Molecular epidemiology, and possible real-world applications in breast cancer.

Breast Cancer. 2015 Apr 11. [Epub ahead of print] Ito H1, Matsuo K. Abstract Gene-environment interaction, a key idea in molecular epidemiology, has enabled the development of personalized medicine. This concept includes personalized prevention. While genome-wide association studies have identified a number of genetic susceptibility loci in breast cancer risk, however, the application of this(…)