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    Commentary:

    A Phenome-Wide Association Study and the Discovery of a New Clinical Spectrum of Hereditary Cancer Genes.

    Research news: Phenome-Wide Association Study Links Hereditary Cancer Genes to Additional Phenotypes. (GenomeWeb)

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    Case report:

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    Original research:

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    Commentary:

    Paired Tumor-Germline Testing as a Driver in Better Cancer Care.

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    • Identification and Somatic Characterization of the Germline PTEN Promoter Variant rs34149102 in a Family with Gastrointestinal and Breast Tumors.
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    Commentary:

    Patchwork Cancer Predisposition.

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    Research news: Breast Cancer Screening with MRI Recommended for Women with Pathogenic Variants. (Inside Precision Medicine)

    Research news: MRI Could Reduce Breast Cancer Deaths in Women at High Risk. (Medscape)

    • Consensus Recommendations of the German Consortium for Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer.
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    • A founder CHEK2 pathogenic variant in association with kidney cancer.
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    • Association between germline pathogenic variants and breast cancer risk in Japanese women: the HERPACC study.
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    • Questioning the validity of clinically available breast cancer polygenic risk scores: comparison of two labs reveals discrepancies.
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    • Letter, Commentary
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    • Lesueur F, Easton DF, Renault AL, Tavtigian SV, Bernstein JL, Kote-Jarai Z, Eeles RA, Plaseska-Karanfia D, Feliubadaló L; Spanish ATM working group, Arun B, Herold N, Versmold B, Schmutzler RK; GC-HBOC, Nguyen-Dumont T, Southey MC, Dorling L, Dunning AM, Ghiorzo P, Dalmasso BS, Cavaciuti E, Le Gal D, Roberts NJ, Dominguez-Valentin M, Rookus M, Taylor AMR, Goldstein AM, Goldgar DE; CARRIERS and Ambry Groups, Stoppa-Lyonnet D, Andrieu N.
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    • Conference report
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    • Incidence and prognostic significance of inguinal lymph node metastasis in women with newly diagnosed epithelial ovarian cancer.
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    • Cancer risk and genotype-phenotype correlation in Japanese patients with Cowden syndrome.
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    • Health influenced by genetics: A first comprehensive analysis of breast cancer high and moderate penetrance susceptibility genes in the Tunisian population.
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    Original research:

    Errors in delivery of cancer genetics services: implications for practice.

    • Association of recurrent mutations in BRCA1, BRCA2, RAD51C, PALB2, and CHEK2 with the risk of borderline ovarian tumor.
    • Ogrodniczak A, Menkiszak J, Gronwald J, Tomiczek-Szwiec J, Szwiec M, Cybulski C, Debniak T, Huzarski T, Toloczko-Grabarek A, Byrski T, Bialkowska K, Prajzendanc K, Baszuk P, Lubinski J, Jakubowska A.
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    • Cutaneous apocrine adenocarcinoma in a PALB2 germline pathogenic variant carrier.
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    • Review
    • Breast Cancer Phenotype Associated With Li-Fraumeni Syndrome: A Brazilian Cohort Enriched by TP53 p.R337H Carriers.
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    • Detection of a pathogenic Alu element insertion in PALB2 gene from targeted NGS diagnostic data.
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    • The impact of oophorectomy on survival from breast cancer in patients with CHEK2 mutations.
    • Tomiczek-Szwiec J, Szwiec M, Falco M, Cybulski C, Wokolorczyk D, Jakubowska A, Gronwald J, Stawicka M, Godlewski D, Kilar E, Marczyk E, Siolek M, Wisniowski R, Haus O, Sibilski R, Bodnar L, Sun P, Narod SA, Lubinski J, Huzarski T; Polish Breast Cancer Consortium.
    • Br J Cancer. 2022 Mar 7. doi: 10.1038/s41416-022-01770-1. Epub ahead of print.
    • Li-Fraumeni syndrome in Tunisian carriers with different and rare tumor phenotype: genotype-phenotype correlation.
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    • Pathology of Tumors Associated With Pathogenic Germline Variants in 9 Breast Cancer Susceptibility Genes.
    • Breast Cancer Association Consortium, Mavaddat N, Dorling L, Carvalho S, Allen J, González-Neira A, Keeman R, Bolla MK, Dennis J, Wang Q, Ahearn TU, Andrulis IL, Beckmann MW, Behrens S, Benitez J, Bermisheva M, Blomqvist C, Bogdanova NV, Bojesen SE, Briceno I, Brüning T, Camp NJ, Campbell A, Castelao JE, Chang-Claude J, Chanock SJ, Chenevix-Trench G, Christiansen H, Czene K, Dörk T, Eriksson M, Evans DG, Fasching PA, Figueroa JD, Flyger H, Gabrielson M, Gago-Dominguez M, Geisler J, Giles GG, Guénel P, Hadjisavvas A, Hahnen E, Hall P, Hamann U, Hartikainen JM, Hartman M, Hoppe R, Howell A, Jakubowska A, Jung A, Khusnutdinova EK, Kristensen VN, Li J, Lim SH, Lindblom A, Loizidou MA, Lophatananon A, Lubinski J, Madsen MJ, Mannermaa A, Manoochehri M, Margolin S, Mavroudis D, Milne RL, Mohd Taib NA, Morra A, Muir K, Obi N, Osorio A, Park-Simon TW, Peterlongo P, Radice P, Saloustros E, Sawyer EJ, Schmutzler RK, Shah M, Sim X, Southey MC, Thorne H, Tomlinson I, Torres D, Truong T, Yip CH, Spurdle AB, Vreeswijk MPG, Dunning AM, García-Closas M, Pharoah PDP, Kvist A, Muranen TA, Nevanlinna H, Teo SH, Devilee P, Schmidt MK, Easton DF.
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    Press: Breast Tumor Features Reflecting Germline Variants May Improve Risk Prediction Models. (Precision Oncology News)

