Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBELL), L'Hospitalet, Catalonia, Spain, Biomarkers and Susceptibility Unit, Catalan Institute of Oncology, IDIBELL, L'Hospitalet, Catalonia, Spain

Gad Rennert

Affiliation CHS National Cancer Control Center, Department of Community Medicine and Epidemiology, Carmel Medical Center and B. Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion, Haifa, Israel

Flavio Lejbkowicz

Affiliation CHS National Cancer Control Center, Department of Community Medicine and Epidemiology, Carmel Medical Center and B. Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion, Haifa, Israel

Paolo Peterlongo

Affiliation Unit of Molecular Bases of Genetic Risk and Genetic Testing, Department of Preventive and Predictive Medicine, Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Nazionale Tumori, and IFOM Fondazione Istituto FIRC di Oncologia Molecolare, Milan, Italy

Siranoush Manoukian

Affiliation Unit of Medical Genetics, Department of Preventive and Predictive Medicine, Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Nazionale Tumori, Milan, Italy

Bernard Peissel

Affiliation Unit of Medical Genetics, Department of Preventive and Predictive Medicine, Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Nazionale Tumori, Milan, Italy

Carla B. Ripamonti

Affiliations Unit of Molecular Bases of Genetic Risk and Genetic Testing, Department of Preventive and Predictive Medicine, Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Nazionale Tumori, and IFOM Fondazione Istituto FIRC di Oncologia Molecolare, Milan, Italy, Unit of Medical Genetics, Department of Preventive and Predictive Medicine, Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Nazionale Tumori, Milan, Italy

Bernardo Bonanni

Affiliation Division of Cancer Prevention and Genetics, Istituto Europeo di Oncologia, Milan, Italy

Alessandra Viel

Affiliation Division of Experimental Oncology 1, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, IRCCS, Aviano, Italy

Anna Allavena

Affiliation Department of Genetics, Biology and Biochemistry, University of Turin, Turin, Italy

Loris Bernard

Affiliation Department of Experimental Oncology, Istituto Europeo di Oncologia, and Consortium for Genomics Technology (Cogentech), Milan, Italy

Paolo Radice

Affiliation Unit of Molecular Bases of Genetic Risk and Genetic Testing, Department of Preventive and Predictive Medicine, Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Nazionale Tumori, and IFOM Fondazione Istituto FIRC di Oncologia Molecolare, Milan, Italy

Eitan Friedman

Affiliations The Susanne Levy Gertner Oncogenetics Unit, Institute of Human Genetics, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Ramat Gan, Israel, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Israel

Bella Kaufman

Affiliation The Susanne Levy Gertner Oncogenetics Unit, Institute of Human Genetics, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Ramat Gan, Israel

Yael Laitman

Affiliation The Susanne Levy Gertner Oncogenetics Unit, Institute of Human Genetics, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Ramat Gan, Israel

Maya Dubrovsky

Affiliation The Susanne Levy Gertner Oncogenetics Unit, Institute of Human Genetics, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Ramat Gan, Israel

Roni Milgrom

Affiliation The Susanne Levy Gertner Oncogenetics Unit, Institute of Human Genetics, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Ramat Gan, Israel

Anna Jakubowska

Affiliation International Hereditary Cancer Centre, Department of Genetics and Pathology, Pomeranian Medical University, Szczecin, Poland

Cezary Cybulski

Affiliation International Hereditary Cancer Centre, Department of Genetics and Pathology, Pomeranian Medical University, Szczecin, Poland

Bohdan Gorski

Affiliation International Hereditary Cancer Centre, Department of Genetics and Pathology, Pomeranian Medical University, Szczecin, Poland

Katarzyna Jaworska

Affiliation International Hereditary Cancer Centre, Department of Genetics and Pathology, Pomeranian Medical University, Szczecin, Poland

Katarzyna Durda

Affiliation International Hereditary Cancer Centre, Department of Genetics and Pathology, Pomeranian Medical University, Szczecin, Poland

Grzegorz Sukiennicki

Affiliation International Hereditary Cancer Centre, Department of Genetics and Pathology, Pomeranian Medical University, Szczecin, Poland

Jan Lubiński

Affiliation International Hereditary Cancer Centre, Department of Genetics and Pathology, Pomeranian Medical University, Szczecin, Poland

Yin Yao Shugart

Affiliation Unit of Statistical Genetics, Division of Intramural Research Program, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Susan M. Domchek

Affiliation Abramson Cancer Center, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Richard Letrero

Affiliation Abramson Cancer Center, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Barbara L. Weber

Address Current address: Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

Affiliation Abramson Cancer Center, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Frans B. L. Hogervorst

