Author Contributions: Dr John had full access to all of the data in the study and takes responsibility for the integrity of the data and the accuracy of the data analysis.
Study concept and design: John, Miron,
Li, West, Whittemore.
Acquisition of data: John, Miron, Phipps,
Analysis and interpretation of data:
John, Miron, Gong, Felberg, Li, Whittemore.
Drafting of the manuscript: John, Miron.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: John, Miron, Gong, Phipps, Felberg, Li,
Statistical analysis: Gong, Felberg,
Obtained funding: John, Li, West.
Administrative, technical, or material support:
Miron, Phipps, Felberg, Li, West.
Study supervision: Miron, Li, West,
Financial Disclosures: None reported.
Funding/Support: This study was supported by the National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health (NIH),
under RFA CA-95-003 through a cooperative agreement with the Northern California Cancer Center (U01 CA69417), as well as by NIH grants CA78564
Role of the Sponsor: The NIH and the Northern California Cancer Center had no role in the design and conduct of the study; the collection, management, analysis, and interpretation of the data; or the preparation, review, or approval of the manuscript.
Disclaimer: The content of this article does not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the National Cancer Institute or any of the collaborating centers in the Breast Cancer Family Registry, nor does mention of trade names, commercial products, or organizations imply endorsement by the US government or the Breast Cancer Family Registry.