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    • Genomic landscape of platinum resistant and sensitive testicular cancers. 

      Loveday, C; Litchfield, K; Proszek, PZ; Cornish, AJ; Santo, F; Levy, M; Macintyre, G; Holryod, A; Broderick, P; Dudakia, D; Benton, B; Bakir, MA; Hiley, C; Grist, E; Swanton, C; Huddart, R; Powles, T; Chowdhury, S; Shipley, J; O'Connor, S; Brenton, JD; Reid, A; de Castro, DG; Houlston, RS; Turnbull, C (2020-05-04)
      While most testicular germ cell tumours (TGCTs) exhibit exquisite sensitivity to platinum chemotherapy, ~10% are platinum resistant. To gain insight into the underlying mechanisms, we undertake whole exome sequencing and ...
    • The genomic landscape of testicular germ cell tumours: from susceptibility to treatment. 

      Litchfield, K; Levy, M; Huddart, RA; Shipley, J; Turnbull, C (2016-07)
      The genomic landscape of testicular germ cell tumour (TGCT) can be summarized using four overarching hypotheses. Firstly, TGCT risk is dominated by inherited genetic factors, which determine nearly half of all disease risk ...
    • 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 ...
    • Identification of nine new susceptibility loci for testicular cancer, including variants near DAZL and PRDM14. 

      Ruark, E; Seal, S; McDonald, H; Zhang, F; Elliot, A; Lau, K; Perdeaux, E; Rapley, E; Eeles, R; Peto, J; Kote-Jarai, Z; Muir, K; Nsengimana, J; Shipley, J; UK Testicular Cancer Collaboration (UKTCC); Bishop, DT; Stratton, MR; Easton, DF; Huddart, RA; Rahman, N; Turnbull, C (2013-06)
      Testicular germ cell tumor (TGCT) is the most common cancer in young men and is notable for its high familial risks. So far, six loci associated with TGCT have been reported. From genome-wide association study (GWAS) ...
    • Whole-exome sequencing reveals the mutational spectrum of testicular germ cell tumours. 

      Litchfield, K; Summersgill, B; Yost, S; Sultana, R; Labreche, K; Dudakia, D; Renwick, A; Seal, S; Al-Saadi, R; Broderick, P; Turner, NC; Houlston, RS; Huddart, R; Shipley, J; Turnbull, C (2015-01-22)
      Testicular germ cell tumours (TGCTs) are the most common cancer in young men. Here we perform whole-exome sequencing (WES) of 42 TGCTs to comprehensively study the cancer's mutational profile. The mutation rate is uniformly ...