About Breast CFR: Background Information
More information on the available data and biospecimens from the Breast CFR, as well as the methods used to recruit participants and collect these materials, can be found in the materials cited below.
- Daly MB, Offit K, Li F, Glendon G, Yaker A, West D, Koenig B, McCredie M, Venne V, Nayfield S, Seminara D. Participation in the cooperative family registry for breast cancer studies: issues of informed consent. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2000 Mar 15;92(6):452-6.
- Case Studies of Existing Human Tissue Repositories: "Best Practices" for a Biospecimen Resource for the Genomic and Proteomic Era. View the fresh frozen tissue protocol.
- John EM, Hopper JL, Beck JC, Knight JA, Neuhausen SL, Senie RT, Ziogas A, Andrulis IL, Anton-Culver H, Boyd N, Buys SS, Daly MB, O'Malley FP, Santella RM, Southey MC, Venne VL, Venter DJ, West DW, Whittemore AS, Seminara D. The Breast Cancer Family Registry (Breast CFR): an infrastructure for cooperative multinational, interdisciplinary and translational studies of the genetic epidemiology of breast cancer. Breast Cancer Res 2004;6(4):R375-89.
- Neuhausen SL, Ozcelik H, Southey MC, John EM, Godwin AK, Chung W, Iriondo-Perez J, Miron A, Santella RM, Whittemore A, Andrulis IL, Buys SS, Daly MB, Hopper JL, Seminara D, Senie RT, Terry MB; Breast Cancer Family Registry. BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation carriers in the Breast Cancer Family Registry: an open resource for collaborative research. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2009 July; 116 (2): 379-86.