PGS Publication: PGP000032

Publication Information (EuropePMC)
Title Implications of polygenic risk-stratified screening for prostate cancer on overdiagnosis.
PubMed ID 25569441(Europe PMC)
doi 10.1038/gim.2014.192
Publication Date Jan. 8, 2015
Journal Genet Med
Author(s) Pashayan N, Duffy SW, Neal DE, Hamdy FC, Donovan JL, Martin RM, Harrington P, Benlloch S, Amin Al Olama A, Shah M, Kote-Jarai Z, Easton DF, Eeles R, Pharoah PD.
Released in PGS Catalog: Dec. 18, 2019

Associated Polygenic Score(s)

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External PGS Evaluated By This Publication

Polygenic Score ID & Name PGS Publication ID (PGP) Reported Trait Mapped Trait(s) (Ontology) Number of Variants Ancestry distribution
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PGP000031 |
Pashayan N et al. Br J Cancer (2015)
Prostate cancer prostate carcinoma 66

Performance Metrics

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PGS Performance
Metric ID (PPM)
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PPM000105 PGS000044
European Ancestry|
4,967 individuals
PGP000032 |
Pashayan N et al. Genet Med (2015)
Reported Trait: aggressive prostate cancer (Gleason score ⩾7) OR (above vs. below 50th percentile of PRS): 1.56 [1.15, 2.1]

Evaluated Samples

PGS Sample Set ID
Phenotype Definitions and Methods Participant Follow-up Time Sample Numbers Age of Study Participants Sample Ancestry Additional Ancestry Description Cohort(s) Additional Sample/Cohort Information
PSS000069 Prostate cancer was classified as localised disease with tumour-node-metastasis (TNM) stage T1-2 N0 M0; and advanced disease (regional-distant) with stage T3 and above or any T N1 M1; as non-aggressive tumour, Gleason score <7, and aggressive tumour, Gleason score ⩾7. Median = 13.0 years
  • 1,089 cases
  • , 3,878 controls
100.0 % Male samples
Range = [55.0, 71.0] years European