Polygenic Score (PGS) ID: PGS004690

Predicted Trait
Reported Trait Kidney cancer
Mapped Trait(s) renal carcinoma (EFO_0002890)
Released in PGS Catalog: March 18, 2024
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Score Details

Score Construction
PGS Name kidney_cancer
Development Method
Name AnnoPred
Parameters tier 3; ρ=1e-04
Original Genome Build hg19
Number of Variants 6,351,669
Effect Weight Type beta
PGS Source
PGS Catalog Publication (PGP) ID PGP000596
Citation (link to publication) Hu J et al. JNCI Cancer Spectr (2024)
Ancestry Distribution
Source of Variant
Associations (GWAS)
European: 100%
309,154 individuals (100%)
Score Development/Training
European: 100%
367,502 individuals (100%)
PGS Evaluation
European: 100%
1 Sample Sets

Development Samples

Source of Variant Associations (GWAS)
Study Identifiers Sample Numbers Sample Ancestry Cohort(s)
  • 1,631 cases
  • , 307,523 controls
Score Development/Training
Study Identifiers Sample Numbers Sample Ancestry Cohort(s) Phenotype Definitions & Methods Age of Study Participants Participant Follow-up Time Additional Ancestry Description Additional Sample/Cohort Information
  • 1,391 cases
  • , 366,111 controls
European UKB

Performance Metrics

Disclaimer: The performance metrics are displayed as reported by the source studies. It is important to note that metrics are not necessarily comparable with each other. For example, metrics depend on the sample characteristics (described by the PGS Catalog Sample Set [PSS] ID), phenotyping, and statistical modelling. Please refer to the source publication for additional guidance on performance.

PGS Performance
Metric ID (PPM)
PGS Sample Set ID
Performance Source Trait PGS Effect Sizes
(per SD change)
Classification Metrics Other Metrics Covariates Included in the Model PGS Performance:
Other Relevant Information
PPM020875 PSS011434|
European Ancestry|
40,841 individuals
PGP000596 |
Hu J et al. JNCI Cancer Spectr (2024)
Reported Trait: Kidney cancer AUROC: 0.5644

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
  • 158 cases
  • , 40,683 controls
European UKB