Familial transmission of prostate, breast and colorectal cancer in adoptees is related to cancer in biological but not in adoptive parents: A nationwide family study.

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Familial clustering of prostate, breast and colorectal cancer is well established, but the familial risk of these cancers has not been determined among adoptees. The aim was to disentangle the contributions of genetic and environmental factors to the familial transmission of prostate, breast and colorectal cancer.

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  • Cancer and Oncology
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2319-2327
JournalEuropean Journal of Cancer
Volume50
Issue number13
Publication statusPublished - 2014
Publication categoryResearch
Peer-reviewedYes