Economic / Cost Analyses of Genetic Testing
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Analyses of economic and cost factors and considerations of genetic testing for HBOC

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    • 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)

    • The budgetary impact of genetic testing for hereditary breast cancer for the statutory health insurance.
    • Neusser S, Lux B, Barth C, Pahmeier K, Rhiem K, Schmutzler R, Engel C, Wasem J, Neumann A.
    • Curr Med Res Opin. 2019 Aug 8:1. doi: 10.1080/03007995.2019.1654689. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Application of Economic Evaluation to Assess Feasibility for Reimbursement of Genomic Testing as Part of Personalized Medicine Interventions.
    • Simeonidis S, Koutsilieri S, Vozikis A, Cooper DN, Mitropoulou C, Patrinos GP.
    • Front Pharmacol. 2019 Aug 2;10:830. doi: 10.3389/fphar.2019.00830. eCollection 2019.
    • 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.
    • A cost-effectiveness analysis of universal genetic testing for common hereditary cancer mutations in women compared with family-history based testing.
    • Drummey AB, Brown J, Drury L, Amacker-North L, Warsinske K, Tyrie K, Naumann RW.
    • Gynecol Oncol. 2019 Jun;153(3):e20. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2019.03.152.
    • Conference abstract
    • Evaluation of Cancer-Based Criteria for Use in Mainstream BRCA1 and BRCA2 Genetic Testing in Patients With Breast Cancer.
    • Kemp Z, Turnbull A, Yost S, Seal S, Mahamdallie S, Poyastro-Pearson E, Warren-Perry M, Eccleston A, Tan MM, Teo SH, Turner N, Strydom A, George A, Rahman N.
    • JAMA Netw Open. 2019 May 3;2(5):e194428. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2019.4428.
    • Expected Monetary Impact of Oncotype DX Score-Concordant Systemic Breast Cancer Therapy Based on the TAILORx Trial.
    • Mariotto A, Jayasekerea J, Petkov V, Schechter CB, Enewold L, Helzlsouer KJ, Feuer EJ, Mandelblatt JS.
    • J Natl Cancer Inst. 2019 Apr 24. pii: djz068. doi: 10.1093/jnci/djz068. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Evaluation of telephone genetic counselling to facilitate germline BRCA1/2 testing in women with high-grade serous ovarian cancer.
    • Tutty E, Petelin L, McKinley J, Young MA, Meiser B, Rasmussen VM, Forbes Shepherd R, James PA, Forrest LE.
    • Eur J Hum Genet. 2019 Apr 8. doi: 10.1038/s41431-019-0390-9. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Clinical Outcomes, Treatment Patterns, and Health Resource Utilization Among Metastatic Breast Cancer Patients with Germline BRCA1/2 Mutation: A Real-World Retrospective Study.
    • Quek RGW, Mardekian J.
    • Adv Ther. 2019 Mar;36(3):708-720. doi: 10.1007/s12325-018-0867-x. Epub 2019 Jan 17.
    • BRCA mutation testing for first-degree relatives of women with high-grade serous ovarian cancer.
    • Kwon JS, Tinker AV, Hanley GE, Pansegrau G, Sun S, Carey MS, Schrader I.
    • Gynecol Oncol. 2019 Mar;152(3):459-464. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2018.10.014.
    • Major clinical research advances in gynecologic cancer in 2018.
    • Kim M, Suh DH, Lee KH, Eom KY, Toftdahl NG, Mirza MR, Kim JW.
    • J Gynecol Oncol. 2019 Mar;30(2):e18. doi: 10.3802/jgo.2019.30.e18.
    • 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]
    • Population genomic screening of all young adults in a health-care system: a cost-effectiveness analysis.
    • Zhang L, Bao Y, Riaz M, Tiller J, Liew D, Zhuang X, Amor DJ, Huq A, Petelin L, Nelson M, James PA, Winship I, McNeil JJ, Lacaze P.
    • Genet Med. 2019 Feb 18. doi: 10.1038/s41436-019-0457-6. [Epub ahead of print]
    • The Cost-Effectiveness of Multigene Panel Testing for Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer in Norway.
    • Asphaug L, Melberg HO.
    • MDM Policy Pract. 2019 Feb 1;4(1):2381468318821103. doi: 10.1177/2381468318821103. eCollection 2019 Jan-Jun.
    • A Pragmatic Testing-Eligibility Framework for Population Mutation Screening: The Example of BRCA1/2.
    • Best AF, Tucker MA, Frone MN, Greene MH, Peters JA, Katki HA.
    • Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2019 Feb;28(2):293-302. doi: 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-18-0584. Epub 2019 Jan 28.
    • Challenges and Opportunities for Cancer Predisposition Cascade Screening for Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer and Lynch Syndrome in Switzerland: Findings from an International Workshop.
    • Nikolaidis C, Ming C, Pedrazzani C, van der Horst T, Kaiser-Grolimund A, Ademi Z, Bührer-Landolt R, Bürki N, Caiata-Zufferey M, Champion V, Chappuis PO, Kohler C, Erlanger TE, Graffeo R, Hampel H, Heinimann K, Heinzelmann-Schwarz V, Kurzeder C, Monnerat C, Northouse LL, Pagani O, Probst-Hensch N, Rabaglio M, Schoenau E, Sijbrands EJG, Taborelli M, Urech C, Viassolo V, Wieser S, Katapodi MC; for the CASCADE Consortium.
    • Public Health Genomics. 2019 Jan 29:1-12. doi: 10.1159/000496495. [Epub ahead of print]
    • 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]
    • Overestimation of the Benefit-to-Harm Ratio of Risk-Based Mammography Screening in the United Kingdom.
    • Autier P.
    • JAMA Oncol. 2019 Jan 17. doi: 10.1001/jamaoncol.2018.6501. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Letter, Comment

