Chemoprevention ~ Management
~ Genetics of Breast & Ovarian Cancer

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    • Medication Use to Reduce Risk of Breast Cancer: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement.
    • US Preventive Services Task Force, Owens DK, Davidson KW, Krist AH, Barry MJ, Cabana M, Caughey AB, Doubeni CA, Epling JW Jr, Kubik M, Landefeld CS, Mangione CM, Pbert L, Silverstein M, Tseng CW, Wong JB.
    • JAMA. 2019 Sep 3;322(9):857-867. doi: 10.1001/jama.2019.11885.

    Guidelines:

    Medication Use for the Risk Reduction of Primary Breast Cancer in Women: Updated Evidence Report and Systematic Review for the US Preventive Services Task Force.

    Editorial:

    Medications to Reduce Breast Cancer Risk: Promise and Limitations.

    Patient Page:

    Medications to Reduce Breast Cancer Risk.

    Audio Interview/CME: USPSTF Recommendation: Medication Use to Reduce Risk of Breast Cancer. (JN Learning)

    • Risk Assessment, Genetic Counseling, and Genetic Testing for BRCA-Related Cancer: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement.
    • US Preventive Services Task Force, Owens DK, Davidson KW, Krist AH, Barry MJ, Cabana M, Caughey AB, Doubeni CA, Epling JW Jr, Kubik M, Landefeld CS, Mangione CM, Pbert L, Silverstein M, Simon MA, Tseng CW, Wong JB.
    • JAMA. 2019 Aug 20;322(7):652-665. doi: 10.1001/jama.2019.10987.

    Evidence report, Review:

    Risk Assessment, Genetic Counseling, and Genetic Testing for BRCA-Related Cancer in Women: Updated Evidence Report and Systematic Review for the US Preventive Services Task Force.

    Guidelines [Internet]:

    Risk Assessment, Genetic Counseling, and Genetic Testing for BRCA1/2-Related Cancer in Women: A Systematic Review for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force [Internet].

    Editorial:

    Broadening Criteria for BRCA1/2 Evaluation: Placing the USPSTF Recommendation in Context.

    Editorial:

    USPSTF Recommendations for BRCA1 and BRCA2 Testing in the Context of a Transformative National Cancer Control Plan.

    Editorial:

    Hereditary Cancer Evaluation in 2019-a Rapidly Evolving Landscape.

    Editorial:

    US Preventive Services Task Force Breast Cancer Recommendation Statement on Risk Assessment, Genetic Counseling, and Genetic Testing for BRCA-Related Cancer.

    News:

    USPSTF Calls for More BRCA Screening.

    Patient Page:

    Should I Be Tested for BRCA Mutations?

    Audio Interview, CME Activity: USPSTF Recommendation: Assessment, Counseling, and Testing for BRCA-Related Cancer. (JAMA)

    Press: USPSTF Recommendations on BRCA Mutation Testing. (Medscape Oncology)

    • Risk Assessment, Genetic Counseling, and Genetic Testing for BRCA-Related Cancer in Women: Updated Evidence Report and Systematic Review for the US Preventive Services Task Force.
    • Nelson HD, Pappas M, Cantor A, Haney E, Holmes R.
    • JAMA. 2019 Aug 20;322(7):666-685. doi: 10.1001/jama.2019.8430.

    Guidelines:

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

    Guidelines:

    Risk Assessment, Genetic Counseling, and Genetic Testing for BRCA1/2-Related Cancer in Women: A Systematic Review for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force [Internet].

    • Should I Be Tested for BRCA Mutations?
    • Jin J.
    • JAMA. 2019 Aug 20;322(7):702. doi: 10.1001/jama.2019.11251.

    Guidelines:

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

    • USPSTF Recommendation: Assessment, Counseling, and Testing for BRCA-Related Cancer.
    • Mangione CM.
    • JAMA. 2019 Aug 20.

