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    • Contribution of Germline Predisposition Gene Mutations to Breast Cancer Risk in African American Women.
    • Palmer JR, Polley EC, Hu C, John EM, Haiman C, Hart SN, Gaudet M, Pal T, Anton-Culver H, Trentham-Dietz A, Bernstein L, Ambrosone CB, Bandera EV, Bertrand KA, Bethea TN, Gao C, Gnanaolivu RD, Huang H, Lee KY, LeMarchand L, Na J, Sandler DP, Shah PD, Yadav S, Yang W, Weitzel JN, Domchek SM, Goldgar DE, Nathanson KL, Kraft P, Couch FJ.
    • J Natl Cancer Inst. 2020 May 19. pii: djaa040. doi: 10.1093/jnci/djaa040. [Epub ahead of print]


    Genetic Testing May Help Reduce Breast Cancer Disparities for African American Women.

    • Genome-wide association study identifies 32 novel breast cancer susceptibility loci from overall and subtype-specific analyses.
    • Zhang H, Ahearn TU, Lecarpentier J, et al.
    • Nat Genet. 2020 May 18. doi: 10.1038/s41588-020-0609-2. [Epub ahead of print]

    Research news: Breast Cancer Susceptibility GWAS Highlights Dozens New Loci, Some Subtype-Specific. (GenomeWeb)

    • Canadian cost-effectiveness model of BRCA-driven surgical prevention of breast/ovarian cancers compared to treatment if cancer develops.
    • Hurry M, Eccleston A, Dyer M, Hoskins P
    • Int J Technol Assess Health Care. 2020 Apr;36(2):104-112. doi: 10.1017/S0266462319003519.