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    Identifier: NCT02993068: Stand up to Cancer: MAGENTA (Making Genetic Testing Accessible). (ClinicalTrials.gov)

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    • Commentary

    Original research:

    Mother and Daughter Perspectives on Genetic Counseling and Testing of Adolescents for Hereditary Breast Cancer Risk.

    • Diagnostic yield and clinical relevance of expanded genetic testing for cancer patients.
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    Original research:

    Comparison of Outcomes Between BRCA Pathogenic Variant Carriers Undergoing Breast-Conserving Surgery Versus Mastectomy.

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    • Genetic Testing and Its Clinical Application in Prostate Cancer Management: Consensus Statements from the Hong Kong Urological Association and Hong Kong Society of Uro-Oncology.
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    Identifier: NCT03470402: Decision Support for BRCA Testing in Ethnically Diverse Women. (ClinicalTrials.gov)

    • Cost-Effectiveness of BRCA 1/2 Genetic Test and Preventive Strategies: Using Real-World Data From an Upper-Middle Income Country.
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    • Women's thoughts on receiving and sharing genetic information: Considerations for genetic counseling.
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    • Randomised trial of population based BRCA testing in Ashkenazi Jews: Long term secondary lifestyle behavioural outcomes.
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    • Review
    • Positive experiences of healthcare professionals with a mainstreaming approach of germline genetic testing for women with ovarian cancer.
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    • Evaluating Costs Associated With Genetic Counseling Among Commercially Insured US Patients With Cancer From 2013 to 2019.
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    Research news: Genetic Counseling for Cancer Often Costs Patients Nothing. (Medscape Oncology)

    • Gynecologic Cancer Risk and Genetics: Informing an Ideal Model of Gynecologic Cancer Prevention.
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    • Mother and Daughter Perspectives on Genetic Counseling and Testing of Adolescents for Hereditary Breast Cancer Risk.
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    Commentary:

    I know things now: The challenges for genetic counseling of adolescents with a family history of hereditary breast cancer.

    • Pilot study of a culturally sensitive intervention to promote genetic counseling for breast cancer risk.
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    Identifier: NCT04082117: Uptake of Genetic Counseling Among African American Women. (ClinicalTrials.gov)

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    • TRACEBACK: Testing of Historical Tubo-Ovarian Cancer Patients for Hereditary Risk Genes as a Cancer Prevention Strategy in Family Members.
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    • Hered Cancer Clin Pract. 2022 Jun 10;20(1):22. doi: 10.1186/s13053-022-00231-3.

    Identifier: NCT03426878: Cancer Health Assessments Reaching Many (CHARM). (ClinicalTrials.gov)

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    Original research:

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    Commentary:

    Acknowledging Disparities in Hereditary Cancer Testing.

    Press: Physician Bias May Contribute to Lower Genetic Testing Rates Among Black Women, Study Suggests. (Precision Oncology News)

    Press: Barriers Exist to Cancer Genetic Testing for Black Women, Survey Shows. (Inside Precision Medicine)

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    Letter, Commentary:

    Inferences of Mutational Status for Variants Detected From Tumor-Only Sequencing-A Quality Assurance Strategy.

    Letter, Reply:

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    • Universal genetic testing of patients with newly diagnosed breast cancer - ready for prime time?
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    Dataset description:

    A South African Indian population group dataset for breast cancer and BRCA1/2 variants.

    • BRCA1 and BRCA2 whole cDNA analysis in unsolved hereditary breast/ovarian cancer patients.
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    • Disparities between Uptake of Germline BRCA1/2 Gene Tests and Implementation of Post-test Management Strategies in Epithelial Ovarian, Fallopian Tube, or Primary Peritoneal Cancer Patients.
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    • Building the What Comes Next Cohort for BRCA1 and BRCA2 testing: a descriptive analysis.
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    • Genetic testing in women with early-onset breast cancer: a Traceback pilot study.
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    • Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2021 Sep 16:1–9. doi: 10.1007/s10549-021-06351-z. Epub ahead of print.
    • Feasibility of genetic testing for cancer risk assessment programme in Nigeria.
    • Adejumo PO, Aniagwu TIG, Awolude OA, Oni AO, Ajayi OO, Fagbenle O, Ogungbade D, Kochheiser M, Ogundiran T, Olopade OI.
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    • Germline Genetic Testing for Women With Breast Cancer: Shifting the Paradigm From Whom to Test to Whom NOT to Test.
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    Original research:

    Risk of Late-Onset Breast Cancer in Genetically Predisposed Women.

