Decision-Making ~ Management
~ Genetics of Breast & Ovarian Cancer

Decision-making around issues of management and prevention, including information needs, adherence, etc.

List was last updated on Nov 26, 2019 @ 7:54 am.


    • Preventing Ovarian Cancer in High-risk Women: One Surgery at a Time.
    • Swanson CL, Bakkum-Gamez JN.
    • Clin Obstet Gynecol. 2019 Nov 22. doi: 10.1097/GRF.0000000000000499. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Review
    • Men With BRCA2 Should Be Screened for Prostate Cancer.
    • Davenport L.
    • Medscape Oncology. 2019 Nov 8.

    Original research:

    Interim Results from the IMPACT Study: Evidence for Prostate-specific Antigen Screening in BRCA2 Mutation Carriers.

    • Breast cancer surveillance for BRCA1/2 mutation carriers - is "early detection" early enough?
    • Bernstein-Molho R, Kaufman B, Ben David MA, Sklair-Levy M, Feldman DM, Zippel D, Laitman Y, Friedman E.
    • Breast. 2019 Nov 6;49:81-86. doi: 10.1016/j.breast.2019.10.012. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Clinical utility of hereditary cancer panel testing: Impact of PALB2, ATM, CHEK2, NBN, BRIP1, RAD51C, and RAD51D results on patient management and adherence to provider recommendations.
    • Vysotskaia V, Kaseniit KE, Bucheit L, Ready K, Price K, Johansen Taber K.
    • Cancer. 2019 Nov 4. doi: 10.1002/cncr.32572. [Epub ahead of print]
    • "How do we rally around the one who was positive?" Familial uncertainty management in the context of men managing BRCA-related cancer risks.
    • Rauscher EA, Dean M, Campbell-Salome G, Barbour JB.
    • Soc Sci Med. 2019 Oct 11;242:112592. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2019.112592. [Epub ahead of print]
    • All For BRCA, BRCA For All?
    • Resta R.
    • The DNA Exchange. 2019 Oct 7.
    • Interim Results from the IMPACT Study: Evidence for Prostate-specific Antigen Screening in BRCA2 Mutation Carriers.
    • Page EC, Bancroft EK, Brook MN, Assel M, Hassan Al Battat M, Thomas S, Taylor N, Chamberlain A, Pope J, Raghallaigh HN, Evans DG, Rothwell J, Mahle L, Grindedal EMM, James P, Mascarenhas L, McKinley J, Side L, Thomas T, van Asperen C, Vasen H, Kiemeney LA, Ringelberg J, Jensen TD, Osther PJS, Helfand BT, Genova E, Oldenburg RA, Cybulski C, Wokolorczyk D, Ong KR, Huber C, Lam J, Taylor L, Salinas M, Feliubadaló L, Oosterwijk JC, van Zelst-Stams W, Cook J, Rosario DJ, Domchek S, Powers J, Buys S, O'Toole K, Ausems MGEM, Schmutzler RK, Rhiem K, Izatt L, Tripathi V, Teixeira MR, Cardoso M, Foulkes WD, Aprikian A, van Randeraad H, Davidson R, Longmuir M, Ruijs MWG, Helderman van den Enden ATJM, Adank M, Williams R, Andrews L, Murphy DG, Halliday D, Walker L, Liljegren A, Carlsson S, Azzabi A, Jobson I, Morton C, Shackleton K, Snape K, Hanson H, Harris M, Tischkowitz M, Taylor A, Kirk J, Susman R, Chen-Shtoyerman R, Spigelman A, Pachter N, Ahmed M, Ramon Y Cajal T, Zgajnar J, Brewer C, Gadea N, Brady AF, van Os T, Gallagher D, Johannsson O, Donaldson A, Barwell J, Nicolai N, Friedman E, Obeid E, Greenhalgh L, Murthy V, Copakova L, Saya S, McGrath J, Cooke P, Rønlund K, Richardson K, Henderson A, Teo SH, Arun B, Kast K, Dias A, Aaronson NK, Ardern-Jones A, Bangma CH, Castro E, Dearnaley D, Eccles DM, Tricker K, Eyfjord J, Falconer A, Foster C, Gronberg H, Hamdy FC, Stefansdottir V, Khoo V, Lindeman GJ, Lubinski J, Axcrona K, Mikropoulos C, Mitra A, Moynihan C, Rennert G, Suri M, Wilson P, Dudderidge T; IMPACT Study Collaborators, Offman J, Kote-Jarai Z, Vickers A, Lilja H, Eeles RA.
    • Eur Urol. 2019 Sep 12. pii: S0302-2838(19)30668-2. doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2019.08.019. [Epub ahead of print]

