Cancer Patients — Ascertainment for HBOC Testing ~ Genetic Testing
~ Genetics of Breast & Ovarian Cancer

Application of and role of testing in those already diagnosed with cancer; includes when somatic/tumor testing may implicate germline testing

List was last updated on Oct 12, 2019 @ 12:57 pm.


    • Patterns and Predictors of Genetic Referral among Ovarian Cancer Patients at a National Cancer Institute Comprehensive Cancer Center.
    • Mallen AR, Conley CC, Townsend MK, Wells A, Boac BM, Todd S, Gandhi A, Kuznicki M, Augusto BM, McIntyre M, Fridley BL, Tworoger SS, Wenham RM, Vadaparampil ST.
    • Clin Genet. 2019 Oct 10. doi: 10.1111/cge.13654. [Epub ahead of print]
    • BRCA1/2 Molecular Assay for Ovarian Cancer Patients: A Survey through Italian Departments of Oncology and Molecular and Genomic Diagnostic Laboratories.
    • Capoluongo E, Verde N, Barberis M, Bella MA, Buttitta F, Carrera P, Colombo N, Cortesi L, Gion M, Guarneri V, Lorusso D, Marchetti A, Marchetti P, Normanno N, Pasini B, Pensabene M, Pignata S, Radice P, Ricevuto E, Sapino A, Tagliaferri P, Tassone P, Trevisiol C, Truini M, Varesco L, Russo A, Gori S.
    • Diagnostics (Basel). 2019 Oct 9;9(4). pii: E146. doi: 10.3390/diagnostics9040146.
    • Health outcomes, utility and costs of returning incidental results from genomic sequencing in a Canadian cancer population: protocol for a mixed-methods randomised controlled trial.
    • Shickh S, Clausen M, Mighton C, Gutierrez Salazar M, Zakoor KR, Kodida R, Reble E, Elser C, Eisen A, Panchal S, Aronson M, Graham T, Armel SR, Morel CF, Fattouh R, Glogowski E, Schrader KA, Hamilton JG, Offit K, Robson M, Carroll JC, Isaranuwatchai W, Kim RH, Lerner-Ellis J, Thorpe KE, Laupacis A, Bombard Y; Incidental Genomics Study Team.
    • BMJ Open. 2019 Oct 7;9(10):e031092. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-031092.
    • Towards precision oncology in advanced prostate cancer.
    • Ku SY, Gleave ME, Beltran H.
    • Nat Rev Urol. 2019 Oct 7. doi: 10.1038/s41585-019-0237-8. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Review
    • 'Landmark' Trial in Prostate Cancer With Mutations.
    • Davenport L.
    • Medscape Oncology. 2019 Oct 4.
    • A Cost-effectiveness Analysis of Multigene Testing for All Patients With Breast Cancer.
    • Sun L, Brentnall A, Patel S, Buist DSM, Bowles EJA, Evans DGR, Eccles D, Hopper J, Li S, Southey M, Duffy S, Cuzick J, Dos Santos Silva I, Miners A, Sadique Z, Yang L, Legood R, Manchanda R.
    • JAMA Oncol. 2019 Oct 3. doi: 10.1001/jamaoncol.2019.3323. [Epub ahead of print]

    CME Audio Interview: Cost-effectiveness of Multigene Testing for All Patients With Breast Cancer. (JN Learning : JAMA Oncology)

    Press: Study Finds Breast, Ovarian Cancer Gene Tests Cost-Effective for Unselected Breast Cancer Patients. (GenomeWeb)

    • Broad Application of Multigene Panel Testing for Breast Cancer Susceptibility-Pandora's Box Is Opening Wider.
    • Robson M, Domchek S.
    • JAMA Oncol. 2019 Oct 3. doi: 10.1001/jamaoncol.2019.4004. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Commentary
    • Genetic testing in ovarian cancer - clinical impact and current practices.
    • Knabben L, Imboden S, Mueller MD.
    • Horm Mol Biol Clin Investig. 2019 Oct 2. pii: /j/hmbci.ahead-of-print/hmbci-2019-0025/hmbci-2019-0025.xml. doi: 10.1515/hmbci-2019-0025. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Review
    • A case report of a dramatic response to olaparib in a patient with metastatic pancreatic cancer harboring a germline BRCA2 mutation.
    • Wang H, Mao C, Li N, Sun L, Zheng Y, Xu N.
    • Medicine (Baltimore). 2019 Oct;98(40):e17443. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000017443.
    • Integrating a Next Generation Sequencing Panel into Clinical Practice in Ovarian Cancer.
    • Lee YJ, Kim D, Kim HS, Na K, Lee JY, Nam EJ, Kim SW, Kim S, Kim YT.
    • Yonsei Med J. 2019 Oct;60(10):914-923. doi: 10.3349/ymj.2019.60.10.914.
    • Tumor-Based Genetic Testing and Familial Cancer Risk.
    • Forman A, Sotelo J.
    • Cold Spring Harb Perspect Med. 2019 Sep 30. pii: a036590. doi: 10.1101/cshperspect.a036590. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Review
    • Whole-genome sequencing of triple-negative breast cancers in a population-based clinical study.
    • Staaf J, Glodzik D, Bosch A, Vallon-Christersson J, Reuterswärd C, Häkkinen J, Degasperi A, Amarante TD, Saal LH, Hegardt C, Stobart H, Ehinger A, Larsson C, Rydén L, Loman N, Malmberg M, Kvist A, Ehrencrona H, Davies HR, Borg Å, Nik-Zainal S.
    • Nat Med. 2019 Sep 30. doi: 10.1038/s41591-019-0582-4. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Older breast cancer survivors may harbor hereditary cancer predisposition pathogenic variants and are at risk for clonal hematopoiesis.
    • Slavin TP, Sun CL, Chavarri-Guerra Y, Sedrak MS, Katheria V, Castillo D, Herzog J, Dale W, Hurria A, Weitzel JN.
    • J Geriatr Oncol. 2019 Sep 28. pii: S1879-4068(19)30174-2. doi: 10.1016/j.jgo.2019.09.004. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Integrative Molecular Analysis of Patients With Advanced and Metastatic Cancer.
    • Sailer V, Eng KW, Zhang T, Bareja R, Pisapia DJ, Sigaras A, Bhinder B, Romanel A, Wilkes D, Sticca E, Cyrta J, Rao R, Sahota S, Pauli C, Beg S, Motanagh S, Kossai M, Fontunge J, Puca L, Rennert H, Zhaoying Xiang J, Greco N, Kim R, MacDonald TY, McNary T, Blattner-Johnson M, Schiffman MH, Faltas BM, Greenfield JP, Rickman D, Andreopoulou E, Holcomb K, Vahdat LT, Scherr DS, van Besien K, Barbieri CE, Robinson BD, Fine HA, Ocean AJ, Molina A, Shah MA, Nanus DM, Pan Q, Demichelis F, Tagawa ST, Song W, Mosquera JM, Sboner A, Rubin MA, Elemento O, Beltran H.
    • JCO Precis Oncol. 2019;3. doi: 10.1200/PO.19.00047. Epub 2019 Sep 20.
    • Can somatic BRCA2 status solve a case of olaparib monotherapy resistance?
    • Pietragalla A, Minucci A, Marchetti C, Scambia G, Fagotti A.
    • Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2019 Sep 19. pii: ijgc-2019-000757. doi: 10.1136/ijgc-2019-000757. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Next-generation sequencing-based BRCA testing on cytological specimens from ovarian cancer ascites reveals high concordance with tumour tissue analysis.
    • Fumagalli C, Rappa A, Casadio C, Betella I, Colombo N, Barberis M, Guerini-Rocco E.
    • J Clin Pathol. 2019 Sep 19. pii: jclinpath-2019-206127. doi: 10.1136/jclinpath-2019-206127. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Homologous recombination in lung cancer, germline and somatic mutations, clinical and phenotype characterization.
    • Kadouri L, Rottenberg Y, Zick A, Hamburger T, Lipson D, Peretz T, Nechushtan H.
    • Lung Cancer. 2019 Sep 12;137:48-51. doi: 10.1016/j.lungcan.2019.09.008. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Germline BRCA1 and BRCA2 testing for breast cancer survivors.
    • Wiggins J, McLoughlin A, George A, Ring A, Kemp Z.
    • J Med Genet. 2019 Sep 11. pii: jmedgenet-2019-106420. doi: 10.1136/jmedgenet-2019-106420. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Inherited cancer syndromes in 220 Italian ovarian cancer patients.
    • Carnevali I, Riva C, Chiaravalli AM, Sahnane N, Di Lauro E, Viel A, Rovera F, Formenti G, Ghezzi F, Sessa F, Tibiletti MG.
    • Cancer Genet. 2019 Sep;237:55-62. doi: 10.1016/j.cancergen.2019.06.005. Epub 2019 Jun 12.
    • BRCA test: what is the correct timing for surgery?
    • Mirandola S, Invento A, Surci N, Pollini GP, Pellini F.
    • Eur J Cancer Prev. 2019 Sep;28(5):460-462. doi: 10.1097/CEJ.0000000000000509.
    • When Should Tumor Genomic Profiling Prompt Consideration of Germline Testing?
    • DeLeonardis K, Hogan L, Cannistra SA, Rangachari D, Tung N.
    • J Oncol Pract. 2019 Sep;15(9):465-473. doi: 10.1200/JOP.19.00201.

