Cultural Competency ~ Psychosocial
~ Genetics of Breast & Ovarian Cancer

All aspects of providing genetic care in HBOC for various cultures

List was last updated on Dec 5, 2019 @ 4:04 am.


    • Reducing Disparities in Receipt of Genetic Counseling for Underserved Women at Risk of Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer.
    • Sutton AL, Hurtado-de-Mendoza A, Quillin J, Rubinsak L, Temkin SM, Gal T, Sheppard VB.
    • J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2019 Nov 27. doi: 10.1089/jwh.2019.7984. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Do Women who Receive a Negative BRCA1/2 Risk Result Understand the Implications for Breast Cancer Risk?
    • Guan Y, Condit CM, Escoffery C, Bellcross CA, McBride CM.
    • Public Health Genomics. 2019 Oct 9:1-8. doi: 10.1159/000503129. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Genetic counselors' comfort and knowledge of cancer risk assessment for transgender patients.
    • Berro T, Zayhowski K, Field T, Channaoui N, Sotelo J.
    • J Genet Couns. 2019 Sep 27. doi: 10.1002/jgc4.1172. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Race/ethnicity and accuracy of self-reported female first-degree family history of breast and other cancers in the Northern California Breast Cancer Family Registry.
    • John EM, Canchola AJ, Sanagaramoorthy M, Koo J, Whittemore AS, West DW.
    • Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2019 Sep 5. pii: cebp.0444.2019. doi: 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-19-0444. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Global celebrities' effect on health awareness among Jordanians: A study using the case of Angelina Jolie.
    • Al-Hussaini M, Ammar K, Kasasbeh N, Sultan H, Al-Omari A.
    • J Genet Couns. 2019 Aug 6. doi: 10.1002/jgc4.1154. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Awareness and acceptability of population-based screening for pathogenic BRCA variants: Do race and ethnicity matter?
    • Rubinsak LA, Kleinman A, Quillin J, Gordon SW, Sullivan SA, Sutton AL, Sheppard VB, Temkin SM.
    • Gynecol Oncol. 2019 Jun 22. pii: S0090-8258(19)31320-4. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2019.06.009. [Epub ahead of print]
    • LGBTQ patients recommend improvements for their cancer care.
    • [No author given]
    • FORCE. XRAYS. 2019 Jun 20.

    Original research:

    "Treat us with dignity": a qualitative study of the experiences and recommendations of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) patients with cancer.

    • 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 testing and eHealth usage among Deaf women.
    • Kushalnagar P, Holcomb J, Sadler GR.
    • J Genet Couns. 2019 Jun 10. doi: 10.1002/jgc4.1134. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Understanding Factors Associated with Uptake of BRCA1/2 Genetic Testing among Orthodox Jewish Women in the USA Using a Mixed-Methods Approach.
    • Trivedi MS, Colbeth H, Yi H, Vanegas A, Starck R, Chung WK, Appelbaum PS, Kukafka R, Schechter I, Crew KD.
    • Public Health Genomics. 2019 Jun 4:1-11. doi: 10.1159/000499852. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Disparities in genetic services utilization in a random sample of young breast cancer survivors.
    • Nikolaidis C, Duquette D, Mendelsohn-Victor KE, Anderson B, Copeland G, Milliron KJ, Merajver SD, Janz NK, Northouse LL, Duffy SA, Katapodi MC.
    • Genet Med. 2019 Jun;21(6):1363-1370. doi: 10.1038/s41436-018-0349-1. Epub 2018 Nov 2.
    • Medical Mistrust in Black Breast Cancer Patients: Acknowledging the Roles of the Trustor and the Trustee.
    • Sutton AL, He J, Edmonds MC, Sheppard VB.
    • J Cancer Educ. 2019 Jun;34(3):600-607. doi: 10.1007/s13187-018-1347-3.
    • Cancer genetic counselors' experiences with transgender patients: A qualitative study.
    • Zayhowski K, Park J, Boehmer U, Gabriel C, Berro T, Campion M.
    • J Genet Couns. 2019 Jun;28(3):641-653. doi: 10.1002/jgc4.1092. Epub 2019 Feb 5.
    • Trans-counseling: A case series of transgender individuals at high risk for BRCA1 pathogenic variants.
    • Sacca RE, Koeller DR, Rana HQ, Garber JE, Morganstern DE.
    • J Genet Couns. 2019 Jun;28(3):708-716. doi: 10.1002/jgc4.1046. Epub 2019 Jan 24.
    • Developing a culturally targeted video to enhance the use of genetic counseling in Latina women at increased risk for hereditary breast and ovarian cancer.
    • Hurtado-de-Mendoza A, Graves KD, Gómez-Trillos S, Song M, Anderson L, Campos C, Carrera P, Ostrove N, Peshkin BN, Schwartz MD, Ficca N, Cupertino AP, Gonzalez N, Otero A, Huerta E, Sheppard VB.
    • J Community Genet. 2019 May 18. doi: 10.1007/s12687-019-00423-w. [Epub ahead of print]
    • A qualitative study on decision-making about BRCA1/2 testing in Italian women.
    • Battistuzzi L, Franiuk M, Kasparian N, Rania N, Migliorini L, Varesco L.
    • Eur J Cancer Care (Engl). 2019 May 5:e13083. doi: 10.1111/ecc.13083. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Trends in BRCA testing and socioeconomic deprivation.
    • Martin AP, Pedra G, Downing J, Collins B, Godman B, Alfirevic A, Pirmohamed M, Lynn Greenhalgh K.
    • Eur J Hum Genet. 2019 May 3. doi: 10.1038/s41431-019-0424-3. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Breast cancer stalked every woman in her family. She was determined it wouldn’t get her.
    • Reyes-Velarde A.
    • Los Angeles Times. Column One. 2019 Apr 25.

