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    • The Slavic NBN Founder Mutation: A Role for Reproductive Fitness?
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    • Germline mutations in DNA repair genes may predict neoadjuvant therapy response in triple negative breast patients.
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    • Incorporating truncating variants in PALB2, CHEK2, and ATM into the BOADICEA breast cancer risk model.
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    • Genet Med. 2016 Dec;18(12):1190-1198. doi: 10.1038/gim.2016.31. Epub 2016 Apr 14.

    Comments on NSGC Discussion Forum Cancer SIG

    Subject: PALB2 breast cancer recurrence

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    • PALB2, CHEK2 and ATM rare variants and cancer risk: data from COGS.
    • Southey MC, Goldgar DE, Winqvist R, Pylkäs K, Couch F, Tischkowitz M, Foulkes WD, Dennis J, Michailidou K, van Rensburg EJ, Heikkinen T, Nevanlinna H, Hopper JL, Dörk T, Claes KB, Reis-Filho J, Teo ZL, Radice P, Catucci I, Peterlongo P, Tsimiklis H, Odefrey FA, Dowty JG, Schmidt MK, Broeks A, Hogervorst FB, Verhoef S, Carpenter J, Clarke C, Scott RJ, Fasching PA, Haeberle L, Ekici AB, Beckmann MW, Peto J, Dos-Santos-Silva I, Fletcher O, Johnson N, Bolla MK, Sawyer EJ, Tomlinson I, Kerin MJ, Miller N, Marme F, Burwinkel B, Yang R, Guénel P, Truong T, Menegaux F, Sanchez M, Bojesen S, Nielsen SF, Flyger H, Benitez J, Zamora MP, Perez JI, Menéndez P, Anton-Culver H, Neuhausen S, Ziogas A, Clarke CA, Brenner H, Arndt V, Stegmaier C, Brauch H, Brüning T, Ko YD, Muranen TA, Aittomäki K, Blomqvist C, Bogdanova NV, Antonenkova NN, Lindblom A, Margolin S, Mannermaa A, Kataja V, Kosma VM, Hartikainen JM, Spurdle AB, Investigators K; Australian Ovarian Cancer Study Group, Wauters E, Smeets D, Beuselinck B, Floris G, Chang-Claude J, Rudolph A, Seibold P, Flesch-Janys D, Olson JE, Vachon C, Pankratz VS, McLean C, Haiman CA, Henderson BE, Schumacher F, Le Marchand L, Kristensen V, Alnæs GG, Zheng W, Hunter DJ, Lindstrom S, Hankinson SE, Kraft P, Andrulis I, Knight JA, Glendon G, Mulligan AM, Jukkola-Vuorinen A, Grip M, Kauppila S, Devilee P, Tollenaar RA, Seynaeve C, Hollestelle A, Garcia-Closas M, Figueroa J, Chanock SJ, Lissowska J, Czene K, Darabi H, Eriksson M, Eccles DM, Rafiq S, Tapper WJ, Gerty SM, Hooning MJ, Martens JW, Collée JM, Tilanus-Linthorst M, Hall P, Li J, Brand JS, Humphreys K, Cox A, Reed MW, Luccarini C, Baynes C, Dunning AM, Hamann U, Torres D, Ulmer HU, Rüdiger T, Jakubowska A, Lubinski J, Jaworska K, Durda K, Slager S, Toland AE, Ambrosone CB, Yannoukakos D, Swerdlow A, Ashworth A, Orr N, Jones M, González-Neira A, Pita G, Alonso MR, Álvarez N, Herrero D, Tessier DC, Vincent D, Bacot F, Simard J, Dumont M, Soucy P, Eeles R, Muir K, Wiklund F, Gronberg H, Schleutker J, Nordestgaard BG, Weischer M, Travis RC, Neal D, Donovan JL, Hamdy FC, Khaw KT, Stanford JL, Blot WJ, Thibodeau S, Schaid DJ, Kelley JL, Maier C, Kibel AS, Cybulski C, Cannon-Albright L, Butterbach K, Park J, Kaneva R, Batra J, Teixeira MR, Kote-Jarai Z, Olama AA, Benlloch S, Renner SP, Hartmann A, Hein A, Ruebner M, Lambrechts D, Van Nieuwenhuysen E, Vergote I, Lambretchs S, Doherty JA, Rossing MA, Nickels S, Eilber U, Wang-Gohrke S, Odunsi K, Sucheston-Campbell LE, Friel G, Lurie G, Killeen JL, Wilkens LR, Goodman MT, Runnebaum I, Hillemanns PA, Pelttari LM, Butzow R, Modugno F, Edwards RP, Ness RB, Moysich KB, du Bois A, Heitz F, Harter P, Kommoss S, Karlan BY, Walsh C, Lester J, Jensen A, Kjaer SK, Høgdall E, Peissel B, Bonanni B, Bernard L, Goode EL, Fridley BL, Vierkant RA, Cunningham JM, Larson MC, Fogarty ZC, Kalli KR, Liang D, Lu KH, Hildebrandt MA, Wu X, Levine DA, Dao F, Bisogna M, Berchuck A, Iversen ES, Marks JR, Akushevich L, Cramer DW, Schildkraut J, Terry KL, Poole EM, Stampfer M, Tworoger SS, Bandera EV, Orlow I, Olson SH, Bjorge L, Salvesen HB, van Altena AM, Aben KK, Kiemeney LA, Massuger LF, Pejovic T, Bean Y, Brooks-Wilson A, Kelemen LE, Cook LS, Le ND, Górski B, Gronwald J, Menkiszak J, Høgdall CK, Lundvall L, Nedergaard L, Engelholm SA, Dicks E, Tyrer J, Campbell I, McNeish I, Paul J, Siddiqui N, Glasspool R, Whittemore AS, Rothstein JH, McGuire V, Sieh W, Cai H, Shu XO, Teten RT, Sutphen R, McLaughlin JR, Narod SA, Phelan CM, Monteiro AN, Fenstermacher D, Lin HY, Permuth JB, Sellers TA, Chen YA, Tsai YY, Chen Z, Gentry-Maharaj A, Gayther SA, Ramus SJ, Menon U, Wu AH, Pearce CL, Van Den Berg D, Pike MC, Dansonka-Mieszkowska A, Plisiecka-Halasa J, Moes-Sosnowska J, Kupryjanczyk J, Pharoah PD, Song H, Winship I, Chenevix-Trench G, Giles GG, Tavtigian SV, Easton DF, Milne RL.
    • J Med Genet. 2016 Dec;53(12):800-811. doi: 10.1136/jmedgenet-2016-103839. Epub 2016 Sep 5.