    Commentary:

    Tumor Genomic Sequencing as an Impetus to Screen for Germline Mutations: Primum Non Nocere.

    Commentary:

    Personalized Medicine, Genomic Profiling and Germline Mutations: Toward More Precise Decisions.

    • Precision medicine for metastatic colorectal cancer: an evolving era.
    • Guler I, Askan G, Klostergaard J, Sahin IH.
    • Expert Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2019 Aug 31. doi: 10.1080/17474124.2019.1663174. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Review
    • Using next-generation sequencing (NGS) platform to diagnose pathogenic germline BRCA1/2 mutations from archival tumor specimens.
    • Ong PY, Poon SL, Tan KT, Putti TC, Ow SGW, Chen SJ, Chen CH, Lee SC.
    • Gynecol Oncol. 2019 Aug 31. pii: S0090-8258(19)31479-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2019.08.027. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Germline and somatic mutations of multi-gene panel in Chinese patients with epithelial ovarian cancer: a prospective cohort study.
    • Li W, Shao D, Li L, Wu M, Ma S, Tan X, Zhong S, Guo F, Wang Z, Ye M.
    • J Ovarian Res. 2019 Aug 31;12(1):80. doi: 10.1186/s13048-019-0560-y.
    • Pathogenic Germline Variants in Patients With Metastatic Breast Cancer.
    • Stuttgen K, Croessmann S, Fetting J, Stearns V, Nunes R, Connolly RM, Park BH.
    • JAMA Oncol. 2019 Aug 29. doi: 10.1001/jamaoncol.2019.3116. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Commentary

    Press: Hereditary Cancer Risk Variants Found in Significant Subset of Metastatic Breast Cancer Patients. (GenomeWeb)

    Research news: Inherited Mutations In Metastatic Breast Cancer Patients. (FORCE. XRAYS.)

    • Relationship Between Hereditary Cancer Syndromes and Oncotype DX Recurrence Score.
    • Casasanta N, Kipnis ST, Linville L, Lipinski S, Knoedler A, Marino A, McHenry A, Biagi T, Stark E, Amdur R, Denduluri N, Rodriguez P, Isaacs C, Kaltman R.
    • Clin Breast Cancer. 2019 Aug 21. pii: S1526-8209(19)30646-9. doi: 10.1016/j.clbc.2019.07.004. [Epub ahead of print]
    • BRCA mutation frequency and clinical features of ovarian cancer patients: A report from a Chinese study group.
    • Bu H, Chen J, Li Q, Hou J, Wei Y, Yang X, Ma Y, He H, Zhang Y, Kong B.
    • J Obstet Gynaecol Res. 2019 Aug 14. doi: 10.1111/jog.14090. [Epub ahead of print]
    • BRCA mutation in high grade epithelial ovarian cancers.
    • Manchana T, Phoolcharoen N, Tantbirojn P.
    • Gynecol Oncol Rep. 2019 Aug 13;29:102-105. doi: 10.1016/j.gore.2019.07.007. eCollection 2019 Aug.
    • Management of ovarian cancer risk in women with BRCA1/2 pathogenic variants.
    • Walker M, Jacobson M, Sobel M.
    • CMAJ. 2019 Aug 12;191(32):E886-E893. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.190281.
    • Myriad to Pursue mCRPC Approval for BRACAnalysis CDx
    • [No author given.]
    • Clinical Omics. 2019 Aug 7.
    • Myriad Genetics Seeking Additional FDA Approval for BRACAnalysis CDx.
    • [No author given]
    • GenomeWeb. 2019 Aug 7.
    • Screening for Pancreatic Cancer.
    • Lucas AL, Kastrinos F.
    • JAMA. 2019 Aug 6;322(5):407-408. doi: 10.1001/jama.2019.9690.

    Guidelines:

    Screening for Pancreatic Cancer: US Preventive Services Task Force Reaffirmation Recommendation Statement.

    Editorial:

    Screening for Pancreatic Cancer Gets a D, But the Student Is Improving.

    Editorial:

    Screening for Pancreatic Cancer-Is There Hope?

    • Impact of genetic counseling on the uptake of contralateral prophylactic mastectomy among younger women with breast cancer.
    • Terkelsen T, Rønning H, Skytte AB.
    • Acta Oncol. 2019 Aug 5:1-6. doi: 10.1080/0284186X.2019.1648860. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Paradigm Shifting of Systemic Chemotherapy for Unresectable Pancreatic Cancer in Japan.
    • Furuse J.
    • J Clin Med. 2019 Aug 4;8(8). pii: E1170. doi: 10.3390/jcm8081170.
    • The yield of full BRCA1/2 genotyping in Israeli Arab high-risk breast/ovarian cancer patients.
    • Bernstein-Molho R, Barnes-Kedar I, Ludman MD, Reznik G, Feldman HB, Samra NN, Eilat A, Peretz T, Peretz LP, Shapira T, Magal N, Kalis ML, Yerushalmi R, Vinkler C, Liberman S, Basel-Salmon L, Shohat M, Levy-Lahad E, Friedman E, Bazak L, Goldberg Y.
    • Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2019 Jul 31. doi: 10.1007/s10549-019-05379-6. [Epub ahead of print]
    • From Targeting Somatic Mutations to Finding Inherited Cancer Predispositions: The Other Side of the Coin.
    • Pujol P, De La Motte Rouge T, Penault-Llorca F.
    • Diagnostics (Basel). 2019 Jul 26;9(3). pii: E83. doi: 10.3390/diagnostics9030083.
    • Association of Germline BRCA2 Mutations With the Risk of Pediatric or Adolescent Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma.
    • Wang Z, Wilson CL, Armstrong GT, Hudson MM, Zhang J, Nichols KE, Robison LL.
    • JAMA Oncol. 2019 Jul 25. doi: 10.1001/jamaoncol.2019.2203. [Epub ahead of print]

    Press: Germline BRCA2 Mutations Linked to Pediatric Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Risk. (GenomeWeb)

    Press: Pediatric Lymphoma Joins Family of BRCA2 Cancers. (Medscape Oncology)