    Press: Behind the story: For a daughter of immigrants, a story stirs up memories of her own family. (Los Angeles Times)

    • Scientific supremacy as an obstacle to establishing and sustaining interdisciplinary dialogue across knowledge paradigms in health medicine.
    • Gripsrud BH, Solbrække KN.
    • Med Health Care Philos. 2019 Apr 25. doi: 10.1007/s11019-019-09901-x. [Epub ahead of print]

    Commentary:

    Our genes, our selves: hereditary breast cancer and biological citizenship in Norway.

    Our genes, our selves: hereditary breast cancer and biological citizenship in Norway.

    • Uptake of genetic testing for germline BRCA1/2 pathogenic variants in a predominantly Hispanic population.
    • McGuinness JE, Trivedi MS, Silverman T, Marte A, Mata J, Kukafka R, Crew KD.
    • Cancer Genet. 2019 Apr 24. pii: S2210-7762(19)30059-6. doi: 10.1016/j.cancergen.2019.04.063. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Factors Influencing Not Perceiving Family Health History Assessments as Important: Opportunities to Improve Dissemination of Evidence-Based Population Screening for Cancer.
    • Allen CG, Escoffery C, Haardörfer R, McBride CM.
    • Public Health Genomics. 2019 Apr 9:1-10. doi: 10.1159/000499125. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Racial/Ethnic Disparities in BRCA Counseling and Testing: a Narrative Review.
    • Williams CD, Bullard AJ, O'Leary M, Thomas R, Redding TS 4th, Goldstein K.
    • J Racial Ethn Health Disparities. 2019 Apr 8. doi: 10.1007/s40615-018-00556-7. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Review
    • Current Approaches to Cancer Genetic Counseling Services for Spanish-Speaking Patients.
    • Augusto B, Kasting ML, Couch FJ, Lindor NM, Vadaparampil ST.
    • J Immigr Minor Health. 2019 Apr;21(2):434-437. doi: 10.1007/s10903-018-0772-z.
    • Gaps in information about breast cancer risk and prevention impact African American women.
    • [No author given]
    • FORCE. XRAYS. 2019 Mar 14.

    Original research:

    Layers of information: interacting constraints on breast cancer risk-management by high-risk African American women.

    • A qualitative exploration of race-based differences in social support needs of diverse women with breast cancer on adjuvant therapy.
    • Paladino AJ, Anderson JN, Graff JC, Krukowski RA, Blue R, Jones TN, Buzaglo J, Kocak M, Vidal GA, Graetz I.
    • Psychooncology. 2019 Mar;28(3):570-576. doi: 10.1002/pon.4979. Epub 2019 Feb 5.
    • BRCA Testing Dichotomy in Saudi Arabia.
    • Abusanad A.
    • J Glob Oncol. 2019 Jan;(5):1-2. doi: 10.1200/JGO.18.00188.
    • Layers of information: interacting constraints on breast cancer risk-management by high-risk African American women.
    • Padamsee TJ, Meadows R, Hils M.
    • Ethn Health. 2018 Dec 27:1-24. doi: 10.1080/13557858.2018.1562053. [Epub ahead of print]

    Research news: Gaps in information about breast cancer risk and prevention impact African American women (FORCE. XRAYS.)