    Research news: Variants of Nine Breast Cancer Genes Associated With Severe Disease. (Medscape)

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    • Neurofibromatosis 1 in the setting of dual diagnosis: Diagnostic and management conundrums.
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    • CDH1 germline variants are enriched in patients with colorectal cancer, gastric cancer, and breast cancer.
    • Adib E, El Zarif T, Nassar AH, Akl EW, Abou Alaiwi S, Mouhieddine TH, Esplin ED, Hatchell K, Nielsen SM, Rana HQ, Choueiri TK, Kwiatkowski DJ, Sonpavde G.
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    • Racial and ethnic variation in multigene panel testing in a cohort of BRCA1/2-negative individuals who had genetic testing in a large urban comprehensive cancer center.
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    • Cancer Med. 2022 Mar;11(6):1465-1473. doi: 10.1002/cam4.4541. Epub 2022 Jan 17.
    • PARP inhibitors for metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer: Biological rationale and current evidence.
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    • Cancer Treat Rev. 2022 Mar;104:102359. doi: 10.1016/j.ctrv.2022.102359.Epub 2022 Feb 11.
    • Review
    • Multilocus Inherited Neoplasia Allele Syndrome (MINAS): an update.
    • McGuigan A, Whitworth J, Andreou A, Hearn T; Genomics England Research Consortium, Tischkowitz M, Maher ER.
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    Commentary:

    The simplest explanation does not have to be preferred: co-occurrence of pathogenic variants in cancer-predisposing genes.

    • Polygenic risk modeling for prediction of epithelial ovarian cancer risk.
    • Dareng EO, Tyrer JP, Barnes DR, Jones MR, Yang X, Aben KKH, Adank MA, Agata S, Andrulis IL, Anton-Culver H, Antonenkova NN, Aravantinos G, Arun BK, Augustinsson A, Balmaña J, Bandera EV, Barkardottir RB, Barrowdale D, Beckmann MW, Beeghly-Fadiel A, Benitez J, Bermisheva M, Bernardini MQ, Bjorge L, Black A, Bogdanova NV, Bonanni B, Borg A, Brenton JD, Budzilowska A, Butzow R, Buys SS, Cai H, Caligo MA, Campbell I, Cannioto R, Cassingham H, Chang-Claude J, Chanock SJ, Chen K, Chiew YE, Chung WK, Claes KBM, Colonna S; GEMO Study Collaborators; GC-HBOC Study Collaborators; EMBRACE Collaborators, Cook LS, Couch FJ, Daly MB, Dao F, Davies E, de la Hoya M, de Putter R, Dennis J, DePersia A, Devilee P, Diez O, Ding YC, Doherty JA, Domchek SM, Dörk T, du Bois A, Dürst M, Eccles DM, Eliassen HA, Engel C, Evans GD, Fasching PA, Flanagan JM, Fortner RT, Machackova E, Friedman E, Ganz PA, Garber J, Gensini F, Giles GG, Glendon G, Godwin AK, Goodman MT, Greene MH, Gronwald J; OPAL Study Group; AOCS Group, Hahnen E, Haiman CA, Håkansson N, Hamann U, Hansen TVO, Harris HR, Hartman M, Heitz F, Hildebrandt MAT, Høgdall E, Høgdall CK, Hopper JL, Huang RY, Huff C, Hulick PJ, Huntsman DG, Imyanitov EN; KConFab Investigators; HEBON Investigators, Isaacs C, Jakubowska A, James PA, Janavicius R, Jensen A, Johannsson OT, John EM, Jones ME, Kang D, Karlan BY, Karnezis A, Kelemen LE, Khusnutdinova E, Kiemeney LA, Kim BG, Kjaer SK, Komenaka I, Kupryjanczyk J, Kurian AW, Kwong A, Lambrechts D, Larson MC, Lazaro C, Le ND, Leslie G, Lester J, Lesueur F, Levine DA, Li L, Li J, Loud JT, Lu KH, Lubinski J, Mai PL, Manoukian S, Marks JR, Matsuno RK, Matsuo K, May T, McGuffog L, McLaughlin JR, McNeish IA, Mebirouk N, Menon U, Miller A, Milne RL, Minlikeeva A, Modugno F, Montagna M, Moysich KB, Munro E, Nathanson KL, Neuhausen SL, Nevanlinna H, Yie JNY, Nielsen HR, Nielsen FC, Nikitina-Zake L, Odunsi K, Offit K, Olah E, Olbrecht S, Olopade OI, Olson SH, Olsson H, Osorio A, Papi L, Park SK, Parsons MT, Pathak H, Pedersen IS, Peixoto A, Pejovic T, Perez-Segura P, Permuth JB, Peshkin B, Peterlongo P, Piskorz A, Prokofyeva D, Radice P, Rantala J, Riggan MJ, Risch HA, Rodriguez-Antona C, Ross E, Rossing MA, Runnebaum I, Sandler DP, Santamariña M, Soucy P, Schmutzler RK, Setiawan VW, Shan K, Sieh W, Simard J, Singer CF, Sokolenko AP, Song H, Southey MC, Steed H, Stoppa-Lyonnet D, Sutphen R, Swerdlow AJ, Tan YY, Teixeira MR, Teo SH, Terry KL, Terry MB; OCAC Consortium; CIMBA Consortium, Thomassen M, Thompson PJ, Thomsen LCV, Thull DL, Tischkowitz M, Titus L, Toland AE, Torres D, Trabert B, Travis R, Tung N, Tworoger SS, Valen E, van Altena AM, van der Hout AH, Van Nieuwenhuysen E, van Rensburg EJ, Vega A, Edwards DV, Vierkant RA, Wang F, Wappenschmidt B, Webb PM, Weinberg CR, Weitzel JN, Wentzensen N, White E, Whittemore AS, Winham SJ, Wolk A, Woo YL, Wu AH, Yan L, Yannoukakos D, Zavaglia KM, Zheng W, Ziogas A, Zorn KK, Kleibl Z, Easton D, Lawrenson K, DeFazio A, Sellers TA, Ramus SJ, Pearce CL, Monteiro AN, Cunningham J, Goode EL, Schildkraut JM, Berchuck A, Chenevix-Trench G, Gayther SA, Antoniou AC, Pharoah PDP.
    • Eur J Hum Genet. 2022 Mar;30(3):349-362. doi: 10.1038/s41431-021-00987-7. Epub 2022 Jan 14.
    • Exome sequencing identifies RASSF1 and KLK3 germline variants in an Iranian multiple-case breast cancer family.
    • Radmanesh H, Liu D, Geffers R, Shandiz FH, Sadr-Nabavi A, Hillemanns P, Park-Simon TW, Dörk T.
    • Eur J Med Genet. 2022 Mar;65(3):104425. doi: 10.1016/j.ejmg.2022.104425. Epub 2022 Jan 13.
    • Case report
    • Breast and prostate cancer risk: The interplay of polygenic risk, rare pathogenic germline variants, and family history.
    • Hassanin E, May P, Aldisi R, Spier I, Forstner AJ, Nöthen MM, Aretz S, Krawitz P, Bobbili DR, Maj C.
    • Genet Med. 2022 Mar;24(3):576-585. doi: 10.1016/j.gim.2021.11.009. Epub 2021 Nov 18.
    • The ACMG SF v3.0 gene list increases returnable variant detection by 22% when compared with v2.0 in the ClinSeq cohort.
    • Johnston JJ, Brennan ML, Radenbaugh B, Yoo SJ, Hernandez SM; NHGRI Reverse Phenotyping Core, Lewis KL, Katz AE, Manolio TA, Biesecker LG.
    • Genet Med. 2022 Mar;24(3):736-743. doi: 10.1016/j.gim.2021.11.012. Epub 2021 Nov 18.
    • A decade of RAD51C and RAD51D germline variants in cancer.
    • Boni J, Idani A, Roca C, Feliubadaló L, Tomiak E, Weber E, Foulkes WD, Orthwein A, El Haffaf Z, Lazaro C, Rivera B.
    • Hum Mutat. 2022 Mar;43(3):285-298. doi: 10.1002/humu.24319. Epub 2021 Dec 30.
    • Review
    • Risk-Reducing Bilateral Salpingo-Oophorectomy for Ovarian Cancer: A Review and Clinical Guide for Hereditary Predisposition Genes.
    • Liu YL, Breen K, Catchings A, Ranganathan M, Latham A, Goldfrank DJ, Grisham RN, Long Roche K, Frey MK, Chi DS, Abu-Rustum N, Aghajanian C, Offit K, Stadler ZK.
    • JCO Oncol Pract. 2022 Mar;18(3):201-209. doi: 10.1200/OP.21.00382. Epub 2021 Sep 28.