    • Clinical utility of FoundationOne tissue molecular profiling in men with metastatic prostate cancer.
    • Zhu J, Tucker M, Marin D, Gupta RT, Healy P, Humeniuk M, Jarvis C, Zhang T, McNamara M, George DJ, Wu Y, Lisi S, Armstrong AJ.
    • Urol Oncol. 2019 Jul 18. pii: S1078-1439(19)30244-3. doi: 10.1016/j.urolonc.2019.06.015. [Epub ahead of print]
    • A systematic review of the prevalence of DNA damage response gene mutations in prostate cancer.
    • Lang SH, Swift SL, White H, Misso K, Kleijnen J, Quek RGW.
    • Int J Oncol. 2019 Jul 16. doi: 10.3892/ijo.2019.4842. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Prostate-specific Membrane Antigen Heterogeneity and DNA Repair Defects in Prostate Cancer.
    • Paschalis A, Sheehan B, Riisnaes R, Rodrigues DN, Gurel B, Bertan C, Ferreira A, Lambros MBK, Seed G, Yuan W, Dolling D, Welti JC, Neeb A, Sumanasuriya S, Rescigno , Bianchini D, Tunariu N, Carreira S, Sharp A, Oyen W, de Bono JS.
    • Eur Urol. 2019 Jul 13. pii: S0302-2838(19)30520-2. doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2019.06.030. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Frequency of germline mutations in BRCA1 and BRCA2 in ovarian cancer patients and their effect on treatment outcome.
    • Ashour M, Ezzat Shafik H.
    • Cancer Manag Res. 2019 Jul 8;11:6275-6284. doi: 10.2147/CMAR.S206817. eCollection 2019.
    • FoundationOne CDx Approved as Companion Diagnostic to Lynparza in Ovarian Cancer.
    • [No author given.]
    • Clinical Omics. 2019 Jul 3.
    • Frequency of Pathogenic Germline Variants in CDH1, BRCA2, CHEK2, PALB2, BRCA1, and TP53 in Sporadic Lobular Breast Cancer.
    • Petridis C, Arora I, Shah V, Moss CL, Mera A, Clifford A, Gillett C, Pinder SE, Tomlinson I, Roylance R, Simpson MA, Sawyer EJ.
    • Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2019 Jul;28(7):1162-1168. doi: 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-18-1102.
    • Moving into the mainstream: healthcare professionals' views of implementing treatment focussed genetic testing in breast cancer care.
    • Hallowell N, Wright S, Stirling D, Gourley C, Young O, Porteous M.
    • Fam Cancer. 2019 Jul;18(3):293-301. doi: 10.1007/s10689-019-00122-y.
    • [Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Syndrome].
    • Inuzuka M, Nakamura S.
    • Gan To Kagaku Ryoho. 2019 Jul;46(7):1109-1113.
    • Review, [Article in Japanese]
    • The first Japanese nationwide multicenter study of BRCA mutation testing in ovarian cancer: CHARacterizing the cross-sectionaL approach to Ovarian cancer geneTic TEsting of BRCA (CHARLOTTE).
    • Enomoto T, Aoki D, Hattori K, Jinushi M, Kigawa J, Takeshima N, Tsuda H, Watanabe Y, Yoshihara K, Sugiyama T.
    • Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2019 Jul;29(6):1043-1049. doi: 10.1136/ijgc-2019-000384.
    • Genetic Testing for Breast Cancer Susceptibility Should Be Offered before Unilateral Abdominally Based Free Flap Breast Reconstruction.
    • Dayan E, Chittenden A, Garber JE, Wo L, Caterson SA, Carty MJ, Erdmann-Sager J.
    • Plast Reconstr Surg. 2019 Jul;144(1):12-20. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000005693.
    • Barriers to the utilization of genetic testing and genetic counseling in patients with suspected hereditary breast and ovarian cancers.
    • Swink A, Nair A, Hoof P, Matthews A, Burden C, Johnson K, Blum JL.
    • Proc (Bayl Univ Med Cent). 2019 Jun 11;32(3):340-344. doi: 10.1080/08998280.2019.1612702. eCollection 2019 Jul.
    • BRCA germline mutation test for all woman with ovarian cancer?
    • Paradiso AV, Digennaro M, Patruno M, De Summa S, Tommasi S, Berindan-Neagoe I.
    • BMC Cancer. 2019 Jun 28;19(1):641. doi: 10.1186/s12885-019-5829-4.
    • Should All Patients With a Diagnosis of Breast Cancer Undergo Expanded Panel Testing?
    • Copur MS, Jonglertham P, Zusag T.
    • J Clin Oncol. 2019 Jun 27:JCO1900064. doi: 10.1200/JCO.19.00064. [Epub ahead of print]

    Letter, Reply:

    Reply to M.S. Copur et al, A. Taylor et al, and P.S. Rajagopal et al.

    Original research:

    Underdiagnosis of Hereditary Breast Cancer: Are Genetic Testing Guidelines a Tool or an Obstacle?

    • Caveat Emptor: The Perils of Panel Testing in Hereditary Breast Cancer.
    • Taylor A, Tischkowitz M.
    • J Clin Oncol. 2019 Jun 27:JCO1900122. doi: 10.1200/JCO.19.00122. [Epub ahead of print]

    Letter, Reply:

    Reply to M.S. Copur et al, A. Taylor et al, and P.S. Rajagopal et al.

    Original research:

    Underdiagnosis of Hereditary Breast Cancer: Are Genetic Testing Guidelines a Tool or an Obstacle?

    • The Time for Mainstreaming Germline Testing for Patients With Breast Cancer Is Now.
    • Rajagopal PS, Catenacci DVT, Olopade OI.
    • J Clin Oncol. 2019 Jun 27:JCO1900160. doi: 10.1200/JCO.19.00160. [Epub ahead of print]

    Letter, Reply:

    Reply to M.S. Copur et al, A. Taylor et al, and P.S. Rajagopal et al.

    Original research:

    Underdiagnosis of Hereditary Breast Cancer: Are Genetic Testing Guidelines a Tool or an Obstacle?

    • High frequency of pathogenic germline variants within homologous recombination repair in patients with advanced cancer.
    • Bertelsen B, Tuxen IV, Yde CW, Gabrielaite M, Torp MH, Kinalis S, Oestrup O, Rohrberg K, Spangaard I, Santoni-Rugiu E, Wadt K, Mau-Sorensen M, Lassen U, Nielsen FC.
    • NPJ Genom Med. 2019 Jun 21;4:13. doi: 10.1038/s41525-019-0087-6. eCollection 2019.
    • Rate of BRCA mutation in patients tested under NCCN genetic testing criteria.
    • Beck AC, Yuan H, Liao J, Imperiale P, Shipley K, Erdahl LM, Sugg SL, Weigel RJ, Lizarraga IM.
    • Am J Surg. 2019 Jun 19. pii: S0002-9610(19)30247-8. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2019.06.012. [Epub ahead of print]
    • AstraZeneca, Merck's Lynparza, Myriad Genetics' BRCA Test Approved in Japan.
    • [No author given]
    • GenomeWeb. 2019 Jun 19.
    • Final Overall Survival of a Randomized Trial of Bevacizumab for Primary Treatment of Ovarian Cancer.
    • Tewari KS, Burger RA, Enserro D, Norquist BM, Swisher EM, Brady MF, Bookman MA, Fleming GF, Huang H, Homesley HD, Fowler JM, Greer BE, Boente M, Liang SX, Ye C, Bais C, Randall LM, Chan JK, Ferriss JS, Coleman RL, Aghajanian C, Herzog TJ, DiSaia PJ, Copeland LJ, Mannel RS, Birrer MJ, Monk BJ.
    • J Clin Oncol. 2019 Jun 19:JCO1901009. doi: 10.1200/JCO.19.01009. [Epub ahead of print]
    • European Commission Approves Lynparza for Advanced Ovarian Cancer With BRCA Mutations.
    • [No author given]
    • Precision Oncology News (GenomeWeb). 2019 Jun 18.
    • Prognostic factors value of germline and somatic brca in patients undergoing surgery for recurrent ovarian cancer with liver metastases.
    • Gallotta V, Conte C, D'Indinosante M, Capoluongo E, Minucci A, De Rose AM, Ardito F, Giuliante F, Di Giorgio A, Zannoni GF, Fagotti A, Margreiter C, Scambia G, Ferrandina G.
    • Eur J Surg Oncol. 2019 Jun 13. pii: S0748-7983(19)30517-7. doi: 10.1016/j.ejso.2019.06.023. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Differences in referral patterns based on race for women at high-risk for ovarian cancer in the southeast: Results from a Gynecologic Cancer Risk Assessment Clinic.
    • Boitano TKL, Barrington DA, Batra S, McGwin G Jr, Turner TB, Farmer MB, Brown AM, Straughn MJ Jr, Leath CA 3rd.
    • Gynecol Oncol. 2019 Jun 10. pii: S0090-8258(19)31275-2. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2019.05.031. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Genetic counseling of patients with ovarian carcinoma: acceptance, timing, and psychological wellbeing.
    • Van de Beek I, Smets EMA, Legdeur MA, de Hullu JA, Lok CAR, Buist MR, Mourits MJE, Kets CM, van der Kolk LE, Oosterwijk JC, Aalfs CM.
    • J Community Genet. 2019 Jun 5. doi: 10.1007/s12687-019-00427-6. [Epub ahead of print]
    • [Contribution of Massive Parallel Sequencing to Diagnosis of Hereditary Ovarian Cancer in the Czech Republic.]
    • Soukupová J, Lhotová K, Zemánková P, Vočka M, Janatová M, Stolařová L, Borecká M, Kleiblová P, Macháčková E, Foretová L, Koudová M, Lhota F, Tavandzis S, Zikán M, Stránecký V, Veselá K, Panczak A, Kotlas J, Kleibl Z.
    • Klin Onkol. 2019 Summer;32(Supplementum2):72-78. doi: 10.14735/amko2019S72.
    • Referral patterns for genetic counselling of women diagnosed with tubo-ovarian or peritoneal high-grade serous carcinoma (HGSC) within the Auckland Gynaecological Oncology Centre.
    • Burling MJ, Gamet K, Eva L, Tan AL.
    • Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol. 2019 Jun;59(3):444-449. doi: 10.1111/ajo.12964. Epub 2019 Mar 18.
    • What does risk of future cancer mean to breast cancer patients?
    • Kaiser K, Cameron KA, Beaumont J, Garcia SF, Lacson L, Moran M, Karavites L, Rodgers C, Kulkarni S, Hansen NM, Khan SA.
    • Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2019 Jun;175(3):579-584. doi: 10.1007/s10549-019-05182-3. Epub 2019 Mar 6.
    • Recommendations for the implementation of BRCA testing in ovarian cancer patients and their relatives.
    • Gori S, Barberis M, Bella MA, Buttitta F, Capoluongo E, Carrera P, Colombo N, Cortesi L, Genuardi M, Gion M, Guarneri V, Incorvaia L, La Verde N, Lorusso D, Marchetti A, Marchetti P, Normanno N, Pasini B, Pensabene M, Pignata S, Radice P, Ricevuto E, Sapino A, Tagliaferri P, Tassone P, Trevisiol C, Truini M, Varesco L, Russo A; AIOM-SIGU-SIBIOC-SIAPEC-IAP Working Group.
    • Crit Rev Oncol Hematol. 2019 May 25;140:67-72. doi: 10.1016/j.critrevonc.2019.05.012. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Uptake of testing for germline BRCA mutations in patients with non-mucinous epithelial ovarian cancers in Western Australia: a comparison of different genetic counseling methods.
    • Stearnes G, Nichols CB, Schofield L, O'Sullivan S, Pachter N, Cohen PA.
    • Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2019 May 17. pii: ijgc-2019-000389. doi: 10.1136/ijgc-2019-000389. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Whole-genome sequencing reveals clinically relevant insights into the aetiology of familial breast cancers.
    • Nones K, Johnson J, Newell F, Patch AM, Thorne H, Kazakoff SH, de Luca XM, Parsons MT, Ferguson K, Reid L, Reed AEM, Srihari S, Lakis V, Davidson AL, Mukhopadhyay P, Holmes O, Xu Q, Wood S, Leonard C; Kathleen Cuningham Foundation Consortium for Research into Familial Aspects of Breast Cancer (kConFab); Australian Breast Cancer Tissue Bank (ABCTB); Brisbane Breast Bank (BBB), Beesley J, Harris J, Barnes D, Degasperi A, Ragan MA, Spurdle AB, Khanna KK, Lakhani SR, Pearson JV, Nik-Zainal S, Chenevix-Trench G, Waddell N, Simpson PT.
    • Ann Oncol. 2019 May 15. pii: mdz132. doi: 10.1093/annonc/mdz132. [Epub ahead of print]