    Research news, Conference report: Men With BRCA2 Should Be Screened for Prostate Cancer. (Medscape)

    Research news: The IMPACT of BRCA2 in prostate cancer. (Nature Reviews Urology)

    • Patient-physician relationships, health self-efficacy, and gynecologic cancer screening among women with Lynch syndrome.
    • McGarragle KM, Aronson M, Semotiuk K, Holter S, Hare CJ, Ferguson SE, Cohen Z, Hart TL.
    • Hered Cancer Clin Pract. 2019 Aug 13;17:24. doi: 10.1186/s13053-019-0123-7. eCollection 2019.
    • Participation in a Novel Trial Assessing Prophylactic Breast Irradiation: The Importance of Input from the Radiation Oncologist.
    • Evron E, Goldberg H, Ben-David MA, Corn BW.
    • Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2019 Aug 10. pii: S0360-3016(19)33636-3. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2019.08.004. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Effectiveness of decision aids for female BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation carriers: a systematic review.
    • Krassuski L, Vennedey V, Stock S, Kautz-Freimuth S.
    • BMC Med Inform Decis Mak. 2019 Aug 1;19(1):154. doi: 10.1186/s12911-019-0872-2.
    • Clinical Management of Patients at Risk for Hereditary Breast Cancer with Variants of Uncertain Significance in the Era of Multigene Panel Testing.
    • Chang J, Seng S, Yoo J, Equivel P, Lum SS.
    • Ann Surg Oncol. 2019 Jul 24. doi: 10.1245/s10434-019-07595-2. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Willingness to decrease mammogram frequency among women at low risk for hereditary breast cancer.
    • Guan Y, Nehl E, Pencea I, Condit CM, Escoffery C, Bellcross CA, McBride CM.
    • Sci Rep. 2019 Jul 3;9(1):9599. doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-45967-6.
    • Risk-reducing surgery in BRCA1/BRCA2 mutation carriers: are there factors associated with the choice?
    • Manoukian S, Alfieri S, Bianchi E, Peissel B, Azzollini J, Borreani C.
    • Psychooncology. 2019 Jul 1. doi: 10.1002/pon.5166. [Epub ahead of print]
    • How Safe Is Hormone Replacement Therapy After Risk-Reducing Salpingo-oophorectomy in Women With BRCA Mutations?
    • Markman M.
    • Medscape Oncology. 2019 Jun 14.

    Original research:

    Hormone replacement therapy after risk reducing salpingo-oophorectomy in patients with BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutations; a systematic review of risks and benefits.

    • A young woman's story of genetic testing and risk-reducing mastectomy.
    • [No author given]
    • FORCE. XRAYS. 2019 Jun 6.