    Commentary:

    Prophylactic Salpingo-Opphorectomy in Patients With Hereditary Predisposition Genes for Ovarian Cancer.

    • Cyclin-Dependent Kinase 4/6 Inhibitor Outcomes in Patients With Advanced Breast Cancer Carrying Germline Pathogenic Variants in DNA Repair-Related Genes.
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    • JCO Precis Oncol. 2022 Mar;6:e2100140. doi: 10.1200/PO.21.00140.
    • Calibration of polygenic risk scores is required prior to clinical implementation: results of three common cancers in UKB.
    • Wei J, Shi Z, Na R, Resurreccion WK, Wang CH, Duggan D, Zheng SL, Hulick PJ, Helfand BT, Xu J.
    • J Med Genet. 2022 Mar;59(3):243-247. doi: 10.1136/jmedgenet-2020-107286. Epub 2020 Dec 21.
    • Splicing predictions, minigene analyses and ACMG/AMP clinical classification of 42 germline PALB2 splice-site variants.
    • Valenzuela-Palomo A, Bueno-Martínez E, Sanoguera-Miralles L, Lorca V, Fraile-Bethencourt E, Esteban-Sánchez A, Gómez-Barrero S, Carvalho S, Allen J, García-Álvarez A, Pérez-Segura P, Dorling L, Easton DF, Devilee P, Vreeswijk MP, de la Hoya M, Velasco EA.
    • J Pathol. 2022 Mar;256(3):321-334. doi: 10.1002/path.5839. Epub 2021 Dec 28.
    • Mutations in exon region of BRCA1-related RING domain 1 gene and risk of breast cancer.
    • Wu J, Aini A, Ma B.
    • Mol Genet Genomic Med. 2022 Mar;10(3):e1847. doi: 10.1002/mgg3.1847. Epub 2022 Jan 27.
    • Whole-genome risk prediction of common diseases in human preimplantation embryos.
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    • Nat Med. 2022 Mar;28(3):513-516. doi: 10.1038/s41591-022-01735-0. Epub 2022 Mar 21.

    Commentary:

    Polygenic embryo testing: understated ethics, unclear utility.

    Commentary:

    The uncertain science of preimplantation and prenatal genetic testing.

    Press: Preimplantation Genetic Testing Could be Informed by Whole-Genome Reconstruction, Study Shows. (GenomeWeb)

    • The neglected members of the family: non-BRCA mutations in the Fanconi anemia/BRCA pathway and reproduction.
    • Vanni VS, Campo G, Cioffi R, Papaleo E, Salonia A, Viganò P, Lambertini M, Candiani M, Meirow D, Orvieto R.
    • Hum Reprod Update. 2022 Feb 28;28(2):296-311. doi: 10.1093/humupd/dmab045.
    • Review
    • A Case Report of CHEK2 and MUTYH Germline Mutations Associated With Cholangiocarcinoma in a Young Patient.
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    Original research:

    Mismatch Repair Deficiency and Microsatellite Instability in Triple-Negative Breast Cancer: A Retrospective Study of 440 Patients.