    • Black and Minority Ethnic women's decision-making for risk reduction strategies after BRCA testing: Use of context and knowledge.
    • Machirori M, Patch C, Metcalfe A.
    • Eur J Med Genet. 2018 Dec 12. pii: S1769-7212(18)30405-1. doi: 10.1016/j.ejmg.2018.12.006. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Psychosocial impact of BRCA testing in young Black breast cancer survivors.
    • Gonzalez BD, Hoogland AI, Kasting ML, Cragun D, Kim J, Ashing K, Holt CL, Hughes Halbert C, Pal T, Vadaparampil ST.
    • Psychooncology. 2018 Dec;27(12):2778-2785. doi: 10.1002/pon.4887. Epub 2018 Oct 9.
    • The influence of Malay cultural beliefs on breast cancer screening and genetic testing: A focus group study.
    • Shaw T, Ishak D, Lie D, Menon S, Courtney E, Li ST, Ngeow J.
    • Psychooncology. 2018 Dec;27(12):2855-2861. doi: 10.1002/pon.4902. Epub 2018 Oct 16.
    • Promoting guideline-based cancer genetic risk assessment for hereditary breast and ovarian cancer in ethnically and geographically diverse cancer survivors: Rationale and design of a 3-arm randomized controlled trial.
    • Kinney AY, Howell R, Ruckman R, McDougall JA, Boyce TW, Vicuña B, Lee JH, Guest DD, Rycroft R, Valverde PA, Gallegos KM, Meisner A, Wiggins CL, Stroup A, Paddock LE, Walters ST.
    • Contemp Clin Trials. 2018 Oct;73:123-135. doi: 10.1016/j.cct.2018.09.005. Epub 2018 Sep 18.
    • Breast cancer in transgender patients: A systematic review. Part 1: Male to female.
    • Hartley RL, Stone JP, Temple-Oberle C.
    • Eur J Surg Oncol. 2018 Oct;44(10):1455-1462. doi: 10.1016/j.ejso.2018.06.035. Epub 2018 Jul 25.
    • Review
    • Provider's Perceptions of Barriers and Facilitators for Latinas to Participate in Genetic Cancer Risk Assessment for Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer.
    • Hurtado-de-Mendoza A, Graves K, Gómez-Trillos S, Anderson L, Campos C, Evans C, Stearns S, Zhu Q, Gonzalez N, Sheppard VB.
    • Healthcare (Basel). 2018 Sep 17;6(3). pii: E116. doi: 10.3390/healthcare6030116.
    • Determinants of fertility issues experienced by young women diagnosed with breast or gynaecological cancer - a quantitative, cross-cultural study.
    • Sobota A, Ozakinci G.
    • BMC Cancer. 2018 Sep 6;18(1):874. doi: 10.1186/s12885-018-4766-y.
    • Response to "A Psychological Perspective on Factors Predicting Prophylactic Salpingo-Oophorectomy in a Sample of Italian Women from the General Population. Results from a Hypothetical Study in the Context of BRCA Mutations".
    • Cox DM.
    • J Genet Couns. 2018 Sep;27(5):1312-1313. doi: 10.1007/s10897-018-0280-2. Epub 2018 Jul 21.
    • Letter

    A Psychological Perspective on Factors Predicting Prophylactic Salpingo-Oophorectomy in a Sample of Italian Women from the General Population. Results from a Hypothetical Study in the Context of BRCA Mutations.

    Letter, Reply:

    Letter to the Editor: Response to Cox (2018).

