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Date:3/27/2013

said. "So whatever your level of genetic risk, it's influenced by lifestyle. It's clearly wrong to think of the genetic component as in any way deterministic."

Understanding how this research will play out in terms of screening, prevention and treatment will require more research, ideally by an international effort similar in scale to the COGS studies, the authors wrote.

A commentary published with the studies, written by Pharoah and others, explored the possibilities of how this sort of genetic analysis could make prevention and treatment programs more complex.

"First, appropriate systems for inviting and recalling people for risk assessment and screening need to be in place," the authors wrote. "Second, there should be a standard protocol for taking consent, performing genetic sampling and using a standardized risk-assessment tool to integrate genetic data from an individual with environmental, lifestyle and hormonal data."

Ultimately, a person's level of risk of cancer will dictate what care and treatments will be offered, they concluded.

More information

Learn more about cancer and genetics from the U.S. National Cancer Institute.

SOURCES: Douglas Easton, Ph.D., professor of genetic epidemiology, University of Cambridge, England; Paul Pharoah, M.D., senior clinical research fellow, University of Cambridge; March 27, 2013, Nature Publishing Group press conference; March 27, 2013, Nature Genetics


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