About the Authors

Sophia S. Wang

wangso@mail.nih.gov

Affiliation Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health (NIH), Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

Mark P. Purdue

Affiliation Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health (NIH), Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

James R. Cerhan

Affiliation Mayo Clinic, College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota, United States of America

Tongzhang Zheng

Affiliation Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

Idan Menashe

Affiliation Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health (NIH), Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

Bruce K. Armstrong

Affiliation School of Public Health, The University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Qing Lan

Affiliation Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health (NIH), Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

Patricia Hartge

Affiliation Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health (NIH), Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

Anne Kricker

Affiliation University of New South Wales Cancer Research Centre, Prince of Wales Clinical School, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Yawei Zhang

Affiliation Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

Lindsay M. Morton

Affiliation Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health (NIH), Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

Claire M. Vajdic

Affiliation University of New South Wales Cancer Research Centre, Prince of Wales Clinical School, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Theodore R. Holford

Affiliation Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

Richard K. Severson

Affiliation Department of Family Medicine and Karmanos Cancer Institute, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

Andrew Grulich

Affiliation National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Brian P. Leaderer

Affiliation Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

Scott Davis

Affiliation Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Wendy Cozen

Affiliation Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Meredith Yeager

Affiliations Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health (NIH), Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Rockville, Maryland, United States of America, Core Genotyping Facility, Advanced Technology Center, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health (NIH), Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States of America

Stephen J. Chanock

Affiliations Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health (NIH), Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Rockville, Maryland, United States of America, Core Genotyping Facility, Advanced Technology Center, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health (NIH), Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States of America

Nilanjan Chatterjee

Affiliation Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health (NIH), Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

Nathaniel Rothman

Affiliation Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health (NIH), Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SW MPP JC TZ QL PH AK LMM TH SD WC NR. Performed the experiments: TZ BA AK YZ CV RKS AG BPL SD MY SJC. Analyzed the data: SW MPP JC IM QL PH LMM NC NR. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: TH BPL MY SJC NC. Wrote the paper: SW MPP JC IM BA QL PH AK LMM CV TH RKS SD WC SJC NR.