    Guidelines:

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

    • Prediagnosis aspirin use, DNA methylation, and mortality after breast cancer: A population-based study.
    • Wang T, McCullough LE, White AJ, Bradshaw PT, Xu X, Cho YH, Terry MB, Teitelbaum SL, Neugut AI, Santella RM, Chen J, Gammon MD.
    • Cancer. 2019 Aug 12. doi: 10.1002/cncr.32364. [Epub ahead of print]
    • 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.
    • Risk Assessment, Genetic Counseling, and Genetic Testing for BRCA1/2-Related Cancer in Women: A Systematic Review for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force [Internet].
    • Nelson HD, Pappas M, Cantor A, Haney E, Holmes R, Stillman L.
    • Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (US); 2019 Aug. Report No.: 19-05251-EF-1. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Evidence Syntheses, formerly Systematic Evidence Reviews.

    Guidelines:

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

    Guidelines:

    Risk Assessment, Genetic Counseling, and Genetic Testing for BRCA-Related Cancer in Women: Updated Evidence Report and Systematic Review for the US Preventive Services Task Force.

    • Hormone-based strategies for management of BrCa1 and 2 carriers.
    • Santen R.
    • Maturitas. 2019 Jun;124:120-121. doi: 10.1016/j.maturitas.2019.04.034.
    • Conference abstract, Review
    • Aspirin Treatment Effect and Association with PIK3CA Mutation in Breast Cancer: A Biomarker Analysis.
    • Zhou Y, Simmons J, Jordan CD, Sonbol MB, Maihle N, Tang SC.
    • Clin Breast Cancer. 2019 May 18. pii: S1526-8209(19)30066-7. doi: 10.1016/j.clbc.2019.05.004. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Factors associated with intentions for breast cancer risk management: Does risk group matter?
    • Conley CC, Agnese DM, Vadaparampil ST, Andersen BL.
    • Psychooncology. 2019 May;28(5):1119-1126. doi: 10.1002/pon.5066. Epub 2019 Apr 10.
    • Chemoprevention acceptance and adherence in women with high-risk breast lesions.
    • Roche CA, Tang R, Coopey SB, Hughes KS.
    • Breast J. 2019 Mar;25(2):190-195. doi: 10.1111/tbj.13064. Epub 2018 May 21

    Editorial:

    Applying the Hippocratic Oath in breast cancer-The case for promoting prevention.

    Press: Chemoprevention of Breast Cancer: Personal Touch Helps Uptake. (Medscape Oncology)

    • Mifepristone mediates anti-proliferative effect on ovarian mesenchymal stem/stromal cells from female BRCA1-/2- carriers.
    • Ponandai-Srinivasan S, Lalitkumar PG, Garcia L, Varghese SJ, Carlson JW, Gemzell-Danielsson K, Floter Radestad A.
    • Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand. 2019 Feb;98(2):250-261. doi: 10.1111/aogs.13485. Epub 2018 Nov 15.
    • Selected medical interventions in women with a deleterious BRCA mutation: a population-based study in British Columbia.
    • Hanley GE, McAlpine JN, Cheifetz R, Schrader KA, McCullum M, Huntsman D.
    • Curr Oncol. 2019 Feb;26(1):e17-e23. doi: 10.3747/co.26.4068. Epub 2019 Feb 1.
    • Assessing the medical workforces perceived barriers to the prescription of risk-reducing medication for women at high-risk of breast cancer.
    • Sutherland S, Meiser B, Kaur R, Mitchell G, Kirk J, Peate M, Tim Wong WK, Goodwin A.
    • Breast J. 2019 Jan;25(1):34-40. doi: 10.1111/tbj.13157. Epub 2018 Dec 7.
  1. Press: USPSTF Reaffirms Drugs for Women at High Risk for Breast Cancer. (Medscape Oncology)