    Editorial:

    Journey's End: the quest for BRCA-like hereditary breast cancer genes is nearly over.

    • Universal tumor DNA BRCA1/2 testing of ovarian cancer: prescreening PARPi treatment and genetic predisposition.
    • Vos JR, Fakkert IE, de Hullu JA, van Altena AM, Sie AS, Ouchene H, Willems RW, Nagtegaal ID, Jongmans MCJ, Mensenkamp AR, Woldringh GH, Bulten J, Leter EM, Kets CM, Simons M, Ligtenberg MJL, Hoogerbrugge N.
    • J Natl Cancer Inst. 2019 May 11. pii: djz080. doi: 10.1093/jnci/djz080. [Epub ahead of print]

    Letter, Comment:

    RE: Universal tumor DNA BRCA1/2 testing of ovarian cancer: prescreening PARPi treatment and genetic predisposition.

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    Original research:

    Underdiagnosis of Hereditary Breast Cancer: Are Genetic Testing Guidelines a Tool or an Obstacle?

    Original research:

    Genetic Predisposition to Breast Cancer Due to Mutations Other Than BRCA1 and BRCA2 Founder Alleles Among Ashkenazi Jewish Women.

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    Press: Genetic Testing Under-Utilized in Ovarian Cancer. (Medscape Oncology)

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    Editorial:

    Advances in Genetic Testing in Patients With Breast Cancer, High-Quality Decision Making, and Responsible Resource Allocation.

    Letter, Commentary:

    Should All Patients With a Diagnosis of Breast Cancer Undergo Expanded Panel Testing?

    Letter, Commentary:

    Caveat Emptor: The Perils of Panel Testing in Hereditary Breast Cancer.

    Letter, Commentary:

    The Time for Mainstreaming Germline Testing for Patients With Breast Cancer Is Now.

    Letter, Reply:

    Reply to M.S. Copur et al, A. Taylor et al, and P.S. Rajagopal et al.

    Press: Genetic Testing Misses Half of Women at Risk for Breast Cancer. (Medscape Oncology)

    Commentary: Breast Cancer Genetic Testing Guidelines 'Simply Are Not Effective'. (Medscape Oncology)

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    • The yield of full BRCA1/2 genotyping in Israeli high-risk breast/ovarian cancer patients who do not carry the predominant mutations.
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    • High Prevalence of Hereditary Cancer Syndromes and Outcomes in Adults with Early-Onset Pancreatic Cancer.
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    • Association of Germline Genetic Test Type and Results With Patient Cancer Worry After Diagnosis of Breast Cancer.
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    Research news: Genetic testing does not cause undue worry for breast cancer patients. (Rogel Cancer Center. Michigan Medicine)

    Press: Multi-Gene Panel Breast Cancer Tests Don't Faze Women. (Medscape Oncology)

    • Identification of Incidental Germline Mutations in Patients With Advanced Solid Tumors Who Underwent Cell-Free Circulating Tumor DNA Sequencing.
    • Slavin TP, Banks KC, Chudova D, Oxnard GR, Odegaard JI, Nagy RJ, Tsang KWK, Neuhausen SL, Gray SW, Cristofanilli M, Rodriguez AA, Bardia A, Leyland-Jones B, Janicek MF, Lilly M, Sonpavde G, Lee CE, Lanman RB, Meric-Bernstam F, Kurzrock R, Weitzel JN.
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    • Knowledge regarding and patterns of genetic testing in patients newly diagnosed with breast cancer participating in the iCanDecide trial.
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    • Surgeon attitude impacts rate of genetic testing after a breast cancer diagnosis.
    • [No author given]
    • FORCE. XRAYS. 2018 Oct 6.

    Association of Attending Surgeon With Variation in the Receipt of Genetic Testing After Diagnosis of Breast Cancer.

    • Association of Attending Surgeon With Variation in the Receipt of Genetic Testing After Diagnosis of Breast Cancer.
    • Katz SJ, Bondarenko I, Ward KC, Hamilton AS, Morrow M, Kurian AW, Hofer TP.
    • JAMA Surg. 2018 Oct 1;153(10):909-916. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2018.2001.

    Commentary:

    Consideration of Population-Based BRCA Testing as a Strategy to Reduce Disparities in Genetic Counseling Referrals: The Importance of Stating (and Proving) the Obvious.

    Research News: Association of Attending Surgeon With Variation in the Receipt of Genetic Testing After Diagnosis of Breast Cancer. (FORCE, XRAYS)

    Research News: Surgeon Attitudes May Influence Genetic Testing for Patients With Breast Cancer. (Cancer Therapy Advisor)

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    • Prospective Evaluation of Germline Alterations in Patients With Exocrine Pancreatic Neoplasms.
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    • J Natl Cancer Inst. 2018 Oct 1;110(10):1067-1074. doi: 10.1093/jnci/djy024.
    • Routine germline BRCA1 and BRCA2 testing in patients with ovarian carcinoma: analysis of the Scottish real-life experience.
    • Rust K, Spiliopoulou P, Tang CY, Bell C, Stirling D, Phang T, Davidson R, Mackean M, Nussey F, Glasspool RM, Reed NS, Sadozye A, Porteous M, McGoldrick T, Ferguson M, Miedzybrodzka Z, McNeish IA, Gourley C.
    • BJOG. 2018 Oct;125(11):1451-1458. doi: 10.1111/1471-0528.15171. Epub 2018 May 10.

