The Biostatistics and Patient Registry Core provides statistical collaboration and data management support for each of the SPORE projects, the Cores, the Developmental Research Projects and the Career Development Awardees. Areas of support include development of a statistical design and analysis plan, quality control, database development, data form development and processing, data collection and entry, data analysis and interpretation, manuscript preparation, and data archiving. The Biostatistics and Patient Registry Core will continue to oversee the development, population, and maintenance of the Breast Cancer Patient Registry (BCPR). Members of the Biostatistics and Patient Registry Core will continue collaborations with the Mayo Foundation staff who are working on an enterprise-wide initiative to develop a virtual data warehouse that integrates elements of the Mayo electronic medical record. Surgical Index, Pathology index. Tumor Registry, Tissue Registry, Cancer Center database, orders, and resource utilization database. These collaborations will lead to a means to identify patient cohorts for Breast Cancer SPORE projects and to electronically populate some elements into the BCPR. During the previous funding period, the Core has employed and adapted the time-tested procedures and systems developed by Division of Biomedical Statistics and Informatics, one of the largest statistical groups in the country. The Breast Cancer Patient Registry (BCPR) grew from a single study database containing demographic and outcome data to a database capable of storing data on a variety of patient cohorts using both common data elements and study specific data elements. Not only has the BCPR data been utilized by SPORE investigators but pre-defined patient cohorts have been shared with the DCIS Collaborative Consortium, Breast Cancer Association Consortium, the Consortium of Investigators of Modifiers of BRCAI/2, and The Cancer Genome Atlas. Core members have participated in Project meetings as well as have held one on one meetings with Project team members to discuss statistical designs, analysis plans, emerging research questions and possible future directions;data analysis and interpretation, and the drafting of manuscripts. These collaborations have led to 29 publications that have contributed to our understanding of breast cancer development, risk and management.

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The Core provides SPORE investigators with access to individuals with expertise in statistical design;analysis techniques;and data management as well as access to a means to identify patient cohorts and obtain consistently collected and verified data for these cohorts.

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Ho, Ming-Fen; Lummertz da Rocha, Edroaldo; Zhang, Cheng et al. (2018) TCL1A, a Novel Transcription Factor and a Coregulator of Nuclear Factor ?B p65: Single Nucleotide Polymorphism and Estrogen Dependence. J Pharmacol Exp Ther 365:700-710
Horne, Hisani N; Oh, Hannah; Sherman, Mark E et al. (2018) E-cadherin breast tumor expression, risk factors and survival: Pooled analysis of 5,933 cases from 12 studies in the Breast Cancer Association Consortium. Sci Rep 8:6574
Reese, Jordan M; Bruinsma, Elizabeth S; Nelson, Adam W et al. (2018) ER?-mediated induction of cystatins results in suppression of TGF? signaling and inhibition of triple-negative breast cancer metastasis. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 115:E9580-E9589
Lilyquist, Jenna; Ruddy, Kathryn J; Vachon, Celine M et al. (2018) Common Genetic Variation and Breast Cancer Risk-Past, Present, and Future. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 27:380-394
Yu, Jia; Qin, Bo; Moyer, Ann M et al. (2018) DNA methyltransferase expression in triple-negative breast cancer predicts sensitivity to decitabine. J Clin Invest 128:2376-2388
Kannan, Nagarajan; Eaves, Connie J (2018) Macrophages stimulate mammary stem cells. Science 360:1401-1402
Guidugli, Lucia; Shimelis, Hermela; Masica, David L et al. (2018) Assessment of the Clinical Relevance of BRCA2 Missense Variants by Functional and Computational Approaches. Am J Hum Genet 102:233-248
Kurmi, Kiran; Hitosugi, Sadae; Wiese, Elizabeth K et al. (2018) Carnitine Palmitoyltransferase 1A Has a Lysine Succinyltransferase Activity. Cell Rep 22:1365-1373
Goetz, Matthew P; Sangkuhl, Katrin; Guchelaar, Henk-Jan et al. (2018) Clinical Pharmacogenetics Implementation Consortium (CPIC) Guideline for CYP2D6 and Tamoxifen Therapy. Clin Pharmacol Ther 103:770-777
Baheti, Saurabh; Tang, Xiaojia; O'Brien, Daniel R et al. (2018) HGT-ID: an efficient and sensitive workflow to detect human-viral insertion sites using next-generation sequencing data. BMC Bioinformatics 19:271

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