    • 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
    • Chemoprevention in BRCA1 mutation carriers (CIBRAC): protocol for an open allocation crossover feasibility trial assessing mechanisms of chemoprevention with goserelin and anastrozole versus tamoxifen and acceptability of treatment.
    • Campbell AM, Morris M, Gallagher R, Boyd R, Carson H, Harkin DP, Wielogorska E, Elliott C, Savage KI, McIntosh SA.
    • BMJ Open. 2018 Dec 22;8(12):e023115. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-023115.
    • CYP2D6 phenotype, tamoxifen, and risk of contralateral breast cancer in the WECARE Study.
    • Brooks JD, Comen EA, Reiner AS, Orlow I, Leong SF, Liang X, Mellemkjær L, Knight JA, Lynch CF, John EM, Bernstein L, Woods M, Doody DR; WECARE Study collaborative group, Malone KE, Bernstein JL.
    • Breast Cancer Res. 2018 Dec 10;20(1):149. doi: 10.1186/s13058-018-1083-y.
    • No. 366-Gynaecologic Management of Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer.
    • Jacobson M, Bernardini M, Sobel ML, Kim RH, McCuaig J, Allen L.
    • J Obstet Gynaecol Can. 2018 Nov;40(11):1497-1510. doi: 10.1016/j.jogc.2018.05.046.
    • Guidelines

    [Article in French]:

    No 366 - Prise en charge gynécologique du cancer du sein et de l'ovaire héréditaire.

    • Inhibition of AKT suppresses the initiation and progression of BRCA1-associated mammary tumors.
    • Baek HJ, Kim SE, Kim JK, Shin DH, Kim TH, Kim KG, Deng CX, Kim SS.
    • Int J Biol Sci. 2018 Oct 3;14(13):1769-1781. doi: 10.7150/ijbs.29242. eCollection 2018.
    • Inhibition of Estrogen Signaling Reduces the Incidence of BRCA1-associated Mammary Tumor Formation.
    • Baek HJ, Kim SE, Choi EK, Kim JK, Shin DH, Park EJ, Kim TH, Kim JY, Kim KG, Deng CX, Kim SS.
    • Int J Biol Sci. 2018 Oct 3;14(12):1755-1768. doi: 10.7150/ijbs.28142. eCollection 2018.
    • Risk-Reducing Options for Women with a Hereditary Breast Cancer Predisposition.
    • Jatoi I.
    • Eur J Breast Health. 2018 Oct 1;14(4):189-193. doi: 10.5152/ejbh.2018.4324. eCollection 2018 Oct.

    Letter, Review:

    What The Surgeons Should Know About The Bilateral Prophylactic Mastectomy in BRCA Mutation Carriers.