    • Establishment of the Alabama Hereditary Cancer Cohort - strategies for the inclusion of underrepresented populations in cancer genetics research.
    • Bishop MR, Shah A, Shively M, Huskey ALW, Omeler SM, Bilgili EP, Jackson E, Daniell K, Stallworth E, Spina S, Shepp K, Bergstresser S, Davis A, Dean H, Gibson J, Johnson B, Merner ND.
    • Mol Genet Genomic Med. 2018 Sep;6(5):766-778. doi: 10.1002/mgg3.443. Epub 2018 Jul 1.
    • [The Population Need in Genetic Tests for Predisposition to Breast Cancer].
    • Ishkineeva FF, Ozerova KA, Kaveeva AD, Husnullina ES.
    • Probl Sotsialnoi Gig Zdravookhranenniiai Istor Med. 2018 Sep;26(5):276-281. doi: 10.32687/0869-866X-2018-26-5-276-281.
    • Review, [Article in Russian]
    • Identification as a Mutation Carrier and Effects on Life According to Experiences of Finnish Male BRCA1/2 Mutation Carriers.
    • Kajula O, Kuismin O, Kyngäs H.
    • J Genet Couns. 2018 Aug;27(4):874-884. doi: 10.1007/s10897-017-0209-1. Epub 2018 Jan 13.
    • The Cancer Worry Scale Revised for Breast Cancer Genetic Counseling.
    • Caruso A, Vigna C, Gremigni P.
    • Cancer Nurs. 2018 Jul/Aug;41(4):311-319. doi: 10.1097/NCC.0000000000000511.
    • A comparison of cancer risk assessment and testing outcomes in patients from underserved vs. tertiary care settings.
    • Rana HQ, Cochrane SR, Hiller E, Akindele RN, Nibecker CM, Svoboda LA, Cronin AM, Garber JE, Lathan CS.
    • J Community Genet. 2018 Jul;9(3):233-241. doi: 10.1007/s12687-017-0347-z. Epub 2017 Nov 18.
    • Cancer genetic counseling communication with low-income Chinese immigrants.
    • Cheng JKY, Guerra C, Pasick RJ, Schillinger D, Luce J, Joseph G.
    • J Community Genet. 2018 Jul;9(3):263-276. doi: 10.1007/s12687-017-0350-4. Epub 2017 Dec 1.
    • Clinical Cancer Genetics in a Lower-Middle Income Country: Considerations for Policymaking.
    • Ginsburg O, Narod SA.
    • J Glob Oncol. 2018 Jul;(4):1-3. doi: 10.1200/JGO.18.00081.

    Knowledge of Genetic Counseling Among Patients With Breast Cancer and Their Relatives at a Nigerian Teaching Hospital.

    • Our genes, our selves: hereditary breast cancer and biological citizenship in Norway.
    • Møller P, Hovig E.
    • Med Health Care Philos. 2018 Jun;21(2):239-242. doi: 10.1007/s11019-017-9803-0.

    Our genes, our selves: hereditary breast cancer and biological citizenship in Norway.

    Commentary, Reply:

    Scientific supremacy as an obstacle to establishing and sustaining interdisciplinary dialogue across knowledge paradigms in health medicine.

