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Shorter telomere length is associated with increased ovarian cancer risk in both familial and sporadic cases

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  • Funding This work was supported by Genetic Counseling Programme in Hereditary Cancer (Junta de Castilla y León) grant number FIS PI10/00219 (RGS); the Spanish Association Against Cancer (AECC), FIS PI08-1120 and by Red Tematica de investigacion Cooperativa en Cancer grant number RETICC RD06/0020/1060 (JB), and RETICC 06/0020/0021 (TC and MH); by the Xunta de Galicia grant number 10PXIB 9101297PR and Fundación Mutua Madrileña (AV).

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent Obtained.

  • Ethics approval The ethics approval was provided by the ethics committee of the Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Spain.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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Footnotes

  • Funding This work was supported by Genetic Counseling Programme in Hereditary Cancer (Junta de Castilla y León) grant number FIS PI10/00219 (RGS); the Spanish Association Against Cancer (AECC), FIS PI08-1120 and by Red Tematica de investigacion Cooperativa en Cancer grant number RETICC RD06/0020/1060 (JB), and RETICC 06/0020/0021 (TC and MH); by the Xunta de Galicia grant number 10PXIB 9101297PR and Fundación Mutua Madrileña (AV).

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent Obtained.

  • Ethics approval The ethics approval was provided by the ethics committee of the Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Spain.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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