    • 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.
    • Cancer risk management in Tasmanian women with BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations.
    • Kearton S, Wills K, Bunting M, Blomfield P, James PA, Burke J.
    • Fam Cancer. 2018 Jul;17(3):333-344. doi: 10.1007/s10689-017-0047-1.
    • Personalized prevention in high risk individuals: Managing hormones and beyond.
    • Evans DG, Howell SJ, Howell A.
    • Breast. 2018 Jun;39:139-147. doi: 10.1016/j.breast.2018.03.009. Epub 2018 Mar 30.
    • Review
    • Ovarian Cancer Prevention and Screening.
    • Menon U, Karpinskyj C, Gentry-Maharaj A.
    • Obstet Gynecol. 2018 May;131(5):909-927. doi: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000002580.
    • Review
    • Germline BRCA mutation in male carriers-ripe for precision oncology?
    • Leão RRN, Price AJ, James Hamilton R.
    • Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis. 2018 Apr;21(1):48-56. doi: 10.1038/s41391-017-0018-5. Epub 2017 Dec 14.
    • Review
    • RANKL and RANK: From Mammalian Physiology to Cancer Treatment.
    • Rao S, Cronin SJF, Sigl V, Penninger JM.
    • Trends Cell Biol. 2018 Mar;28(3):213-223. doi: 10.1016/j.tcb.2017.11.001. Epub 2017 Dec 11.
    • Review
    • Management of hereditary breast and ovarian cancer.
    • Yamauchi H, Takei J.
    • Int J Clin Oncol. 2018 Feb;23(1):45-51. doi: 10.1007/s10147-017-1208-9. Epub 2017 Nov 28.
    • Review
    • Surgical Findings and Outcomes in Premenopausal Breast Cancer Patients Undergoing Oophorectomy: A Multicenter Review From the Society of Gynecologic Surgeons Fellows Pelvic Research Network.
    • Harvey LFB, Abramson VG, Alvarez J, DeStephano C, Hur HC, Lee K, Mattingly P, Park B, Piszczek C, Seifi F, Stuparich M, Yunker A.
    • J Minim Invasive Gynecol. 2018 Jan;25(1):111-115. doi: 10.1016/j.jmig.2017.08.643. Epub 2017 Aug 15.
    • The Chemoprevention of Ovarian Cancer: the Need and the Options.
    • Kathawala RJ, Kudelka A, Rigas B.
    • Curr Pharmacol Rep. 2018;4(3):250-260. doi: 10.1007/s40495-018-0133-6. Epub 2018 May 2.
    • The Preventive Intervention of Hereditary Breast Cancer.
    • Cao A, Huang L, Shao Z.
    • Adv Exp Med Biol. 2017 [2017 Dec 28];1026:41-57. doi: 10.1007/978-981-10-6020-5_3.
    • Review
    • Prophylaxis of hereditary breast cancer.
    • de Groot JS, van Diest PJ, Derksen PWB.
    • Aging (Albany NY). 2017 Dec 8;9(12):2453-2454. doi: 10.18632/aging.101342.
    • Experiencing the cancer of a loved one influences decision-making for breast cancer prevention.
    • Padamsee TJ, Muraveva A, Yee LD, Wills CE, Paskett ED.
    • J Health Psychol. 2017 Dec 1:1359105317746480. doi: 10.1177/1359105317746480. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Deciding on breast cancer risk reduction: The role of counseling in individual decision-making - A qualitative study.
    • Blakeslee SB, McCaskill-Stevens W, Parker PA, Gunn CM, Bandos H, Bevers TB, Battaglia TA, Fagerlin A, Müller-Nordhorn J, Holmberg C.
    • Patient Educ Couns. 2017 Dec;100(12):2346-2354. doi: 10.1016/j.pec.2017.06.033. Epub 2017 Jun 27.
    • Primary Immunoprevention of Epithelial Ovarian Carcinoma by Vaccination against the Extracellular Domain of Anti-Müllerian Hormone Receptor II.
    • Mazumder S, Johnson JM, Swank V, Dvorina N, Martelli E, Ko J, Tuohy VK.
    • Cancer Prev Res (Phila). 2017 Nov;10(11):612-624. doi: 10.1158/1940-6207.CAPR-17-0154.

    Editorial:

    Targeting "Retired Antigens" for Cancer Immunoprevention.