    Narrative: I Had a Preventive Mastectomy—Then Found Out I Already Had Breast Cancer. (Health)

    • Choosing high-risk screening vs. surgery and the effect of treatment modality on anxiety and breast-specific sensuality in BRCA mutation carriers.
    • Rojas KE, Butler E, Gutierrez J, Kwait R, Laprise J, Wilbur JS, Spinette S, Raker CA, Robison K, Legare R, Gass J, Stuckey A.
    • Gland Surg. 2019 Jun;8(3):249-257. doi: 10.21037/gs.2019.04.08.
    • Online decision support for persons having a genetic predisposition to cancer and their partners during reproductive decision-making.
    • Reumkens K, Tummers MHE, Gietel-Habets JJG, van Kuijk SMJ, Aalfs CM, van Asperen CJ, Ausems MGEM, Collée M, Dommering CJ, Kets CM, van der Kolk LE, Oosterwijk JC, Tjan-Heijnen VCG, van der Weijden T1, de Die-Smulders CEM, van Osch LADM.
    • J Genet Couns. 2019 Jun;28(3):533-542. doi: 10.1002/jgc4.1056. Epub 2018 Dec 21.
    • NF1 Patients Receiving Breast Cancer Screening: Insights from The Ontario High Risk Breast Screening Program.
    • Maani N, Westergard S, Yang J, Scaranelo AM, Telesca S, Thain E, Schachter NF, McCuaig JM, Kim RH.
    • Cancers (Basel). 2019 May 22;11(5). pii: E707. doi: 10.3390/cancers11050707.
    • Effectiveness of interventions to identify and manage patients with familial cancer risk in primary care: a systematic review.
    • Lee SI, Patel M, Dutton B, Weng S, Luveta J, Qureshi N.
    • J Community Genet. 2019 May 6. doi: 10.1007/s12687-019-00419-6. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Review
    • Understanding BRCA Mutation Carriers' Preferences for Communication of Genetic Modifiers of Breast Cancer Risk.
    • Hovick SR, Tan N, Morr L, Senter L, Kinnamon DD, Pyatt RE, Toland AE.
    • J Health Commun. 2019 May 6:1-8. doi: 10.1080/10810730.2019.1604912. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Accuracy in risk understanding among BRCA1/2-mutation carriers.
    • Speiser D, Rebitschek FG, Feufel MA, Brand H, Besch L, Kendel F.
    • Patient Educ Couns. 2019 May 5. pii: S0738-3991(18)30887-5. doi: 10.1016/j.pec.2019.05.007. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Decisional conflict among breast cancer patients considering contralateral prophylactic mastectomy.
    • Manne S, Smith B, Mitarotondo A, Frederick S, Toppmeyer D, Kirstein L.
    • Patient Educ Couns. 2019 May;102(5):902-908. doi: 10.1016/j.pec.2018.12.008. Epub 2018 Dec 10.
    • 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.
    • "A natural progression" - Australian women's attitudes about an individualised breast screening model.
    • Lippey J, Keogh LA, Mann GB, Campbell IG, Forrest LE.
    • Cancer Prev Res (Phila). 2019 Apr 19. pii: canprevres.0443.2018. doi: 10.1158/1940-6207.CAPR-18-0443. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Insights into BRCA Cancer Predisposition from Integrated Germline and Somatic Analyses in 7632 Cancers.
    • Yost S, Ruark E, Alexandrov LB, Rahman N.
    • JNCI Cancer Spectr. 2019 Apr 19;3(2):pkz028. doi: 10.1093/jncics/pkz028. eCollection 2019 Jun.
    • "It felt like unfinished business, it feels like that's finished now": Women's experiences of decision making around Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy (CPM).
    • Tollow P, Williams VS, Harcourt D, Paraskeva N.
    • Psychooncology. 2019 Apr 8. doi: 10.1002/pon.5086. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Predictive Power of PEN-3 Model Constructs in Breast Cancer Screening Behaviors among Teachers: A Cross- Sectional Study in Central Iran.
    • Moghaddam ES, Shahnazi H, Hassanzadeh A.
    • Eur J Breast Health. 2019 Apr 1;15(2):105-110. doi: 10.5152/ejbh.2019.4417. eCollection 2019 Apr.
    • What The Surgeons Should Know About The Bilateral Prophylactic Mastectomy in BRCA Mutation Carriers.
    • Franceschini G, Masetti R.
    • Eur J Breast Health. 2019 Apr 1;15(2):135-136. doi: 10.5152/ejbh.2019.4651. eCollection 2019 Apr.