    Commentary:

    Population based testing of non-mucinous epithelial ovarian cancer in Scotland

    • Germline and somatic genetic testing in ovarian cancer patients.
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    • Commentary
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    • BRCA germline mutations in an unselected nationwide cohort of Chinese patients with ovarian cancer and healthy controls.
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    • Comprehensive Proteomic Profiling-derived Immunohistochemistry-based Prediction Models for BRCA1 and BRCA2 Germline Mutation-related Breast Carcinomas.
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    • Validation and Implementation of BRCA1/2 Variant Screening in Ovarian Tumor Tissue.
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    • Review
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    • Uptake, Results, and Outcomes of Germline Multiple-Gene Sequencing After Diagnosis of Breast Cancer.
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    Press: Multigene Sequencing Rapidly Replacing BRCA Tests. (Medscape Oncology)

    Letter, Comment:

    Cancer Risk Estimates for Study of Multiple-Gene Testing After Diagnosis of Breast Cancer.

    Letter, Reply:

    Cancer Risk Estimates for Study of Multiple-Gene Testing After Diagnosis of Breast Cancer-Reply.

    • Randomized trial of proactive rapid genetic counseling versus usual care for newly diagnosed breast cancer patients.
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    • FFPE breast tumour blocks provide reliable sources of both germline and malignant DNA for investigation of genetic determinants of individual tumour responses to treatment.
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    • Review
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    • Letter

    Genetic Predisposition to Breast Cancer Due to Mutations Other Than BRCA1 and BRCA2 Founder Alleles Among Ashkenazi Jewish Women.

    Letter, Reply:

    Testing Ashkenazi Jewish Women for Mutations Predisposing to Breast Cancer in Genes Other Than BRCA1 and BRCA2—Reply.

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    • XRAYS Follow Up: Does expanded genetic testing benefit Jewish women with breast cancer?
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    • FORCE. XRAYS. 2018 Jun 7.

    Genetic Predisposition to Breast Cancer Due to Mutations Other Than BRCA1 and BRCA2 Founder Alleles Among Ashkenazi Jewish Women.

    Research review, Commentary: Does expanded genetic testing benefit Jewish women diagnosed with breast cancer? (FORCE. XRAYS. 2017 Sep 13.)

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    • Investigating barriers to genetic counseling and germline mutation testing in women with suspected hereditary breast and ovarian cancer syndrome and Lynch syndrome.
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    • Genetic Diagnosis before Surgery has an Impact on Surgical Decision in BRCA Mutation Carriers with Breast Cancer.
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    • Frequency of pathogenic germline mutations in cancer susceptibility genes in breast cancer patients.
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    • Prevalence and Spectrum of BRCA1/2 Germline Mutations in Women with Breast Cancer in China Based on Next-Generation Sequencing.
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    • Gaps in Receipt of Clinically Indicated Genetic Counseling After Diagnosis of Breast Cancer.
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    Press: Many Breast Cancer Patients Not Receiving Genetic Evaluation. (Medscape)

    • Main implications related to the switch to BRCA1/2 tumor testing in ovarian cancer patients: a proposal of a consensus.
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    Research news:

    Plasma DNA and Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer: The Odyssey to a Clinical Biomarker Test.

    • Gene panel testing of 5589 BRCA1/2-negative index patients with breast cancer in a routine diagnostic setting: results of the German Consortium for Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer.
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    • Disparities in genetics assessment for women with ovarian cancer: Can we do better?
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    • Increasing genetic counseling referral rates through bundled interventions after ovarian cancer diagnosis.
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    • Impact of Multigene Panel Testing on Surgical Decision Making in Breast Cancer Patients.
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    Audio Interview: Breast Cancer Due to Non–BRCA1 and Non–BRCA2 Mutations in Ashkenazi Jewish Women. (The JAMA Network)

    Letter:

    Testing Ashkenazi Jewish Women for Mutations Predisposing to Breast Cancer in Genes Other Than BRCA1 and BRCA2

    Letter, Reply:

    Testing Ashkenazi Jewish Women for Mutations Predisposing to Breast Cancer in Genes Other Than BRCA1 and BRCA2—Reply

    Research review, Commentary: Does expanded genetic testing benefit Jewish women diagnosed with breast cancer? (FORCE. XRAYS. 2017 Sep 13.)

    Research review, Commentary: XRAYS Follow Up: Does expanded genetic testing benefit Jewish women with breast cancer? (FORCE. XRAYS. 2018 Jun 7.)

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    Editorial:

    The Potential and Challenges of Expanded Germline Testing in Clinical Oncology.

    Press: Study Shows More Cancer Mutations Detected by Universal Sequencing. (Clinical Omics)

    Press: Expanding Germline Analyses to Prevent and Treat Cancers. (Medscape)

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    Letter, Comment:

