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    • Genome-wide association study identifies three new melanoma susceptibility loci. 

      Wei, Qingyi; Barrett, Jennifer H; Iles, Mark M; Harland, Mark; Taylor, John C; Aitken, Joanne F; Andresen, Per Arne; ... (75 authors) (Nature genetics, 2011-10-09)
      We report a genome-wide association study for melanoma that was conducted by the GenoMEL Consortium. Our discovery phase included 2,981 individuals with melanoma and 1,982 study-specific control individuals of European ancestry, ...
    • Shortened telomere length is associated with increased risk of cancer: a meta-analysis. 

      Liu, Zhensheng; Wei, Qingyi; Ma, Hongxia; Zhou, Ziyuan; Wei, Sheng; Pooley, Karen A; Dunning, Alison M; ... (11 authors) (PloS one, 2011-01)
      Telomeres play a key role in the maintenance of chromosome integrity and stability, and telomere shortening is involved in initiation and progression of malignancies. A series of epidemiological studies have examined the ...