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    • Accelerating Live Single-Cell Signalling Studies. 

      Cooper, S; Bakal, C (2017-05)
      The dynamics of signalling networks that couple environmental conditions with cellular behaviour can now be characterised in exquisite detail using live single-cell imaging experiments. Recent improvements in our abilities ...
    • Biomarker investigations from the ATAC trial: the role of TA01. 

      Dowsett, M (2004-01)
      cDNA arrays and proteomic analyses have allowed the rapid identification of specific genes and proteins implicated in multiple tumor types. These molecules must then be validated as clinically relevant prognostic and ...
    • CancerGD: A Resource for Identifying and Interpreting Genetic Dependencies in Cancer. 

      Bridgett, S; Campbell, J; Lord, CJ; Ryan, CJ (2017-07-26)
      Genes whose function is selectively essential in the presence of cancer-associated genetic aberrations represent promising targets for the development of precision therapeutics. Here, we present CancerGD, a resource that ...
    • Characterisation of the immune-related transcriptome in resected biliary tract cancers. 

      Ghidini, M; Cascione, L; Carotenuto, P; Lampis, A; Trevisani, F; Previdi, MC; Hahne, JC; Said-Huntingford, I; Raj, M; Zerbi, A; Mescoli, C; Cillo, U; Rugge, M; Roncalli, M; Torzilli, G; Rimassa, L; Santoro, A; Valeri, N; Fassan, M; Braconi, C (2017-11)
      Although biliary tract cancers (BTCs) are known to have an inflammatory component, a detailed characterisation of immune-related transcripts has never been performed. In these studies, nCounter PanCancer Immune Profiling ...
    • Circulating tumor DNA-From bench to bedside. 

      Lim, JSJ; Janku, F; Yap, TA (2017-05)
      In the era of personalized medicine, tumor sampling is paramount to enable the assessment of actionable molecular aberrations to help rationalize and guide treatment decisions. Longitudinal tracking of such aberrations may ...
    • The contribution of gene expression profiling to breast cancer classification, prognostication and prediction: a retrospective of the last decade. 

      Weigelt, B; Baehner, FL; Reis-Filho, JS (2010-01)
      In the last decade, the development of microarrays and the ability to perform massively parallel gene expression analysis of human tumours were received with great excitement by the scientific community. The promise of ...
    • Deregulated expression of HDAC9 in B cells promotes development of lymphoproliferative disease and lymphoma in mice. 

      Gil, VS; Bhagat, G; Howell, L; Zhang, J; Kim, CH; Stengel, S; Vega, F; Zelent, A; Petrie, K (2016-12-01)
      Histone deacetylase 9 (HDAC9) is expressed in B cells, and its overexpression has been observed in B-lymphoproliferative disorders, including B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma (B-NHL). We examined HDAC9 protein expression and ...
    • DESNT: A Poor Prognosis Category of Human Prostate Cancer. 

      Luca, B-A; Brewer, DS; Edwards, DR; Edwards, S; Whitaker, HC; Merson, S; Dennis, N; Cooper, RA; Hazell, S; Warren, AY; CancerMap Group; Eeles, R; Lynch, AG; Ross-Adams, H; Lamb, AD; Neal, DE; Sethia, K; Mills, RD; Ball, RY; Curley, H; Clark, J; Moulton, V; Cooper, CS (2018-12)
      BACKGROUND: A critical problem in the clinical management of prostate cancer is that it is highly heterogeneous. Accurate prediction of individual cancer behaviour is therefore not achievable at the time of diagnosis leading ...
    • Dickkopf-3 links HSF1 and YAP/TAZ signalling to control aggressive behaviours in cancer-associated fibroblasts. 

      Ferrari, N; Ranftl, R; Chicherova, I; Slaven, ND; Moeendarbary, E; Farrugia, AJ; Lam, M; Semiannikova, M; Westergaard, MCW; Tchou, J; Magnani, L; Calvo, F (2019-01-10)
      Aggressive behaviours of solid tumours are highly influenced by the tumour microenvironment. Multiple signalling pathways can affect the normal function of stromal fibroblasts in tumours, but how these events are coordinated ...
    • Discordance between oncotype DX recurrence score and RSPC for predicting residual risk of recurrence in ER-positive breast cancer. 

      Dodson, A; Okonji, D; Assersohn, L; Rigg, A; Sheri, A; Turner, N; Smith, I; Parton, M; Dowsett, M (2018-02)
      PURPOSE: Oncotype DX, a gene expression assay widely employed to aid decision making on adjuvant chemotherapy use in patients with primary oestrogen receptor-positive (ER+) breast cancer, produces a recurrence score (RS) ...
    • Dual Targeting of PDGFRα and FGFR1 Displays Synergistic Efficacy in Malignant Rhabdoid Tumors. 