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    Original research:

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    News: Breast Cancer Genetic Risk Modified by Corticosteroid Use. (GenomeWeb)

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  1. Original research:

    Evaluation of Germline Genetic Testing Criteria in a Hospital-Based Series of Women With Breast Cancer.

    • Cost-effectiveness Analysis of Genotype-Specific Surveillance and Preventive Strategies for Gynecologic Cancers Among Women With Lynch Syndrome.
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    Commentary:

    Exploring Gene-Specific Guidelines for Risk Management of Gynecological Cancer in Lynch Syndrome

    • Identification of a Locus Near ULK1 Associated With Progression-Free Survival in Ovarian Cancer.
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    • Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2021 Sep;30(9):1669-1680. doi: 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-20-1817. Epub 2021 Jun 23.

    Commentary:

    Scratching Below the Ovarian Cancer GWAS Surface.

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    • Review
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    • Review
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    Commentary:

    Polygenic Risk Scores for Breast Cancer-Can They Deliver on the Promise of Precision Medicine?

    Press: Polygenic Breast Cancer Risk Scores Strive to Overcome Racial Bias. (Medscape Medical News)

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    • Case report
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    • Vidula N, Dubash TD, Lawrence MS, Simoneau A, Niemierko A, Blouch EL, Nagy RJ, Roh W, Chirn B, Reeves B, Malvarosa G, Lennerz JK, Isakoff SJ, Juric D, Micalizzi DS, Wander SA, Spring LM, Moy B, Shannon KM, Younger J, Lanman RB, Toner M, Iafrate AJ, Getz G, Zou L, Ellisen LW, Maheswaran S, Haber DA, Bardia A.
    • Clin Cancer Res. 2020 Jun 22:clincanres.0638.2020. doi: 10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-20-0638. Epub ahead of print.
    • Study: Promising research using a PARP inhibitor to treat metastatic breast cancer in people with an inherited PALB2 mutation or a tumor mutation in a gene that repairs DNA damage.
    • [No author given]
    • FORCE. XRAYS. 2020 Jun 18.

    Conference abstract:

    TBCRC 048: A phase II study of olaparib monotherapy in metastatic breast cancer patients with germline or somatic mutations in DNA damage response (DDR) pathway genes (Olaparib Expanded).