    Research News: Rare mutations in PALB2, CHEK2, and ATM: how much do they increase cancer risk? (FORCE)

    • rs15869 at miRNA binding site in BRCA2 is associated with breast cancer susceptibility.
    • Cao J, Luo C, Yan R, Peng R, Wang K, Wang P, Ye H, Song C.
    • Med Oncol. 2016 Dec;33(12):135. Epub 2016 Nov 2.
    • Beyond BRCA: Hereditary Diffuse Gastric Cancer Syndrome and CDH1 Mutations.
    • [No author given]
    • My Gene Counsel. 2016 Nov 22.
    • Inheritance of deleterious mutations at both BRCA1 and BRCA2 in an international sample of 32,295 women.
    • Rebbeck TR, Friebel TM, Mitra N, Wan F, Chen S, Andrulis IL, Apostolou P, Arnold N, Arun BK, Barrowdale D, Benitez J, Berger R, Berthet P, Borg A, Buys SS, Caldes T, Carter J, Chiquette J, Claes KB, Couch FJ, Cybulski C, Daly MB, de la Hoya M, Diez O, Domchek SM, Nathanson KL, Durda K, Ellis S; EMBRACE, Evans DG, Foretova L, Friedman E, Frost D, Ganz PA, Garber J, Glendon G, Godwin AK, Greene MH, Gronwald J, Hahnen E, Hallberg E, Hamann U, Hansen TV; HEBON, Imyanitov EN, Isaacs C, Jakubowska A, Janavicius R, Jaworska-Bieniek K, John EM, Karlan BY, Kaufman B, Investigators K, Kwong A, Laitman Y, Lasset C, Lazaro C, Lester J, Loman N, Lubinski J, Manoukian S, Mitchell G, Montagna M, Neuhausen SL, Nevanlinna H, Niederacher D, Nussbaum RL, Offit K, Olah E, Olopade OI, Park SK, Piedmonte M, Radice P, Rappaport-Fuerhauser C, Rookus MA, Seynaeve C, Simard J, Singer CF, Soucy P, Southey M, Stoppa-Lyonnet D, Sukiennicki G, Szabo CI, Tancredi M, Teixeira MR, Teo SH, Terry MB, Thomassen M, Tihomirova L, Tischkowitz M, Toland AE, Toloczko-Grabarek A, Tung N, van Rensburg EJ, Villano D, Wang-Gohrke S, Wappenschmidt B, Weitzel JN, Zidan J, Zorn KK, McGuffog L, Easton D, Chenevix-Trench G, Antoniou AC, Ramus SJ.
    • Breast Cancer Res. 2016 Nov 11;18(1):112.

    Comments from NSGC Discussion Forum Cancer SIG

    Subject: BRCA2 and PALB2 mutation

    • The PALB2 p.Leu939Trp mutation is not associated with breast cancer risk.
    • Catucci I, Radice P, Milne RL, Couch FJ, Southey MC, Peterlongo P.
    • Breast Cancer Res. 2016 Nov 9;18(1):111.
    • Genomic rearrangement screening of the BRCA1 from seventy Iranian high-risk breast cancer families.
    • Sedghi M, Esfandiari E, Fazel-Najafabadi E, Salehi M, Salavaty A, Fattahpour S, Dehghani L, Nouri N, Mokarian F.
    • J Res Med Sci. 2016 Nov 2;21:95. doi: 10.4103/1735-1995.193167. eCollection 2016.
    • Rare Variation in TET2 Is Associated with Clinically Relevant Prostate Carcinoma in African-Americans.
    • Koboldt DC, Kanchi KL, Gui B, Larson DE, Fulton R, Isaacs WB, Kraja A, Borecki IB, Jia L, Wilson RK, Mardis ER, Kibel AS.
    • Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2016 Nov;25(11):1456-1463. Epub 2016 Aug 2.
    • Giant Intrathoracic Meningocele and Breast Cancer in a Neurofibromatosis Type I Patient.
    • Malla HP, Park BJ, Koh JS, Jo DJ.
    • J Korean Neurosurg Soc. 2016 Nov;59(6):650-654. Epub 2016 Oct 24.
    • Patient survival and tumor characteristics associated with CHEK2:p.I157T - findings from the Breast Cancer Association Consortium.
    • Muranen TA, Blomqvist C, Dörk T, Jakubowska A, Heikkilä P, Fagerholm R, Greco D, Aittomäki K, Bojesen SE, Shah M, Dunning AM, Rhenius V, Hall P, Czene K, Brand JS, Darabi H, Chang-Claude J, Rudolph A, Nordestgaard BG, Couch FJ, Hart SN, Figueroa J, García-Closas M, Fasching PA, Beckmann MW, Li J, Liu J, Andrulis IL, Winqvist R, Pylkäs K, Mannermaa A, Kataja V, Lindblom A, Margolin S, Lubinski J, Dubrowinskaja N, Bolla MK, Dennis J, Michailidou K, Wang Q, Easton DF, Pharoah PD, Schmidt MK, Nevanlinna H.
    • Breast Cancer Res. 2016 Oct 3;18(1):98. doi: 10.1186/s13058-016-0758-5.
    • Risk of extracolonic cancers for people with biallelic and monoallelic mutations in MUTYH.
    • Win AK, Reece JC, Dowty JG, Buchanan DD, Clendenning M, Rosty C, Southey MC, Young JP, Cleary SP, Kim H, Cotterchio M, Macrae FA, Tucker KM, Baron JA, Burnett T, Le Marchand L, Casey G, Haile RW, Newcomb PA, Thibodeau SN, Hopper JL, Gallinger S, Winship IM, Lindor NM, Jenkins MA.
    • Int J Cancer. 2016 Oct 1;139(7):1557-63. doi: 10.1002/ijc.30197. Epub 2016 Jun 2.