    • Multi-institutional Evaluation of Women at High Risk of Developing Breast Cancer.
    • Hermel DJ, Wood ME, Chun J, Rounds T, Sands M, Schwartz S, Schnabel FR.
    • Clin Breast Cancer. 2017 Oct;17(6):427-432. doi: 10.1016/j.clbc.2017.04.005. Epub 2017 Apr 14.
    • Risk of uterine cancer for BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation carriers.
    • Lee YC, Milne RL, Lheureux S, Friedlander M, McLachlan SA, Martin KL, Bernardini MQ, Smith C, Picken S, Nesci S, Hopper JL, Phillips KA; Kathleen Cuningham Foundation Consortium for Research into Familial Breast Cancer (kConFab).
    • Eur J Cancer. 2017 Oct;84:114-120. doi: 10.1016/j.ejca.2017.07.004. Epub 2017 Aug 10.
    • Motivators and barriers of tamoxifen use as risk-reducing medication amongst women at increased breast cancer risk: a systematic literature review.
    • Meiser B, Wong WKT, Peate M, Julian-Reynier C, Kirk J, Mitchell G.
    • Hered Cancer Clin Pract. 2017 Sep 20;15:14. doi: 10.1186/s13053-017-0075-8. eCollection 2017.
    • Preferences for breast cancer risk reduction among BRCA1/BRCA2 mutation carriers: a discrete-choice experiment.
    • Liede A, Mansfield CA, Metcalfe KA, Price MA; Kathleen Cuningham Foundation Consortium for Research into Familial Breast Cancer, Snyder C, Lynch HT, Friedman S, Amelio J, Posner J, Narod SA, Lindeman GJ, Evans DG.
    • Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2017 Sep;165(2):433-444. doi: 10.1007/s10549-017-4332-3. Epub 2017 Jun 17.
    • Calmodulin-like protein 3 is an estrogen receptor alpha coregulator for gene expression and drug response in a SNP, estrogen, and SERM-dependent fashion.
    • Qin S, Ingle JN, Liu M, Yu J, Wickerham DL, Kubo M, Weinshilboum RM, Wang L.
    • Breast Cancer Res. 2017 Aug 18;19(1):95. doi: 10.1186/s13058-017-0890-x.
    • Risk Reduction Strategies in Breast Cancer Prevention.
    • Costa M, Saldanha P.
    • Eur J Breast Health. 2017 Jul 1;13(3):103-112. doi: 10.5152/ejbh.2017.3583. eCollection 2017 Jul.
    • Managing hereditary breast cancer risk in women with and without ovarian cancer.
    • Peters ML, Garber JE, Tung N.
    • Gynecol Oncol. 2017 Jul;146(1):205-214. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2017.04.013. Epub 2017 Apr 25.
    • Review
    • Intraductal cisplatin treatment in a BRCA-associated breast cancer mouse model attenuates tumor development but leads to systemic tumors in aged female mice.
    • de Groot JS, van Diest PJ, van Amersfoort M, Vlug EJ, Pan X, Ter Hoeve ND, Rosing H, Beijnen JH, Youssef SA, de Bruin A, Jonkers J, van der Wall E, Derksen PWB.
    • Oncotarget. 2017 Jun 15;8(37):60750-60763. doi: 10.18632/oncotarget.18490. eCollection 2017 Sep 22.
    • Metformin inhibits RANKL and sensitizes cancer stem cells to denosumab.
    • Cuyàs E, Martin-Castillo B, Bosch-Barrera J, Menendez JA.
    • Cell Cycle. 2017 Jun 3;16(11):1022-1028. doi: 10.1080/15384101.2017.1310353. Epub 2017 Apr 7.
    • Practice Patterns of Hereditary Ovarian Cancer Management in Korea.
    • Choi MC, Lim MC, Lee M, Kim MK, Suh DH, Song YJ, Kim TJ, Chang SJ, Kim JW.
    • Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2017 Jun;27(5):895-899. doi: 10.1097/IGC.0000000000000964.
    • Interventions to reduce the risk of ovarian and fallopian tube cancer: A European Menopause and Andropause Society Postition Statement.
    • Pérez-López FR, Ceausu I, Depypere H, Kehoe S, Lambrinoudaki I, Mueck A, Senturk LM, Simoncini T, Stevenson JC, Stute P, Rees M.
    • Maturitas. 2017 Jun;100:86-91. doi: 10.1016/j.maturitas.2017.03.003. Epub 2017 Mar 15.
    • BRCA1 haploinsufficiency cell-autonomously activates RANKL expression and generates denosumab-responsive breast cancer-initiating cells.
    • Cuyàs E, Corominas-Faja B, Muñoz-San Martín M, Martin-Castillo B, Lupu R, Brunet J, Bosch-Barrera J, Menendez JA.
    • Oncotarget. 2017 May 23;8(21):35019-35032. doi: 10.18632/oncotarget.16558.
    • Patient and medical barriers preclude uptake of tamoxifen preventative therapy in women with a strong family history.
    • Skandarajah AR, Thomas S, Shackleton K, Chin-Lenn L, Lindeman GJ, Mann GB.
    • Breast. 2017 Apr;32:93-97. doi: 10.1016/j.breast.2017.01.002. Epub 2017 Jan 18.
    • Loss of BRCA1 in the Cells of Origin of Ovarian Cancer Induces Glycolysis: A Window of Opportunity for Ovarian Cancer Chemoprevention.
    • Chiyoda T, Hart PC, Eckert MA, McGregor SM, Lastra RR, Hamamoto R, Nakamura Y, Yamada SD, Olopade OI, Lengyel E, Romero IL.
    • Cancer Prev Res (Phila). 2017 Apr;10(4):255-266. doi: 10.1158/1940-6207.CAPR-16-0281. Epub 2017 Mar 6.
    • Decision making for breast cancer prevention among women at elevated risk.
    • Padamsee TJ, Wills CE, Yee LD, Paskett ED.
    • Breast Cancer Res. 2017 Mar 24;19(1):34. doi: 10.1186/s13058-017-0826-5.
    • Prophylactic window therapy with the clinical PARP inhibitor olaparib delays BRCA1-deficient mammary tumour formation in mice.
    • van de Ven M, van der Burg E, van der Gulden H, Klarenbeek S, Bouwman P, Jonkers J.