    Letter, Reply:

    Overestimation of the Benefit-to-Harm Ratio of Risk-Based Mammography Screening in the United Kingdom-Reply.

    Original research:

    Cost-effectiveness and Benefit-to-Harm Ratio of Risk-Stratified Screening for Breast Cancer: A Life-Table Model.

    • Cost-utility analysis of germline BRCA1/2 testing in women with high-grade epithelial ovarian cancer in Spain.
    • Moya-Alarcón C, González-Domínguez A, Simon S, Pérez-Román I, González-Martín A, Bayo-Lozano E, Sánchez-Heras AB.
    • Clin Transl Oncol. 2019 Jan 8. doi: 10.1007/s12094-018-02026-2. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Cancer Susceptibility Genetic Testing in a High-Risk Cohort of Urban Ashkenazi Jewish Individuals.
    • Nielsen SM, De Simone LM, Olopade OI.
    • J Genet Couns. 2018 Dec;27(6):1405-1410. doi: 10.1007/s10897-018-0269-x. Epub 2018 Jun 26.
    • Cost effectiveness of the cancer prevention program for carriers of the BRCA1/2 mutation.
    • Ramos MCA, Folgueira MAAK, Maistro S, Campolina AG, Soárez PC, Bock GH, Novaes HMD, Diz MDPE.
    • Rev Saude Publica. 2018 Nov 29;52:94. doi: 10.11606/S1518-8787.2018052000643.
    • Cost-effectiveness and Benefit-to-Harm Ratio of Risk-Stratified Screening for Breast Cancer: A Life-Table Model.
    • Pashayan N, Morris S, Gilbert FJ, Pharoah PDP.
    • JAMA Oncol. 2018 Nov 1;4(11):1504-1510. doi: 10.1001/jamaoncol.2018.1901.

    Editorial:

    Implementation Challenges for Risk-Stratified Screening in the Era of Precision Medicine.

    Audio Interview: Cost-effectiveness and Benefit-to-Harm Ratio of Risk-Stratified Breast Cancer Screening. (JAMA Oncology)

    Press: Breast Cancer Screening Only for Women at Higher Risk. (Medscape)

    Letter, Comment:

    Overestimation of the Benefit-to-Harm Ratio of Risk-Based Mammography Screening in the United Kingdom

    Letter, Reply:

    Overestimation of the Benefit-to-Harm Ratio of Risk-Based Mammography Screening in the United Kingdom—Reply.

    • 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.
    • Changing landscape of hereditary breast and ovarian cancer germline genetic testing in Australia.
    • Petelin L, James PA, Trainer AH.
    • Intern Med J. 2018 Oct;48(10):1269-1272. doi: 10.1111/imj.14058.
    • Commentary, Review
    • Population based germline testing for primary cancer prevention.
    • Manchanda R, Legood R.
    • Oncotarget. 2018 Sep 4;9(69):33062-33063. eCollection 2018 Sep 4.

    Cost-effectiveness of Population-Based BRCA1, BRCA2, RAD51C, RAD51D, BRIP1, PALB2 Mutation Testing in Unselected General Population Women.

