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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 Ness1Email author,
  • 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
BMC Medicine20086:26

DOI: 10.1186/1741-7015-6-26

Received: 29 July 2008

Accepted: 08 September 2008

Published: 08 September 2008

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Authors’ Affiliations

Cancer Center, University of Minnesota
Cancer Research and Biostatistics
Dana Farber Cancer Institute
North Memorial Hospital
Hematology, Mayo Clinic
University of Arkansas Medical Sciences Center
Cedar Sinai Medical Center
International Myeloma Foundation
Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, University of Minnesota
IBM Research, TJ Watson Research Center
Royal Marsden Hospital