    • CHEK2 Mutation in Patient with Multiple Endocrine Glands Tumors. Case Report.
    • Szeliga A, Pralat A, Witczak W, Podfigurna A, Wojtyla C, Kostrzak A, Meczekalski B.
    • Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2020 Jun 18;17(12):E4397. doi: 10.3390/ijerph17124397.
    • Hereditary Gastric and Breast Cancer Syndromes Related to CDH1 Germline Mutation: A Multidisciplinary Clinical Review.
    • Corso G, Montagna G, Figueiredo J, La Vecchia C, Fumagalli Romario U, Fernandes MS, Seixas S, Roviello F, Trovato C, Guerini-Rocco E, Fusco N, Pravettoni G, Petrocchi S, Rotili A, Massari G, Magnoni F, De Lorenzi F, Bottoni M, Galimberti V, Sanches JM, Calvello M, Seruca R, Bonanni B.
    • Cancers (Basel). 2020 Jun 17;12(6):E1598. doi: 10.3390/cancers12061598.
    • Population-based targeted sequencing of 54 candidate genes identifies PALB2 as a susceptibility gene for high-grade serous ovarian cancer.
    • Song H, Dicks EM, Tyrer J, Intermaggio M, Chenevix-Trench G, Bowtell DD, Traficante N, Group A, Brenton J, Goranova T, Hosking K, Piskorz A, van Oudenhove E, Doherty J, Harris HR, Rossing MA, Duerst M, Dork T, Bogdanova NV, Modugno F, Moysich K, Odunsi K, Ness R, Karlan BY, Lester J, Jensen A, Krüger Kjaer S, Høgdall E, Campbell IG, Lázaro C, Pujara MA, Cunningham J, Vierkant R, Winham SJ, Hildebrandt M, Huff C, Li D, Wu X, Yu Y, Permuth JB, Levine DA, Schildkraut JM, Riggan MJ, Berchuck A, Webb PM, Group OS, Cybulski C, Gronwald J, Jakubowska A, Lubinski J, Alsop J, Harrington P, Chan I, Menon U, Pearce CL, Wu AH, de Fazio A, Kennedy CJ, Goode E, Ramus S, Gayther S, Pharoah P.
    • J Med Genet. 2020 Jun 16:jmedgenet-2019-106739. doi: 10.1136/jmedgenet-2019-106739. Epub ahead of print.
    • Germline HOXB13 mutations p.G84E and p.R217C do not confer an increased breast cancer risk.
    • Liu J, Prager-van der Smissen WJC, Collée JM, Bolla MK, Wang Q, Michailidou K, Dennis J, Ahearn TU, Aittomäki K, Ambrosone CB, Andrulis IL, Anton-Culver H, Antonenkova NN, Arndt V, Arnold N, Aronson KJ, Augustinsson A, Auvinen P, Becher H, Beckmann MW, Behrens S, Bermisheva M, Bernstein L, Bogdanova NV, Bogdanova-Markov N, Bojesen SE, Brauch H, Brenner H, Briceno I, Brucker SY, Brüning T, Burwinkel B, Cai Q, Cai H, Campa D, Canzian F, Castelao JE, Chang-Claude J, Chanock SJ, Choi JY, Christiaens M, Clarke CL; NBCS Collaborators, Couch FJ, Czene K, Daly MB, Devilee P, Dos-Santos-Silva I, Dwek M, Eccles DM, Eliassen AH, Fasching PA, Figueroa J, Flyger H, Fritschi L, Gago-Dominguez M, Gapstur SM, García-Closas M, García-Sáenz JA, Gaudet MM, Giles GG, Goldberg MS, Goldgar DE, Guénel P, Haiman CA, Håkansson N, Hall P, Harrington PA, Hart SN, Hartman M, Hillemanns P, Hopper JL, Hou MF, Hunter DJ, Huo D; ABCTB Investigators, Ito H, Iwasaki M, Jakimovska M, Jakubowska A, John EM, Kaaks R, Kang D, Keeman R, Khusnutdinova E, Kim SW, Kraft P, Kristensen VN, Kurian AW, Le Marchand L, Li J, Lindblom A, Lophatananon A, Luben RN, Lubinski J, Mannermaa A, Manoochehri M, Manoukian S, Margolin S, Mariapun S, Matsuo K, Maurer T, Mavroudis D, Meindl A, Menon U, Milne RL, Muir K, Mulligan AM, Neuhausen SL, Nevanlinna H, Offit K, Olopade OI, Olson JE, Olsson H, Orr N, Park SK, Peterlongo P, Peto J, Plaseska-Karanfilska D, Presneau N, Rack B, Rau-Murthy R, Rennert G, Rennert HS, Rhenius V, Romero A, Ruebner M, Saloustros E, Schmutzler RK, Schneeweiss A, Scott C, Shah M, Shen CY, Shu XO, Simard J, Sohn C, Southey MC, Spinelli JJ, Tamimi RM, Tapper WJ, Teo SH, Terry MB, Torres D, Truong T, Untch M, Vachon CM, van Asperen CJ, Wolk A, Yamaji T, Zheng W, Ziogas A, Ziv E, Torres-Mejía G, Dörk T, Swerdlow AJ, Hamann U, Schmidt MK, Dunning AM, Pharoah PDP, Easton DF, Hooning MJ, Martens JWM, Hollestelle A.
    • Sci Rep. 2020 Jun 16;10(1):9688. doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-65665-y.
    • Prevalence of disease-causing genes in Japanese patients with BRCA1/2-wildtype hereditary breast and ovarian cancer syndrome.
    • Kaneyasu T, Mori S, Yamauchi H, Ohsumi S, Ohno S, Aoki D, Baba S, Kawano J, Miki Y, Matsumoto N, Nagasaki M, Yoshida R, Akashi-Tanaka S, Iwase T, Kitagawa D, Masuda K, Hirasawa A, Arai M, Takei J, Ide Y, Gotoh O, Yaguchi N, Nishi M, Kaneko K, Matsuyama Y, Okawa M, Suzuki M, Nezu A, Yokoyama S, Amino S, Inuzuka M, Noda T, Nakamura S.
    • NPJ Breast Cancer. 2020 Jun 12;6(1):25. doi: 10.1038/s41523-020-0163-1.
    • Prevalence of disease-causing genes in Japanese patients with BRCA1/2-wildtype hereditary breast and ovarian cancer syndrome.
    • Kaneyasu T, Mori S, Yamauchi H, Ohsumi S, Ohno S, Aoki D, Baba S, Kawano J, Miki Y, Matsumoto N, Nagasaki M, Yoshida R, Akashi-Tanaka S, Iwase T, Kitagawa D, Masuda K, Hirasawa A, Arai M, Takei J, Ide Y, Gotoh O, Yaguchi N, Nishi M, Kaneko K, Matsuyama Y, Okawa M, Suzuki M, Nezu A, Yokoyama S, Amino S, Inuzuka M, Noda T, Nakamura S.
    • NPJ Breast Cancer. 2020 Jun 12;6:25. doi: 10.1038/s41523-020-0163-1.
    • The Impact of the Genetic Polymorphism in DNA Repair Pathways on Increased Risk of Glioblastoma Multiforme in the Arab Jordanian Population: A Case-Control Study.
    • Al-Khatib SM, Abdo N, Al-Eitan LN, Al-Mistarehi AW, Zahran DJ, Al Ajlouni M, Kewan TZ.
    • Appl Clin Genet. 2020 Jun 11;13:115-126. doi: 10.2147/TACG.S248994.
    • A comprehensive custom panel evaluation for routine hereditary cancer testing: improving the yield of germline mutation detection.
    • Velázquez C, Lastra E, Avila Cobos F, Abella L, de la Cruz V, Hernando BA, Hernández L, Martínez N, Infante M, Durán M.
    • J Transl Med. 2020 Jun 10;18(1):232. doi: 10.1186/s12967-020-02391-z.
    • Development and Validation of a Clinical Polygenic Risk Score to Predict Breast Cancer Risk.
    • Hughes E, Tshiaba P, Gallagher S, Wagner S, Judkins T, Roa B, Rosenthal E, Domchek S, Garber J, Lancaster J, Weitzel J, Kurian AW, Lanchbury JS, Gutin A, Robson M.
    • JCO Precis Oncol. 2020;4:585. doi: 10.1200/PO.19.00360. Epub 2020 Jun 8.
    • Study: What is the risk for contralateral breast cancer in women with an inherited BRCA1, BRCA2 or TP53 mutation?
    • [No author given]
    • FORCE. XRAYS. 2020 Jun 6.

    Original research:

    Risk of Contralateral Breast Cancer in Women with and without Pathogenic Variants in BRCA1, BRCA2, and TP53 Genes in Women with Very Early-Onset (<36 Years) Breast Cancer.