    Comments on NSGC Discussion Forum Cancer SIG

    Subject: MUTYH carriers- letter template and extracolonic cancers

    • Different prognostic roles of tumor suppressor gene BAP1 in cancer: A systematic review with meta-analysis.
    • Luchini C, Veronese N, Yachida S, Cheng L, Nottegar A, Stubbs B, Solmi M, Capelli P, Pea A, Barbareschi M, Fassan M, Wood LD, Scarpa A.
    • Genes Chromosomes Cancer. 2016 Oct;55(10):741-9. doi: 10.1002/gcc.22381. Epub 2016 Jul 7.
    • Meta-Analysis, Review
    • Genetic predisposition to gastric cancer.
    • Petrovchich I, Ford JM.
    • Semin Oncol. 2016 Oct;43(5):554-559. doi: 10.1053/j.seminoncol.2016.08.006. Epub 2016 Sep 22.
    • Review
    • Prevalence of the CHEK2 R95* germline mutation.
    • Knappskog S, Leirvaag B, Gansmo LB, Romundstad P, Hveem K, Vatten L, Lønning PE.
    • Hered Cancer Clin Pract. 2016 Sep 27;14:19. eCollection 2016. doi: 10.1186/s13053-016-0059-0.
    • Rare variants in BRCA2 and CHEK2 are associated with the risk of urinary tract cancers.
    • Ge Y, Wang Y, Shao W, Jin J, Du M, Ma G, Chu H, Wang M, Zhang Z.
    • Sci Rep. 2016 Sep 16;6:33542. doi: 10.1038/srep33542.
    • Functional mechanisms underlying pleiotropic risk alleles at the 19p13.1 breast-ovarian cancer susceptibility locus.
    • Lawrenson K, Kar S, McCue K, Kuchenbaeker K, Michailidou K, Tyrer J, Beesley J, Ramus SJ, Li Q, Delgado MK, Lee JM, Aittomäki K, Andrulis IL, Anton-Culver H, Arndt V, Arun BK, Arver B, Bandera EV, Barile M, Barkardottir RB, Barrowdale D, Beckmann MW, Benitez J, Berchuck A, Bisogna M, Bjorge L, Blomqvist C, Blot W, Bogdanova N, Bojesen A, Bojesen SE, Bolla MK, Bonanni B, Børresen-Dale AL, Brauch H, Brennan P, Brenner H, Bruinsma F, Brunet J, Buhari SA, Burwinkel B, Butzow R, Buys SS, Cai Q, Caldes T, Campbell I, Canniotto R, Chang-Claude J, Chiquette J, Choi JY, Claes KB; GEMO Study Collaborators, Cook LS, Cox A, Cramer DW, Cross SS, Cybulski C, Czene K, Daly MB, Damiola F, Dansonka-Mieszkowska A, Darabi H, Dennis J, Devilee P, Diez O, Doherty JA, Domchek SM, Dorfling CM, Dörk T, Dumont M, Ehrencrona H, Ejlertsen B, Ellis S; EMBRACE, Engel C, Lee E, Evans DG, Fasching PA, Feliubadalo L, Figueroa J, Flesch-Janys D, Fletcher O, Flyger H, Foretova L, Fostira F, Foulkes WD, Fridley BL, Friedman E, Frost D, Gambino G, Ganz PA, Garber J, García-Closas M, Gentry-Maharaj A, Ghoussaini M, Giles GG, Glasspool R, Godwin AK, Goldberg MS, Goldgar DE, González-Neira A, Goode EL, Goodman MT, Greene MH, Gronwald J, Guénel P, Haiman CA, Hall P, Hallberg E, Hamann U, Hansen TV, Harrington PA, Hartman M, Hassan N, Healey S; Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Research Group Netherlands (HEBON), Heitz F, Herzog J, Høgdall E, Høgdall CK, Hogervorst FB, Hollestelle A, Hopper JL, Hulick PJ, Huzarski T, Imyanitov EN; KConFab Investigators; Australian Ovarian Cancer Study Group, Isaacs C, Ito H, Jakubowska A, Janavicius R, Jensen A, John EM, Johnson N, Kabisch M, Kang D, Kapuscinski M, Karlan BY, Khan S, Kiemeney LA, Kjaer SK, Knight JA, Konstantopoulou I, Kosma VM, Kristensen V, Kupryjanczyk J, Kwong A, de la Hoya M, Laitman Y, Lambrechts D, Le N, De Leeneer K, Lester J, Levine DA, Li J, Lindblom A, Long J, Lophatananon A, Loud JT, Lu K, Lubinski J, Mannermaa A, Manoukian S, Le Marchand L, Margolin S, Marme F, Massuger LF, Matsuo K, Mazoyer S, McGuffog L, McLean C, McNeish I, Meindl A, Menon U, Mensenkamp AR, Milne RL, Montagna M, Moysich KB, Muir K, Mulligan AM, Nathanson KL, Ness RB, Neuhausen SL, Nevanlinna H, Nord S, Nussbaum RL, Odunsi K, Offit K, Olah E, Olopade OI, Olson JE, Olswold C, O'Malley D, Orlow I, Orr N, Osorio A, Park SK, Pearce CL, Pejovic T, Peterlongo P, Pfeiler G, Phelan CM, Poole EM, Pylkäs K, Radice P, Rantala J, Rashid MU, Rennert G, Rhenius V, Rhiem K, Risch HA, Rodriguez G, Rossing MA, Rudolph A, Salvesen HB, Sangrajrang S, Sawyer EJ, Schildkraut JM, Schmidt MK, Schmutzler RK, Sellers TA, Seynaeve C, Shah M, Shen CY, Shu XO, Sieh W, Singer CF, Sinilnikova OM, Slager S, Song H, Soucy P, Southey MC, Stenmark-Askmalm M, Stoppa-Lyonnet D, Sutter C, Swerdlow A, Tchatchou S, Teixeira MR, Teo SH, Terry KL, Terry MB, Thomassen M, Tibiletti MG, Tihomirova L, Tognazzo S, Toland AE, Tomlinson I, Torres D, Truong T, Tseng CC, Tung N, Tworoger SS, Vachon C, van den Ouweland AM, van Doorn HC, van Rensburg EJ, Van't Veer LJ, Vanderstichele A, Vergote I, Vijai J, Wang Q, Wang-Gohrke S, Weitzel JN, Wentzensen N, Whittemore AS, Wildiers H, Winqvist R, Wu AH, Yannoukakos D, Yoon SY, Yu JC, Zheng W, Zheng Y, Khanna KK, Simard J, Monteiro AN, French JD, Couch FJ, Freedman ML, Easton DF, Dunning AM, Pharoah PD, Edwards SL, Chenevix-Trench G, Antoniou AC, Gayther SA.
    • Nat Commun. 2016 Sep 7;7:12675. doi: 10.1038/ncomms12675.
    • Detection of ATM germline variants by the p53 mitotic centrosomal localization test in BRCA1/2-negative patients with early-onset breast cancer.
    • Prodosmo A, Buffone A, Mattioni M, Barnabei A, Persichetti A, De Leo A, Appetecchia M, Nicolussi A, Coppa A, Sciacchitano S, Giordano C, Pinnarò P, Sanguineti G, Strigari L, Alessandrini G, Facciolo F, Cosimelli M, Grazi GL, Corrado G, Vizza E, Giannini G, Soddu S.
    • J Exp Clin Cancer Res. 2016 Sep 6;35(1):135. doi: 10.1186/s13046-016-0410-3.
    • Mismatch Repair Polymorphisms as Markers of Breast Cancer Prevalence in the Breast Cancer Family Registry.
    • Kappil M, Terry MB, Delgado-Cruzata L, Liao Y, Santella RM.
    • Anticancer Res. 2016 Sep;36(9):4437-41.
    • Breast cancer risk is similar for CHEK2 founder and non-founder mutation carriers.
    • Leedom TP, LaDuca H, McFarland R, Li S, Dolinsky JS, Chao EC.
    • Cancer Genet. 2016 Sep;209(9):403-407. doi: 10.1016/j.cancergen.2016.08.005. Epub 2016 Aug 15.
    • Hereditary breast and ovarian cancer: new genes in confined pathways.
    • Nielsen FC, van Overeem Hansen T, Sørensen CS.
    • Nat Rev Cancer. 2016 Sep;16(9):599-612. doi: 10.1038/nrc.2016.72. Epub 2016 Aug 12.
    • Review
    • Counselling framework for moderate-penetrance cancer-susceptibility mutations.
    • Tung N, Domchek SM, Stadler Z, Nathanson KL, Couch F, Garber JE, Offit K, Robson ME.
    • Nat Rev Clin Oncol. 2016 Sep;13(9):581-8. doi: 10.1038/nrclinonc.2016.90. Epub 2016 Jun 14.
    • Review
    • RE: BRCA2 Polymorphic Stop Codon K3326X and the Risk of Breast, Prostate, and Ovarian Cancers.
    • Arbustini E, Sgarella A, Ferrari A, Grasso D, Cassani C, Lucioni M, Di Giulio G, Grasso M.
    • J Natl Cancer Inst. 2016 Aug 31;108(12). pii: djw172. doi: 10.1093/jnci/djw172. Print 2016 Dec.
    • Letter

