Variants in melanocortin 1 receptor gene contribute to risk of melanoma – a direct sequencing analysis in a Texas population

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  • Xiaoxiang Guan,

    1. Department of Medical Oncology, Jinling Hospital, Nanjing University School of Medicine, Nanjing, China
    2. Department of Epidemiology, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
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    • These authors contributed equally to this work.
  • Jiangong Niu,

    1. Department of Epidemiology, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
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    • These authors contributed equally to this work.
  • Zhensheng Liu,

    1. Department of Epidemiology, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
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    • These authors contributed equally to this work.
  • Li-E. Wang,

    1. Department of Epidemiology, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
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  • Christopher I. Amos,

    1. Department of Epidemiology, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
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  • Jeffrey E. Lee,

    1. Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
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  • Jeffrey E. Gershenwald,

    1. Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
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  • Elizabeth A. Grimm,

    1. Department of Experimental Therapeutics, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
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  • Qingyi Wei

    Corresponding author
    1. Department of Epidemiology, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    • Department of Medical Oncology, Jinling Hospital, Nanjing University School of Medicine, Nanjing, China
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Correspondence Qingyi Wei, e-mail: qwei@mdanderson.org

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