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CD24 polymorphisms in breast cancer: impact on prognosis and risk.
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PMID:  23314606     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Overexpression of CD24 has a negative impact on breast cancer prognosis. We have recently reported that the CD24 codon 57 Val/Val genotype (rs52812045) is associated with pathologic complete response after neoadjuvant chemotherapy for primary breast cancer and correlates with intratumoral lymphocyte infiltrates. This study was performed to investigate the influence of CD24 polymorphisms on breast cancer prognosis and risk. A total of 2,514 patients and 4,858 controls recruited as part of the MARIE study, a population-based case-control study, were genotyped for two CD24 polymorphisms (rs52812045, rs3838646) using TaqMan custom genotyping assays. Associations with overall and breast cancer-specific survival were assessed using uni- and multivariable Cox regression models stratified by age at diagnosis and adjusted for prognostic factors. Conditional logistic regression analysis adjusted for major risk factors was used to estimate multivariable odds ratios for risk of putative allele carriers compared to wildtype carriers. CD24 Ala/Val was significantly associated with breast cancer prognosis [Val/Val hazard ratio (HR)(adjusted) = 1.52; 95 % confidence interval (CI): 1.00-2.30, p = 0.05 and HR(adjusted) = 1.83; 95 % CI: 1.10-3.05, p = 0.018 for all-cause and breast cancer-specific mortality, respectively). The association was significant only in patients with a BMI <25 and in those who received adjuvant chemotherapy. None of the CD24 alleles was associated with breast cancer risk. These results provide further evidence of the CD24 Val/Val genotype influencing outcome in primary breast cancer. Together with previous data of CD24 overexpression as a poor prognostic marker, the findings underline the biological importance of CD24 for breast cancer.
Katharina Buck; Sarah Hug; Petra Seibold; Irmgard Ferschke; Peter Altevogt; Christof Sohn; Andreas Schneeweiss; Barbara Burwinkel; Dirk Jäger; Dieter Flesch-Janys; Jenny Chang-Claude; Frederik Marmé
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-1-13
Journal Detail:
Title:  Breast cancer research and treatment     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1573-7217     ISO Abbreviation:  Breast Cancer Res. Treat.     Publication Date:  2013 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-1-14     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8111104     Medline TA:  Breast Cancer Res Treat     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Division of Preventive Oncology, National Center for Tumor Diseases (NCT) and German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Im Neuenheimer Feld 460, 69120, Heidelberg, Germany.
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