    Letter, Reply

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    • Age- and Tumor Subtype-Specific Breast Cancer Risk Estimates for CHEK2*1100delC Carriers.
    • Schmidt MK, Hogervorst F, van Hien R, Cornelissen S, Broeks A, Adank MA, Meijers H, Waisfisz Q, Hollestelle A, Schutte M, van den Ouweland A, Hooning M, Andrulis IL, Anton-Culver H, Antonenkova NN, Antoniou AC, Arndt V, Bermisheva M, Bogdanova NV, Bolla MK, Brauch H, Brenner H, Brüning T, Burwinkel B, Chang-Claude J, Chenevix-Trench G, Couch FJ, Cox A, Cross SS, Czene K, Dunning AM, Fasching PA, Figueroa J, Fletcher O, Flyger H, Galle E, García-Closas M, Giles GG, Haeberle L, Hall P, Hillemanns P, Hopper JL, Jakubowska A, John EM, Jones M, Khusnutdinova E, Knight JA, Kosma VM, Kristensen V, Lee A, Lindblom A, Lubinski J, Mannermaa A, Margolin S, Meindl A, Milne RL, Muranen TA, Newcomb PA, Offit K, Park-Simon TW, Peto J, Pharoah PD, Robson M, Rudolph A, Sawyer EJ, Schmutzler RK, Seynaeve C, Soens J, Southey MC, Spurdle AB, Surowy H, Swerdlow A, Tollenaar RA, Tomlinson I, Trentham-Dietz A, Vachon C, Wang Q, Whittemore AS, Ziogas A, van der Kolk L, Nevanlinna H, Dörk T, Bojesen S, Easton DF.
    • J Clin Oncol. 2016 Aug 10;34(23):2750-60. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2016.66.5844. Epub 2016 Jun 6.
    • Identification and Functional Testing of ERCC2 Mutations in a Multi-national Cohort of Patients with Familial Breast- and Ovarian Cancer.
    • Rump A, Benet-Pages A, Schubert S, Kuhlmann JD, Janavičius R, Macháčková E, Foretová L, Kleibl Z, Lhota F, Zemankova P, Betcheva-Krajcir E, Mackenroth L, Hackmann K, Lehmann J, Nissen A, DiDonato N, Opitz R, Thiele H, Kast K, Wimberger P, Holinski-Feder E, Emmert S, Schröck E, Klink B.
    • PLoS Genet. 2016 Aug 9;12(8):e1006248. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1006248. eCollection 2016.
    • Multigene Panel Tests Yield Clues to Breast and Ovarian Cancer Risk.
    • Greg Kennelty.
    • Oncology Nursing News. 2016 Aug 3.
    • Health risks for ataxia-telangiectasia mutated heterozygotes: a systematic review, meta-analysis and evidence-based guideline.
    • van Os NJ, Roeleveld N, Weemaes CM, Jongmans MC, Janssens GO, Taylor AM, Hoogerbrugge N, Willemsen MA.
    • Clin Genet. 2016 Aug;90(2):105-17. doi: 10.1111/cge.12710. Epub 2016 Jan 20.
    • Review

    Comments on NSGC Discussion Forum Cancer SIG

    Subject: Article request

    • CAG repeat size in Huntingtin alleles is associated with cancer prognosis.
    • Thion MS, Tézenas du Montcel S, Golmard JL, Vacher S, Barjhoux L, Sornin V, Cazeneuve C, Bièche I, Sinilnikova O, Stoppa-Lyonnet D, Durr A, Humbert S.
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    • Heterozygous PALB2 c.1592delT mutation channels DNA double-strand break repair into error-prone pathways in breast cancer patients.
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    • A novel deleterious c.2656G>T MSH2 germline mutation in a Pakistani family with a phenotypic overlap of hereditary breast and ovarian cancer and Lynch syndrome.
    • Rashid MU, Naeemi H, Muhammad N, Loya A, Yusuf MA, Lubiński J, Jakubowska A, Hamann U.
    • Hered Cancer Clin Pract. 2016 Jul 12;14:14. doi: 10.1186/s13053-016-0056-3. eCollection 2016.
    • The CHEK2 del5395 is a founder mutation without direct effects for cancer risk in the latvian population.
    • Plonis J, Kalniete D, Nakazawa-Miklasevica M, Irmejs A, Vjaters E, Gardovskis J, Miklasevics E.
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    • Estimating cumulative risks for breast cancer for carriers of variants in uncommon genes.
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    • Penetrance of ATM Gene Mutations in Breast Cancer: A Meta-Analysis of Different Measures of Risk.
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    • Common genetic susceptibility to DCIS and invasive ductal carcinoma.
    • Sopik V, Narod SA.
    • Breast Cancer Res. 2016 Jun 10;18(1):60. doi: 10.1186/s13058-016-0719-z.

    Genetic predisposition to ductal carcinoma in situ of the breast.

    • Common variation in BRCA1 may have a role in progression to lethal prostate cancer after radiation treatment.
    • Sanchez A, Schoenfeld JD, Nguyen PL, Fiorentino M, Chowdhury D, Stampfer MJ, Sesso HD, Giovannucci E, Mucci LA, Shui IM.
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    • Germline APOBEC3B deletion is associated with breast cancer risk in an Asian multi-ethnic cohort and with immune cell presentation.
    • Wen WX, Soo JS, Kwan PY, Hong E, Khang TF, Mariapun S, Lee CS, Hasan SN, Rajadurai P, Yip CH, Mohd Taib NA, Teo SH.
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    Comments on NSGC Discussion Forum Cancer SIG

    Subject: BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation carriers?

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    • Finnish Fanconi anemia mutations and hereditary predisposition to breast and prostate cancer.
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    Comments from NSGC Discussion Forum Cancer SIG

    Subject: PALB2 breast cancer recurrence

    Comment / Letter

    Effect of PALB2 status on breast cancer precision medicine.

    Comment / Letter

    Breast cancer risk in women with PALB2 mutations in different populations.

    Press: PALB2 Gene Mutation May Put Women at Increased Risk of Breast Cancer. (Medscape / Reuters Health)

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    Large-scale whole-genome sequencing of the Icelandic population.

    Research News

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    Breast-cancer risk in families with mutations in PALB2.

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    Comments on NSGC Discussion Forum Cancer SIG

    Subject: risk for second primary in CHEK2?

    Subject: Risk of 2nd breast cancer in CHEk2 family

    • Breast-cancer risk in families with mutations in PALB2.
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    Comments on NSGC Discussion Forum Cancer SIG

    Subject: Negative for familial PALB2 mutation

    Subject: Initial and reflex testing to guide surgical decisions

    Comment, Editorial:

    PALB2 mutations and breast-cancer risk.

    Letters:

    Breast-cancer risk in families with mutations in PALB2.

    Letter, Review:

    Partner and Localizer of BRCA-2 (PALB-2) Mutation Analysis Is Rapidly Being Adopted into Clinical Practice.

    Research News: PALB2 and Breast Cancer Risk (FORCE)

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    • Bell K, Hodgson N, Levine M, Sadikovic B, Zbuk K.
    • Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2014 Jul;146(2):447-50. doi: 10.1007/s10549-014-3011-x. Epub 2014 Jun 12.
    • Case report
    • Rare mutations in RINT1 predispose carriers to breast and Lynch syndrome-spectrum cancers.
    • Park DJ, Tao K, Le Calvez-Kelm F, Nguyen-Dumont T, Robinot N, Hammet F, Odefrey F, Tsimiklis H, Teo ZL, Thingholm LB, Young EL, Voegele C, Lonie A, Pope BJ, Roane TC, Bell R, Hu H, Shankaracharya, Huff CD, Ellis J, Li J, Makunin IV, John EM, Andrulis IL, Terry MB, Daly M, Buys SS, Snyder C, Lynch HT, Devilee P, Giles GG, Hopper JL, Feng BJ, Lesueur F, Tavtigian SV, Southey MC, Goldgar DE.
    • Cancer Discov. 2014 Jul;4(7):804-15. doi: 10.1158/2159-8290.CD-14-0212. Epub 2014 May 2.

    Comment:

    BluepRINT for moderate-to-low penetrance cancer susceptibility genes needed: breast cancer and beyond.