    • Germline Genetic Mutations in a Multi-center Contemporary Cohort of 550 Phyllodes Tumors: An Opportunity for Expanded Multi-gene Panel Testing.
    • Rosenberger LH, Thomas SM, Nimbkar SN, Hieken TJ, Ludwig KK, Jacobs LK, Miller ME, Gallagher KK, Wong J, Neuman HB, Tseng J, Hassinger TE, Jakub JW.
    • Ann Surg Oncol. 2020 Jun 5. doi: 10.1245/s10434-020-08480-z. Epub ahead of print.
    • RECQ1 Helicase in Genomic Stability and Cancer.
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    • Genes (Basel). 2020 Jun 5;11(6):E622. doi: 10.3390/genes11060622.
    • Review
    • Frequency of heterozygous germline pathogenic variants in genes for Fanconi anemia in patients with non-BRCA1/BRCA2 breast cancer: a meta-analysis.
    • Alter BP, Best AF.
    • Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2020 Jun 2. doi: 10.1007/s10549-020-05710-6. Epub ahead of print.
    • Suggested application of HER2+ breast tumor phenotype for germline TP53 variant classification within ACMG/AMP guidelines.
    • Fortuno C, Mester J, Pesaran T, Weitzel JN, Dolinsky J, Yussuf A, McGoldrick K, Garber JE, Savage SA, Khincha PP, Gareth Evans D, Achatz MI, Nichols KE, Maxwell K, Schiffman JD, Sandoval R; Li-Fraumeni Exploration (LIFE) Consortium, James PA, Spurdle AB.
    • Hum Mutat. 2020 Jun 2. doi: 10.1002/humu.24060. Epub ahead of print.
    • Homozygous hypomorphic BRCA2 variant in primary ovarian insufficiency without cancer or Fanconi anaemia trait.
    • Caburet S, Heddar A, Dardillac E, Creux H, Lambert M, Messiaen S, Tourpin S, Livera G, Lopez BS, Misrahi M.
    • J Med Genet. 2020 Jun 1:jmedgenet-2019-106672. doi: 10.1136/jmedgenet-2019-106672. Epub ahead of print.
    • Case report
    • Double mutation of APC and BRCA1 in an Italian family.
    • Vietri MT, D'Elia G, Caliendo G, Casamassimi A, Resse M, Passariello L, Cioffi M, Molinari AM.
    • Cancer Genet. 2020 Jun;244:32-35. doi: 10.1016/j.cancergen.2020.04.074. Epub 2020 Apr 28.
    • Case report
    • Evaluating the Utility of Polygenic Risk Scores in Identifying High-Risk Individuals for Eight Common Cancers.
    • Jia G, Lu Y, Wen W, Long J, Liu Y, Tao R, Li B, Denny JC, Shu XO, Zheng W.
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    • Polygenic Risk Score, Family History Refine Breast Cancer Risk Assessment in CHEK2 Mutation Carriers.
    • Anderson A.
    • Precision Oncology News. 2020 May 31.
    • Lynch Syndrome Germline Mutations in Breast Cancer: Next Generation Sequencing Case-Control Study of 1,263 Participants.
    • Nikitin AG, Chudakova DA, Enikeev RF, Sakaeva D, Druzhkov M, Shigapova LH, Brovkina OI, Shagimardanova EI, Gusev OA, Gordiev MG.
    • Front Oncol. 2020 May 29;10:666. doi: 10.3389/fonc.2020.00666.
    • Genetic Testing and Screening Recommendations for Patients with Hereditary Breast Cancer.
    • Bharucha PP, Chiu KE, François FM, Scott JL, Khorjekar GR, Tirada NP.
    • Radiographics. 2020 May 29:190181. doi: 10.1148/rg.2020190181. Epub ahead of print.
    • Review

    Commentary:

    Invited Commentary: Breast Cancer Risk Assessment and Screening Strategies-What's New?

    • Constitutional mosaicism for a BRCA2 mutation as a cause of early-onset breast cancer.
    • Alhopuro P, Vainionpää R, Anttonen AK, Aittomäki K, Nevanlinna H, Pöyhönen M.
    • Fam Cancer. 2020 May 28. doi: 10.1007/s10689-020-00186-1. Epub ahead of print.
    • Identifying Lynch Syndrome–Related Breast Cancers.
    • Sorscher S.
    • JCO Precis Oncol. 2020;4:579. doi: 10.1200/PO.20.00085. Epub 2020 May 27.

    Editorial:

    Lynch Syndrome and Breast Cancer Risk: Weighing the Data.

    Original research:

    No Evidence of Increased Risk of Breast Cancer in Women With Lynch Syndrome Identified by Multigene Panel Testing.

    • Microsatellite instability and mismatch repair protein expressions in lymphocyte-predominant breast cancer.
    • Horimoto Y, Thinzar Hlaing M, Saeki H, Kitano S, Nakai K, Sasaki R, Kurisaki-Arakawa A, Arakawa A, Otsuji N, Matsuoka S, Tokuda E, Arai M, Saito M.
    • Cancer Sci. 2020 May 24. doi: 10.1111/cas.14500. Epub ahead of print.
    • Clinical Characteristics of Korean Breast Cancer Patients Who Carry Pathogenic Germline Mutations in Both BRCA1 and BRCA2: A Single-Center Experience.
    • Hur JY, Kim JY, Ahn JS, Im YH, Lee J, Kwon M, Park YH.
    • Cancers (Basel). 2020 May 21;12(5):E1306. doi: 10.3390/cancers12051306.
    • Germline Mutation in MUS81 Resulting in Impaired Protein Stability is Associated with Familial Breast and Thyroid Cancer.
    • Pinheiro M, Lupinacci FCS, Santiago KM, Drigo SA, Marchi FA, Fonseca-Alves CE, Andrade SCDS, Aagaard MM, Basso TR, Dos Reis MB, Villacis RAR, Roffé M, Hajj GNM, Jurisica I, Kowalski LP, Achatz MI, Rogatto SR.
    • Cancers (Basel). 2020 May 20;12(5):E1289. doi: 10.3390/cancers12051289.
    • Comparison of mutation profile between primary phyllodes tumors of the breast and their paired local recurrences.
    • Mitus J, Adamczyk A, Majchrzyk K, Kowalik A, Rys J, Niemiec J.
    • Pol J Pathol. 2020 May 20;71(1):7-12. doi: 10.5114/pjp.2020.94899.
    • 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:djaa040. doi: 10.1093/jnci/djaa040. Epub ahead of print.