    • J Pathol. 2017 Mar;241(4):511-521. doi: 10.1002/path.4857. Epub 2017 Jan 23.
    • An exploratory study of patients' views about being at high-risk for breast cancer and risk management beliefs and intentions, before and after risk counselling: Preliminary evidence of the influence of beliefs on post-counselling prevention intentions.
    • Paquet L, Simmonds L, Yang C, Verma S.
    • Patient Educ Couns. 2017 Mar;100(3):575-582. doi: 10.1016/j.pec.2016.10.005. Epub 2016 Oct 11.
    • Out-RANKing BRCA1 in Mutation Carriers.
    • Nolan E, Lindeman GJ, Visvader JE.
    • Cancer Res. 2017 Feb 1;77(3):595-600. doi: 10.1158/0008-5472.CAN-16-2025. Epub 2017 Jan 19.
    • Review
    • Updates on the role of receptor activator of nuclear factor κB/receptor activator of nuclear factor κB ligand/osteoprotegerin pathway in breast cancer risk and treatment.
    • Bayer CM, Beckmann MW, Fasching PA.
    • Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol. 2017 Feb;29(1):4-11. doi: 10.1097/GCO.0000000000000333.
    • Review
    • [Diagnosis and Treatment of HBOC Syndrome by a Breast Surgical Oncologist].
    • Kida K, Murai M, Yamauchi H.
    • Gan To Kagaku Ryoho. 2017 Feb;44(2):111-115.
    • Review, [Article in Japanese]
    • Using Breast Cancer Risk Associated Polymorphisms to Identify Women for Breast Cancer Chemoprevention.
    • Ziv E, Tice JA, Sprague B, Vachon CM, Cummings SR, Kerlikowske K.
    • PLoS One. 2017 Jan 20;12(1):e0168601. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0168601. eCollection 2017.
    • Chemopreventive effects of ROS targeting in a murine model of BRCA1-deficient breast cancer.
    • Li M, Yu X, Chen Q.
    • Cancer Res. 2017 Jan 15;77(2):448-458. doi: 10.1158/0008-5472.CAN-16-2350. Epub 2016 Nov 4.
    • Can we prevent BRCA1-associated breast cancer by RANKL inhibition?
    • Kotsopoulos J, Singer C, Narod SA.
    • Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2017 Jan;161(1):11-16. doi: 10.1007/s10549-016-4029-z. Epub 2016 Oct 25.
    • Review
    • Plasma osteoprotegerin and breast cancer risk in BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation carriers.
    • Odén L, Akbari M, Zaman T, Singer CF, Sun P, Narod SA, Salmena L, Kotsopoulos J.
    • Oncotarget. 2016 Dec 27;7(52):86687-86694. doi: 10.18632/oncotarget.13417.
    • Prevention of breast cancer.
    • Olver IN.
    • Med J Aust. 2016 Nov 21;205(10):475-479.
    • Review
    • RANKL/RANK: from bone loss to the prevention of breast cancer.
    • Sigl V, Jones LP, Penninger JM.
    • Open Biol. 2016 Nov;6(11). pii: 160230.
    • Management of women with a hereditary predisposition for breast cancer.
    • Jatoi I, Benson JR.
    • Future Oncol. 2016 Oct;12(19):2277-88. doi: 10.2217/fon-2016-0186. Epub 2016 Jul 7.
    • Review
    • Pharmacoprevention for hereditary breast and ovarian cancer.
    • Cazzaniga M, Bonanni B.
    • Minerva Ginecol. 2016 Oct;68(5):517-35. Epub 2016 Feb 29.
    • Review
    • Risk-reducing surgery on the uterine adnexa: timing and type of surgical treatment, and pathology report.
    • Signorelli M, Bogani G, Ditto A, Martinelli F, Chiappa V, Lopez C, Scaffa C, Lorusso D, Raspagliesi F.
    • Minerva Ginecol. 2016 Oct;68(5):536-43. Epub 2016 Feb 4.
    • Review
    • RANKL Blockade May Aid Breast Cancer Prevention in High-Risk Patients.
    • [No authors listed]
    • Cancer Discov. 2016 Aug;6(8):816. doi: 10.1158/2159-8290.CD-RW2016-125. Epub 2016 Jul 8.
    • RANK ligand as a potential target for breast cancer prevention in BRCA1-mutation carriers.
    • Nolan E, Vaillant F, Branstetter D, Pal B, Giner G, Whitehead L, Lok SW, Mann GB; Kathleen Cuningham Foundation Consortium for Research into Familial Breast Cancer (kConFab), Rohrbach K, Huang LY, Soriano R, Smyth GK, Dougall WC, Visvader JE, Lindeman GJ.
    • Nat Med. 2016 Aug;22(8):933-9. doi: 10.1038/nm.4118. Epub 2016 Jun 20.
    • Proliferation and ovarian hormone signaling are impaired in normal breast tissues from women with BRCA1 mutations: benefit of a progesterone receptor modulator treatment as a breast cancer preventive strategy in women with inherited BRCA1 mutations.
    • Communal L, Vilasco M, Hugon-Rodin J, Courtin A, Mourra N, Lahlou N, Le Guillou M, Perrault de Jotemps M, Chauvet MP, Chaouat M, Pujol P, Feunteun J, Delaloge S, Forgez P, Gompel A.
    • Oncotarget. 2016 Jul 19;7(29):45317-45330. doi: 10.18632/oncotarget.9638.
    • RANKL/RANK control Brca1 mutation-driven mammary tumors.
    • Sigl V, Owusu-Boaitey K, Joshi PA, Kavirayani A, Wirnsberger G, Novatchkova M, Kozieradzki I, Schramek D, Edokobi N, Hersl J, Sampson A, Odai-Afotey A, Lazaro C, Gonzalez-Suarez E, Pujana MA, Cimba F, Heyn H, Vidal E, Cruickshank J, Berman H, Sarao R, Ticevic M, Uribesalgo I, Tortola L, Rao S, Tan Y, Pfeiler G, Lee EY, Bago-Horvath Z, Kenner L, Popper H, Singer C, Khokha R, Jones LP, Penninger JM.
    • Cell Res. 2016 Jul;26(7):761-74. doi: 10.1038/cr.2016.69. Epub 2016 May 31.

