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Title: Comprehensive analyses of DNA repair pathways, smoking and bladder cancer risk in Los Angeles and Shanghai.

Authors: Corral, Roman; Lewinger, Juan Pablo; Van Den Berg, David; Joshi, Amit D; Yuan, Jian-Min; Gago-Dominguez, Manuela; Cortessis, Victoria K; Pike, Malcolm C; Conti, David V; Thomas, Duncan C; Edlund, Christopher K; Gao, Yu-Tang; Xiang, Yong-Bing; Zhang, Wei; Su, Yu-Chen; Stern, Mariana C

Published In Int J Cancer, (2014 Jul 15)

Abstract: Tobacco smoking is a bladder cancer risk factor and a source of carcinogens that induce DNA damage to urothelial cells. Using data and samples from 988 cases and 1,004 controls enrolled in the Los Angeles County Bladder Cancer Study and the Shanghai Bladder Cancer Study, we investigated associations between bladder cancer risk and 632 tagSNPs that comprehensively capture genetic variation in 28 DNA repair genes from four DNA repair pathways: base excision repair (BER), nucleotide excision repair (NER), non-homologous end-joining (NHEJ) and homologous recombination repair (HHR). Odds ratios (ORs) and 95% confidence intervals (CIs) for each tagSNP were corrected for multiple testing for all SNPs within each gene using pACT and for genes within each pathway and across pathways with Bonferroni. Gene and pathway summary estimates were obtained using ARTP. We observed an association between bladder cancer and POLB rs7832529 (BER) (pACT = 0.003; ppathway = 0.021) among all, and SNPs in XPC (NER) and OGG1 (BER) among Chinese men and women, respectively. The NER pathway showed an overall association with risk among Chinese males (ARTP NER p = 0.034). The XRCC6 SNP rs2284082 (NHEJ), also in LD with SREBF2, showed an interaction with smoking (smoking status interaction pgene = 0.001, ppathway = 0.008, poverall = 0.034). Our findings support a role in bladder carcinogenesis for regions that map close to or within BER (POLB, OGG1) and NER genes (XPC). A SNP that tags both the XRCC6 and SREBF2 genes strongly modifies the association between bladder cancer risk and smoking.

PubMed ID: 24382701 Exiting the NIEHS site

MeSH Terms: Adult; Aged; Antigens, Nuclear/genetics*; Carcinoma, Transitional Cell/genetics*; China; DNA Repair/genetics*; DNA-Binding Proteins/genetics*; Female; Genetic Predisposition to Disease; Humans; Ku Autoantigen; Los Angeles; Male; Middle Aged; Polymorphism, Single Nucleotide; Risk Factors; Smoking/adverse effects*; Smoking/genetics*; Sterol Regulatory Element Binding Protein 2/genetics*; Urinary Bladder Neoplasms/genetics*

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