Cancer following ~ Risk-Reducing Mastectomy
~ Genetics of Breast & Ovarian Cancer

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    • Risk-Reducing Mastectomy and Reconstruction Following Prophylactic Breast Irradiation: Hope Sustained.
    • Ben David MA, Evron E, Rasco AF, Shai A, Corn BW.
    • Cancers (Basel). 2021 May 30;13(11):2694. doi: 10.3390/cancers13112694.
    • A Case Report of Breast Implant-Associated Anaplastic Large-Cell Lymphoma in a PALB2 Mutation-Positive Woman.
    • Bonev V.
    • Am Surg. 2021 Apr 15:31348211011056. doi: 10.1177/00031348211011056. Epub ahead of print.
    • Case report
    • Understanding Breast Implant Risks.
    • Spittal K.
    • FORCE. XRAY. 2021 Mar 30.
    • Trends and timing of risk-reducing mastectomy uptake in unaffected BRCA1 and BRCA2 carriers in Slovenia.
    • Ložar T, Žgajnar J, Perhavec A, Blatnik A, Novakovic S, Krajc M.
    • Eur J Surg Oncol. 2021 Mar 26:S0748-7983(21)00393-0. doi: 10.1016/j.ejso.2021.03.248. Epub ahead of print.
    • Post-mastectomy surveillance of BRCA1/BRCA2 mutation carriers: Outcomes from a specialized clinic for high-risk breast cancer patients.
    • Kanana N, Ben David MA, Nissan N, Yagil Y, Shalmon A, Halshtok O, Gotlieb M, Faermann R, Klang E, Samoocha D, Yassin M, Davidson T, Zippel D, Madorsky Feldman D, Friedman E, Kaidar-Person O, Sklair Levy M.
    • Breast J. 2021 Feb 11. doi: 10.1111/tbj.14190. Epub ahead of print.
    • Nipple Sparing Mastectomy as a Risk-Reducing Procedure for BRCA-Mutated Patients.
    • Rocco N, Montagna G, Criscitiello C, Nava MB, Privitera F, Taher W, Gloria A, Catanuto G.
    • Genes (Basel). 2021 Feb 10;12(2):253. doi: 10.3390/genes12020253.
    • Uptake and efficacy of bilateral risk reducing surgery in unaffected female BRCA1 and BRCA2 carriers.
    • Marcinkute R, Woodward ER, Gandhi A, Howell S, Crosbie EJ, Wissely J, Harvey J, Highton L, Murphy J, Holland C, Edmondson R, Clayton R, Barr L, Harkness EF, Howell A, Lalloo F, Evans G.
    • J Med Genet. 2021 Feb 10:jmedgenet-2020-107356. doi: 10.1136/jmedgenet-2020-107356. Epub ahead of print.
    • Long-Term Evaluation of Women Referred to a Breast Cancer Family History Clinic (Manchester UK 1987-2020).
    • Howell A, Gandhi A, Howell S, Wilson M, Maxwell A, Astley S, Harvie M, Pegington M, Barr L, Baildam A, Harkness E, Hopwood P, Wisely J, Wilding A, Greenhalgh R, Affen J, Maurice A, Cole S, Wiseman J, Lalloo F, French DP, Evans DG.
    • Cancers (Basel). 2020 Dec 9;12(12):3697. doi: 10.3390/cancers12123697.
    • Clinicopathological Features and Outcomes in Individuals with Breast Cancer and ATM, CHEK2, or PALB2 Mutations.
    • Bergstrom C, Pence C, Berg J, Partain N, Sadeghi N, Mauer C, Pirzadeh-Miller S, Gao A, Li H, Unni N, Syed S.
    • Ann Surg Oncol. 2020 Sep 29. doi: 10.1245/s10434-020-09158-2. Epub ahead of print.
    • Re: Risk-reducing mastectomy: a case series of 124 procedures in Brazilian patients.
    • Goncalves R.
    • Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2020 Aug;182(3):763-764. doi: 10.1007/s10549-020-05742-y. Epub 2020 Jun 13.
    • Letter, Commentary

    Original research:

    Risk-reducing mastectomy: a case series of 124 procedures in Brazilian patients.