    Editorial:

    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, Barnes D, Beesley J, Qi G, Jiang X, 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)

    Research news: Analysis of 100 Studies Reveals 32 New Sites of Genetic Variation Linked to Breast Cancer. (Clinical OMICS)

    • Genetic polymorphisms and haplotypes of BRCA1 gene associated with quality of life and survival among patients with non-small-cell lung cancer.
    • Su T, Sun H, Lu X, He C, Xiao L, He J, Yang Y, Tang Y.
    • Qual Life Res. 2020 May 18. doi: 10.1007/s11136-020-02509-2. Epub ahead of print.
    • BRCA1 promoter methylation and clinical outcomes in ovarian cancer: an individual patient data meta-analysis.
    • Kalachand RD, Stordal B, Madden S, Chandler B, Cunningham J, Goode EL, Ruscito I, Braicu EI, Sehouli J, Ignatov A, Yu H, Katsaros D, Mills GB, Lu KH, Carey MS, Timms KM, Kupryjanczyk J, Rzepecka IK, Podgorska A, McAlpine JN, Swisher EM, Bernards SS, O'Riain C, O'Toole S, O'Leary JJ, Bowtell DD, Thomas DM, Prieske K, Joosse SA, Woelber L, Chaudhry P, Häfner N, Runnebaum IB, Hennessy BT.
    • J Natl Cancer Inst. 2020 May 15:djaa070. doi: 10.1093/jnci/djaa070. Epub ahead of print.
    • Genetic Variants in the 3'UTR of BRCA1 and BRCA2 Genes and their Putative Effects on the microRNA Mechanism in Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer.
    • Sánchez-Chaparro MM, Garza-Veloz I, Zayas-Villanueva OA, Martinez-Fierro ML, Delgado-Enciso I, Gomez-Govea MA, Martínez-de-Villarreal LE, Reséndez-Pérez D, Rodríguez-Sánchez IP.
    • Diagnostics (Basel). 2020 May 13;10(5):E298. doi: 10.3390/diagnostics10050298.
    • Biallelic NF1 inactivation in high grade serous ovarian cancers from patients with neurofibromatosis type 1.
    • Courtney E, Chan SH, Li ST, Ishak D, Merchant K, Shaw T, Chay WY, Chin FHX, Wong WL, Wong A, Ngeow J.
    • Fam Cancer. 2020 May 13. doi: 10.1007/s10689-020-00184-3. Epub ahead of print.
    • Case report
    • Alternative mRNA splicing can attenuate the pathogenicity of presumed loss-of-function variants in BRCA2.
    • Mesman RLS, Calléja FMGR, de la Hoya M, Devilee P, van Asperen CJ, Vrieling H, Vreeswijk MPG.
    • Genet Med. 2020 May 13. doi: 10.1038/s41436-020-0814-5. Epub ahead of print.
    • A commentary on germline mutations of multiple breast cancer-related genes are differentially associated with triple-negative breast cancers and prognostic factors.
    • Kaname T.
    • J Hum Genet. 2020 May 11. doi: 10.1038/s10038-020-0767-1. Epub ahead of print.

    Original research:

    Germline mutations of multiple breast cancer-related genes are differentially associated with triple-negative breast cancers and prognostic factors.

