Colonic diseases

Definition

Colonic diseases are diseases that affect the colon. The term covers a wide range of diseases, including inflammatory bowel disease – Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis – diverticular disease and colon cancer.

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    Genome-wide association analyses based on whole-genome sequencing and imputation identify 40 new risk variants for colorectal cancer, including a strongly protective low-frequency variant at CHD1 and loci implicating signaling and immune function in disease etiology.

    • Jeroen R. Huyghe
    • , Stephanie A. Bien
    • , Tabitha A. Harrison
    • , Hyun Min Kang
    • , Sai Chen
    • , Stephanie L. Schmit
    • , David V. Conti
    • , Conghui Qu
    • , Jihyoun Jeon
    • , Christopher K. Edlund
    • , Peyton Greenside
    • , Michael Wainberg
    • , Fredrick R. Schumacher
    • , Joshua D. Smith
    • , David M. Levine
    • , Sarah C. Nelson
    • , Nasa A. Sinnott-Armstrong
    • , Demetrius Albanes
    • , M. Henar Alonso
    • , Kristin Anderson
    • , Coral Arnau-Collell
    • , Volker Arndt
    • , Christina Bamia
    • , Barbara L. Banbury
    • , John A. Baron
    • , Sonja I. Berndt
    • , Stéphane Bézieau
    • , D. Timothy Bishop
    • , Juergen Boehm
    • , Heiner Boeing
    • , Hermann Brenner
    • , Stefanie Brezina
    • , Stephan Buch
    • , Daniel D. Buchanan
    • , Andrea Burnett-Hartman
    • , Katja Butterbach
    • , Bette J. Caan
    • , Peter T. Campbell
    • , Christopher S. Carlson
    • , Sergi Castellví-Bel
    • , Andrew T. Chan
    • , Jenny Chang-Claude
    • , Stephen J. Chanock
    • , Maria-Dolores Chirlaque
    • , Sang Hee Cho
    • , Charles M. Connolly
    • , Amanda J. Cross
    • , Katarina Cuk
    • , Keith R. Curtis
    • , Albert de la Chapelle
    • , Kimberly F. Doheny
    • , David Duggan
    • , Douglas F. Easton
    • , Sjoerd G. Elias
    • , Faye Elliott
    • , Dallas R. English
    • , Edith J. M. Feskens
    • , Jane C. Figueiredo
    • , Rocky Fischer
    • , Liesel M. FitzGerald
    • , David Forman
    • , Manish Gala
    • , Steven Gallinger
    • , W. James Gauderman
    • , Graham G. Giles
    • , Elizabeth Gillanders
    • , Jian Gong
    • , Phyllis J. Goodman
    • , William M. Grady
    • , John S. Grove
    • , Andrea Gsur
    • , Marc J. Gunter
    • , Robert W. Haile
    • , Jochen Hampe
    • , Heather Hampel
    • , Sophia Harlid
    • , Richard B. Hayes
    • , Philipp Hofer
    • , Michael Hoffmeister
    • , John L. Hopper
    • , Wan-Ling Hsu
    • , Wen-Yi Huang
    • , Thomas J. Hudson
    • , David J. Hunter
    • , Gemma Ibañez-Sanz
    • , Gregory E. Idos
    • , Roxann Ingersoll
    • , Rebecca D. Jackson
    • , Eric J. Jacobs
    • , Mark A. Jenkins
    • , Amit D. Joshi
    • , Corinne E. Joshu
    • , Temitope O. Keku
    • , Timothy J. Key
    • , Hyeong Rok Kim
    • , Emiko Kobayashi
    • , Laurence N. Kolonel
    • , Charles Kooperberg
    • , Tilman Kühn
    • , Sébastien Küry
    • , Sun-Seog Kweon
    • , Susanna C. Larsson
    • , Cecelia A. Laurie
    • , Loic Le Marchand
    • , Suzanne M. Leal
    • , Soo Chin Lee
    • , Flavio Lejbkowicz
    • , Mathieu Lemire
    • , Christopher I. Li
    • , Li Li
    • , Wolfgang Lieb
    • , Yi Lin
    • , Annika Lindblom
    • , Noralane M. Lindor
    • , Hua Ling
    • , Tin L. Louie
    • , Satu Männistö
    • , Sanford D. Markowitz
    • , Vicente Martín
    • , Giovanna Masala
    • , Caroline E. McNeil
    • , Marilena Melas
    • , Roger L. Milne
    • , Lorena Moreno
    • , Neil Murphy
    • , Robin Myte
    • , Alessio Naccarati
    • , Polly A. Newcomb
    • , Kenneth Offit
    • , Shuji Ogino
    • , N. Charlotte Onland-Moret
    • , Barbara Pardini
    • , Patrick S. Parfrey
    • , Rachel Pearlman
    • , Vittorio Perduca
    • , Paul D. P. Pharoah
    • , Mila Pinchev
    • , Elizabeth A. Platz
    • , Ross L. Prentice
    • , Elizabeth Pugh
    • , Leon Raskin
    • , Gad Rennert
    • , Hedy S. Rennert
    • , Elio Riboli
    • , Miguel Rodríguez-Barranco
    • , Jane Romm
    • , Lori C. Sakoda
    • , Clemens Schafmayer
    • , Robert E. Schoen
    • , Daniela Seminara
    • , Mitul Shah
    • , Tameka Shelford
    • , Min-Ho Shin
    • , Katerina Shulman
    • , Sabina Sieri
    • , Martha L. Slattery
    • , Melissa C. Southey
    • , Zsofia K. Stadler
    • , Christa Stegmaier
    • , Yu-Ru Su
    • , Catherine M. Tangen
    • , Stephen N. Thibodeau
    • , Duncan C. Thomas
    • , Sushma S. Thomas
    • , Amanda E. Toland
    • , Antonia Trichopoulou
    • , Cornelia M. Ulrich
    • , David J. Van Den Berg
    • , Franzel J. B. van Duijnhoven
    • , Bethany Van Guelpen
    • , Henk van Kranen
    • , Joseph Vijai
    • , Kala Visvanathan
    • , Pavel Vodicka
    • , Ludmila Vodickova
    • , Veronika Vymetalkova
    • , Korbinian Weigl
    • , Stephanie J. Weinstein
    • , Emily White
    • , Aung Ko Win
    • , C. Roland Wolf
    • , Alicja Wolk
    • , Michael O. Woods
    • , Anna H. Wu
    • , Syed H. Zaidi
    • , Brent W. Zanke
    • , Qing Zhang
    • , Wei Zheng
    • , Peter C. Scacheri
    • , John D. Potter
    • , Michael C. Bassik
    • , Anshul Kundaje
    • , Graham Casey
    • , Victor Moreno
    • , Goncalo R. Abecasis
    • , Deborah A. Nickerson
    • , Stephen B. Gruber
    • , Li Hsu
    •  & Ulrike Peters

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