    • Secondary Angiosarcoma With C-MYC Amplification Following Prophylactic Bilateral Mastectomy and Autologous Breast Reconstruction: Report of a Case and Review of the Literature.
    • Webb C, Partain N, Koduru P, Hwang H, Sarode VR.
    • Int J Surg Pathol. 2020 Jun 18:1066896920930100. doi: 10.1177/1066896920930100. Epub ahead of print.
    • Case report
    • Increased prevalence of BRCA1/2 mutations in women with macro-textured breast implants and anaplastic large cell lymphoma of the breast.
    • De Boer M, Hauptmann M, Hijmering NJ, van Noesel CJM, Rakhorst HA, Meijers-Heijboer HE, Boer JP, van der Hulst RR, De Jong D, van Leeuwen FE.
    • Blood. 2020 May 26:blood.2019004498. doi: 10.1182/blood.2019004498. Epub ahead of print.
    • Letter
    • Use of bilateral prophylactic nipple-sparing mastectomy in patients with high risk of breast cancer.
    • Valero MG, Moo TA, Muhsen S, Zabor EC, Stempel M, Pusic A, Gemignani ML, Morrow M, Sacchini V.
    • Br J Surg. 2020 May 20. doi: 10.1002/bjs.11616. Epub ahead of print.
    • Risk-reducing mastectomy: a case series of 124 procedures in Brazilian patients.
    • Frasson AL, Lichtenfels M, de Souza AAB, Vollbrecht B, Falcone AB, Frasson MARM, Barbosa F.
    • Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2020 May;181(1):69-75. doi: 10.1007/s10549-020-05582-w. Epub 2020 Mar 25.

    Letter, Commentary:

    Re: Risk-reducing mastectomy: a case series of 124 procedures in Brazilian patients.

    • Increased Overall Mortality Even after Risk Reducing Surgery for BRCA-Positive Women in Western Sweden.
    • Öfverholm A, Einbeigi Z, Wigermo A, Holmberg E, Karsson P.
    • Genes (Basel). 2019 Dec 16;10(12). pii: E1046. doi: 10.3390/genes10121046.
    • Oncological Safety of Lipofilling in Healthy BRCA Carriers After Bilateral Prophylactic Mastectomy: A Case Series.
    • Quoc CH, Dias LPN, Braghiroli OFM, Martella N, Giovinazzo V, Piat JM.
    • Eur J Breast Health. 2019 Oct 1;15(4):217-221. doi: 10.5152/ejbh.2019.5013. eCollection 2019 Oct.
    • Risk-reducing mastectomy in BRCA carriers: survival is not the issue.
    • Neven P, Punie K, Wildiers H, Willers N, Van Ongeval C, Van Buggenhout G, Legius E.
    • Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2019 Sep 20. doi: 10.1007/s10549-019-05440-4. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Letter, Comment

    Letter, Reply:

    Risk-reducing mastectomy in BRCA mutation carriers: survival is one of the issues-author's reply.

    Original Research:

    Survival after bilateral risk-reducing mastectomy in healthy BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation carriers.

    • Should unaffected female BRCA2 pathogenic variant carriers be told there is little or no advantage from risk reducing mastectomy?
    • Evans DG, Howell SJ, Howell A.
    • Fam Cancer. 2019 Aug 23. doi: 10.1007/s10689-019-00142-8. [Epub ahead of print]

    Original Research:

    Survival after bilateral risk-reducing mastectomy in healthy BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation carriers.

    • Survival after bilateral risk-reducing mastectomy in healthy BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation carriers.
    • Heemskerk-Gerritsen BAM, Jager A, Koppert LB, Obdeijn AI, Collée M, Meijers-Heijboer HEJ, Jenner DJ, Oldenburg HSA, van Engelen K, de Vries J, van Asperen CJ, Devilee P, Blok MJ, Kets CM, Ausems MGEM, Seynaeve C, Rookus MA, Hooning M.
    • Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2019 Jul 13. doi: 10.1007/s10549-019-05345-2. [Epub ahead of print]

    Commentary:

    Should unaffected female BRCA2 pathogenic variant carriers be told there is little or no advantage from risk reducing mastectomy?

    Letter, Comment:

    Risk-reducing mastectomy in BRCA carriers: survival is not the issue.

    Letter, Reply:

    Risk-reducing mastectomy in BRCA mutation carriers: survival is one of the issues-author's reply.