    • The Relationship Between Body Image, Gender, Subjective Norms, and the Decision to Undergo Preventive Mastectomy Among Arab and Jewish BRCA Carriers.
    • Kardosh M, Bar-Tal Y, Barnoy S.
    • Cancer Nurs. 2018 May/Jun;41(3):255-262. doi: 10.1097/NCC.0000000000000503.
    • Complex Medical Decision-Making for a Trans-Feminine Youth with a BRCA1 Mutation.
    • Wolf-Gould CS, Riley MR, Carswell JM.
    • LGBT Health. 2018 May/Jun;5(4):221-225. doi: 10.1089/lgbt.2017.0149.
    • Case report
    • A Trans-Feminine Youth with a BRCA1 Mutation: Case Study.
    • Wolf-Gould CS, Riley MR, Carswell JM.
    • LGBT Health. 2018 May/Jun;5(4):270-272. doi: 10.1089/lgbt.2017.0148. Epub 2018 May 11.
    • Letter, Case report
    • Challenges in recruiting African-American women for a breast cancer genetics study.
    • Compadre AJ, Simonson ME, Gray K, Runnells G, Kadlubar S, Zorn KK.
    • Hered Cancer Clin Pract. 2018 Apr 24;16:8. doi: 10.1186/s13053-018-0091-3. eCollection 2018.
    • Disparities in genetics assessment for women with ovarian cancer: Can we do better?
    • Manrriquez E, Chapman JS, Mak J, Blanco AM, Chen LM.
    • Gynecol Oncol. 2018 Apr;149(1):84-88. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2017.10.034.
    • Bilingual Cancer Genetic Education Modules for the Deaf Community: Development and Evaluation of the Online Video Material.
    • Boudreault P, Wolfson A, Berman B, Venne VL, Sinsheimer JS, Palmer C.
    • J Genet Couns. 2018 Apr;27(2):457-469. doi: 10.1007/s10897-017-0188-2. Epub 2017 Dec 20.
    • Provider Discussions of Genetic Tests With U.S. Women at Risk for a BRCA Mutation.
    • Hull LE, Haas JS, Simon SR.
    • Am J Prev Med. 2018 Feb;54(2):221-228. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2017.10.015. Epub 2017 Dec 11.
    • Racial/ethnic differences in multiple-gene sequencing results for hereditary cancer risk.
    • Caswell-Jin JL, Gupta T, Hall E, Petrovchich IM, Mills MA, Kingham KE, Koff R, Chun NM, Levonian P, Lebensohn AP, Ford JM, Kurian AW.
    • Genet Med. 2018 Feb;20(2):234-239. doi: 10.1038/gim.2017.96. Epub 2017 Jul 27.
    • Preferences for multigene panel testing for hereditary breast cancer risk among ethnically diverse BRCA-uninformative families.
    • Vicuña B, Delaney HD, Flores KG, Ballinger L, Royce M, Dayao Z, Pal T, Kinney AY.
    • J Community Genet. 2018 Jan;9(1):81-92. doi: 10.1007/s12687-017-0322-8. Epub 2017 Oct 2.
    • 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]
    • Insights into BRCA1/2 Genetic Counseling from Ethnically Diverse Latina Breast Cancer Survivors.
    • Rajpal N, Muñoz J, Peshkin BN, Graves KD.
    • J Genet Couns. 2017 Dec;26(6):1221-1237. doi: 10.1007/s10897-017-0096-5. Epub 2017 Apr 4.
    • Genetics of Breast and Gynecologic Cancers (PDQ®): Health Professional Version. Psychosocial Issues in Inherited Breast and Ovarian Cancer Syndromes. Uptake of Genetic Counseling and Genetic Testing. Factors influencing uptake of genetic counseling and genetic testing.
    • PDQ Cancer Genetics Editorial Board.
    • PDQ Cancer Information Summaries [Internet]. Bethesda, MD: National Cancer Institute. Updated 2017 Nov 30. Accessed 2017 Dec 8.
    • Genetics of Breast and Gynecologic Cancers (PDQ®): Health Professional Version. Psychosocial Issues in Inherited Breast and Ovarian Cancer Syndromes. Cultural/Community Effects.
    • PDQ Cancer Genetics Editorial Board.
    • PDQ Cancer Information Summaries [Internet]. Bethesda, MD: National Cancer Institute. Updated 2017 Nov 30. Accessed 2017 Dec 8.
    • [A survey of willingness about genetic counseling and tests in patients of epithelial ovarian cancer].
    • Li L, Qiu L, Wu M.
    • Zhonghua Yi Xue Za Zhi. 2017 Nov 21;97(43):3412-3415. doi: 10.3760/cma.j.issn.0376-2491.2017.43.011.
    • English Abstract, [Article in Chinese]
    • Improving Breast Cancer Screening and Care for Women With Severe Mental Illness.
    • Hwong AR, Mangurian C.
    • J Clin Oncol. 2017 Nov 2:JCO2017760462. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2017.76.0462. [Epub ahead of print]

    Impact of Preexisting Mental Illness on All-Cause and Breast Cancer-Specific Mortality in Elderly Patients With Breast Cancer.

    • Information Mismatch: Cancer Risk Counseling with Diverse Underserved Patients.
    • Joseph G, Pasick RJ, Schillinger D, Luce J, Guerra C, Cheng JK.
    • J Genet Couns. 2017 Oct;26(5):1090-1104. doi: 10.1007/s10897-017-0089-4. Epub 2017 Mar 13.
    • Impact of Panel Gene Testing for Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer on Patients.
    • Lumish HS, Steinfeld H, Koval C, Russo D, Levinson E, Wynn J, Duong J, Chung WK.
    • J Genet Couns. 2017 Oct;26(5):1116-1129. doi: 10.1007/s10897-017-0090-y. Epub 2017 Mar 29.