      Wong, JP; Todd, JR; Finetti, MA; McCarthy, F; Broncel, M; Vyse, S; Luczynski, MT; Crosier, S; Ryall, KA; Holmes, K; Payne, LS; Daley, F; Wai, P; Jenks, A; Tanos, B; Tan, A-C; Natrajan, RC; Williamson, D; Huang, PH (2016-10-25)
      Subunits of the SWI/SNF chromatin remodeling complex are mutated in a significant proportion of human cancers. Malignant rhabdoid tumors (MRTs) are lethal pediatric cancers characterized by a deficiency in the SWI/SNF ...
    • FFPE breast tumour blocks provide reliable sources of both germline and malignant DNA for investigation of genetic determinants of individual tumour responses to treatment. 

      Wilkins, A; Chauhan, R; Rust, A; Pearson, A; Daley, F; Manodoro, F; Fenwick, K; Bliss, J; Yarnold, J; Somaiah, N (2018-08)
      BACKGROUND: Bio-banked formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissues provide an excellent opportunity for translational genomic research. Historically matched blood has not always been collected as a source of germline ...
    • From integrative genomics to therapeutic targets. 

      Natrajan, R; Wilkerson, P (2013-06-05)
      Combinatorial approaches that integrate conventional pathology with genomic profiling and functional genomics have begun to enhance our understanding of the genetic basis of breast cancer. These methods have identified key ...
    • Functional variants in DCAF4 associated with lung cancer risk in European populations. 

      Liu, H; Liu, Z; Wang, Y; Stinchcombe, TE; Owzar, K; Han, Y; Hung, RJ; Brhane, Y; McLaughlin, J; Brennan, P; Bickeböller, H; Rosenberger, A; Houlston, RS; Caporaso, N; Landi, MT; Brüske, I; Risch, A; Wu, X; Ye, Y; Christiani, DC; Amos, CI; Wei, Q; Transdisciplinary Research in Cancer of the Lung (TRICL) Research Team (2017-05-01)
      Cullin-RING ubiquitin ligases (CRLs) responsible for substrate specificity of ubiquitination play a key role in cell-cycle control and DNA damage response. In this study, we assessed associations between 16 599 SNPs in 115 ...
    • GDNF-RET signaling in ER-positive breast cancers is a key determinant of response and resistance to aromatase inhibitors. 

      Morandi, A; Martin, LA; Gao, Q; Pancholi, S; Mackay, A; Robertson, D; Zvelebil, M; Dowsett, M; Plaza-Menacho, I; Isacke, CM (2013-06)
      Most breast cancers at diagnosis are estrogen receptor-positive (ER(+)) and depend on estrogen for growth and survival. Blocking estrogen biosynthesis by aromatase inhibitors has therefore become a first-line endocrine ...
    • Gene expression modules in primary breast cancers as risk factors for organotropic patterns of first metastatic spread: a case control study. 

      Lawler, K; Papouli, E; Naceur-Lombardelli, C; Mera, A; Ougham, K; Tutt, A; Kimbung, S; Hedenfalk, I; Zhan, J; Zhang, H; Buus, R; Dowsett, M; Ng, T; Pinder, SE; Parker, P; Holmberg, L; Gillett, CE; Grigoriadis, A; Purushotham, A (2017-10-13)
      BACKGROUND: Metastases from primary breast cancers can involve single or multiple organs at metastatic disease diagnosis. Molecular risk factors for particular patterns of metastastic spread in a clinical population are ...
    • Generation and characterisation of two D2A1 mammary cancer sublines to model spontaneous and experimental metastasis in a syngeneic BALB/c host. 

      Jungwirth, U; van Weverwijk, A; Melake, MJ; Chambers, AF; Gao, Q; Fivaz, M; Isacke, CM (2018-01-18)
      Studying the complex mechanisms underlying breast cancer metastasis and therapy response necessitates relevant in vivo models, particularly syngeneic models with an intact immune system. Two syngeneic spontaneously metastatic ...
    • Genome-wide association and transcriptome studies identify target genes and risk loci for breast cancer. 