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    • Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2017 Jun;163(2):383-390. doi: 10.1007/s10549-017-4181-0. Epub 2017 Mar 9.
    • Systemic Treatment Strategies for Patients with Hereditary Breast Cancer Syndromes.
    • Parkes A, Arun BK, Litton JK.
    • Oncologist. 2017 Jun;22(6):655-666. doi: 10.1634/theoncologist.2016-0430. Epub 2017 May 3.
    • Review
    • Guidance Statement On BRCA1/2 Tumor Testing in Ovarian Cancer Patients.
    • Capoluongo E, Ellison G, López-Guerrero JA, Penault-Llorca F, Ligtenberg MJL, Banerjee S, Singer C, Friedman E, Markiefka B, Schirmacher P, Büttner R, van Asperen CJ, Ray-Coquard I, Endris V, Kamel-Reid S, Percival N, Bryce J, Röthlisberger B, Soong R, de Castro DG.
    • Semin Oncol. 2017 Jun;44(3):187-197. doi: 10.1053/j.seminoncol.2017.08.004. Epub 2017 Sep 15.
    • Comprehensive detection of germline variants by MSK-IMPACT, a clinical diagnostic platform for solid tumor molecular oncology and concurrent cancer predisposition testing.
    • Cheng DT, Prasad M, Chekaluk Y, Benayed R, Sadowska J, Zehir A, Syed A, Wang YE, Somar J, Li Y, Yelskaya Z, Wong D, Robson ME, Offit K, Berger MF, Nafa K, Ladanyi M, Zhang L.
    • BMC Med Genomics. 2017 May 19;10(1):33. doi: 10.1186/s12920-017-0271-4.
    • Genomic Testing and Precision Medicine in Cancer Care.
    • West HJ, Miller G.
    • Medscape. News & Perspective. 2017 May 2.
    • Next-generation sequencing of BRCA1/2 in breast cancer patients: potential effects on clinical decision-making using rapid, high-accuracy genetic results.
    • Park HS, Park SJ, Kim JY, Kim S, Ryu J, Sohn J, Park S, Kim GM, Hwang IS, Choi JR, Kim SI.
    • Ann Surg Treat Res. 2017 May;92(5):331-339. doi: 10.4174/astr.2017.92.5.331. Epub 2017 Apr 27.
    • Moving towards population-based genetic risk prediction for ovarian cancer.
    • Rahman B, Side L, Gibbon S, Meisel SF, Fraser L, Gessler S, Wardle J, Lanceley A.
    • BJOG. 2017 May;124(6):855-858. doi: 10.1111/1471-0528.14603.
    • Commentary
    • Cancers de l’ovaire BRCA muté : consultation d’oncogénétique et prescription des inhibiteurs de PARP. [BRCA-mutated Ovarian Carcinomas: Genetic Counseling and PARP Inhibitors Prescription.]
    • Gladieff L, Lyonnet DS, Lortholary A, Leary A, Genestie C, Ray-Coquard I.
    • Bull Cancer. 2017 May;104 Suppl 1:S16-S23. doi: 10.1016/S0007-4551(17)30158-3.
    • Review, [Article in French]
    • High-risk epithelial ovarian cancer patients for hereditary ovarian cancer.
    • Chirasophon S, Manchana T, Teerapakpinyo C.
    • J Obstet Gynaecol Res. 2017 May;43(5):929-934. doi: 10.1111/jog.13287. Epub 2017 Feb 11.
    • Delivering widespread BRCA testing and PARP inhibition to patients with ovarian cancer.
    • George A, Kaye S, Banerjee S.
    • Nat Rev Clin Oncol. 2017 May;14(5):284-296. doi: 10.1038/nrclinonc.2016.191. Epub 2016 Dec 13.
    • Review
    • A novel molecular diagnostics platform for somatic and germline precision oncology.
    • Cabanillas R, Diñeiro M, Castillo D, Pruneda PC, Penas C, Cifuentes GA, de Vicente Á, Durán NS, Álvarez R, Ordóñez GR, Cadiñanos J.
    • Mol Genet Genomic Med. 2017 Apr 23;5(4):336-359. doi: 10.1002/mgg3.291. eCollection 2017 Jul.
    • Psychosocial factors associated with the uptake of contralateral prophylactic mastectomy among BRCA1/2 mutation noncarriers with newly diagnosed breast cancer.
    • Hamilton JG, Genoff MC, Salerno M, Amoroso K, Boyar SR, Sheehan M, Fleischut MH, Siegel B, Arnold AG, Salo-Mullen EE, Hay JL, Offit K, Robson ME.
    • Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2017 Apr;162(2):297-306. doi: 10.1007/s10549-017-4123-x. Epub 2017 Feb 1.
    • Mainstreaming cancer genetics: A model integrating germline BRCA testing into routine ovarian cancer clinics.
    • Kentwell M, Dow E, Antill Y, Wrede CD, McNally O, Higgs E, Hamilton A, Ananda S, Lindeman GJ, Scott CL.
    • Gynecol Oncol. 2017 Apr;145(1):130-136. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2017.01.030. Epub 2017 Feb 3.
    • A Cost-Effectiveness Evaluation of Germline BRCA1 and BRCA2 Testing in UK Women with Ovarian Cancer.
    • Eccleston A, Bentley A, Dyer M, Strydom A, Vereecken W, George A, Rahman N.
    • Value Health. 2017 Apr;20(4):567-576. doi: 10.1016/j.jval.2017.01.004. Epub 2017 Mar 3.
    • Genetic Counselling, BRCA1/2 Status and Clinico-pathologic Characteristics of Patients with Ovarian Cancer before 50 Years of Age.
    • Cvelbar M, Hocevar M, Novakovic S, Stegel V, Perhavec A, Krajc M.
    • Radiol Oncol. 2017 Mar 16;51(2):187-194. doi: 10.1515/raon-2017-0013. eCollection 2017 Jun.
    • Synchronous Endometrial and Ovarian Cancer in Young Women: Case Report and Review of the Literature.
    • Dogan A, Schultheis B, Rezniczek GA, Hilal Z, Cetin C, Häusler G, Tempfer CB.
    • Anticancer Res. 2017 Mar;37(3):969-978.
    • [BRCA diagnostics of ovarian cancer : Molecular tumor testing since the introduction of PARP inhibitor therapy].
    • Löser H, Heydt C, Büttner R, Markiefka B.
    • Pathologe. 2017 Mar;38(2):117-126. doi: 10.1007/s00292-017-0274-0.
    • Review, [Article in German]
    • Homologous recombination deficiency (HRD) testing in ovarian cancer clinical practice: a review of the literature.
    • Frey MK, Pothuri B.
    • Gynecol Oncol Res Pract. 2017 Feb 22;4:4. doi: 10.1186/s40661-017-0039-8. eCollection 2017.
    • Genetic Testing and Counseling Among Patients With Newly Diagnosed Breast Cancer .
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    • JAMA. 2017 Feb 7;317(5):531-534. doi: 10.1001/jama.2016.16918.
    • Letter, Comment

    Viewpoint:

    Multigene Panel Testing in Oncology Practice: How Should We Respond?

    Research news: High-risk patients with breast cancer may not receive genetic testing. (Cancer)

    Press: Shortage of Genetic Counselors in Face of Growing Need. (Medscape Conference News)

    • Male breast cancer in a multi-gene panel testing cohort: insights and unexpected results.
    • Pritzlaff M, Summerour P, McFarland R, Li S, Reineke P, Dolinsky JS, Goldgar DE, Shimelis H, Couch FJ, Chao EC, LaDuca H.
    • Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2017 Feb;161(3):575-586. doi: 10.1007/s10549-016-4085-4. Epub 2016 Dec 22.
    • BRCA1/2 germline testing in non-mucinous epithelial ovarian carcinoma: changing international practice and implications for service provision.
    • Coakley M, Cleary V, Power N, O'Reilly S.
    • Eur J Hum Genet. 2017 Feb;25(2):167-168. doi: 10.1038/ejhg.2016.138. Epub 2016 Oct 19.
    • Evaluating the performance of National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) breast and ovarian genetic/familial high risk assessment referral criteria for breast cancer women in an Asian surgical breast clinic.
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    • Gland Surg. 2017 Feb;6(1):35-42. doi: 10.21037/gs.2016.11.05.
    • Molecularly confirmed Li-Fraumeni-like syndrome in a patient with breast cancer and a low pre-test probability for harboring a germline CHEK2 truncation
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    • The Role of Knowledge on Genetic Counseling and Testing in Black Cancer Survivors at Increased Risk of Carrying a BRCA1/2 Mutation.
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    • Identifying Needs: a Qualitative Study of women's Experiences Regarding Rapid Genetic Testing for Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer in the DNA BONus Study.
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    • J Genet Couns. 2017 Feb;26(1):182-189. doi: 10.1007/s10897-016-9996-z. Epub 2016 Jul 28.
    • Cost Comparison of Genetic Testing Strategies in Women With Epithelial Ovarian Cancer.
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    Subject: Always Handy