    • Rare variants of large effect in BRCA2 and CHEK2 affect risk of lung cancer.
    • Wang Y, McKay JD, Rafnar T, Wang Z, Timofeeva MN, Broderick P, Zong X, Laplana M, Wei Y, Han Y, Lloyd A, Delahaye-Sourdeix M, Chubb D, Gaborieau V, Wheeler W, Chatterjee N, Thorleifsson G, Sulem P, Liu G, Kaaks R, Henrion M, Kinnersley B, Vallée M, LeCalvez-Kelm F, Stevens VL, Gapstur SM, Chen WV, Zaridze D, Szeszenia-Dabrowska N, Lissowska J, Rudnai P, Fabianova E, Mates D, Bencko V, Foretova L, Janout V, Krokan HE, Gabrielsen ME, Skorpen F, Vatten L, Njølstad I, Chen C, Goodman G, Benhamou S, Vooder T, Välk K, Nelis M, Metspalu A, Lener M, Lubiński J, Johansson M, Vineis P, Agudo A, Clavel-Chapelon F, Bueno-de-Mesquita HB, Trichopoulos D, Khaw KT, Johansson M, Weiderpass E, Tjønneland A, Riboli E, Lathrop M, Scelo G, Albanes D, Caporaso NE, Ye Y, Gu J, Wu X, Spitz MR, Dienemann H, Rosenberger A, Su L, Matakidou A, Eisen T, Stefansson K, Risch A, Chanock SJ, Christiani DC, Hung RJ, Brennan P, Landi MT, Houlston RS, Amos CI.
    • Nat Genet. 2014 Jul;46(7):736-41. doi: 10.1038/ng.3002. Epub 2014 Jun 1.

    Comments on NSGC Discussion Forum Cancer SIG

    Subject: BRCA2 increased risk for lung cancer?

    Subject: BRCA2 testing for lung cancer?

    News

    BRCA2 Mutation Linked to Lung Cancer Risk.

    Research News

    Smokers with gene defect have higher risk of developing lung cancer.

    Press: BRCA2 gene mutations linked to lung cancer risk in smokers (PHG Foundation)

    Press: BRCA2 Variant Linked to Lung Cancer Risk. (Medscape Oncology)

    • A BRCA1-mutation associated DNA methylation signature in blood cells predicts sporadic breast cancer incidence and survival.
    • Anjum S, Fourkala EO, Zikan M, Wong A, Gentry-Maharaj A, Jones A, Hardy R, Cibula D, Kuh D, Jacobs IJ, Teschendorff AE, Menon U, Widschwendter M.
    • Genome Med. 2014 Jun 27;6(6):47. doi: 10.1186/gm567. eCollection 2014.

    Press: Prospects for blood test to predict breast cancer risk. (PHG Foundation)

    • Large deletion causing von Hippel-Lindau disease and hereditary breast cancer syndrome.
    • Krzystolik K, Jakubowska A, Gronwald J, Krawczyński MR, Drobek-Słowik M, Sagan L, Cyryłowski L, Lubiński W, Lubiński J, Cybulski C.
    • Hered Cancer Clin Pract. 2014 Jun 18;12(1):16. doi: 10.1186/1897-4287-12-16. eCollection 2014.
    • Rare key functional domain missense substitutions in MRE11A, RAD50, and NBN contribute to breast cancer susceptibility: results from a Breast Cancer Family Registry case-control mutation-screening study.
    • Damiola F, Pertesi M, Oliver J, Le Calvez-Kelm F, Voegele C, Young EL, Robinot N, Forey N, Durand G, Vallée MP, Tao K, Roane TC, Williams GJ, Hopper JL, Southey MC, Andrulis IL, John EM, Goldgar DE, Lesueur F, Tavtigian SV.
    • Breast Cancer Res. 2014 Jun 3;16(3):R58. doi: 10.1186/bcr3669.

    Comments on NSGC Discussion Forum Cancer SIG

    Subject: RAD50 Positive Letter

    • Deleterious RAD51C germline mutations rarely predispose to breast and ovarian cancer in Pakistan.
    • Rashid MU, Muhammad N, Faisal S, Amin A, Hamann U.
    • Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2014 Jun;145(3):775-84. doi: 10.1007/s10549-014-2972-0. Epub 2014 May 7.
    • Double heterozygotes among breast cancer patients analyzed for BRCA1, CHEK2, ATM, NBN/NBS1, and BLM germ-line mutations.
    • Sokolenko AP, Bogdanova N, Kluzniak W, Preobrazhenskaya EV, Kuligina ES, Iyevleva AG, Aleksakhina SN, Mitiushkina NV, Gorodnova TV, Bessonov AA, Togo AV, Lubiński J, Cybulski C, Jakubowska A, Dörk T, Imyanitov EN.
    • Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2014 Jun;145(2):553-62. doi: 10.1007/s10549-014-2971-1. Epub 2014 May 7.