    Prevention of breast cancer by RANKL/RANK blockade.

    • Targeted Vaccination against Human α-Lactalbumin for Immunotherapy and Primary Immunoprevention of Triple Negative Breast Cancer.
    • Tuohy VK, Jaini R, Johnson JM, Loya MG, Wilk D, Downs-Kelly E, Mazumder S.
    • Cancers (Basel). 2016 Jun 16;8(6). pii: E56. doi: 10.3390/cancers8060056.
    • What is new in the surgical management and prevention of breast cancer?
    • Spillane AJ.
    • Med J Aust. 2016 May 2;204(8):311-4.
    • [Hormonotherapy for breast cancer prevention: What about women with genetic predisposition to breast cancer?].
    • Sénéchal C, Reyal F, Callet N, This P, Noguès C, Stoppa-Lyonnet D, Fourme E.
    • Bull Cancer. 2016 Mar;103(3):273-81. doi: 10.1016/j.bulcan.2016.01.001. Epub 2016 Feb 3.
    • Review, [Article in French]
    • Influence of Personal Exposure to the Cancer of a Loved One on the Breast Cancer Prevention Decisions of High Risk Women.
    • Padamsee TJ, Muraveva A, Wills C, Yee L, Paskett E.
    • Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2016 Mar;25(3):561. 40th Annual (2016) ASPO meeting. doi: 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-16-0090.
    • Conference abstract
    • Differing Perspectives on Breast Cancer Chemoprevention.
    • Jordan VC.
    • JAMA Oncol. 2016 Feb 1;2(2):276. doi: 10.1001/jamaoncol.2015.3906.
    • Comment, Letter