    • Cost-effectiveness analysis of germ-line BRCA testing in women with breast cancer and cascade testing in family members of mutation carriers.
    • Tuffaha HW, Mitchell A, Ward RL, Connelly L, Butler JRG, Norris S, Scuffham PA.
    • Genet Med. 2018 Sep;20(9):985-994. doi: 10.1038/gim.2017.231. Epub 2018 Jan 4.
    • Cost-effectiveness of Population-Based BRCA1, BRCA2, RAD51C, RAD51D, BRIP1, PALB2 Mutation Testing in Unselected General Population Women.
    • Manchanda R, Patel S, Gordeev VS, Antoniou AC, Smith S, Lee A, Hopper JL, MacInnis RJ, Turnbull C, Ramus SJ, Gayther SA, Pharoah PDP, Menon U, Jacobs I, Legood R.
    • J Natl Cancer Inst. 2018 Jul 1;110(7):714-725. doi: 10.1093/jnci/djx265.

    Editorial:

    Population Testing for High Penetrance Genes: Are We There Yet?

    Commentary:

    Population based germline testing for primary cancer prevention.

    • Cost-effectiveness of Population-Based BRCA1, BRCA2, RAD51C, RAD51D, BRIP1, PALB2 Mutation Testing in Unselected General Population Women.
    • Manchanda R, Patel S, Gordeev VS, Antoniou AC, Smith S, Lee A, Hopper JL, MacInnis RJ, Turnbull C, Ramus SJ, Gayther SA, Pharoah PDP, Menon U, Jacobs I, Legood R.
    • J Natl Cancer Inst. 2018 Jul 1;110(7):714-725. doi: 10.1093/jnci/djx265.

    Editorial:

    Population Testing for High Penetrance Genes: Are We There Yet?

    • Heterogeneity and Uncertainties Specific to Genome-Based Health Technological Assessments.
    • Petelin L, Liew D, Mitchell G, James PA, Trainer AH.
    • Value Health. 2018 Jul;21(7):891-893. doi: 10.1016/j.jval.2018.02.009. Epub 2018 May 16.
    • Letter

    A Multigene Test Could Cost-Effectively Help Extend Life Expectancy for Women at Risk of Hereditary Breast Cancer.

    Letter:

    A multigene test could cost-effectively help extend life expectancy for women at risk of hereditary breast cancer-Reply to letter to the editor by Petelin et al.

    • A multigene test could cost-effectively help extend life expectancy for women at risk of hereditary breast cancer-Reply to letter to the editor by Petelin et al.
    • Li Y, Devlin JJ.
    • Value Health. 2018 Jul;21(7):893-894. doi: 10.1016/j.jval.2018.02.010. Epub 2018 Apr 5.
    • Letter

    Letter:

    Heterogeneity and Uncertainties Specific to Genome-Based Health Technological Assessments.

    Original Research:

    A Multigene Test Could Cost-Effectively Help Extend Life Expectancy for Women at Risk of Hereditary Breast Cancer.

    • Is BRCA Mutation Testing Cost Effective for Early Stage Breast Cancer Patients Compared to Routine Clinical Surveillance? The Case of an Upper Middle-Income Country in Asia.
    • Lim KK, Yoon SY, Mohd Taib NA, Shabaruddin FH, Dahlui M, Woo YL, Thong MK, Teo SH, Chaiyakunapruk N.
    • Appl Health Econ Health Policy. 2018 Jun;16(3):395-406. doi: 10.1007/s40258-018-0384-8.
    • Economic impact of olaparib on maintenance treatment of patients with BRCA-mutation positive, platinum-sensitive relapsing high-grade serous epithelial ovarian cancer in Spain.
    • Delgado-Ortega L, Ginés Rubió J, Garcías de España MDC, Carcedo D, Cordero Puentes L, Moya de Alarcón C.
    • Farm Hosp. 2018 May 1;42(3):95-102. doi: 10.7399/fh.10904.
    • BRCA mutation carrier detection. A model-based cost-effectiveness analysis comparing the traditional family history approach and the testing of all patients with breast cancer.
    • Norum J, Grindedal EM, Heramb C, Karsrud I, Ariansen SL, Undlien DE, Schlichting E, Mæhle L.
    • ESMO Open. 2018 Apr 13;3(3):e000328. doi: 10.1136/esmoopen-2018-000328. eCollection 2018.
    • Cost-effectiveness of population based BRCA testing with varying Ashkenazi Jewish ancestry.
    • Manchanda R, Patel S, Antoniou AC, Levy-Lahad E, Turnbull C, Evans G, Hopper J, Macinnis RJ, Menon U, Jacobs I, Legood R.
    • Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2017 Nov;217(5):578.e1-578.e12. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2017.06.038. Epub 2017 Jul 6.
    • Cancer Status Bests Family History for BRCA Testing.
    • Neil Osterweil.
    • Medscape. Conference News. 2017 Oct 19.
    • Optimization of quality assurance to increase clinical utility and cost effectiveness of hereditary cancer testing.
    • Smith S, Marino I, Schaller J, Arnell C, Moyes K, Manley S.
    • Per Med. 2017 May;14(3):213-220. doi: 10.2217/pme-2016-0091. Epub 2017 Mar 29.
    • The effect of a celebrity health disclosure on demand for health care: trends in BRCA testing and subsequent health services use.
    • Roberts MC, Dusetzina SB.
    • J Community Genet. 2017 Apr;8(2):141-146. doi: 10.1007/s12687-017-0295-7. Epub 2017 Mar 15.
    • A Multigene Test Could Cost-Effectively Help Extend Life Expectancy for Women at Risk of Hereditary Breast Cancer.
    • Li Y, Arellano AR, Bare LA, Bender RA, Strom CM, Devlin JJ.
    • Value Health. 2017 Apr;20(4):547-555. doi: 10.1016/j.jval.2017.01.006. Epub 2017 Feb 23.

