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Table 5 Comparison of the two patient groups by the number of genetic variants

From: Co-occurrence of thyroid and breast cancer is associated with an increased oncogenic SNP burden

  BC only BC and TC p-value
Mean Std. error Mean Std. error
Genes associated with BC
 No. of SNPs with potential/ known association with BC 0.27 0.12 0.84 0.22 0.029
 No. of SNPs with potential/ known association with BC (weighted scores) 0.17 0.08 0.53 0.15 0.039
112 cancer risk genes
 No. of SNPs with no known association with oncogenesis 1.20 0.30 0.74 0.20 0.206
 No. of SNPs with a potential association with oncogenesis 1.40 0.39 2.32 0.37 0.096
 No. of SNPs with a known association with oncogenesis 0.20 0.11 0.47 0.14 0.131
 No. of SNPs with potential/ known association with oncogenesis 1.60 0.36 2.79 0.39 0.032
 No. of SNPs with potential and known association with oncogenesis (weighted scores) 0.90 0.18 1.63 0.23 0.017