    Letter:

    Anxiety and Hereditary Testing Results.

    Letter, Reply:

    Response to Dr. Sorscher.

    • A Psychological Perspective on Factors Predicting Prophylactic Salpingo-Oophorectomy in a Sample of Italian Women from the General Population. Results from a Hypothetical Study in the Context of BRCA Mutations.
    • Gavaruzzi T, Tasso A, Franiuk M, Varesco L, Lotto L.
    • J Genet Couns. 2017 Oct;26(5):1144-1152. doi: 10.1007/s10897-017-0093-8. Epub 2017 Mar 23.

    Letter:

    Response to "A Psychological Perspective on Factors Predicting Prophylactic Salpingo-Oophorectomy in a Sample of Italian Women from the General Population. Results from a Hypothetical Study in the Context of BRCA Mutations".

    Letter, Reply:

    Letter to the Editor: Response to Cox (2018).

    • Anxiety and Hereditary Testing Results.
    • Sorscher S.
    • J Genet Couns. 2017 Oct;26(5):1162–1163. doi: 10.1007/s10897-017-0109-4. Epub 2017 May 24.
    • Letter

    Impact of Panel Gene Testing for Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer on Patients.

    Letter, Reply:

    Response to Dr. Sorscher.

    • Referral to cancer genetic counseling: do migrant status and patients’ educational background matter?
    • van der Giessen JAM, van Riel E, Velthuizen ME, van Dulmen AM, Ausems MGEM.
    • J Community Genet. 2017 Sep 4. doi: 10.1007/s12687-017-0326-4. [Epub ahead of print]
    • The Impact of Mental Illness on Uptake of Genetic Counseling for Hereditary Breast Cancer and Ovarian Cancer in a Multiethnic Cohort of Breast Cancer Patients.
    • Ackerman MG, Shapiro PA, Coe A, Trivedi MS, Crew KD.
    • Breast J. 2017 Sep;23(5):519-524. doi: 10.1111/tbj.12791. Epub 2017 Mar 21.
    • Cancer Counseling of Low-Income Limited English Proficient Latina Women Using Medical Interpreters: Implications for Shared Decision-Making.
    • Kamara D, Weil J, Youngblom J, Guerra C, Joseph G.
    • J Genet Couns. 2017 Aug 9. doi: 10.1007/s10897-017-0132-5. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Racial disparities in BRCA testing and cancer risk management across a population-based sample of young breast cancer survivors.
    • Cragun D, Weidner A, Lewis C, Bonner D, Kim J, Vadaparampil ST, Pal T.
    • Cancer. 2017 Jul 1;123(13):2497-2505. doi: 10.1002/cncr.30621. Epub 2017 Feb 9.
    • Predictors of BRCA1/2 genetic testing among Black women with breast cancer: a population-based study.
    • Jones T, McCarthy AM, Kim Y, Armstrong K.
    • Cancer Med. 2017 Jul;6(7):1787-1798. doi: 10.1002/cam4.1120. Epub 2017 Jun 19.
    • 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.
    • Population-Based Study of Attitudes toward BRCA Genetic Testing among Orthodox Jewish Women.
    • Tang EY, Trivedi MS, Kukufka R, Chung WK, David R, Respler L, Leifer S, Schechter I, Crew KD.
    • Breast J. 2017 May;23(3):333-337. doi: 10.1111/tbj.12736. Epub 2016 Nov 30.
    • Tracking the dissemination of a culturally targeted brochure to promote awareness of hereditary breast and ovarian cancer among Black women.
    • Scherr CL, Bomboka L, Nelson A, Pal T, Vadaparampil ST.
    • Patient Educ Couns. 2017 May;100(5):805-811. doi: 10.1016/j.pec.2016.10.026. Epub 2016 Oct 31.

    Editorial, Comment:

    Special section on psychological aspects of cancer: Patient and clinician perspectives.