    Review:

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

    • Exploring the preferences of involved health professionals regarding the implementation of an online decision aid to support couples during reproductive decision-making in hereditary cancer: a mixed methods approach.
    • Reumkens K, de Die-Smulders CEM, van Osch LADM.
    • Fam Cancer. 2019 Apr;18(2):285-291. doi: 10.1007/s10689-019-00119-7.
    • Hormone replacement therapy after risk reducing salpingo-oophorectomy in patients with BRCA1 or BRCA2
    • Gordhandas S, Norquist BM, Pennington KP, Yung RL, Laya MB, Swisher EM.
    • Gynecol Oncol. 2019 Apr;153(1):192-200. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2018.12.014. Epub 2019 Jan 17.
    • Review

    Commentary: How Safe Is Hormone Replacement Therapy After Risk-Reducing Salpingo-oophorectomy in Women With BRCA Mutations? (Medscape Oncology)

    • Risk perception and screening behavior of Filipino women at risk for breast cancer: implications for cancer genetic counseling.
    • Lagarde JBB, Laurino MY, San Juan MD, Cauyan JML, Tumulak MJR, Ventura ER.
    • J Community Genet. 2019 Apr;10(2):281-289. doi: 10.1007/s12687-018-0391-3. Epub 2018 Sep 27.
    • 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.

    • Concerns and Expectations of Risk-Reducing Surgery in Women with Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Syndrome.
    • Modaffari P, Ponzone R, Ferrari A, Cipullo I, Liberale V, D'Alonzo M, Maggiorotto F, Biglia N.
    • J Clin Med. 2019 Mar 5;8(3). pii: E313. doi: 10.3390/jcm8030313.
    • 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)

    • The influence of BRCA variants of unknown significance on cancer risk management decision-making.
    • Chern JY, Lee SS, Frey MK, Lee J, Blank SV.
    • J Gynecol Oncol. 2019 Feb 27. doi: 10.3802/jgo.2019.30.e60. [Epub ahead of print]

    Editorial:

    Clinical significance of variants of unknown significances in BRCA genes.

    • Economic modeling of risk-adapted screen-and-treat strategies in women at high risk for breast or ovarian cancer.
    • Müller D, Danner M, Schmutzler R, Engel C, Wassermann K, Stollenwerk B, Stock S, Rhiem K.
    • Eur J Health Econ. 2019 Feb 21. doi: 10.1007/s10198-019-01038-1. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Trends in use of bilateral prophylactic mastectomy vs high-risk surveillance in unaffected carriers of inherited breast cancer syndromes in the Inherited Cancer Registry (ICARE).
    • Henry DA, Lee MC, Almanza D, Ahmed KA, Sun W, Boulware DC, Laronga C.
    • Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2019 Feb;174(1):39-45. doi: 10.1007/s10549-018-5057-7. Epub 2018 Nov 24.
    • The impact of variant classification on the clinical management of hereditary cancer syndromes.
    • Turner SA, Rao SK, Morgan RH, Vnencak-Jones CL, Wiesner GL.
    • Genet Med. 2019 Feb;21(2):426-430. doi: 10.1038/s41436-018-0063-z. Epub 2018 Jun 6.
    • Legacies and Relationships: Diverse Social Networks and BRCA1/2 Risk Management Decisions and Actions.
    • Ersig AL, Werner-Lin A, Hoskins L, Young J, Loud JT, Peters J, Greene MH.
    • J Fam Nurs. 2019 Feb;25(1):28-53. doi: 10.1177/1074840718815844. Epub 2018 Dec 12.
    • Perioperative Management of Women Undergoing Risk-reducing Surgery for Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer.
    • AlHilli MM, Al-Hilli Z.
    • J Minim Invasive Gynecol. 2019 Feb;26(2):253-265. doi: 10.1016/j.jmig.2018.09.767. Epub 2018 Sep 19.
    • Targeted surgical prevention of epithelial ovarian cancer is cost effective and saves money in BRCA mutation carrying family members of women with epithelial ovarian cancer. A Canadian model.
    • Hoskins P, Eccleston A, Hurry M, Dyer M.
    • Gynecol Oncol. 2019 Jan 28. pii: S0090-8258(19)30061-7. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2019.01.018. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Causes for Frequent Pathogenic BRCA1 Variants Include Low Penetrance in Fertile Ages, Recurrent De-Novo Mutations and Genetic Drift.
    • Møller P, Dominguez-Valentin M, Rødland EA, Hovig E.
    • Cancers (Basel). 2019 Jan 23;11(2). pii: E132. doi: 10.3390/cancers11020132.
    • Development and Testing of a Decision Aid for Unaffected Women with a BRCA1 or BRCA2 Mutation.
    • Jabaley T, Underhill-Blazey ML, Berry DL.
    • J Cancer Educ. 2019 Jan 19. doi: 10.1007/s13187-019-1470-9. [Epub ahead of print]
    • The Impact of a Risk-Based Breast Cancer Screening Decision Aid on Initiation of Mammography Among Younger Women: Report of a Randomized Trial.
    • Schapira MM, Hubbard RA, Seitz HH, Conant EF, Schnall M, Cappella JN, Harrington T, Inge C, Armstrong K.
    • MDM Policy Pract. 2019 Jan 17;4(1):2381468318812889. doi: 10.1177/2381468318812889. eCollection 2019 Jan-Jun.
    • Helping Patients Manage the Anxiety Behind Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy.
    • Schapira L, Parker P.
    • Medscape. Medscape Oncology. 2019 Jan 17.