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    Subject: BRCA and CHEK2

    Subject: Dbl heterzygote article

    • Prevalence of PALB2 mutation c.509_510delGA in unselected breast cancer patients from Central and Eastern Europe.
    • Noskowicz M, Bogdanova N, Bermisheva M, Takhirova Z, Antonenkova N, Khusnutdinova E, Bremer M, Christiansen H, Park-Simon TW, Hillemanns P, Dörk T.
    • Fam Cancer. 2014 Jun;13(2):137-42. doi: 10.1007/s10689-013-9684-1.
    • Variants in the ATM-CHEK2-BRCA1 axis determine genetic predisposition and clinical presentation of papillary thyroid carcinoma.
    • Wójcicka A, Czetwertyńska M, Świerniak M, Długosińska J, Maciąg M, Czajka A, Dymecka K, Kubiak A, Kot A, Płoski R, de la Chapelle A, Jażdżewski K.
    • Genes Chromosomes Cancer. 2014 Jun;53(6):516-23. doi: 10.1002/gcc.22162. Epub 2014 Mar 6.
    • Association of BRCA2 variants with cardiovascular disease in Saudi Arabia.
    • Alanazi M, Reddy NP, Shaik JP, Ajaj SA, Jafari AA, Saeed H, Khan Z, Khan AP.
    • Genet Mol Res. 2014 May 16;13(2):3876-84. doi: 10.4238/2014.May.16.13.
    • Characteristics of individuals with breast cancer rearrangements in BRCA1 and BRCA2.
    • Jackson SA, Davis AA, Li J, Yi N, McCormick SR, Grant C, Fallen T, Crawford B, Loranger K, Litton J, Arun B, Vande Wydeven K, Sidani A, Farmer K, Sanders M, Hoskins K, Nussbaum R, Esserman L, Garber JE, Kaklamani VG; Northwestern Cancer Genetics Group.
    • Cancer. 2014 May 15;120(10):1557-64. doi: 10.1002/cncr.28577. Epub 2014 Feb 12.
    • Genome-wide association study identifies 25 known breast cancer susceptibility loci as risk factors for triple-negative breast cancer.
    • Purrington KS, Slager S, Eccles D, Yannoukakos D, Fasching PA, Miron P, Carpenter J, Chang-Claude J, Martin NG, Montgomery GW, Kristensen V, Anton-Culver H, Goodfellow P, Tapper WJ, Rafiq S, Gerty SM, Durcan L, Konstantopoulou I, Fostira F, Vratimos A, Apostolou P, Konstanta I, Kotoula V, Lakis S, Dimopoulos MA, Skarlos D, Pectasides D, Fountzilas G, Beckmann MW, Hein A, Ruebner M, Ekici AB, Hartmann A, Schulz-Wendtland R, Renner SP, Janni W, Rack B, Scholz C, Neugebauer J, Andergassen U, Lux MP, Haeberle L, Clarke C, Pathmanathan N, Rudolph A, Flesch-Janys D, Nickels S, Olson JE, Ingle JN, Olswold C, Slettedahl S, Eckel-Passow JE, Anderson SK, Visscher DW, Cafourek VL, Sicotte H, Prodduturi N, Weiderpass E, Bernstein L, Ziogas A, Ivanovich J, Giles GG, Baglietto L, Southey M, Kosma VM, Fischer HP; GENICA Network, Reed MW, Cross SS, Deming-Halverson S, Shrubsole M, Cai Q, Shu XO, Daly M, Weaver J, Ross E, Klemp J, Sharma P, Torres D, Rüdiger T, Wölfing H, Ulmer HU, Försti A, Khoury T, Kumar S, Pilarski R, Shapiro CL, Greco D, Heikkilä P, Aittomäki K, Blomqvist C, Irwanto A, Liu J, Pankratz VS, Wang X, Severi G, Mannermaa A, Easton D, Hall P, Brauch H, Cox A, Zheng W, Godwin AK, Hamann U, Ambrosone C, Toland AE, Nevanlinna H, Vachon CM, Couch FJ.
    • Carcinogenesis. 2014 May;35(5):1012-9. doi: 10.1093/carcin/bgt404. Epub 2013 Dec 9.
    • Polymorphisms in DNA repair genes and MDR1 and the risk for non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
    • Kim HN, Kim NY, Yu L, Kim YK, Lee IK, Yang DH, Lee JJ, Shin MH, Park KS, Choi JS, Kim HJ.
    • Int J Mol Sci. 2014 Apr 21;15(4):6703-16. doi: 10.3390/ijms15046703.
    • A risk of breast cancer in women - carriers of constitutional CHEK2 gene mutations, originating from the North - Central Poland.
    • Bąk A, Janiszewska H, Junkiert-Czarnecka A, Heise M, Pilarska-Deltow M, Laskowski R, Pasińska M, Haus O.
    • Hered Cancer Clin Pract. 2014 Apr 8;12(1):10. doi: 10.1186/1897-4287-12-10.
    • DNA Glycosylases Involved in Base Excision Repair May Be Associated with Cancer Risk in BRCA1 and BRCA2 Mutation Carriers.
    • Osorio A, Milne RL, Kuchenbaecker K, Vaclová T, Pita G, Alonso R, Peterlongo P, Blanco I, de la Hoya M, Duran M, Díez O, Ramón Y Cajal T, Konstantopoulou I, Martínez-Bouzas C, Andrés Conejero R, Soucy P, McGuffog L, Barrowdale D, Lee A, Swe-Brca, Arver B, Rantala J, Loman N, Ehrencrona H, Olopade OI, Beattie MS, Domchek SM, Nathanson K, Rebbeck TR, Arun BK, Karlan BY, Walsh C, Lester J, John EM, Whittemore AS, Daly MB, Southey M, Hopper J, Terry MB, Buys SS, Janavicius R, Dorfling CM, van Rensburg EJ, Steele L, Neuhausen SL, Ding YC, Hansen TV, Jønson L, Ejlertsen B, Gerdes AM, Infante M, Herráez B, Moreno LT, Weitzel JN, Herzog J, Weeman K, Manoukian S, Peissel B, Zaffaroni D, Scuvera G, Bonanni B, Mariette F, Volorio S, Viel A, Varesco L, Papi L, Ottini L, Tibiletti MG, Radice P, Yannoukakos D, Garber J, Ellis S, Frost D, Platte R, Fineberg E, Evans G, Lalloo F, Izatt L, Eeles R, Adlard J, Davidson R, Cole T, Eccles D, Cook J, Hodgson S, Brewer C, Tischkowitz M, Douglas F, Porteous M, Side L, Walker L, Morrison P, Donaldson A, Kennedy J, Foo C, Godwin AK, Schmutzler RK, Wappenschmidt B, Rhiem K, Engel C, Meindl A, Ditsch N, Arnold N, Plendl HJ, Niederacher D, Sutter C, Wang-Gohrke S, Steinemann D, Preisler-Adams S, Kast K, Varon-Mateeva R, Gehrig A, Stoppa-Lyonnet D, Sinilnikova OM, Mazoyer S, Damiola F, Poppe B, Claes K, Piedmonte M, Tucker K, Backes F, Rodríguez G, Brewster W, Wakeley K, Rutherford T, Caldés T, Nevanlinna H, Aittomäki K, Rookus MA, van Os TA, van der Kolk L, de Lange JL, Meijers-Heijboer HE, van der Hout AH, van Asperen CJ, Gómez Garcia EB, Hoogerbrugge N, Collée JM, van Deurzen CH, van der Luijt RB, Devilee P, Hebon, Olah E, Lázaro C, Teulé A, Menéndez M, Jakubowska A, Cybulski C, Gronwald J, Lubinski J, Durda K, Jaworska-Bieniek K, Johannsson OT, Maugard C, Montagna M, Tognazzo S, Teixeira MR, Healey S, Investigators K, Olswold C, Guidugli L, Lindor N, Slager S, Szabo CI, Vijai J, Robson M, Kauff N, Zhang L, Rau-Murthy R, Fink-Retter A, Singer CF, Rappaport C, Geschwantler Kaulich D, Pfeiler G, Tea MK, Berger A, Phelan CM, Greene MH, Mai PL, Lejbkowicz F, Andrulis I, Mulligan AM, Glendon G, Toland AE, Bojesen A, Pedersen IS, Sunde L, Thomassen M, Kruse TA, Jensen UB, Friedman E, Laitman Y, Shimon SP, Simard J, Easton DF, Offit K, Couch FJ, Chenevix-Trench G, Antoniou AC, Benitez J.
    • PLoS Genet. 2014 Apr 3;10(4):e1004256. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1004256. eCollection 2014.
    • Genetic predisposition to breast cancer: The next chapters.
    • Boyd J.
    • Cancer. 2014 Apr 1;120(7):932-4. doi: 10.1002/cncr.28503. Epub 2014 Jan 10.

    Comprehensive sequencing of PALB2 in patients with breast cancer suggests PALB2 mutations explain a subset of hereditary breast cancer.

    • Comprehensive sequencing of PALB2 in patients with breast cancer suggests PALB2 mutations explain a subset of hereditary breast cancer.
    • Fernandes PH, Saam J, Peterson J, Hughes E, Kaldate R, Cummings S, Theisen A, Chen S, Trost J, Roa BB.
    • Cancer. 2014 Apr 1;120(7):963-7. doi: 10.1002/cncr.28504. Epub 2014 Jan 10.

    Editorial, Commentary:

    Genetic predisposition to breast cancer: The next chapters.