    • Bypass of premature stop codons and generation of functional BRCA2 by exon skipping.
    • Stauffer S, Biswas K, Sharan SK.
    • J Hum Genet. 2020 May 11. doi: 10.1038/s10038-020-0768-0. Epub ahead of print.
    • Clustering of known low and moderate risk alleles rather than a novel recessive high-risk gene in non-BRCA1/2 sib trios affected with breast cancer.
    • Hilbers FS, van 't Hof PJ, Meijers CM, Mei H, Michailidou K, Dennis J, Hogervorst FBL, Nederlof PM, van Asperen CJ, Devilee P.
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    • Germline RBBP8 variants associated with early-onset breast cancer compromise replication fork stability.
    • Zarrizi R, Higgs MR, Voßgröne K, Rossing M, Bertelsen B, Bose M, Kousholt AN, Rösner HI, Ejlertsen B, Stewart GS, Nielsen FC, Sørensen C.
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    • The contribution of large genomic rearrangements in BRCA1 and BRCA2 to South African familial breast cancer.
    • van der Merwe NC, Oosthuizen J, Theron M, Chong G, Foulkes WD.
    • BMC Cancer. 2020 May 6;20(1):391. doi: 10.1186/s12885-020-06917-y.
    • Pathogenic Variants in CHEK2 Are Associated With an Adverse Prognosis in Symptomatic Early-Onset Breast Cancer.
    • Greville-Heygate SL, Maishman T, Tapper WJ, Cutress RI, Copson E, Dunning AM, Haywood L, Jones LJ, Eccles DM.
    • JCO Precis Oncol. 2020;4:472. doi: 10.1200/PO.19.00178. Epub 2020 May 4.
    • Combined associations of a polygenic risk score and classical risk factors with breast cancer risk.
    • Kapoor PM, Mavaddat N, Choudhury PP, Wilcox AN, Lindström S, Behrens S, Michailidou K, Dennis J, Bolla MK, Wang Q, Jung A, Abu-Ful Z, Ahearn T, Andrulis IL, Anton-Culver H, Arndt V, Aronson KJ, Auer PL, Freeman LEB, Becher H, Beckmann MW, Beeghly-Fadiel A, Benitez J, Bernstein L, Bojesen SE, Brauch H, Brenner H, Brüning T, Cai Q, Campa D, Canzian F, Carracedo A, Carter BD, Castelao JE, Chanock SJ, Chatterjee N, Chenevix-Trench G, Clarke CL, Couch FJ, Cox A, Cross SS, Czene K, Dai JY, Earp HS, Ekici AB, Eliassen AH, Eriksson M, Evans DG, Fasching PA, Figueroa J, Fritschi L, Gabrielson M, Gago-Dominguez M, Gao C, Gapstur SM, Gaudet MM, Giles GG, González-Neira A, Guénel P, Haeberle L, Haiman CA, Håkansson N, Hall P, Hamann U, Hatse S, Heyworth J, Holleczek B, Hoover RN, Hopper JL, Howell A, Hunter DJ; ABCTB Investigators; kConFab/AOCS Investigators, John EM, Jones ME, Kaaks R, Keeman R, Kitahara CM, Ko YD, Koutros S, Kurian AW, Lambrechts D, Marchand LL, Lee E, Lejbkowicz F, Linet M, Lissowska J, Llaneza A, MacInnis RJ, Martinez ME, Maurer T, McLean C, Neuhausen SL, Newman WG, Norman A, O'Brien KM, Olshan AF, Olson JE, Olsson H, Orr N, Perou CM, Pita G, Polley EC, Prentice RL, Rennert G, Rennert HS, Ruddy KJ, Sandler DP, Saunders C, Schoemaker MJ, Schöttker B, Schumacher F, Scott C, Scott RJ, Shu XO, Smeets A, Southey MC, Spinelli JJ, Stone J, Swerdlow AJ, Tamimi RM, Taylor JA, Troester MA, Vachon CM, van Veen EM, Wang X, Weinberg CR, Weltens C, Willett W, Winham SJ, Wolk A, Yang XR, Zheng W, Ziogas A, Dunning AM, Pharoah PDP, Schmidt MK, Kraft P, Easton DF, Milne RL, García-Closas M, Chang-Claude J.
    • J Natl Cancer Inst. 2020 May 2. pii: djaa056. doi: 10.1093/jnci/djaa056. [Epub ahead of print]
    • BRIP1, RAD51C, and RAD51D mutations are associated with high susceptibility to ovarian cancer: mutation prevalence and precise risk estimates based on a pooled analysis of ~30,000 cases.
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    • J Ovarian Res. 2020 May 2;13(1):50. doi: 10.1186/s13048-020-00654-3.
    • The Role of Circulating Adiponectin and SNP276G>T at ADIPOQ Gene in BRCA-mutant Women.
    • Daniele A, Paradiso AV, Divella R, Digennaro M, Patruno M, Tommasi S, Pilato B, Tufaro A, Barone M, Minoia C, Colangelo D, Savino E, Casamassima P, Bruno E, Oliverio A, Pasanisi P.
    • Cancer Genomics Proteomics. 2020 May-Jun;17(3):301-307. doi: 10.21873/cgp.20190.
    • Spectrum of PALB2 germline mutations and characteristics of PALB2-related breast cancer: Screening of 16,501 unselected patients with breast cancer and 5890 controls by next-generation sequencing.
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    • A single nucleotide variant of human PARP1 determines response to PARP inhibitors.
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    • Primary fallopian tube carcinoma (PFTC) in a BRIP-1 mutation carrier: the first case report.
    • Grandi G, Caroli M, Alboni C, Cortesi L, Toss A, Barbieri E, Botticelli L, Facchinetti F.
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    • Case report
    • Broadening risk profile in familial colorectal cancer type X; increased risk for five cancer types in the national Danish cohort.
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    • BRCA1 promoter methylation in breast cancer patients is associated with response to olaparib/eribulin combination therapy.
    • Kawachi A, Yamashita S, Okochi-Takada E, Hirakawa A, Tsuda H, Shimomura A, Kojima Y, Yonemori K, Fujiwara Y, Kinoshita T, Ushijima T, Tamura K.
    • Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2020 Apr 20. doi: 10.1007/s10549-020-05647-w. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Gene-to-gene interactions and the association of TP53, XRCC1, TNFa, HMMR, MDM2 and PALB2 with breast cancer in Kyrgyz females.
    • Isakova JT, Vinnikov D, Kipen VN, Talaibekova ET, Aldashev AA, Aldasheva NM, Makieva KB, Semetei Kyzy A, Bukuev NM, Tilekov EA, Shaimbetov BO, Kudaibergenova IO.
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    • Analysis of Epigenetic Alterations in Homologous Recombination DNA Repair Genes in Male Breast Cancer.
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    • Germline APOBEC3B deletion influences clinicopathological parameters in luminal-A breast cancer: evidences from a southern Brazilian cohort.
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    Research news: Study: Cancer risks of people with inherited PALB2 mutations (FORCE. XRAY.)

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    Commentary:

    Germline genetic testing for breast cancer: which patients? What genes?

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    Research news: Study: What is the risk for contralateral breast cancer in women with an inherited BRCA1, BRCA2 or TP53 mutation? (FORCE XRAYS)

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    Original research:

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    Original research:

    MSH6 and PMS2 germ-line pathogenic variants implicated in Lynch syndrome are associated with breast cancer.

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    Original research:

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    Letter, Comment:

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    Letter, Reply:

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    Letter:

    Association Between Invasive Lobular Breast Cancer and Mutations in the Mismatch Repair Gene MSH6.

    Letter:

    Association Between Invasive Lobular Breast Cancer and Mutations in the Mismatch Repair Gene MSH6.

    Letter, Reply:

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    Letter, Comment:

    Association Between Invasive Lobular Breast Cancer and Mutations in the Mismatch Repair Gene MSH6.

    Letter, Comment:

    Association Between Invasive Lobular Breast Cancer and Mutations in the Mismatch Repair Gene MSH6.

    Letter, Reply:

    Association Between Invasive Lobular Breast Cancer and Mutations in the Mismatch Repair Gene MSH6-Reply.

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