    Original research:

    Evaluation of Germline Genetic Testing Criteria in a Hospital-Based Series of Women With Breast Cancer.

    • Maximizing cancer prevention through genetic navigation for Lynch syndrome detection in women with newly diagnosed endometrial and nonserous/nonmucinous epithelial ovarian cancer.
    • Kim SR, Tone A, Kim RH, Cesari M, Clarke BA, Eiriksson L, Hart TL, Aronson M, Holter S, Lytwyn A, Maganti M, Oldfield L, Gallinger S, Bernardini MQ, Oza AM, Djordjevic B, Lerner-Ellis J, Van de Laar E, Vicus D, Pugh TJ, Pollett A, Ferguson SE.
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    • Pretest Genetic Education Video Versus Genetic Counseling for Men Considering Prostate Cancer Germline Testing: A Patient-Choice Study to Address Urgent Practice Needs.
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    Research news: Men Give Thumbs Up to Video on Genetic Testing in Prostate Cancer. (Medscape Oncology)

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    • Observed evidence for guideline-recommended genes in predicting prostate cancer risk from a large population-based cohort.
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    • Genetic predisposition to male breast cancer in Poland.
    • Szwiec M, Tomiczek-Szwiec J, Kluzniak W, Wokolorczyk D, Osowiecka K, Sibilski R, Wachowiak M, Gronwald J, Gronwald H, Lubinski J, Cybulski C, Narod SA, Huzarski T.
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    • Population or family history based BRCA gene tests of breast cancer? A systematic review of economic evaluations.
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    • Patient-Reported Outcomes following Genetic Testing for Familial Hypercholesterolemia, Breast and Ovarian Cancer Syndrome, and Lynch Syndrome: A Systematic Review.
    • Hendricks-Sturrup RM, Joseph L, Lu CY.
    • J Pers Med. 2021 Aug 27;11(9):850. doi: 10.3390/jpm11090850.
    • Preventive population genomics: The model of BRCA related cancers.
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    • Review. Book chapter
    • Targeting DNA Damage Repair Mechanisms in Pancreas Cancer.
    • Perkhofer L, Golan T, Cuyle PJ, Matysiak-Budnik T, Van Laethem JL, Macarulla T, Cauchin E, Kleger A, Beutel AK, Gout J, Stenzinger A, Van Cutsem E, Bellmunt J, Hammel P, O'Reilly EM, Seufferlein T.
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    • "Being proactive, not reactive": exploring perceptions of genetic testing among White, Latinx, and Pacific Islander Populations.
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    • J Community Genet. 2021 Aug 20. doi: 10.1007/s12687-021-00542-3. Epub ahead of print.
    • Genetic counselling as a route to enhanced autonomy: using a sequential mixed methods research approach to develop a theory regarding presymptomatic genetic testing for young adults at risk of inherited cancer syndromes.
    • Godino L, Turchetti D, Jackson L, Hennessy C, Skirton H.
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    • Genetic epidemiology of BRCA1- and BRCA2-associated cancer across Latin America.
    • Herzog JS, Chavarri-Guerra Y, Castillo D, Abugattas J, Villarreal-Garza C, Sand S, Clague-Dehart J, Alvarez-Gómez RM, Wegman-Ostrosky T, Mohar A, Mora P, Del Toro-Valero A, Daneri-Navarro A, Rodriguez Y, Cruz-Correa M, Ashton-Prolla P, Alemar B, Mejia R, Gallardo L, Shaw R, Yang K, Cervantes A, Tsang K, Nehoray B, Barrera Saldana H, Neuhausen S, Weitzel JN.
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    • Breast Cancer Risk Assessment and Primary Prevention Advice in Primary Care: A Systematic Review of Provider Attitudes and Routine Behaviours.
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    Letter, Comment:

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    Letter, Comment:

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    Original research:

    Proposed outcomes measures for state public health genomic programs.

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    Research news: Study Sees Survival Boost For BRCA1/2 Carriers Tested Before Breast Cancer Diagnosis. (GenomeWeb)

    Research news: 'Knowledge Is Power': Knowing BRCA1/2 Status Tied to Survival. (Medscape)

    Research news: Knowing about an inherited BRCA mutation improves outcomes for women with breast cancer. (FORCE. XRAY.)

