New York's Polyethnic-1000: a regional initiative to understand how diverse ancestries influence the risk, progression, and treatment of cancers

Elsevier, Trends in Cancer, Volume , 2021
Robine N., Varmus H.

Research consortia can help to repair deficiencies in knowledge about the influence of inherited genetic diversity on disease. The New York Genome Center (NYGC) recently established Polyethnic-1000 (P-1000), a multi-institutional collaboration to study hereditary factors affecting several types of cancer. Here, we describe its rationale, organization, development, current activities, and prospects.