Affiliation Family Cancer Clinic, Department of Pathology, The Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Matti A. Rookus

Affiliation Department of Epidemiology, The Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

J. Margriet Collee

Affiliation Department of Clinical Genetics, Rotterdam Family Cancer Clinic, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, the Netherlands

Peter Devilee

Affiliation Department of Genetic Epidemiology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, the Netherlands

Marjolijn J. Ligtenberg

Affiliation Department of Human Genetics, Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, the Netherlands

Rob B. van der Luijt

Affiliation Department of Clinical Molecular Genetics, Utrecht University Medical Center, Utrecht, the Netherlands

Cora M. Aalfs

Affiliation Department of Clinical Genetics, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Quinten Waisfisz

Affiliation Department of Clinical Genetics, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Juul Wijnen

Affiliation Center for Human and Clinical Genetics, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, the Netherlands

Cornelis E. P. van Roozendaal

Affiliation Department of Clinical Genetics, University Medical Center, Maastricht, the Netherlands

HEBON

Affiliation Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Group, the Netherlands

EMBRACE

Affiliation Centre for Cancer Genetic Epidemiology, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Douglas F. Easton

Affiliation Centre for Cancer Genetic Epidemiology, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Susan Peock

Affiliation Centre for Cancer Genetic Epidemiology, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Margaret Cook

Affiliation Centre for Cancer Genetic Epidemiology, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Clare Oliver

Affiliation Centre for Cancer Genetic Epidemiology, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Debra Frost

Affiliation Centre for Cancer Genetic Epidemiology, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Patricia Harrington

Affiliation Department of Oncology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

D. Gareth Evans

Affiliation Genetic Medicine, Manchester Academic Health Sciences Centre, Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester, United Kingdom

Fiona Lalloo

Affiliation Genetic Medicine, Manchester Academic Health Sciences Centre, Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester, United Kingdom

Rosalind Eeles

Affiliation The Oncogenetics Team, The Institute of Cancer Research and Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, Surrey, United Kingdom

Louise Izatt

Affiliation Clinical Genetics, Guy's and St. Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, London, United Kingdom

Carol Chu

Affiliation Yorkshire Regional Genetics Service, St. James's Hospital, Leeds, United Kingdom

Diana Eccles

Affiliation Wessex Clinical Genetics Service, Princess Anne Hospital, Southampton, United Kingdom

Fiona Douglas

Affiliation Institute of Human Genetics, Centre for Life, Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Trust, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

Carole Brewer

Affiliation Department of Clinical Genetics, Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital, Exeter, United Kingdom

Heli Nevanlinna

Affiliation Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland

Tuomas Heikkinen

Affiliation Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland

Fergus J. Couch

Affiliation Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, United States of America

Noralane M. Lindor

Affiliation Department of Medical Genetics, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, United States of America

Xianshu Wang

Affiliation Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, United States of America

Andrew K. Godwin

Affiliation Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas, United States of America

Maria A. Caligo

Affiliation Section of Genetic Oncology, Department of Oncology, University of Pisa, and Department of Laboratory Medicine, University Hospital of Pisa, Pisa, Italy

Grazia Lombardi

Affiliation Section of Genetic Oncology, Department of Oncology, University of Pisa, and Department of Laboratory Medicine, University Hospital of Pisa, Pisa, Italy

Niklas Loman

Affiliation Department of Oncology, Lund University Hospital, Lund, Sweden

Per Karlsson

Affiliation Department of Oncology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden

Hans Ehrencrona

Affiliation Department of Genetics and Pathology, Rudbeck Laboratory, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden

Anna von Wachenfeldt

Affiliation Department of Oncology, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden

SWE-BRCA

Affiliation Swedish Breast Cancer Study, Sweden

Rosa Bjork Barkardottir

Affiliation Department of Pathology, Landspitali-University Hospital, Reykjavik, Iceland

Ute Hamann

Affiliation Molecular Genetics of Breast Cancer, Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, Heidelberg, Germany

Muhammad U. Rashid

Affiliation Molecular Genetics of Breast Cancer, Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, Heidelberg, Germany, and Department of Basic Sciences, Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre, Lahore, Pakistan

Adriana Lasa

Affiliation Genetic Service, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

Trinidad Caldés

Affiliation Molecular Oncology Laboratory, Hospital Clínico San Carlos, Madrid, Spain

Raquel Andrés

Affiliation Medical Oncology Division, Hospital Clínico de Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain

Michael Schmitt

Affiliation Department of Internal Medicine III, University of Rostock, Rostock, Germany

Volker Assmann

Affiliation Center for Experimental Medicine, Institute of Tumor Biology, University Hospital Hamburg–Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany

Kristen Stevens

Affiliation Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America

Kenneth Offit

Affiliation Clinical Genetics Service, Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, United States of America

João Curado

Affiliation Bioinformatics and Genomics Group, Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG), Biomedical Research Park of Barcelona (PRBB), Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

Hagen Tilgner

Affiliation Bioinformatics and Genomics Group, Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG), Biomedical Research Park of Barcelona (PRBB), Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

Roderic Guigó

Affiliation Bioinformatics and Genomics Group, Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG), Biomedical Research Park of Barcelona (PRBB), Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

Gemma Aiza

Affiliation Translational Research Laboratory, Catalan Institute of Oncology, Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBELL), L'Hospitalet, Catalonia, Spain

Joan Brunet

Affiliation Genetic Counseling and Hereditary Cancer Programme, Catalan Institute of Oncology, IDIBELL and Girona Biomedical Research Institute (IdIBGi), Catalonia, Spain

Joan Castellsagué

Affiliation Genetic Counseling and Hereditary Cancer Programme, Catalan Institute of Oncology, IDIBELL and Girona Biomedical Research Institute (IdIBGi), Catalonia, Spain

Griselda Martrat

Affiliation Translational Research Laboratory, Catalan Institute of Oncology, Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBELL), L'Hospitalet, Catalonia, Spain

Ander Urruticoechea

Affiliation Translational Research Laboratory, Catalan Institute of Oncology, Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBELL), L'Hospitalet, Catalonia, Spain

Ignacio Blanco

Affiliation Genetic Counseling and Hereditary Cancer Programme, Catalan Institute of Oncology, IDIBELL and Girona Biomedical Research Institute (IdIBGi), Catalonia, Spain

Laima Tihomirova

Affiliation Latvian Biomedical Research and Study Center, Riga, Latvia

David E. Goldgar

Affiliation Department of Dermatology, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America

Saundra Buys

Affiliation Department of Internal Medicine, Huntsman Cancer Institute, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America

Esther M. John

Affiliation Cancer Prevention Institute of California, Fremont, California, United States of America

Alexander Miron

Affiliation Department of Cancer Biology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and Department of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Melissa Southey

Affiliation Centre for Molecular, Environmental, Genetic and Analytic (MEGA) Epidemiology, Melbourne School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Mary B. Daly

Affiliation Division of Population Science, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

BCFR

Affiliation Breast Cancer Family Registry, United States of America

Rita K. Schmutzler

Affiliation Center for Familial Breast and Ovarian Cancer and Center of Integrated Oncology, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany

Barbara Wappenschmidt

Affiliation Center for Familial Breast and Ovarian Cancer and Center of Integrated Oncology, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany

Alfons Meindl

Affiliation Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technical University, Munich, Germany

Norbert Arnold

Affiliation Division of Oncology, Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein, Kiel, Germany

Helmut Deissler

Affiliation Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ulm University, Ulm, Germany

Raymonda Varon-Mateeva

Affiliation Institut für Humangenetik, Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Christian Sutter

Affiliation Institute of Human Genetics, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany

Dieter Niederacher

Affiliation Division of Molecular Genetics, Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Clinical Center University of Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany

Evgeny Imyamitov

Affiliation N. N. Petrov Institute of Oncology, Saint-Petersburg, Russian Federation

Olga M. Sinilnikova

Affiliations Unité Mixte de Génétique Constitutionnelle des Cancers Fréquents, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Lyon, Centre Léon Bérard, Lyon, France, Equipe labellisée LIGUE 2008, UMR5201 CNRS, Centre Léon Bérard, Université de Lyon, Lyon, France

Dominique Stoppa-Lyonne

Affiliation INSERM U509, Service de Génétique Oncologique, Institut Curie, Université Paris-Descartes, Paris, France

Sylvie Mazoyer

Affiliation Equipe labellisée LIGUE 2008, UMR5201 CNRS, Centre Léon Bérard, Université de Lyon, Lyon, France

Carole Verny-Pierre

Affiliation Equipe labellisée LIGUE 2008, UMR5201 CNRS, Centre Léon Bérard, Université de Lyon, Lyon, France

Laurent Castera

Affiliation INSERM U509, Service de Génétique Oncologique, Institut Curie, Université Paris-Descartes, Paris, France

Antoine de Pauw

Affiliation INSERM U509, Service de Génétique Oncologique, Institut Curie, Université Paris-Descartes, Paris, France

Yves-Jean Bignon

Affiliation Département d'Oncogénétique, Centre Jean Perrin, Université de Clermont-Ferrand, Clermont-Ferrand, France

Nancy Uhrhammer

Affiliation Département d'Oncogénétique, Centre Jean Perrin, Université de Clermont-Ferrand, Clermont-Ferrand, France