    • Survival from breast cancer in patients with CHEK2 mutations.
    • Huzarski T, Cybulski C, Wokolorczyk D, Jakubowska A, Byrski T, Gronwald J, Domagała P, Szwiec M, Godlewski D, Kilar E, Marczyk E, Siołek M, Wiśniowski R, Janiszewska H, Surdyka D, Sibilski R, Sun P, Lubiński J, Narod SA.
    • Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2014 Apr;144(2):397-403. doi: 10.1007/s10549-014-2865-2. Epub 2014 Feb 21.
    • Lobular breast cancer in a CDH1 splice site mutation carrier: case report and review of the literature.
    • McVeigh TP, Choi JK, Miller NM, Green AJ, Kerin MJ.
    • Clin Breast Cancer. 2014 Apr;14(2):e47-51. doi: 10.1016/j.clbc.2013.10.007. Epub 2013 Oct 25.
    • Case Report, Review
    • Is there a link between ovarian cancer and tooth agenesis?
    • Bonds J, Pollan-White S, Xiang L, Mues G, D'Souza R.
    • Eur J Med Genet. 2014 Apr;57(5):235-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ejmg.2014.02.013. Epub 2014 Mar 12.
    • Association Between IHC and MSI Testing to Identify Mismatch Repair-Deficient Patients with Ovarian Cancer.
    • Lee JH, Cragun D, Thompson Z, Coppola D, Nicosia SV, Akbari M, Zhang S, McLaughlin J, Narod S, Schildkraut J, Sellers TA, Pal T.
    • Genet Test Mol Biomarkers. 2014 Apr;18(4):229-35. doi: 10.1089/gtmb.2013.0393. Epub 2014 Mar 4.
    • A Novel Splice Site Mutation in the Noncoding Region of BRCA2: Implications for Fanconi Anemia and Familial Breast Cancer Diagnostics.
    • Bakker JL, Thirthagiri E, van Mil SE, Adank MA, Ikeda H, Verheul HM, Meijers-Heijboer H, de Winter JP, Sharan SK, Waisfisz Q.
    • Hum Mutat. 2014 Apr;35(4):442-6. doi: 10.1002/humu.22505. Epub 2014 Feb 15.
    • Breast cancer. The 'other' breast cancer genes.
    • Kean S.
    • Science. 2014 Mar 28;343(6178):1457-9. doi: 10.1126/science.343.6178.1457.
    • News
    • Next-generation sequencing for inherited breast cancer risk: counseling through the complexity.
    • Rainville IR, Rana HQ.
    • Curr Oncol Rep. 2014 Mar;16(3):371. doi: 10.1007/s11912-013-0371-z.
    • Case report, Review

    Comments on NSGC Discussion Forum Cancer SIG

    Subject: Article request multigene panels

    • Double heterozygosity for BRCA1 and hMLH1 gene mutations in a 46-year-old woman with five primary tumors.
    • Pedroni M, Di Gregorio C, Cortesi L, Reggiani Bonetti L, Magnani G, Simone ML, Medici V, Priore Oliva C, Marino M, Ponz de Leon M.
    • Tech Coloproctol. 2014 Mar;18(3):285-9. doi: 10.1007/s10151-013-1030-y. Epub 2013 May 22.
    • Case report
    • Germline CDH1 mutations in bilateral lobular carcinoma in situ.
    • Petridis C, Shinomiya I, Kohut K, Gorman P, Caneppele M, Shah V, Troy M, Pinder SE, Hanby A, Tomlinson I, Trembath RC, Roylance R, Simpson MA, Sawyer EJ.
    • Br J Cancer. 2014 Feb 18;110(4):1053-7. doi: 10.1038/bjc.2013.792. Epub 2013 Dec 24.
    • Clinical characteristics of ovarian cancer classified by BRCA1, BRCA2, and RAD51C status.
    • Cunningham JM, Cicek MS, Larson NB, Davila J, Wang C, Larson MC, Song H, Dicks EM, Harrington P, Wick M, Winterhoff BJ, Hamidi H, Konecny GE, Chien J, Bibikova M, Fan JB, Kalli KR, Lindor NM, Fridley BL, Pharoah PP, Goode EL.
    • Sci Rep. 2014 Feb 7;4:4026. doi: 10.1038/srep04026.
    • A novel deleterious PTEN mutation in a patient with early-onset bilateral breast cancer.
    • Pradella LM, Evangelisti C, Ligorio C, Ceccarelli C, Neri I, Zuntini R, Amato LB, Ferrari S, Martelli AM, Gasparre G, Turchetti D.
    • BMC Cancer. 2014 Feb 6;14:70. doi: 10.1186/1471-2407-14-70.
    • Preliminary monocentric results of biological characteristics of pregnancy associated breast cancer.
    • Michieletto S, Saibene T, Evangelista L, Barbazza F, Grigoletto R, Rossi G, Ghiotto C, Bozza F.
    • Breast. 2014 Feb;23(1):19-25. doi: 10.1016/j.breast.2013.10.001. Epub 2013 Nov 1.
    • Genomic analysis of primordial dwarfism reveals novel disease genes.
    • Shaheen R, Faqeih E, Ansari S, Abdel-Salam G, Al-Hassnan ZN, Al-Shidi T, Alomar R, Sogaty S, Alkuraya FS.
    • Genome Res. 2014 Feb;24(2):291-9. doi: 10.1101/gr.160572.113. Epub 2014 Jan 3.
    • Fanconi anaemia, BRCA2 mutations and childhood cancer: a developmental perspective from clinical and epidemiological observations with implications for genetic counselling.
    • Meyer S, Tischkowitz M, Chandler K, Gillespie A, Birch JM, Evans DG.
    • J Med Genet. 2014 Feb;51(2):71-5. doi: 10.1136/jmedgenet-2013-101642. Epub 2013 Nov 20.
    • Missense mutations (p.H371Y, p.D438Y) in gene CHEK2 are associated with breast cancer risk in women of Balochistan origin.
    • Baloch AH, Daud S, Raheem N, Luqman M, Ahmad A, Rehman A, Shuja J, Rasheed S, Ali A, Kakar N, Naseeb HK, Mengal MA, Awan MA, Wasim M, Baloch DM, Ahmad J.
    • Mol Biol Rep. 2014 Feb;41(2):1103-7. doi: 10.1007/s11033-013-2956-x. Epub 2014 Jan 4.
    • Low prevalence of germline PALB2 mutations in Australian triple-negative breast cancer.
    • Wong-Brown MW, Avery-Kiejda KA, Bowden NA, Scott RJ.
    • Int J Cancer. 2014 Jan 15;134(2):301-5. doi: 10.1002/ijc.28361. Epub 2013 Sep 23.
    • [Frequency of CHEK2 gene mutations in patients with breast cancer from the Republic of Bashkortostan].
    • [No authors listed]
    • Mol Biol (Mosk). 2014 Jan-Feb;48(1):55-61.
    • [Article in Russian]
    • CHEK2*1100delC homozygosity in the Netherlands-prevalence and risk of breast and lung cancer.
    • Huijts PE, Hollestelle A, Balliu B, Houwing-Duistermaat JJ, Meijers CM, Blom JC, Ozturk B, Krol-Warmerdam EM, Wijnen J, Berns EM, Martens JW, Seynaeve C, Kiemeney LA, van der Heijden HF, Tollenaar RA, Devilee P, van Asperen CJ.
    • Eur J Hum Genet. 2014 Jan;22(1):46-51. doi: 10.1038/ejhg.2013.85. Epub 2013 May 8.
    • Multiplex genetic cancer testing identifies pathogenic mutations in TP53 and CDH1 in a patient with bilateral breast and endometrial adenocarcinoma.
    • Heitzer E, Lax S, Lafer I, Müller SM, Pristauz G, Ulz P, Jahn S, Högenauer C, Petru E, Speicher MR, Geigl JB.
    • BMC Med Genet. 2013 Dec 29;14:129. doi: 10.1186/1471-2350-14-129.
    • RAD51C deletion screening identifies a recurrent gross deletion in breast cancer and ovarian cancer families.
    • Schnurbein G, Hauke J, Wappenschmidt B, Weber-Lassalle N, Engert S, Hellebrand H, Garbes L, Becker A, Neidhardt G, Rhiem K, Meindl A, Schmutzler RK, Hahnen E.
    • Breast Cancer Res. 2013 Dec 20;15(6):R120. doi: 10.1186/bcr3589.
    • A common nonsense mutation of the BLM gene and prostate cancer risk and survival.
    • Antczak A, Kluźniak W, Wokołorczyk D, Kashyap A, Jakubowska A, Gronwald J, Huzarski T, Byrski T, Dębniak T, Masojć B, Górski B, Gromowski T, Nagorna A, Gołąb A, Sikorski A, Słojewski M, Gliniewicz B, Borkowski T, Borkowski A, Przybyła J, Sosnowski M, Małkiewicz B, Zdrojowy R, Sikorska-Radek P, Matych J, Wilkosz J, Różański W, Kiś J, Bar K, Domagała P, Stawicka M, Milecki P, Akbari MR, Narod SA, Lubiński J, Cybulski C; Polish Hereditary Prostate Cancer Consortium; Other members of the Polish Hereditary Prostate Cancer Consortium.
    • Gene. 2013 Dec 15;532(2):173-6. doi: 10.1016/j.gene.2013.09.079. Epub 2013 Oct 2.
    • The PALB2 Gene Is a Strong Candidate for Clinical Testing in BRCA1- and BRCA2-Negative Hereditary Breast Cancer.
    • Janatova M, Kleibl Z, Stribrna J, Panczak A, Vesela K, Zimovjanova M, Kleiblova P, Dundr P, Soukupova J, Pohlreich P.
    • Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2013 Dec;22(12):2323-32. doi: 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-13-0745-T. Epub 2013 Oct 17.
    • Double heterozygosity in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes in Italian family.
    • Vietri MT, Molinari AM, Caliendo G, De Paola ML, Giovanna D, Gambardella AL, Petronella P, Cioffi M.
    • Clin Chem Lab Med. 2013 Dec;51(12):2319-24. doi: 10.1515/cclm-2013-0263.
    • Case report
    • The incidence of PALB2 c.3113G>A in women with a strong family history of breast and ovarian cancer attending familial cancer centres in Australia.
    • Teo ZL, Sawyer SD, James PA, Mitchell G, Trainer AH, Lindeman GJ, Shackleton K, Cicciarelli L, Southey MC.
    • Fam Cancer. 2013 Dec;12(4):587-95. doi: 10.1007/s10689-013-9620-4.
    • Letter
    • Association of the BRCA1 promoter polymorphism rs11655505 with the risk of familial breast and/or ovarian cancer.
    • Bielinska B, Gaj P, Kluska A, Nowakowska D, Balabas A, Dabrowska M, Niwinska A, Gruchota J, Zub R, Skasko E, Steffen J, Ostrowski J, Siedlecki JA.
    • Fam Cancer. 2013 Dec;12(4):691-8. doi: 10.1007/s10689-013-9647-6.
    • Evaluation of Rare Variants in the New Fanconi Anemia Gene ERCC4 (FANCQ) as Familial Breast/Ovarian Cancer Susceptibility Alleles.
    • Osorio A, Bogliolo M, Fernández V, Barroso A, de la Hoya M, Caldés T, Lasa A, Ramón Y Cajal T, Santamariña M, Vega A, Quiles F, Lázaro C, Díez O, Fernández D, González-Sarmiento R, Durán M, Piqueras JF, Marín M, Pujol R, Surrallés J, Benítez J.
    • Hum Mutat. 2013 Dec;34(12):1615-8. doi: 10.1002/humu.22438. Epub 2013 Oct 7.
    • Large BRCA1 and BRCA2 genomic rearrangements in Polish high-risk breast and ovarian cancer families.
    • Rudnicka H, Debniak T, Cybulski C, Huzarski T, Gronwald J, Lubinski J, Gorski B.
    • Mol Biol Rep. 2013 Dec;40(12):6619-23. doi: 10.1007/s11033-013-2775-0. Epub 2013 Sep 25.
    • Can selenium be a modifier of cancer risk in CHEK2 mutation carriers?
    • Gupta S, Jaworska-Bieniek K, Lubinski J, Jakubowska A.
    • Mutagenesis. 2013 Nov;28(6):625-9. doi: 10.1093/mutage/get050. Epub 2013 Oct 8.
    • Germline mutation in the RAD51B gene confers predisposition to breast cancer.
    • Golmard L1, Caux-Moncoutier V, Davy G, Al Ageeli E, Poirot B, Tirapo C, Michaux D, Barbaroux C, d'Enghien CD, Nicolas A, Castéra L, Sastre-Garau X, Stern MH, Houdayer C, Stoppa-Lyonnet D.
    • BMC Cancer. 2013 Oct 19;13:484. doi: 10.1186/1471-2407-13-484.
    • Hereditary breast cancer: ever more pieces to the polygenic puzzle.
    • Bogdanova N, Helbig S, Dörk T.
    • Hered Cancer Clin Pract. 2013 Sep 11;11(1):12. doi: 10.1186/1897-4287-11-12.
    • Can Unknown Predisposition in Familial Breast Cancer be Family-Specific?
    • Lynch H, Wen H, Kim YC, Snyder C, Kinarsky Y, Chen PX, Xiao F, Goldgar D, Cowan KH, Wang SM.
    • Breast J. 2013 Sep;19(5):520-8. doi: 10.1111/tbj.12145. Epub 2013 Jun 26.
    • The complex genetic landscape of familial breast cancer.
    • Melchor L, Benítez J.
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    • Review
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    Comments on NSGC Discussion Forum Cancer SIG

