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Risk Prediction for Breast, Endometrial, and Ovarian Cancer in White Women Aged 50 y or Older: Derivation and Validation from Population-Based Cohort Studies

  • Ruth M. Pfeiffer mail,

    Pfeiffer@mail.nih.gov

    Affiliation: Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Yikyung Park,

    Affiliation: Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Aimée R. Kreimer,

    Affiliation: Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

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  • James V. Lacey Jr,

    Affiliation: City of Hope, Duarte, California, United States of America

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  • David Pee,

    Affiliation: Information Management Systems, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Robert T. Greenlee,

    Affiliation: Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, Marshfield, Wisconsin, United States of America

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  • Saundra S. Buys,

    Affiliation: Department of Internal Medicine, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America

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  • Albert Hollenbeck,

    Affiliation: AARP, Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America

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  • Bernard Rosner,

    Affiliation: Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Mitchell H. Gail,

    Affiliation: Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Patricia Hartge

    Affiliation: Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Published: July 30, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001492
  • Featured in PLOS Collections

About the Authors

Ruth M. Pfeiffer, Yikyung Park, Aimée R. Kreimer, Mitchell H. Gail, Patricia Hartge
Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America
James V. Lacey Jr
City of Hope, Duarte, California, United States of America
David Pee
Information Management Systems, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America
Robert T. Greenlee
Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, Marshfield, Wisconsin, United States of America
Saundra S. Buys
Department of Internal Medicine, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America
Albert Hollenbeck
AARP, Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America
Bernard Rosner
Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: Pfeiffer@mail.nih.gov

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: RMP ARK JVL PH. Analyzed the data: RMP YP DP. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: RTG SSB AH BR. Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: RMP ARK. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: RMP YP ARK JVL MHG PH. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: RMP YP ARK JVL DP RTG SSB AH BR MHG PH. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: RMP YP ARK JVL DP RTG SSB AH BR MHG PH. Designed the software used in analysis: DP.