    • Residual glandular tissue (RGT) in BRCA1/2 germline mutation carriers with unilateral and bilateral prophylactic mastectomies.
    • Grinstein O, Krug B, Hellmic M, Siedek F, Malter W, Burke C, Schmutzler R, Maintz D, Rhiem K.
    • Surg Oncol. 2019 Jun;29:126-133. doi: 10.1016/j.suronc.2019.04.009. Epub 2019 May 3.
    • Sentinel lymph node biopsy following previous axillary surgery in recurrent breast cancer.
    • Sávolt Á, Cserni G, Lázár G, Maráz R, Kelemen P, Kovács E, Győrffy B, Udvarhelyi N, Vörös A, Ormándi K, Mátrai Z.
    • Eur J Surg Oncol. 2019 May 16. pii: S0748-7983(19)30454-8. doi: 10.1016/j.ejso.2019.05.016. [Epub ahead of print]
    • High rate of occult cancer found in prophylactic mastectomy specimens despite thorough presurgical assessment with MRI and ultrasound: findings from the Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Registration 2016 in Japan.
    • Yamauchi H, Okawa M, Yokoyama S, Nakagawa C, Yoshida R, Suzuki K, Nakamura S, Arai M.
    • Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2018 Dec;172(3):679-687. doi: 10.1007/s10549-018-4953-1. Epub 2018 Sep 10.
    • Evolving indications and long-term oncological outcomes of risk-reducing bilateral nipple-sparing mastectomy.
    • Grobmyer SR, Pederson HJ, Valente SA, Al-Hilli Z, Radford D, Djohan R, Yetman R, Eng C, Crowe JP.
    • BJS Open. 2018 Nov 26;3(2):169-173. doi: 10.1002/bjs5.50117. eCollection 2019 Apr.
    • What The Surgeons Should Know About The Bilateral Prophylactic Mastectomy in BRCA Mutation Carriers.
    • Franceschini G, Masetti R.
    • Eur J Breast Health. 2019 Apr 1;15(2):135-136. doi: 10.5152/ejbh.2019.4651. eCollection 2019 Apr.

    Review:

    Risk-Reducing Options for Women with a Hereditary Breast Cancer Predisposition.

    • Bilateral prophylactic mastectomy in BRCA mutation carriers: what surgeons need to know.
    • Franceschini G, Di Leone A, Terribile D, Sanchez MA, Masetti R.
    • Ann Ital Chir. 2019;90:1-2.
    • Review
    • Surgery for BRCA, TP53 and PALB2: a literature review.
    • Song CV, Teo SH, Taib NA, Yip CH.
    • Ecancermedicalscience. 2018 Aug 29;12:863. doi: 10.3332/ecancer.2018.863. eCollection 2018.
    • Risk-reducing bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy in women with BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutations.
    • Eleje GU, Eke AC, Ezebialu IU, Ikechebelu JI, Ugwu EO, Okonkwo OO.
    • Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2018 Aug 24;8:CD012464. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD012464.pub2.
    • Meta-Analysis, Review
    • Uptake of risk-reducing surgery in BRCA gene carriers in Wales, UK.
    • Long J, Evans TG, Bailey D, Lewis MH, Gower-Thomas K, Murray A.
    • Breast J. 2018 Jul;24(4):580-585. doi: 10.1111/tbj.12978. Epub 2017 Dec 29.
    • Oncological safety of nipple-sparing prophylactic mastectomy: A review of the literature on 3716 cases.
    • Muller T, Baratte A, Bruant-Rodier C, Bodin F, Mathelin C.
    • Ann Chir Plast Esthet. 2018 Jun;63(3):e6-e13. doi: 10.1016/j.anplas.2017.09.005. Epub 2017 Oct 10.
    • Review
    • Risk-reducing mastectomy for the prevention of primary breast cancer.
    • Carbine NE, Lostumbo L, Wallace J, Ko H.
    • Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2018 Apr 5;4:CD002748. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD002748.pub4.
    • Review, Meta-Analysis

    Summary: Women should be aware of their true risk of developing breast cancer and the limitations of current evidence when considering risk-reducing mastectomy. (Cochrane Library)