    Letter:

    Heterogeneity and Uncertainties Specific to Genome-Based Health Technological Assessments.

    Letter:

    A multigene test could cost-effectively help extend life expectancy for women at risk of hereditary breast cancer-Reply to letter to the editor by Petelin et al.

    • 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.
    • The Impact of an Expanded Genetic Testing Program and Selective Oophorectomy on the Incidence of Ovarian Cancer in West Pomerania.
    • Menkiszak J, Sopik V, Chudecka-Głaz A, Domagała W, Urasińska E, Symonowicz H, Majdanik E, Waloszczyk P, Sycz K, Świniarska M, Huzarski T, Cybulski C, Debniak T, Oszurek O, Lubinski J, Narod SA, Gronwald J.
    • Clin Genet. 2017 Feb;91(2):322-327. doi: 10.1111/cge.12865. Epub 2016 Oct 19.
    • Cost Comparison of Genetic Testing Strategies in Women With Epithelial Ovarian Cancer.
    • Foote JR, Lopez-Acevedo M, Buchanan AH, Secord AA, Lee PS, Fountain C, Myers ER, Cohn DE, Reed SD, Havrilesky LJ.
    • J Oncol Pract. 2017 Feb;13(2):e120-e129. doi: 10.1200/JOP.2016.011866. Epub 2017 Jan 3.

    Comments from NSGC Discussion Forum Cancer SIG

    Subject: Always Handy

    • 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.
    • A collaborative approach to cancer risk assessment services using genetic counselor extenders in a multi-system community hospital.
    • Cohen SA, Nixon DM.
    • Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2016 Oct;159(3):527-34. doi: 10.1007/s10549-016-3964-z. Epub 2016 Aug 31.

    Comments from NSGC Discussion Forum Cancer SIG

    Subject: Assist physicians with ordering testing?

    • Improvement in risk prediction, early detection and prevention of breast cancer in the NHS Breast Screening Programme and family history clinics: a dual cohort study.
    • Evans DG, Astley S, Stavrinos P, Harkness E, Donnelly LS, Dawe S, Jacob I, Harvie M, Cuzick J, Brentnall A, Wilson M, Harrison F, Payne K, Howell A.
    • Southampton (UK): NIHR Journals Library; 2016 Aug.
    • 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.

    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?

    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)

    • A cost analysis of a cancer genetic service model in the UK.
    • Slade I, Hanson H, George A, Kohut K, Strydom A, Wordsworth S, Rahman N; MCG programme.
    • J Community Genet. 2016 Jul;7(3):185-94. doi: 10.1007/s12687-016-0266-4. Epub 2016 Feb 27.
    • [Latest international guidelines for screening, prevention and treatment of familial breast cancer - implications for the relevant practice in Hungary].
    • Romics L, Kocsis J, Ormándi K, Molnár BÁ.
    • Orv Hetil. 2016 Jul;157(28):1117-25. doi: 10.1556/650.2016.30473.
    • Cost-effectiveness of Universal BRCA1/2 Screening: Evidence-Based Decision Making.
    • Long EF, Ganz PA.
    • JAMA Oncol. 2015 Dec 1;1(9):1217-1218. doi: 10.1001/jamaoncol.2015.2340.