    • Living Under a Cloud of Threat: The Experience of Iranian Female Caregivers with a first-degree relative with breast cancer.
    • Hashemi-Ghasemabadi M, Taleghani F, Kohan S, Yousefy A.
    • Psychooncology. 2017 May;26(5):625-631. doi: 10.1002/pon.4198. Epub 2016 Jul 14.
    • The experience of women carriers of BRCA mutations following risk-reducing surgery: A cultural perspective.
    • Mahat-Shamir M, Possick C.
    • Health Care Women Int. 2017 Apr;38(4):344-360. doi: 10.1080/07399332.2016.1267182. Epub 2016 Dec 7.
    • Breast cancer genetic counseling among Dutch patients from Turkish and Moroccan descent: participation determinants and perspectives of patients and healthcare professionals.
    • Baars JE, van Dulmen AM, Velthuizen ME, van Riel E, Ausems MG.
    • J Community Genet. 2017 Apr;8(2):97-108. doi: 10.1007/s12687-016-0290-4. Epub 2017 Jan 12.
    • Orthodox Jewish Thought Leaders' Insights Regarding BRCA Mutations: A Descriptive Study.
    • Bressler T, Popp B.
    • J Oncol Pract. 2017 Apr;13(4):e303-e309. doi: 10.1200/JOP.2016.015503. Epub 2016 Nov 22.
    • Our genes, our selves: hereditary breast cancer and biological citizenship in Norway.
    • Solbrække KN, Søiland H, Lode K, Gripsrud BH.
    • Med Health Care Philos. 2017 Mar;20(1):89-103. doi: 10.1007/s11019-016-9737-y.

    Commentary:

    Our genes, our selves: hereditary breast cancer and biological citizenship in Norway.

    Commentary, Reply:

    Scientific supremacy as an obstacle to establishing and sustaining interdisciplinary dialogue across knowledge paradigms in health medicine.

    • The Role of Knowledge on Genetic Counseling and Testing in Black Cancer Survivors at Increased Risk of Carrying a BRCA1/2 Mutation.
    • Hurtado-de-Mendoza A, Jackson MC, Anderson L, Sheppard VB.
    • J Genet Couns. 2017 Feb;26(1):113-121. doi: 10.1007/s10897-016-9986-1. Epub 2016 Jul 12.
    • Family involvement for breast cancer decision making among Chinese-American women.
    • Lee SK, Knobf MT.
    • Psychooncology. 2016 Dec;25(12):1493-1499. doi: 10.1002/pon.3989. Epub 2015 Sep 16.
    • Genomic Disparities in Breast Cancer Among Latinas.
    • Lynce F, Graves KD, Jandorf L, Ricker C, Castro E, Moreno L, Augusto B, Fejerman L, Vadaparampil ST.
    • Cancer Control. 2016 Oct;23(4):359-372.
    • Patient and genetic counselor perceptions of in-person versus telephone genetic counseling for hereditary breast/ovarian cancer.
    • Jacobs AS, Schwartz MD, Valdimarsdottir H, Nusbaum RH, Hooker GW, DeMarco TA, Heinzmann JE, McKinnon W, McCormick SR, Davis C, Forman AD, Lebensohn AP, Dalton E, Tully DM, Graves KD, Similuk M, Kelly S, Peshkin BN.
    • Fam Cancer. 2016 Oct;15(4):529-39. doi: 10.1007/s10689-016-9900-x.
    • Predictors of Self-Reported Family Health History of Breast Cancer.
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    • Discussing Genetic Testing With Patients With Breast Cancer in Developing Countries: Should We Be Judicious?
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    Concerns about cancer risk and experiences with genetic testing in a diverse population of patients with breast cancer.

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    Press: Emotional suppression and depressive symptoms in women newly diagnosed with early breast cancer. (Medscape)

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    Press: Women With Breast Cancer Concerned About Genetic Risk. (Medscape Oncology)

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    • Rates of risk-reducing surgery in Israeli BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation carriers.
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    • Factors Associated with Psychological Distress among Women of African Descent at High Risk for BRCA Mutations.
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    • Breast cancer knowledge and screening behaviour among women with a positive family history: a cross sectional study.
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    • Evaluation of breast self-examination (BSE) application in first and second degree relatives of patients with breast cancer.
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    • Sources of breast and cervical cancer information for Hmong women and men.
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    • BRCA1/2 testing and cancer risk management in underserved women at a public hospital.
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    • Breast cancer genetic testing awareness, attitudes and intentions of Latinas living along the US-Mexico border: a qualitative study.
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    Press: Cancer Screening Lags in Latinos With Family History. (Medscape/Reuters)

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    • What made her give up her breasts: a qualitative study on decisional considerations for contralateral prophylactic mastectomy among breast cancer survivors undergoing BRCA1/2 genetic testing.
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