    • Genetic and clinical characteristics in Japanese hereditary breast and ovarian cancer: first report after establishment of HBOC registration system in Japan.
    • Arai M, Yokoyama S, Watanabe C, Yoshida R, Kita M, Okawa M, Sakurai A, Sekine M, Yotsumoto J, Nomura H, Akama Y, Inuzuka M, Nomizu T, Enomoto T, Nakamura S.
    • J Hum Genet. 2018 Apr;63(4):447-457. doi: 10.1038/s10038-017-0355-1. Epub 2017 Nov 8.
    • Oncologic Safety of Prophylactic Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy in a Population With BRCA Mutations: A Multi-institutional Study.
    • Jakub JW, Peled AW, Gray RJ, Greenup RA, Kiluk JV, Sacchini V, McLaughlin SA, Tchou JC, Vierkant RA, Degnim AC, Willey S.
    • JAMA Surg. 2018 Feb 1;153(2):123-129. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2017.3422.

    Commentary:

    When is a Little Breast Tissue Too Much?: Nipple-Sparing Risk-Reducing Mastectomy in BRCA Carriers.

    • Influence of Risk Category and Screening Round on the Performance of an MR Imaging and Mammography Screening Program in Carriers of the BRCA Mutation and Other Women at Increased Risk.
    • Vreemann S, Gubern-Mérida A, Schlooz-Vries MS, Bult P, van Gils CH, Hoogerbrugge N, Karssemeijer N, Mann RM.
    • Radiology. 2018 Feb;286(2):443-451. doi: 10.1148/radiol.2017170458. Epub 2017 Oct 16.
    • Risk of breast cancer after a diagnosis of ovarian cancer in BRCA mutation carriers: Is preventive mastectomy warranted?
    • McGee J, Giannakeas V, Karlan B, Lubinski J, Gronwald J, Rosen B, McLaughlin J, Risch H, Sun P, Foulkes WD, Neuhausen SL, Kotsopoulos J, Narod SA; Hereditary Ovarian Cancer Clinical Study Group.
    • Gynecol Oncol. 2017 May;145(2):346-351. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2017.02.032. Epub 2017 Mar 14.
    • Risk reduction and survival benefit of prophylactic surgery in BRCA mutation carriers, a systematic review.
    • Ludwig KK, Neuner J, Butler A, Geurts JL, Kong AL.
    • Am J Surg. 2016 Oct;212(4):660-669. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2016.06.010. Epub 2016 Jul 18.
    • Review
    • Effectiveness of Prophylactic Surgeries in BRCA1 or BRCA2 Mutation Carriers: A Meta-analysis and Systematic Review.
    • Li X, You R, Wang X, Liu C, Xu Z, Zhou J, Yu B, Xu T, Cai H, Zou Q.
    • Clin Cancer Res. 2016 Aug 1;22(15):3971-81. doi: 10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-15-1465. Epub 2016 Mar 15.
    • Experience with Bilateral Risk-Reducing Mastectomy for an Unaffected BRCA Mutation Carrier.
    • Maeshima Y, Oseto K, Katsuragi R, Yoshimoto Y, Takahara S, Yamauchi A.
    • J Breast Cancer. 2016 Jun;19(2):218-21. doi: 10.4048/jbc.2016.19.2.218. Epub 2016 Jun 24.
    • More Proof: Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy Safe for BRCA Carriers.
    • Nick Mulcahy.
    • Medscape Medical News. Conference News. 17th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Breast Surgeons. 2016 Apr 21.
    • Conservative mastectomies for breast cancer and risk-reducing surgery: the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center experience.
    • Manning AT, Sacchini VS.
    • Gland Surg. 2016 Feb;5(1):55-62. doi: 10.3978/j.issn.2227-684X.2015.10.02.
    • Risk of contralateral breast cancer in BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation carriers: a 30-year semi-prospective analysis.
    • Basu NN, Ingham S, Hodson J, Lalloo F, Bulman M, Howell A, Evans DG.
    • Fam Cancer. 2015 Dec;14(4):531-8. doi: 10.1007/s10689-015-9825-9.
    • Oncological safety of prophylactic breast surgery: skin-sparing and nipple-sparing versus total mastectomy.
    • van Verschuer VM, Maijers MC, van Deurzen CH, Koppert LB.
    • Gland Surg. 2015 Dec;4(6):467-75. doi: 10.3978/j.issn.2227-684X.2015.02.01.
    • Nipple-sparing mastectomy in patients with BRCA1/2 mutations and variants of uncertain significance.
    • Manning AT, Wood C, Eaton A, Stempel M, Capko D, Pusic A, Morrow M, Sacchini V.
    • Br J Surg. 2015 Oct;102(11):1354-9. doi: 10.1002/bjs.9884. Epub 2015 Aug 27.
    • Risk-reducing mastectomy for BRCA gene mutation carriers.
    • Euhus DM.
    • Ann Surg Oncol. 2015 Sep;22(9):2807-9. doi: 10.1245/s10434-015-4537-9. Epub 2015 Mar 28.
    • Editorial
    • Bilateral risk-reduction mastectomy in BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation carriers: a meta-analysis.
    • De Felice F, Marchetti C, Musella A, Palaia I, Perniola G, Musio D, Muzii L, Tombolini V, Benedetti Panici P.
    • Ann Surg Oncol. 2015 Sep;22(9):2876-80. doi: 10.1245/s10434-015-4532-1. Epub 2015 Mar 26.
    • Meta-Analysis
    • Breast cancer after prophylactic mastectomy (bilateral or contralateral prophylactic mastectomy), a clinical entity: presentation, management, and outcomes.
    • Mutter RW, Frost MH, Hoskin TL, Johnson JL, Hartmann LC, Boughey JC.
    • Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2015 Aug;153(1):183-90. doi: 10.1007/s10549-015-3515-z. Epub 2015 Jul 26.
    • Nipple-sparing mastectomy in BRCA1/2 mutation carriers: an interim analysis and review of the literature.
    • Yao K, Liederbach E, Tang R, Lei L, Czechura T, Sisco M, Howard M, Hulick PJ, Weissman S, Winchester DJ, Coopey SB, Smith BL.
    • Ann Surg Oncol. 2015 Feb;22(2):370-6. doi: 10.1245/s10434-014-3883-3. Epub 2014 Jul 15.
    • Review