    • Pedigree and BRCA gene analysis in breast cancer patients to identify hereditary breast and ovarian cancer syndrome to prevent morbidity and mortality of disease in Indian population.
    • Darooei M, Poornima S, Salma BU, Iyer GR, Pujar AN, Annapurna S, Shah A, Maddali S, Hasan Q.
    • Tumour Biol. 2017 Feb;39(2):1010428317694303. doi: 10.1177/1010428317694303.
    • [BRCA genes detection of epithelial ovarian cancer in China].
    • Yang JX, Shen K, Wu LY.
    • Zhonghua Fu Chan Ke Za Zhi. 2017 Jan 25;52(1):8-10. doi: 10.3760/cma.j.issn.0529-567X.2017.01.004.
    • [Article in Chinese]
    • [Clinical-based study of ovarian cancer patients with and without BRCA1/2 genes mutation: clinical features and pedigree analysis].
    • Tao T, Yang JX, Shen K, Cao DY.
    • Zhonghua Fu Chan Ke Za Zhi. 2017 Jan 25;52(1):20-25. doi: 10.3760/cma.j.issn.0529-567X.2017.01.006.
    • Article in Chinese; English Abstract
    • [Clinical significance and distribution of BRCA genes mutation in sporadic high grade serous ovarian cancer].
    • Liu WL, Wang ZZ, Zhao JZ, Hou YY, Wu XX, Li W, Dong B, Tong TT, Guo YJ.
    • Zhonghua Fu Chan Ke Za Zhi. 2017 Jan 25;52(1):26-31. doi: 10.3760/cma.j.issn.0529-567X.2017.01.007.
    • Article in Chinese; English Abstract
    • Breast cancer risk prediction using a polygenic risk score in the familial setting: a prospective study from the Breast Cancer Family Registry and kConFab.
    • Li H, Feng B, Miron A, Chen X, Beesley J, Bimeh E, Barrowdale D, John EM, Daly MB, Andrulis IL, Buys SS, Kraft P; kConFab investigators, Thorne H, Chenevix-Trench G, Southey MC, Antoniou AC, James PA, Terry MB, Phillips KA, Hopper JL, Mitchell G, Goldgar DE.
    • Genet Med. 2017 Jan;19(1):30-35. doi: 10.1038/gim.2016.43. Epub 2016 May 12.
    • Changing patterns of referrals and outcomes of genetic participation in gynaecological-oncology multidisciplinary care.
    • Pokharel HP, Hacker NF, Andrews L.
    • Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol. 2016 Dec;56(6):633-638. doi: 10.1111/ajo.12504. Epub 2016 Aug 17.
    • Current perspectives on recommendations for BRCA genetic testing in ovarian cancer patients.
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    • Eur J Cancer. 2016 Dec;69:127-134. doi: 10.1016/j.ejca.2016.10.006. Epub 2016 Nov 4.
    • Review
    • Serous tubal intraepithelial carcinoma (STIC) - clinical impact and management.
    • Weinberger V, Bednarikova M, Cibula D, Zikan M.
    • Expert Rev Anticancer Ther. 2016 Dec;16(12):1311-1321. Epub 2016 Oct 22.
    • Review
    • Which BRCA genetic testing programs are ready for implementation in health care? A systematic review of economic evaluations.
    • D'Andrea E, Marzuillo C, De Vito C, Di Marco M, Pitini E, Vacchio MR, Villari P.
    • Genet Med. 2016 Dec;18(12):1171-1180. doi: 10.1038/gim.2016.29. Epub 2016 Apr 14.
    • Population Frequency of Germline BRCA1/2 Mutations.
    • Maxwell KN, Domchek SM, Nathanson KL, Robson ME.
    • J Clin Oncol. 2016 Dec;34(34):4183-4185. Epub 2016 Oct 31.
    • When knowledge of a heritable gene mutation comes out of the blue: treatment-focused genetic testing in women newly diagnosed with breast cancer.
    • Meiser B, Quinn VF, Gleeson M, Kirk J, Tucker KM, Rahman B, Saunders C, Watts KJ, Peate M, Geelhoed E, Barlow-Stewart K, Field M, Harris M, Antill YC, Mitchell G.
    • Eur J Hum Genet. 2016 Nov;24(11):1517-1523. doi: 10.1038/ejhg.2016.69. Epub 2016 Jun 22.
    • Germline multi-gene hereditary cancer panel testing in an unselected endometrial cancer cohort.
    • Ring KL, Bruegl AS, Allen BA, Elkin EP, Singh N, Hartman AR, Daniels MS, Broaddus RR.
    • Mod Pathol. 2016 Nov;29(11):1381-1389. doi: 10.1038/modpathol.2016.135. Epub 2016 Jul 22.
    • Genetic Tests That Make a Difference After a Breast Cancer Diagnosis.
    • Marisa C. Weiss
    • U.S. News and World Report. Health Care. Oct. 24, 2016.
    • Germline BRCA testing is moving from cancer risk assessment to a predictive biomarker for targeting cancer therapeutics.
    • Moreno L, Linossi C, Esteban I, Gadea N, Carrasco E, Bonache S, Gutiérrez-Enríquez S, Cruz C, Díez O, Balmaña J.
    • Clin Transl Oncol. 2016 Oct;18(10):981-7. doi: 10.1007/s12094-015-1470-0. Epub 2016 Jan 7.
    • Young premenopausal women with breast cancer, especially estrogen receptor negative, are at significantly increased risk for subsequent ovarian cancer.
    • Lehrer S, Rheinstein PH, Green S, Rosenzweig KE.
    • Discov Med. 2016 Oct;22(121):209-213.
    • Ovarian cancer patients at high risk of BRCA mutation: the constitutional genetic characterization does not change prognosis.
    • Sabatier R, Lavit E, Moretta J, Lambaudie E, Noguchi T, Eisinger F, Cherau E, Provansal M, Livon D, Rabayrol L, Popovici C, Charaffe-Jauffret E, Sobol H, Viens P.
    • Fam Cancer. 2016 Oct;15(4):497-506. doi: 10.1007/s10689-016-9873-9.
    • Video-assisted genetic counseling in patients with ovarian, fallopian and peritoneal carcinoma.
    • Watson CH, Ulm M, Blackburn P, Smiley L, Reed M, Covington R, Bokovitz L, Tillmanns T.
    • Gynecol Oncol. 2016 Oct;143(1):109-12. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2016.07.094. Epub 2016 Jul 12.
    • New paradigms for BRCA1/BRCA2 testing in women with ovarian cancer: results of the Genetic Testing in Epithelial Ovarian Cancer (GTEOC) study.
    • Plaskocinska I, Shipman H, Drummond J, Thompson E, Buchanan V, Newcombe B, Hodgkin C, Barter E, Ridley P, Ng R, Miller S, Dann A, Licence V, Webb H, Tan LT, Daly M, Ayers S, Rufford B, Earl H, Parkinson C, Duncan T, Jimenez-Linan M, Sagoo GS, Abbs S, Hulbert-Williams N, Pharoah P, Crawford R, Brenton JD, Tischkowitz M.
    • J Med Genet. 2016 Oct;53(10):655-61. doi: 10.1136/jmedgenet-2016-103902. Epub 2016 May 12.
    • Genetic predisposition in gynecologic cancers.
    • Daniels MS, Lu KH.
    • Semin Oncol. 2016 Oct;43(5):543-547. doi: 10.1053/j.seminoncol.2016.08.005. Epub 2016 Sep 20.
    • Review
    • Familial prostate cancer.
    • Giri VN, Beebe-Dimmer JL.
    • Semin Oncol. 2016 Oct;43(5):560-565. doi: 10.1053/j.seminoncol.2016.08.001. Epub 2016 Aug 18.
    • Review
    • Consensus Guideline on Hereditary Genetic Testing for Patients With and Without Breast Cancer
    • ASBS Research committee
    • The American Society of Breast Surgeons. www.breastsurgeons.org. 2016 Sep 13.

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    Subject: American Society of Breast Surgeons Consenus Guidelines on Genetic Testing

    Subject: American Society of Breast Surgeons Consenus Guidelines on Genetic Testing

    • Finding all BRCA pathogenic mutation carriers: best practice models.
    • Hoogerbrugge N, Jongmans MC.
    • Eur J Hum Genet. 2016 Sep;24 Suppl 1:S19-26. doi: 10.1038/ejhg.2016.95.
    • Recommendations for the implementation of BRCA testing in the care and treatment pathways of ovarian cancer patients.
    • Pinto C, Bella MA, Capoluongo E, Carrera P, Clemente C, Colombo N, Cortesi L, De Rosa G, Fenizia F, Genuardi M, Gori S, Guarneri V, Marchetti A, Marchetti P, Normanno N, Pasini B, Pignata S, Radice P, Ricevuto E, Russo A, Tagliaferri P, Tassone P, Truini M, Varesco L.
    • Future Oncol. 2016 Sep;12(18):2071-5. doi: 10.2217/fon-2016-0189. Epub 2016 May 31.
    • Next-Generation Sequencing: Role in Gynecologic Cancers.
    • Evans T, Matulonis U.
    • J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2016 Sep;14(9):1165-73.
    • Review
    • All women with ovarian cancer should be offered genetic testing – so why aren’t they?
    • Emma Smith
    • Science Blog. Cancer Research UK. 2016 Aug 17.
    • Adherence Patterns to National Comprehensive Cancer Network Guidelines for Referral of Women With Breast Cancer to Genetics Professionals.
    • Stuckey A, Febbraro T, Laprise J, Wilbur JS, Lopes V, Robison K.
    • Am J Clin Oncol. 2016 Aug;39(4):363-7. doi: 10.1097/COC.0000000000000073.
    • Molecular Testing in Breast Cancer: A Guide to Current Practices.
    • Hagemann IS.
    • Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2016 Aug;140(8):815-24. doi: 10.5858/arpa.2016-0051-RA.
    • A Survey of BRCA1, BRCA2, and PALB2 mutations in women with breast cancer in Trinidad and Tobago.
    • Donenberg T, Ahmed H, Royer R, Zhang S, Narod SA, George S, Akbari MR, Ali J, Hurley J.
    • Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2016 Aug;159(1):131-8. doi: 10.1007/s10549-016-3870-4. Epub 2016 Jul 28.
    • Implementing rapid, robust, cost-effective, patient-centred, routine genetic testing in ovarian cancer patients.
    • George A, Riddell D, Seal S, Talukdar S, Mahamdallie S, Ruark E, Cloke V, Slade I, Kemp Z, Gore M, Strydom A, Banerjee S, Hanson H, Rahman N.
    • Sci Rep. 2016 Jul 13;6:29506. doi: 10.1038/srep29506.

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    Subject: Are We Just A Bunch of Health Care Money-Wasters Who Are Indirectly Responsible For People Getting Preventable Cancers?

    News:

    Streamlined genetic testing pathway is developed for women with ovarian cancer.