Jean-Philippe Peyrat

Affiliation Laboratoire d'Oncologie Moléculaire Humaine, Centre Oscar Lambret, Lille, France

Philippe Vennin

Affiliation Consultation d'Oncogénétique, Centre Oscar Lambret, Lille, France

Sandra Fert Ferrer

Affiliation Laboratoire de Génétique Chromosomique, Hôtel Dieu Centre Hospitalier, Chambéry, France

Marie-Agnès Collonge-Rame

Affiliation Service de Génétique-Histologie-Biologie du Développement et de la Reproduction, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Besançon, Besançon, France

Isabelle Mortemousque

Affiliation Service de Génétique, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Bretonneau, Tours, France

GEMO Study Collaborators

Affiliation GEMO Study (Genetics Network “Groupe Génétique et Cancer”), Fédération Nationale des Centres de Lutte Contre le Cancer, France

Amanda B. Spurdle

Affiliation Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Australia

Jonathan Beesley

Affiliation Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Australia

Xiaoqing Chen

Affiliation Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Australia

Sue Healey

Affiliation Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Australia

kConFab

Affiliation The Kathleen Cuningham Foundation Consortium for Research into Familial Breast Cancer, Peter MacCallum Cancer Institute, East Melbourne, Australia

Mary Helen Barcellos-Hoff

Address Current address: Department of Radiation Oncology, New York University Langone School of Medicine, New York, New York, United States of America

Affiliation Life Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States of America

Marc Vidal

Affiliation Center for Cancer Systems Biology (CCSB) and Department of Cancer Biology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Stephen B. Gruber

Affiliation Department of Internal Medicine, Epidemiology, Human Genetics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America

Conxi Lázaro

Affiliation Genetic Counseling and Hereditary Cancer Programme, Catalan Institute of Oncology, IDIBELL and Girona Biomedical Research Institute (IdIBGi), Catalonia, Spain

Gabriel Capellá

Affiliation Genetic Counseling and Hereditary Cancer Programme, Catalan Institute of Oncology, IDIBELL and Girona Biomedical Research Institute (IdIBGi), Catalonia, Spain

Lesley McGuffog

Affiliation Centre for Cancer Genetic Epidemiology, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Katherine L. Nathanson

Affiliation Abramson Cancer Center, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Antonis C. Antoniou

Affiliation Centre for Cancer Genetic Epidemiology, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Georgia Chenevix-Trench

Affiliation Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Australia

Markus C. Fleisch

Affiliation Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecologie, Heinrich-Heine-University, Duesseldorf, Germany

Víctor Moreno

Affiliations Biomedical Research Centre Network for Epidemiology and Public Health, Spain, Biomarkers and Susceptibility Unit, Catalan Institute of Oncology, IDIBELL, L'Hospitalet, Catalonia, Spain

Miguel Angel Pujana

cmaxwell@cfri.ubc.ca (CAM); mapujana@ico.scs.es (MAP)

Affiliations Translational Research Laboratory, Catalan Institute of Oncology, Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBELL), L'Hospitalet, Catalonia, Spain, Biomedical Research Centre Network for Epidemiology and Public Health, Spain, Biomarkers and Susceptibility Unit, Catalan Institute of Oncology, IDIBELL, L'Hospitalet, Catalonia, Spain

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

The author(s) have made the following declarations about their contributions: Conceived and designed the experiments: CAM J Benitez MAP. Performed the experiments: CAM LG-B AO RF-R SVC HC GJRE PM HA A Villanueva A Aytes GA J Castellsagué DN MCF MAP. Analyzed the data: NB EG IC AP JS-M GR FLejbkowicz RL WLB JCurado HT RG SBG CL LM KLN ACA VM MAP. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: CAM JBenitez AO GR FLejbkowicz PP S Manoukian BP CBR BB A Viel AAllavena LB PR EF BK YL MD RM AJ CCybulski BG KJ KD GS JL YYS SMD RL BLW FBLH MAR JMC PD MJL RBvdL CMA QW JW CEPvR HEBON EMBRACE DFE SP MC CO DF PH DGE FLalloo RE LI CChu DE FD CB HN TH FJC NML XW AKG MAC GL NL PK HE AvW SWE-BRCA RBB UH MUR AL TC RA MS VA KS KO JBrunet GM AU IB LT DEG SB EMJ AM MS MBD BCFR RKS BW AM NA HD RV-M CS DN EI OMS DS-L SMazoyer CV-P LC AdP Y-JB NU J-PP PV SFF M-AC-R IM GEMO ABS JBeesley XC SH kConFab MHB-H MV CL GC LM KLN ACA GC-T MCF VM MAP. Wrote the paper: CAM MAP.