    Original research:

    Prospective Study of Psychosocial Outcomes of Having Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy Among Women With Nonhereditary Breast Cancer.

    • Knowledge, attitudes and practice of physicians towards fertility and pregnancy-related issues in youngBRCA-mutated breast cancer patients.
    • Lambertini M, Di Maio M, Poggio F, Pagani O, Curigliano G, Mastro LD, Paluch-Shimon S, Loibl S, Partridge AH, Azim HA Jr, Peccatori FA, Demeestere I.
    • Reprod Biomed Online. 2019 Jan 10. pii: S1472-6483(19)30011-2. doi: 10.1016/j.rbmo.2018.11.031. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Risk-Reducing Mastectomy in BRCA1 and BRCA2 Mutation Carriers: A Complex Discussion.
    • Domchek SM.
    • JAMA. 2019 Jan 1;321(1):27. doi: 10.1001/jama.2018.18942.
    • Review, Commentary
    • Different Patterns of Risk Reducing Decisions in Affected or Unaffected BRCA Pathogenic Variant Carriers.
    • Lee EG, Kang HJ, Lim MC, Park B, Park SJ, Jung SY, Lee S, Kang HS, Park SY, Park B, Joo J, Han JH, Kong SY, Lee ES.
    • Cancer Res Treat. 2019 Jan;51(1):280-288. doi: 10.4143/crt.2018.079. Epub 2018 May 4.
    • The development of an online decision aid to support persons having a genetic predisposition to cancer and their partners during reproductive decision-making: a usability and pilot study.
    • Reumkens K, Tummers MHE, Gietel-Habets JJG, van Kuijk SMJ, Aalfs CM, van Asperen CJ, Ausems MGEM, Collée M, Dommering CJ, Kets CM, van der Kolk LE, Oosterwijk JC, Tjan-Heijnen VCG, van der Weijden T, de Die-Smulders CEM, van Osch LADM.
    • Fam Cancer. 2019 Jan;18(1):137-146. doi: 10.1007/s10689-018-0092-4.
    • Preventative Health and Risk Behaviors Among Adolescent Girls With and Without Family Histories of Breast Cancer.
    • Schwartz LA, Henry-Moss D, Egleston B, Patrick-Miller L, Markman E, Daly M, Tuchman L, Moore C, Rauch PK, Karpink K, Sands CB, Domchek SM, Bradbury AR.
    • J Adolesc Health. 2019 Jan;64(1):116-123. doi: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2018.07.011. Epub 2018 Oct 6.
    • 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
    • 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]
    • Cancer Risk Estimates for Study of Multiple-Gene Testing After Diagnosis of Breast Cancer.
    • Narod SA.
    • JAMA Oncol. 2018 Dec 1;4(12):1787-1788. doi: 10.1001/jamaoncol.2018.4931.
    • Letter, Comment

