PRostate cancer AssoCiation group To Investigate Cancer Associated aLterations in the genome PRACTICAL


ICR (participant 13) is responsible for PRACTICAL. PRACTICAL is a new consortium of case-control studies involved in genetic association studies in prostate cancer predisposition and currently comprises 26 studies, including 16 study sites in EU countries, 2 in Australia, 1 in Korea and 8 in the USA, with samples from over 10,000 cases and 10,000 controls. Eleven of the 26 groups have epidemiological data for gene/environment interaction analyses. The PI is Dr Eeles (www.icr.ac.uk) and a website will be created.

http://www.srl.cam.ac.uk/consortia/practical/index.html

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