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    Original research:

    Evaluation of Germline Genetic Testing Criteria in a Hospital-Based Series of Women With Breast Cancer.

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    Press: BRCA1/2 Population Screening Predicted to be Cost-Effective in Countries With Different Income Levels (GenomeWeb)

    Commentary:

    Screening entire populations for breast and ovarian cancer could prevent millions of cases worldwide, study says.

    • Utilization of clinical genetic counseling among childhood and young adult cancer survivors in a registry trial.
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    Commentary:

    Commentary on Sequence Now, Later, or Never?

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    Press: Cancer Experts Develop Precision Medicine-Based Genetic Testing Framework for Prostate Cancer. (GenomeWeb)

    Press: Consider Genetic Testing in All Metastatic Prostate Cancers. (MedPage Today)

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    • Commentary
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    • Executive Summary of the Early-Onset Breast Cancer Evidence Review Conference.
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    • Lynch Syndrome Germline Mutations in Breast Cancer: Next Generation Sequencing Case-Control Study of 1,263 Participants.
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    • Front Oncol. 2020 May 29;10:666. doi: 10.3389/fonc.2020.00666.
    • Genetic Testing and Screening Recommendations for Patients with Hereditary Breast Cancer.
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    • Review

    Commentary:

    Invited Commentary: Breast Cancer Risk Assessment and Screening Strategies-What's New?

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    • How can Australia integrate routine genetic sequencing in oncology: a qualitative study through an implementation science lens.
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    • Gynecol Oncol Rep. 2020 May 27;33:100582. doi: 10.1016/j.gore.2020.100582.
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    • Updates in hereditary breast cancer genetic testing and practical high risk breast management in gene carriers.
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    • Review
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    • Gleeson M, Kentwell M, Meiser B, Do J, Nevin S, Taylor N, Barlow-Stewart K, Kirk J, James P, Scott CL, Williams R, Gamet K, Burke J, Murphy M, Antill YC, Pearn A, Pachter N, Ebzery C, Poplawski N, Friedlander M, Tucker KM; Australian Genetic Testing Mainstreaming Collaborative Group.
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    • Identifying Ashkenazi Jewish BRCA1/2 founder variants in individuals who do not self-report Jewish ancestry.
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    • Evaluation of Germline Genetic Testing Criteria in a Hospital-Based Series of Women With Breast Cancer.
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    Commentary, Research report:

    Germline Genetic Testing for Women With Breast Cancer: Shifting the Paradigm From Whom to Test to Whom NOT to Test.

    Podcast, Research review: Genetic Testing in Breast Cancer Patients: Striking the Balance Between Over Versus Undertesting. (JCO Podcast. 2020 Mar 11.)

    Research news: Study: Among women with breast cancer, who should have genetic testing for an inherited mutation? (FORCE. XRAYS.)

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    • GenomeWeb. Business & Policy. 2020 Apr 30.

    Original research:

    Niraparib in Patients with Newly Diagnosed Advanced Ovarian Cancer.

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    Press: Family History Insufficient to Determine High Risk of Gene-Linked CVD or Cancer. (Clinical OMICs)

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    Continuing Education course: NCCN Guidelines® Insights - Genetic/Familial High-Risk Assessment: Breast, Ovarian, and Pancreatic, Version 1.2020. (NCCN Continuing Education)

    • Public perception of predictive cancer genetic testing and research in Oregon.
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    • Prevalence of Pathogenic Variants in Cancer Susceptibility Genes Among Women With Postmenopausal Breast Cancer.
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    Press: Inherited Mutations in Postmenopausal Breast Cancer Patients Suggest Genetic Testing Is Warranted. (GenomeWeb)

    Press Release: Older women with breast cancer may benefit from genetic testing. (Stanford Medicine)

    Press: Genetic testing may benefit some postmenopausal women with breast cancer. (Healio)

    • Variants of uncertain clinical significance in hereditary breast and ovarian cancer genes: best practices in functional analysis for clinical annotation.
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    • Evaluating Web-Based Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Tests for Cancer Susceptibility.
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    • Genetic Counseling and Germline Testing in the Era of Tumor Sequencing: A Cohort Study.
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    Editorial:

    A Clinical Approach to Detecting Germline Pathogenic Variants From Tumor-Only Sequencing.