    Viewpoint

    Tamoxifen Chemoprevention—End of the Road?

    Comment / Letter

    Reply / Letter

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    Editorial, Comment:

    Breast cancer chemoprevention: the saga of underuse continues.

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    Comment:

    Breast cancer chemoprevention: little progress in practice?

    • Affordable Care Act to Cover Chemoprevention for Women at High Risk for Breast Cancer.
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    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.
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    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.

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    Practice Guideline:

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    • Re: CYP2D6 Genotyping and the Use of Tamoxifen in Breast Cancer.
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    Letter, Reply:

    Response.

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    Patient Education Handout:

    Summaries for patients. Using medications to decrease the risk for breast cancer in women: recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.

    • Summaries for patients. Using medications to decrease the risk for breast cancer in women: recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.
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    Practice Guideline:

    Medications to decrease the risk for breast cancer in women: recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendation statement.

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    Letter, Comment:

    Age-related decline in DNA repair function explains diminished ovarian reserve, earlier menopause, and possible oocyte vulnerability to chemotherapy in women with BRCA mutations.

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    See PubMed abstract for multiple related items.

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    Press: Tamoxifen Cuts Risk for Breast Cancer in BRCA Carriers. (Medscape)

    Press: Tamoxifen for prevention in high-risk breast cancer. (Medical News Today)

    Press: In BRCA, Tamoxifen May Reduce Contralateral Breast Cancer Risk. (Clinical Oncology News)

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    Comments on NSGC Discussion Forum Cancer SIG

    Subject: BRCA mutations and endometrial cancer

    Subject: Article request

    • NICE recommends preventive drugs for breast cancer.
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    • Results from a randomized trial of a web-based, tailored decision aid for women at high risk for breast cancer.
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    Meta-Analysis, Review:

    Selective oestrogen receptor modulators in prevention of breast cancer: an updated meta-analysis of individual participant data.

    • Selective oestrogen receptor modulators in prevention of breast cancer: an updated meta-analysis of individual participant data.
    • Cuzick J, Sestak I, Bonanni B, Costantino JP, Cummings S, DeCensi A, Dowsett M, Forbes JF, Ford L, LaCroix AZ, Mershon J, Mitlak BH, Powles T, Veronesi U, Vogel V, Wickerham DL; SERM Chemoprevention of Breast Cancer Overview Group.
    • Lancet. 2013 May 25;381(9880):1827-34. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(13)60140-3. Epub 2013 Apr 30.

    Comment:

    Breast cancer prevention: SERMs come of age.

    Comment:

    Meta-analysis: selective estrogen-receptor modulators reduce breast cancer incidence.

    • Use of medications to reduce risk for primary breast cancer: a systematic review for the u.s. Preventive services task force.
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    News:

    Breast cancer drugs should be offered to healthy but high risk women, US panel concludes.

    Press: Chemoprevention for Women at High Risk for Breast Cancer. (Medscape)

    • Lipid metabolism genes in contralateral unaffected breast and estrogen receptor status of breast cancer.
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    Comment, Editorial:

    Decision aids for breast cancer chemoprevention.

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