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Genomic variation in myeloma: design, content, and initial application of the Bank On A Cure SNP Panel to detect associations with progression-free survival

Brian Van Ness1*, Christine Ramos1, Majda Haznadar1, Antje Hoering2, Jeff Haessler2, John Crowley2, Susanna Jacobus3, Martin Oken4, Vincent Rajkumar5, Philip Greipp5, Bart Barlogie6, Brian Durie7, Michael Katz8, Gowtham Atluri9, Gang Fang9, Rohit Gupta9, Michael Steinbach9, Vipin Kumar9, Richard Mushlin10, David Johnson11 and Gareth Morgan11

Author Affiliations

1 Cancer Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA

2 Cancer Research and Biostatistics, Seattle, WA, USA

3 Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA, USA

4 North Memorial Hospital, Minneapolis, MN, USA

5 Hematology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA

6 University of Arkansas Medical Sciences Center, Little Rock, AK, USA

7 Cedar Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA

8 International Myeloma Foundation, Hollywood, CA, USA

9 Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA

10 IBM Research, TJ Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY, USA

11 Royal Marsden Hospital, London, UK

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BMC Medicine 2008, 6:26  doi:10.1186/1741-7015-6-26

Published: 8 September 2008

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Chromosomal distribution of BOAC SNP panel. Each SNP on the BOAC Panel is indicated in color, and indicates a broad distribution across each chromosome.

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