    • The Provision of Genetic Testing and Related Services in Quebec, Canada.
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    Commentary, Presentation:

    Discussion on: Breast cancer risk assessment in patients who test negative for a hereditary cancer syndrome.

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    • Genetics in Medicine. GenePod. 2020 Mar.

    Guidelines:

    Points to consider: is there evidence to support BRCA1/2 and other inherited breast cancer genetic testing for all breast cancer patients? A statement of the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG).

    Commentary:

    Germline genetic testing for breast cancer: which patients? What genes?

    • Recommendations for Advancing the Diagnosis and Management of Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer in Brazil.
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    • The Need to Improve the Clinical Utility of Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Tests: Either Too Narrow or Too Broad.
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    CME Audio, Interview: The Need to Improve the Clinical Utility of Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Tests: Either Too Narrow or Too Broad. (JAMA Network: JN Learning)

    • Clinical applications of polygenic breast cancer risk: a critical review and perspectives of an emerging field.
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    • Risk Assessment, Genetic Counseling, and Genetic Testing for BRCA-Related Cancer: Recommendation Statement.
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    • Am Fam Physician. 2020 Feb 15;101(4):233-238.

    CME Activity:

    Risk Assessment, Genetic Counseling, and Genetic Testing for BRCA-Related Cancer.

    • Experts say more women should be tested for BRCA1 and BRCA2 genetic mutations.
    • Printz C.
    • Cancer. 2020 Feb 15;126(4):693. doi: 10.1002/cncr.32723.

    Guidelines:

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

    • Testing for Breast Cancer Susceptibility Genes.
    • Mangione C, Manchanda R.
    • JAMA Oncology. JN Learning. 2020 Feb 11.
    • Podcast. CME activity.
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    • Int J Mol Sci. 2020 Feb 8;21(3). pii: E1128. doi: 10.3390/ijms21031128.
    • Transmission of X-linked Ovarian Cancer: Characterization and Implications.
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    • BRCA1 & BRCA2 germline testing in Cretan isolates reveals novel and strong founder effects.
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    • The narrative paradox of the BRCA gene: an ethnographic study in the clinical encounters of ovarian cancer patients.
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    • Health Care Provider Perceptions of Caring for Individuals with Inherited Pancreatic Cancer Risk.
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    • J Cancer Educ. 2020 Feb;35(1):194-203. doi: 10.1007/s13187-019-01623-1.
    • Italian Men Tested for BRCA1/2 Mutation: Psychological Distress during 6-Month Follow-Up.
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    • J Oncol. 2020 Jan 31;2020:3987935. doi: 10.1155/2020/3987935. eCollection 2020.
    • Mainstreamed genetic testing of breast cancer patients in two hospitals in South Eastern Norway.
    • Grindedal EM, Jørgensen K, Olsson P, Gravdehaug B, Lurås H, Schlichting E, Vamre T, Wangensteen T, Heramb C, Mæhle L.
    • Fam Cancer. 2020 Jan 30. doi: 10.1007/s10689-020-00160-x. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Medicare to Cover Gene Tests in Inherited Breast and Ovarian Cancer.
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    • Medscape Oncology. 2020 Jan 29.

    Decision Memo: Decision Memo for Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) for Medicare Beneficiaries with Advanced Cancer (CAG-00450R) (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)

    • Decision Memo for Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) for Medicare Beneficiaries with Advanced Cancer (CAG-00450R)
    • Syrek Jensen T, Chin J, Evans MA, Ashby L, Ward A, Rollins J, Li C, Long K.
    • Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. 2020 Jan 27.
    • CMS to Cover FDA-Approved, -Cleared NGS Germline Tests for Breast, Ovarian Cancer Patients.
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    • GenomeWeb. 2020 Jan 27.