    News: Costs of Universal BRCA1/BRCA2 Testing May Exceed Benefits (Clinical OMICs)

    • Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Testing for Brca1 and Brca2 Mutations In Women Diagnosed With Ovarian Cancer and Their Female First- And Second Degree Relatives Using A Discrete Event Simulation: A Uk Health Service Perspective.
    • Eccleston A, Bentley A, Dyer M, Vereecken W, George A, Rahman .
    • Value Health. 2015 Nov;18(7):A361. doi: 10.1016/j.jval.2015.09.697. Epub 2015 Oct 20.
    • Genetic testing and economic evaluations: a systematic review of the literature.
    • D'Andrea E, Marzuillo C, Pelone F, De Vito C, Villari P.
    • Epidemiol Prev. 2015 Jul-Aug;39(4 Suppl 1):45-50.
    • Cost-effectiveness of population screening for BRCA mutations in Ashkenazi jewish women compared with family history-based testing.
    • Manchanda R, Legood R, Burnell M, McGuire A, Raikou M, Loggenberg K, Wardle J, Sanderson S, Gessler S, Side L, Balogun N, Desai R, Kumar A, Dorkins H, Wallis Y, Chapman C, Taylor R, Jacobs C, Tomlinson I, Beller U, Menon U, Jacobs I.
    • J Natl Cancer Inst. 2014 Nov 30;107(1):380. doi: 10.1093/jnci/dju380. Print 2015 Jan.

    Press: Current way of detecting gene mutations misses people at high risk of cancer. (Medical Xpress)

    Press: Population Genetic Testing Favored for BRCA1/BRCA2 Mutations in Ashkenazi-Jewish Women. (Medscape / Reuters Health)

    • Precision medicine meets public health: population screening for BRCA1 and BRCA2.
    • Levy-Lahad E, Lahad A, King MC.
    • J Natl Cancer Inst. 2014 Dec 30;107(1):420. doi: 10.1093/jnci/dju420. Print 2015 Jan.

    Press: Precision Medicine Meets Public Health: Population Screening for BRCA1 and BRCA2. (Medscape)

    • Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Testing for Brca Mutations in Women Diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer and their Female First-Degree Relatives: A Uk Health Service Perspective.
    • Dyer M, Vereecken W, Worrall J, George A, Rahman N.
    • Value Health. 2014 Nov;17(7):A643-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jval.2014.08.2327. Epub 2014 Oct 26.
    • Conference abstract
    • Cost Effectiveness Analysis of Genetic Testing for Breast and Ovarian Cancer Susceptibility Genes: BRCA1 and BRCA2.
    • Kaldate R, Huston A, McCoy H, Cardeiro D, Noyes K.
    • Breast J. 2014 May;20(3):325-6. doi: 10.1111/tbj.12269. Epub 2014 Apr 8.
    • Letter
    • Economics of genomic testing for women with breast cancer.
    • Lieberthal RD.
    • Am J Manag Care. 2013 Dec;19(12):1024-31.
    • Cost-effectiveness of a genetic test for breast cancer risk.
    • Folse HJ, Green LE, Kress A, Allman R, Dinh TA.
    • Cancer Prev Res (Phila). 2013 Dec;6(12):1328-36. doi: 10.1158/1940-6207.CAPR-13-0056.

    Comment/Letter:

    Cost-effectiveness of a genetic test for breast cancer risk--letter.

    Comment/Letter:

    Cost-effectiveness of a genetic test for breast cancer risk--response.

    • Next-generation sequencing meets genetic diagnostics: development of a comprehensive workflow for the analysis of BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes.
    • Feliubadaló L, Lopez-Doriga A, Castellsagué E, Del Valle J, Menéndez M, Tornero E, Montes E, Cuesta R, Gómez C, Campos O, Pineda M, González S, Moreno V, Brunet J, Blanco I, Serra E, Capellá G, Lázaro C.
    • Eur J Hum Genet. 2013 Aug;21(8):864-70. doi: 10.1038/ejhg.2012.270. Epub 2012 Dec 19.

    Press: The Future of BRCA1/BRCA2 Testing. (OncLive)

    • Developing national guidance on genetic testing for breast cancer predisposition: the role of economic evidence?
    • Sullivan W, Evans DG, Newman WG, Ramsden SC, Scheffer H, Payne K.
    • Genet Test Mol Biomarkers. 2012 Jun;16(6):580-91. doi: 10.1089/gtmb.2011.0236. Epub 2012 Feb 7.
    • BRCA1/2 genetic testing found cost-effective in current era.
    • Goodman A.
    • Am J Manag Care. 2012 May;18(3 Spec No.):SP133.