    Original Research:

    Uptake, Results, and Outcomes of Germline Multiple-Gene Sequencing After Diagnosis of Breast Cancer.

    Letter, reply:

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

    • Satisfaction and Impact on Quality of Life of Clinical and Instrumental Surveillance and Prophylactic Surgery in BRCA-mutation Carriers.
    • D'Alonzo M, Piva E, Pecchio S, Liberale V, Modaffari P, Ponzone R, Biglia N.
    • Clin Breast Cancer. 2018 Dec;18(6):e1361-e1366. doi: 10.1016/j.clbc.2018.07.015. Epub 2018 Jul 26.
    • "I Am Uncertain About What My Uncertainty Even Is": Men's Uncertainty and Information Management of Their BRCA-Related Cancer Risks.
    • Rauscher EA, Dean M, Campbell-Salome GM.
    • J Genet Couns. 2018 Dec;27(6):1417-1427. doi: 10.1007/s10897-018-0276-y. Epub 2018 Jul 3.
    • 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.
    • Predictors of risk-reducing surgery intentions following genetic counseling for hereditary breast and ovarian cancer.
    • Ladd MK, Peshkin BN, Senter L, Baldinger S, Isaacs C, Segal H, Philip S, Phillips C, Shane K, Martin A, Weinstein V, Pilarski R, Jeter J, Sweet K, Hatten B, Wurtmann EJ, Phippen S, Bro D, Schwartz MD.
    • Transl Behav Med. 2018 Nov 10. doi: 10.1093/tbm/iby101. [Epub ahead of print]
    • A randomized controlled trial of a supportive expressive group intervention for women with a family history of breast cancer.
    • Esplen MJ, Leszcz M, Hunter J, Wong J, Leung YW, Toner B, Messner S, Glendon G, Stuckless N, Butler C.
    • Psychooncology. 2018 Nov;27(11):2645-2653. doi: 10.1002/pon.4822. Epub 2018 Jul 17.
    • Hysterectomy at the time of risk-reducing surgery in BRCA carriers.
    • Nair N, Schwartz M, Guzzardi L, Durlester N, Pan S, Overbey J, Chuang L.
    • Gynecol Oncol Rep. 2018 Oct 6;26:71-74. doi: 10.1016/j.gore.2018.10.003. eCollection 2018 Nov.
    • Risk management adherence following genetic testing for hereditary cancer syndromes: a Singaporean experience.
    • Courtney E, Chin XW, Yuen J, Li ST, Chen Y, Allen JC Jr, Tan V, Lim GH, Ngeow J.
    • Fam Cancer. 2018 Oct;17(4):621-626. doi: 10.1007/s10689-018-0071-9.
    • Cost-effectiveness and comparative effectiveness of cancer risk management strategies in BRCA1/2 mutation carriers: a systematic review.
    • Petelin L, Trainer AH, Mitchell G, Liew D, James PA.
    • Genet Med. 2018 Oct;20(10):1145-1156. doi: 10.1038/gim.2017.255. Epub 2018 Jan 11.
    • Review
    • Cancer experience in families affects decision making.
    • [No author given]
    • FORCE. XRAYS. 2018 Sep 25.