    Decision Memo: Decision Memo for Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) for Medicare Beneficiaries with Advanced Cancer (CAG-00450R) (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)

    • Genetic Testing in Prostate Cancer.
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    • Review
    • Characteristics predicting recommendation for familial breast cancer referral in a cohort of women from primary care.
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    • J Community Genet. 2020 Jan 22. doi: 10.1007/s12687-020-00452-w. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Organizational readiness to implement population-based screening and genetic service delivery for hereditary cancer prevention and control.
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    • Referencing BRCA in hereditary cancer risk discussions: In search of an anchor in a sea of uncertainty.
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    • Prospective Evaluation of Universal BRCA Testing for Women With Triple-Negative Breast Cancer.
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    • JNCI Cancer Spectr. 2020 Jan 20;4(2):pkaa002. doi: 10.1093/jncics/pkaa002. eCollection 2020 Apr.
    • Should Genetic Testing for Cancer Predisposition Be Standard-of-Care for Women with Invasive Breast Cancer? The Murtha Cancer Center Experience.
    • Rummel SK, Lovejoy LA, Turner CE, Shriver CD, Ellsworth RE.
    • Cancers (Basel). 2020 Jan 17;12(1). pii: E234. doi: 10.3390/cancers12010234.
    • Genetic testing for epithelial ovarian cancer.
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    • Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol. 2020 Jan 16. pii: S1521-6934(20)30017-1. doi: 10.1016/j.bpobgyn.2020.01.005. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Applications of Next Generation Sequencing to the Analysis of Familial Breast/Ovarian Cancer.
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    • High Throughput. 2020 Jan 10;9(1). pii: E1. doi: 10.3390/ht9010001.
    • Cascading After Peridiagnostic Cancer Genetic Testing: An Alternative to Population-Based Screening.
    • Offit K, Tkachuk KA, Stadler ZK, Walsh MF, Diaz-Zabala H, Levin JD, Steinsnyder Z, Ravichandran V, Sharaf RN, Frey MK, Lipkin SM, Robson ME, Hamilton JG, Vijai J, Mukherjee S.
    • J Clin Oncol. 2020 Jan 10:JCO1902010. doi: 10.1200/JCO.19.02010. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Mental Illness and BRCA1/2 Genetic Testing Intention Among Multiethnic Women Undergoing Screening Mammography.
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    • Oncol Nurs Forum. 2020 Jan 1;47(1):E13-E24. doi: 10.1188/20.ONF.E13-E24.
    • BRCA2 gene mutation and prostate cancer risk. Comprehensive review and update.
    • Saudi Med J. 2020 Jan;41(1):9-17. doi: 10.15537/smj.2020.1.24759.
    • [Learning from My Experience: Outpatient Care for Cancer Multigene Genomic Testing].
    • Aimono E, Iguchi A, Mochida K, Imai M, Hayashi H, Nishihara H.
    • Yakugaku Zasshi. 2020;140(5):667-668. doi: 10.1248/yakushi.19-00217-4.
    • Conference abstract, [Article in Japanese]
    • [Our Treatment Strategy for Patients with Hereditary Breast Cancer Syndrome in Hamamatsu Medical Center].
    • Miyamoto Y, Tochikubo J, Hosokawa Y, Amano K.
    • Yakugaku Zasshi. 2020;140(5):669-671. doi: 10.1248/yakushi.19-00217-5.
    • SEOM clinical guidelines in hereditary breast and ovarian cancer (2019).
    • González-Santiago S, Ramón Y Cajal T, Aguirre E, Alés-Martínez JE, Andrés R, Balmaña J, Graña B, Herrero A, Llort G, González-Del-Alba A; SEOM Hereditary Cancer Working Group.
    • Clin Transl Oncol. 2019 Dec 30. doi: 10.1007/s12094-019-02262-0. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Myriad Data Supports Polygenic Score Value Even in Canonical Mutation Carriers.
    • Ashford M.
    • GenomeWeb. 2019 Dec 27.
    • News
    • Simultaneous germline and somatic sequencing in ovarian carcinoma: mutation rate and impact on clinical decision-making.
    • Jorge S, McFaddin AS, Doll KM, Pennington KP, Norquist BM, Bennett RL, Pritchard CC, Swisher EM.
    • Gynecol Oncol. 2019 Dec 27. pii: S0090-8258(19)31802-5. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2019.12.010. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Online BRCA1/2 screening in the Australian Jewish community: a qualitative study.
    • Yuen J, Cousens N, Barlow-Stewart K, O'Shea R, Andrews L.
    • J Community Genet. 2019 Dec 26. doi: 10.1007/s12687-019-00450-7. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Ambry Genetics Gains NYS Approval for Paired RNA, DNA Genetic Test.
    • [No author given]
    • GenomeWeb. 2019 Dec 16.