    Press: Simplified the Process. (GenomeWeb)

    Press: All women with ovarian cancer should be offered genetic testing – so why aren’t they? (Science Blog)

    • Detection of somatic BRCA1/2 mutations in ovarian cancer - next-generation sequencing analysis of 100 cases.
    • Magdalena K, Monika Z, Adam G, Magdalena R, Marzena L, Wojciech B, Janusz L, Bartosz W.
    • Cancer Med. 2016 Jul;5(7):1640-6. doi: 10.1002/cam4.748. Epub 2016 May 11.
    • Germline BRCA1/2 mutation testing is indicated in every patient with epithelial ovarian cancer: A systematic review.
    • Arts-de Jong M, de Bock GH, van Asperen CJ, Mourits MJ, de Hullu JA, Kets CM.
    • Eur J Cancer. 2016 Jul;61:137-45. doi: 10.1016/j.ejca.2016.03.009. Epub 2016 May 19.
    • Review
    • The Unbearably Slow Adoption of Genetic Cancer Tests
    • [No author given]
    • The Atlantic. 2016 Jul.

    Comments on NSGC Discussion Forum Cancer SIG

    Subject: Are We Just A Bunch of Health Care Money-Wasters Who Are Indirectly Responsible For People Getting Preventable Cancers?

    • The integration of BRCA testing into oncology clinics.
    • Percival N, George A, Gyertson J, Hamill M, Fernandes A, Davies E, Rahman N, Banerjee S.
    • Br J Nurs. 2016 Jun 23;25(12):690-4. doi: 10.12968/bjon.2016.25.12.690.
    • BRCA1 and BRCA2 Mutation Testing in Young Women With Breast Cancer.
    • Rosenberg SM, Ruddy KJ, Tamimi RM, Gelber S, Schapira L, Come S, Borges VF, Larsen B, Garber JE, Partridge AH.
    • JAMA Oncol. 2016 Jun 1;2(6):730-6. doi: 10.1001/jamaoncol.2015.5941.

    Editorial

    Increased Reach of Genetic Cancer Risk Assessment as a Tool for Precision Management of Hereditary Breast Cancer.

    Press: BRCA Mutation Testing Increasing in Younger Women (Medscape Oncology)

    Press: More than 'Angelina Jolie Effect': BRCA tests spike among breast cancer patients. (Fred Hutch News Service)

    Press: More Young Women With Breast Cancer Are Undergoing Genetic Testing, Study Finds. (GenomeWeb)

    • BRCA1/2 testing in newly diagnosed breast and ovarian cancer patients without prior genetic counselling: the DNA-BONus study.
    • Høberg-Vetti H, Bjorvatn C, Fiane BE, Aas T, Woie K, Espelid H, Rusken T, Eikesdal HP, Listøl W, Haavind MT, Knappskog PM, Haukanes BI, Steen VM, Hoogerbrugge N.
    • Eur J Hum Genet. 2016 Jun;24(6):881-8. doi: 10.1038/ejhg.2015.196. Epub 2015 Sep 9.
    • The influence of clinical and genetic factors on patient outcome in small cell carcinoma of the ovary, hypercalcemic type.
    • Witkowski L, Goudie C, Ramos P, Boshari T, Brunet JS, Karnezis AN, Longy M, Knost JA, Saloustros E, McCluggage WG, Stewart CJ, Hendricks WP, Cunliffe H, Huntsman DG, Pautier P, Levine DA, Trent JM, Berchuck A, Hasselblatt M, Foulkes WD.
    • Gynecol Oncol. 2016 Jun;141(3):454-60. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2016.03.013. Epub 2016 Mar 19.
    • Impact of Clinical Genetics Attendance at a Gynecologic Oncology Tumor Board on Referrals for Genetic Counseling and BRCA Mutation Testing.
    • Cohen PA, Nichols CB, Schofield L, Van Der Werf S, Pachter N.
    • Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2016 Jun;26(5):892-7. doi: 10.1097/IGC.0000000000000689.
    • Ovarian Cancer in Hereditary Cancer Susceptibility Syndromes.
    • Nakonechny QB, Gilks CB.
    • Surg Pathol Clin. 2016 Jun;9(2):189-99. doi: 10.1016/j.path.2016.01.003. Epub 2016 Apr 11.
    • Review
    • Early-onset breast cancer patients in the South and Southeast of Brazil should be tested for the TP53 p.R337H mutation.
    • Andrade KC, Santiago KM, Fortes FP, Mambelli LI, Nóbrega AF, Achatz MI.
    • Genet Mol Biol. 2016 May 24;39(2):199-202. doi: 10.1590/1678-4685-GMB-2014-0343.
    • Ovarian Cancer and BRCA1/2 Testing: Opportunities to Improve Clinical Care and Disease Prevention.
    • Karakasis K, Burnier JV, Bowering V, Oza AM, Lheureux S.
    • Front Oncol. 2016 May 11;6:119. doi: 10.3389/fonc.2016.00119. eCollection 2016.
    • Frequency of germline DNA genetic findings in an unselected prospective cohort of triple-negative breast cancer patients participating in a platinum-based neoadjuvant chemotherapy trial.
    • González-Rivera M, Lobo M, López-Tarruella S, Jerez Y, Del Monte-Millán M, Massarrah T, Ramos-Medina R, Ocaña I, Picornell A, Garzón SS, Pérez-Carbornero L, García-Saenz JA, Gómez H, Moreno F, Márquez-Rodas I, Fuentes H, Martin M.
    • Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2016 Apr;156(3):507-15. doi: 10.1007/s10549-016-3792-1. Epub 2016 Apr 15.
    • BRCA testing, treatment patterns and survival in platinum-sensitive recurrent ovarian cancer - an observational cohort study.
    • Unni SK, Schauerhamer MB, Deka R, Tyczynski JE, Fernandes AW, Stevens V, Brixner DI, Stenehjem DD.
    • J Ovarian Res. 2016 Mar 22;9(1):18. doi: 10.1186/s13048-016-0227-x.
    • Mutation Screening of BRCA Genes in 10 Iranian Males with Breast Cancer.
    • Zorrieh Zahra A, Kadkhoda S, Behjati F, Aghakhani Moghaddam F, Badiei A, Sirati F, Afshin Alavi H, Atri M, Omranipour R, Keyhani E.
    • Int J Mol Cell Med. 2016 Spring;5(2):114-22. Epub 2016 May 9.
    • Outcomes of Incidental Fallopian Tube High-Grade Serous Carcinoma and Serous Tubal Intraepithelial Carcinoma in Women at Low Risk of Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer.
    • Chay WY, McCluggage WG, Lee CH, Köbel M, Irving J, Millar J, Gilks CB, Tinker AV.
    • Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2016 Mar;26(3):431-6. doi: 10.1097/IGC.0000000000000639.
    • Cancer Survivorship Care: An Opportunity to Revisit Cancer Genetics.
    • Ruddy KJ, Risendal BC, Garber JE, Partridge AH.
    • J Clin Oncol. 2016 Feb 20;34(6):539-41. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2015.63.5375. Epub 2015 Dec 28.
    • A targeted approach to genetic counseling in breast cancer patients: the experience of an Italian local project.
    • La Verde N, Corsi F, Moretti A, Peissel B, Dalu D, Girelli S, Fasola C, Gambaro A, Roversi G, Azzollini J, Radice P, Pensotti V, Farina G, Manoukian S.
    • Tumori. 2016 Feb 4;102(1):45-50. doi: 10.5301/tj.5000407. Epub 2015 Sep 10.
    • Selecting Patients with Ovarian Cancer for Germline BRCA Mutation Testing: Findings from Guidelines and a Systematic Literature Review.
    • Eccles DM, Balmaña J, Clune J, Ehlken B, Gohlke A, Hirst C, Potter D, Schroeder C, Tyczynski JE, Gomez Garcia EB.
    • Adv Ther. 2016 Feb;33(2):129-50. doi: 10.1007/s12325-016-0281-1. Epub 2016 Jan 25.
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    Commentary

    Ovarian cancer prevention: Time for primetime?

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    Comment/Letter:

    Misreported family histories and underestimation of risk.

    Comment/Letter:

    Reply to D. Braun et al.

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    • Letter

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    Comments on NSGC Discussion Forum Cancer SIG

    Subject: Timing of referral for ovarian patients

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