    Comment / Editorial

    Safely expanding the use of nipple-sparing mastectomy in BRCA mutation carriers.

    • Risk Assessment, Genetic Counseling, and Genetic Testing for BRCA-Related Cancer in Women: A Systematic Review to Update the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation.
    • Nelson HD, Pappas M, Zakher B, Mitchell JP, Okinaka-Hu L, Fu R.
    • Ann Intern Med. 2014 Feb 18;160(4):255-66.
    • Assessing the Genetic Risk for BRCA-Related Breast or Ovarian Cancer in Women: Recommendations From the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.
    • [No authors listed]
    • Ann Intern Med. 2014 Feb 18;160(4). doi: 10.7326/P14-9008.

    Systematic Review:

    Risk Assessment, Genetic Counseling, and Genetic Testing for BRCA-Related Cancer in Women: A Systematic Review to Update the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation.

    • Risk Assessment, Genetic Counseling, and Genetic Testing for BRCA-Related Cancer in Women: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement.
    • Moyer VA; U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.
    • Ann Intern Med. 2014 Feb 18;160(4):271-81.

    Patient Education Handout:

    Summaries for patients. Assessing the genetic risk for BRCA-related breast or ovarian cancer in women: recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.

    • Summaries for patients. Assessing the genetic risk for BRCA-related breast or ovarian cancer in women: recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.
    • [No authors listed]
    • Ann Intern Med. 2014 Feb 18;160(4):I-16.

    Practice Guideline:

    Risk Assessment, Genetic Counseling, and Genetic Testing for BRCA-Related Cancer in Women: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement.

    • Total skin-sparing mastectomy in BRCA mutation carriers.
    • Peled AW, Irwin CS, Hwang ES, Ewing CA, Alvarado M, Esserman LJ.
    • Ann Surg Oncol. 2014 Jan;21(1):37-41. doi: 10.1245/s10434-013-3230-0. Epub 2013 Aug 28.
    • Prophylactic mastectomy: an appraisal.
    • Zagouri F, Chrysikos DT, Sergentanis TN, Giannakopoulou G, Zografos CG, Papadimitriou CA, Zografos GC.
    • Am Surg. 2013 Feb;79(2):205-12.
    • Review