About the Authors

Simon N Stacey, Patrick Sulem, Agnar Helgason, Julius Gudmundsson, Jelena P Kostic, Kristleifur Kristjansson, Jon T Bergthorsson, Laufey T Amundadottir, Jeffrey R Gulcher, Unnur Thorsteinsdottir, Augustine Kong, Kari Stefansson
deCODE Genetics, Reykjavik, Iceland

Oskar T Johannsson, Helgi Sigurdsson, Jon Hrafnkelsson, Jakob Johannsson, Thorarinn Sveinsson, Hlynur Niels Grimsson
Department of Oncology, National University Hospital, Reykjavik, Iceland

Thora Jonsdottir, Helgi Sigurdsson
Cancer Centre, National University Hospital, Reykjavik, Iceland

Thorarinn Sveinsson, Gardar Myrdal
Department of Radiation Physics, National University Hospital, Reykjavik, Iceland

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

SNS, PS, AH, JG, JPK, KK, JTB, LTA, JRG, UT, AK, and KS are employees and/or have stock or equity interests in deCODE Genetics.

Author Contributions

SNS, PS, OTJ, JG, KK, JH, HNG, LTA, UT, and KS designed the study. SNS, PS, AH, JG, JPK, JTB, UT, and AK analyzed the data. SNS, OTJ, HS, JH, JJ, and TS enrolled patients. PS, OTJ, JPK, KK, TJ, HS, HG, and AK collected data or did experiments for the study. GM participated in discussion of the project and the results. SNS, PS, OTJ, AH, JG, HS, JH, JJ, JTB, LTA, JRG, UT, and KS contributed to writing the paper.