Publications

These publications are examples of research made possible with data from CanPath and its regional cohorts.

2014

Conditions Associated with Circulating Tumor-Associated Folate Receptor 1 Protein in Healthy Men and Women

Authors: Linda Keleman, James Brenton, Christine Parkinson, Hayley Whitaker, Anna Piskorz, Ilona Csizmadi, Paula Robson

This article examined how FOLR1 protein could potentially be way to detect early cancer. The team used electrochemical luminescence immunoassay. The study concluded that they should use caution when saying that serum FOLR1 can detect early cancer as there has not been a study with enough evidence to truly determine that.

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2013

Assessing SNP-SNP Interactions among DNA Repair, Modification and Metabolism Related Pathway Genes in Breast Cancer Susceptibility

Authors: Yadav Sapkota,John R. Mackey,Raymond Lai,Conrado Franco-Villalobos,Sasha Lupichuk,Paula J. Robson,Karen Kopciuk,Carol E. Cass,Yutaka Yasui,Sambasivarao Damaraju

Our results provide a framework for evaluating SNPs showing statistically weak but reproducible single-locus effects for epistatic effects contributing to disease susceptibility.

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2010

The Epidemiology of Weight Perception: Perceived Versus Self-reported Actual Weight Status among Albertan Adults

Authors: J Linder, L McLaren, G Siou, I Cszimadi, P Robson

They analyzed data from the Tomorrow Project from 7436 people in Alberta between the ages of 35-69 which looked at weight perception accuracy. It seemed that women were more accurate about determining whether they were overweight or not, whereas the men were not always aware.

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