In an article (1) in the August issue, the ProtecT study samples also included cases from a pilot study from one city (Sheffield) where men aged 45–49 years were screened with PSA and biopsied if the PSA was >1.5 ng/ml.
The author “Jamieson” in the UKGPCS study list should read “Jameson.”
Authors Jenny Donovan and Freddie Hamdy who are listed in the PRACTICAL consortium study list should have been named separately in the authorship list after the author David Neal. Their details are as follows:
Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, Whiteladies Road, Bristol, United Kingdom.
Academic Urology Unit, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom.
Kote-Jarai Z, et al. Multiple novel prostate cancer predisposition loci confirmed by an international study: the PRACTICAL Consortium. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:2052–61.
American Association for Cancer Research