      Ferreira, MA; Gamazon, ER; Al-Ejeh, F; Aittomäki, K; Andrulis, IL; Anton-Culver, H; Arason, A; Arndt, V; Aronson, KJ; Arun, BK; Asseryanis, E; Azzollini, J; Balmaña, J; Barnes, DR; Barrowdale, D; Beckmann, MW; Behrens, S; Benitez, J; Bermisheva, M; Białkowska, K; Blomqvist, C; Bogdanova, NV; Bojesen, SE; Bolla, MK; Borg, A; Brauch, H; Brenner, H; Broeks, A; Burwinkel, B; Caldés, T; Caligo, MA; Campa, D; Campbell, I; Canzian, F; Carter, J; Carter, BD; Castelao, JE; Chang-Claude, J; Chanock, SJ; Christiansen, H; Chung, WK; Claes, KBM; Clarke, CL; EMBRACE Collaborators; GC-HBOC Study Collaborators; GEMO Study Collaborators; Couch, FJ; Cox, A; Cross, SS; Czene, K; Daly, MB; de la Hoya, M; Dennis, J; Devilee, P; Diez, O; Dörk, T; Dunning, AM; Dwek, M; Eccles, DM; Ejlertsen, B; Ellberg, C; Engel, C; Eriksson, M; Fasching, PA; Fletcher, O; Flyger, H; Friedman, E; Frost, D; Gabrielson, M; Gago-Dominguez, M; Ganz, PA; Gapstur, SM; Garber, J; García-Closas, M; García-Sáenz, JA; Gaudet, MM; Giles, GG; Glendon, G; Godwin, AK; Goldberg, MS; Goldgar, DE; González-Neira, A; Greene, MH; Gronwald, J; Guénel, P; Haiman, CA; Hall, P; Hamann, U; He, W; Heyworth, J; Hogervorst, FBL; Hollestelle, A; Hoover, RN; Hopper, JL; Hulick, PJ; Humphreys, K; Imyanitov, EN; ABCTB Investigators; HEBON Investigators; BCFR Investigators; Isaacs, C; Jakimovska, M; Jakubowska, A; James, PA; Janavicius, R; Jankowitz, RC; John, EM; Johnson, N; Joseph, V; Karlan, BY; Khusnutdinova, E; Kiiski, JI; Ko, Y-D; Jones, ME; Konstantopoulou, I; Kristensen, VN; Laitman, Y; Lambrechts, D; Lazaro, C; Leslie, G; Lester, J; Lesueur, F; Lindström, S; Long, J; Loud, JT; Lubiński, J; Makalic, E; Mannermaa, A; Manoochehri, M; Margolin, S; Maurer, T; Mavroudis, D; McGuffog, L; Meindl, A; Menon, U; Michailidou, K; Miller, A; Montagna, M; Moreno, F; Moserle, L; Mulligan, AM; Nathanson, KL; Neuhausen, SL; Nevanlinna, H; Nevelsteen, I; Nielsen, FC; Nikitina-Zake, L; Nussbaum, RL; Offit, K; Olah, E; Olopade, OI; Olsson, H; Osorio, A; Papp, J; Park-Simon, T-W; Parsons, MT; Pedersen, IS; Peixoto, A; Peterlongo, P; Pharoah, PDP; Plaseska-Karanfilska, D; Poppe, B; Presneau, N; Radice, P; Rantala, J; Rennert, G; Risch, HA; Saloustros, E; Sanden, K; Sawyer, EJ; Schmidt, MK; Schmutzler, RK; Sharma, P; Shu, X-O; Simard, J; Singer, CF; Soucy, P; Southey, MC; Spinelli, JJ; Spurdle, AB; Stone, J; Swerdlow, AJ; Tapper, WJ; Taylor, JA; Teixeira, MR; Terry, MB; Teulé, A; Thomassen, M; Thöne, K; Thull, DL; Tischkowitz, M; Toland, AE; Torres, D; Truong, T; Tung, N; Vachon, CM; van Asperen, CJ; van den Ouweland, AMW; van Rensburg, EJ; Vega, A; Viel, A; Wang, Q; Wappenschmidt, B; Weitzel, JN; Wendt, C; Winqvist, R; Yang, XR; Yannoukakos, D; Ziogas, A; Kraft, P; Antoniou, AC; Zheng, W; Easton, DF; Milne, RL; Beesley, J; Chenevix-Trench, G (2019-04-15)
      Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have identified more than 170 breast cancer susceptibility loci. Here we hypothesize that some risk-associated variants might act in non-breast tissues, specifically adipose tissue ...
    • Identification of 19 new risk loci and potential regulatory mechanisms influencing susceptibility to testicular germ cell tumor. 

      Litchfield, K; Levy, M; Orlando, G; Loveday, C; Law, PJ; Migliorini, G; Holroyd, A; Broderick, P; Karlsson, R; Haugen, TB; Kristiansen, W; Nsengimana, J; Fenwick, K; Assiotis, I; Kote-Jarai, Z; Dunning, AM; Muir, K; Peto, J; Eeles, R; Easton, DF; Dudakia, D; Orr, N; Pashayan, N; UK Testicular Cancer Collaboration; PRACTICAL Consortium; Bishop, DT; Reid, A; Huddart, RA; Shipley, J; Grotmol, T; Wiklund, F; Houlston, RS; Turnbull, C (2017-07)
      Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have transformed understanding of susceptibility to testicular germ cell tumors (TGCTs), but much of the heritability remains unexplained. Here we report a new GWAS, a meta-analysis ...
    • Integrated genomics and functional validation identifies malignant cell specific dependencies in triple negative breast cancer. 

      Patel, N; Weekes, D; Drosopoulos, K; Gazinska, P; Noel, E; Rashid, M; Mirza, H; Quist, J; Brasó-Maristany, F; Mathew, S; Ferro, R; Pereira, AM; Prince, C; Noor, F; Francesch-Domenech, E; Marlow, R; de Rinaldis, E; Grigoriadis, A; Linardopoulos, S; Marra, P; Tutt, ANJ (2018-03-13)
      Triple negative breast cancers (TNBCs) lack recurrent targetable driver mutations but demonstrate frequent copy number aberrations (CNAs). Here, we describe an integrative genomic and RNAi-based approach that identifies ...