    Press: How a Loved One’s Experience With Cancer Guides Breast Cancer Decisions. (U.S. News & World Report)

    • Randomized Noninferiority Trial of Telephone vs In-Person Disclosure of Germline Cancer Genetic Test Results.
    • Bradbury AR, Patrick-Miller LJ, Egleston BL, Hall MJ, Domchek SM, Daly MB, Ganschow P, Grana G, Olopade OI, Fetzer D, Brandt A, Chambers R, Clark DF, Forman A, Gaber R, Gulden C, Horte J, Long JM, Lucas T, Madaan S, Mattie K, McKenna D, Montgomery S, Nielsen S, Powers J, Rainey K, Rybak C, Savage M, Seelaus C, Stoll J, Stopfer JE, Yao XS.
    • J Natl Cancer Inst. 2018 Sep 1;110(9):985-993. doi: 10.1093/jnci/djy015.
    • Catalysts towards cancer risk management action: A longitudinal study of reproductive-aged women with BRCA1/2 mutations.
    • Werner-Lin A, Ersig AL, Mueller R, Young JL, Hoskins LM, Desai R, Greene MH.
    • J Psychosoc Oncol. 2018 Sep-Oct;36(5):529-544. doi: 10.1080/07347332.2018.1469565. Epub 2018 Jun 4.
    • Factors associated with breast MRI use among women with a family history of breast cancer.
    • White MC, Soman A, Weinberg CR, Rodriguez JL, Sabatino SA, Peipins LA, DeRoo L, Nichols HB, Hodgson ME, Sandler DP.
    • Breast J. 2018 Sep;24(5):764-771. doi: 10.1111/tbj.13063. Epub 2018 May 20.
    • Involvement and Influence of Healthcare Providers, Family Members, and Other Mutation Carriers in the Cancer Risk Management Decision-Making Process of BRCA1 and BRCA2 Mutation Carriers.
    • Puski A, Hovick S, Senter L, Toland AE4.
    • J Genet Couns. 2018 Sep;27(5):1291-1301. doi: 10.1007/s10897-018-0254-4. Epub 2018 Mar 29.
    • 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).

    • Breast Cancer Surgical Risk Reduction for Patients With Inherited Mutations in Moderate Penetrance Genes.
    • Weiss A, Garber JE, King T.
    • JAMA Surg. 2018 Aug 29. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2018.2493. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Review
    • Patients' perspectives and experiences concerning barriers to accessing information about bilateral prophylactic mastectomy.
    • Glassey R, O'Connor M, Ives A, Saunders C, kConFab Investigators, O'Sullivan S, Hardcastle SJ.
    • Breast. 2018 Aug;40:116-122. doi: 10.1016/j.breast.2018.05.003. Epub 2018 May 11.
    • Reducing the Risk of Gynecologic Cancer in Hereditary Breast Ovarian Cancer Syndrome Mutation Carriers: Moral Dilemmas and the Principle of Double Effect.
    • Casey MJ, Salzman TA.
    • Linacre Q. 2018 Aug;85(3):225-240. doi: 10.1177/0024363918788340. Epub 2018 Jul 20.
    • The Pink Underside: The Commercialization of Medical Risk Assessment and Decision-Making Tools for Hereditary Breast Cancer Risk.
    • Hesse-Biber S, Flynn B, Farrelly K.
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    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:

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    Review:

    Bilateral risk-reducing mastectomy is the safest strategy in BRCA1 carriers

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    Comment, Editorial:

    Decision aids for breast cancer chemoprevention.

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    Comments from NSGC Discussion Forum Cancer SIG

    Subject: Article requests

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    Press: Cancer Screening Lags in Latinos With Family History. (Medscape/Reuters)

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    Comments from NSGC Discussion Forum Cancer SIG

    Subject: An Online BRCA Positive Decision Guidance Tool.

    Comment:

    Are we ready for online tools in decision making for BRCA1/2 mutation carriers?

    Press: Are We Ready for Online Tools in Decision Making for BRCA1/2 Mutation Carriers? (Journal of Clinical Oncology)

    Press: Online tool helps those with BRCA mutations understand options. (Medical Xpress)

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