About the Authors

Vanessa Dumeaux

vanessa.dumeaux@uit.no

Affiliation Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway

Karina S. Olsen

Affiliation Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway

Gregory Nuel

Affiliation Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Paris Descartes, Paris, France

Ruth H. Paulssen

Affiliation Institute of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway

Anne-Lise Børresen-Dale

Affiliations Department of Genetics, Institute for Cancer Research, Oslo University Hospital Radiumhospitalet, Oslo, Norway, Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway

Eiliv Lund

Affiliation Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: VD EL. Performed the experiments: KSO. Analyzed the data: VD GN. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: RHP ALBD EL. Wrote the paper: VD.