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To exclude potential bias as a result of gene size, obtain the transcriptional start and stop sites for each gene in their respective gene lists using the annotation tool MatchMiner and determine whether the average gene sizes differ significantly between the irradiation and nonirradiation response groups. If genes defined by gene expression analysis to play an important role in irradiation response are potential breast cancer risk modifiers, we would predict that breast cancer associated SNPs would be more likely to be linked to these genes.

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