    Subject: CHEK2 c.470T>C

    Subject: CHEK2 p.I157T mutation?

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    • Evidence of Gene-Environment Interactions between Common Breast Cancer Susceptibility Loci and Established Environmental Risk Factors.
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    • Contribution of the PALB2 c.2323C>T [p.Q775X] founder mutation in well-defined breast and/or ovarian cancer families and unselected ovarian cancer cases of French Canadian descent.
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    • Meta-Analysis

    Letter, Comment:

    The frequency of the BLM p.Q548X (c.1642C>T) mutation in breast cancer patients from Russia is no higher than in the general population.

    Letter, Comment:

    The frequency of the BLM*p.Q548X (c.1642C > T) mutation in breast cancer patients from Russia.

    • Association between BRIP1 (BACH1) polymorphisms and breast cancer risk: a meta-analysis.
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    Editorial/Comment:

    Note of clarification of data in the paper entitled association between BRIP1 (BACH1) polymorphisms and breast cancer risk.

    • RAD51 polymorphisms and breast cancer risk.
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    • CHEK2*1100delC Heterozygosity in Women With Breast Cancer Associated With Early Death, Breast Cancer-Specific Death, and Increased Risk of a Second Breast Cancer.
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    • Germline truncating-mutations in BRCA1 and MSH6 in a patient with early onset endometrial cancer.
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    Comments from NSGC Discussion Forum Cancer SIG

    Subject: BRCA2 and PALB2 mutation

    Subject: BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation carriers?

    • BRCA2 variants and cardiovascular disease in a multi-ethnic study.
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    • High prevalence and breast cancer predisposing role of the BLM c.1642 C>T (Q548X) mutation in Russia.
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    • Li-Fraumeni-like syndrome associated with a large BRCA1 intragenic deletion.
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    • Prospective evaluation of the drug-metabolizing enzyme polymorphisms and toxicity profile of docetaxel in Korean patients with operable lymph node-positive breast cancer receiving adjuvant chemotherapy.
    • Kim KP, Ahn JH, Kim SB, Jung KH, Yoon DH, Lee JS, Ahn SH.
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    Comment:

    Highlights from the latest articles in breast cancer pharmacogenomics.

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    • Meta-Analysis
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    Comments from NSGC Discussion Forum Cancer SIG

    Subject: BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation carriers?

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