    Original research:

    Assessment of Diagnostic Outcomes of RNA Genetic Testing for Hereditary Cancer.

    Press: Ambry Genetics Study Finds RNA Testing Can Clarify Role of Variants in Hereditary Cancer Genes. (GenomeWeb)

    • Black Women's Confidence in the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act.
    • Sutton AL, Henderson A, Hurtado-de-Mendoza A, Tanner E, Khan M, Quillin J, Sheppard VB.
    • Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2019 Dec 14;16(24). pii: E5112. doi: 10.3390/ijerph16245112.
    • Points to consider: is there evidence to support BRCA1/2 and other inherited breast cancer genetic testing for all breast cancer patients? A statement of the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG).
    • Pal T, Agnese D, Daly M, La Spada A, Litton J, Wick M, Klugman S, Esplin ED, Jarvik GP; Professional Practice and Guidelines Committee.
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    Commentary:

    Germline genetic testing for breast cancer: which patients? What genes?

    Podcast: Should all breast cancer patients get germline genetic testing? (Genetics in Medicine. Genepod. 2020 Mar.)

    Press: Universal Genetic Testing in Breast Cancer May Result in More Harm Than Good, Experts Worry. (GenomeWeb)

    Press: ACMG Suggests Docs Evaluate All Breast Cancer Patients for Genetic Risk Test Suitability. (GenomeWeb)

    • How to facilitate psychosocial adjustment in women tested for hereditary breast or ovarian cancer susceptibility? Insights from network analysis.
    • Brédart A, Dick J, Cano A, Robieux L, De Pauw A, Schmutzler R, Stoppa-Lyonnet D, Dolbeault S, Kop JL.
    • Psychooncology. 2019 Dec 11. doi: 10.1002/pon.5302. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Genetic Testing Challenges in Oncology: False Positive After Testing at Pop-Up Booth.
    • Ray T.
    • Precision Oncology News. 2019 Dec 2.
    • Hereditary Cancer Syndromes and Risk Assessment: ACOG COMMITTEE OPINION, Number 793.
    • [No authors listed]
    • Obstet Gynecol. 2019 Dec;134(6):e143-e149. doi: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000003562.

    Summary:

    Hereditary Cancer Syndromes and Risk Assessment: ACOG COMMITTEE OPINION SUMMARY, Number 793.

    • Study on the differences of opinions and choices of high-risk breast cancer populations in China before and after genetic testing.
    • Cheng X, Gu Z, Sun X, Zhuang Z.
    • Transl Cancer Res. 2019 Dec;8(8):2893-2905. doi: 10.21037/tcr.2019.11.43.
    • Retesting of women who are negative for a BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation using a 20-gene panel.
    • Lerner-Ellis J, Sopik V, Wong A, Lázaro C, Narod SA, Charames GS.
    • J Med Genet. 2019 Nov 29. pii: jmedgenet-2019-106403. doi: 10.1136/jmedgenet-2019-106403. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Update: Genetic causes of hereditary pancreatic cancer: BRCA and beyond
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    • FORCE. XRAYS. 2019 Nov 26.
    • Myriad Genetics Myriad Wins Japanese Approval for BRACAnalysis to Assess Breast, Ovarian Cancer Risk.
    • [No author given]
    • Clinical Omics. 2019 Nov 21.
    • Myriad Genetics BRACAnalysis Approved by Japanese Regulators.
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    • GenomeWeb. 2019 Nov 21.
    • As Genetic Testing Access Grows, Travel Time Remains Barrier to In-Person Counseling.
    • Ray T.
    • GenomeWeb. 2019 Nov 20.
    • Mainstreamed genetic testing in ovarian cancer: patient experience of the testing process.
    • McLeavy L, Rahman B, Kristeleit R, Ledermann J, Lockley M, McCormack M, Mould T, Side L, Lanceley A.
    • Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2019 Nov 19. pii: ijgc-2019-000630. doi: 10.1136/ijgc-2019-000630. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Employee Benefits Programs Share Early Experiences Implementing Genetic Testing.
    • Ray T.
    • GenomeWeb. 2019 Nov 15.
    • Identification of novel BRCA1 large genomic rearrangements by a computational algorithm of amplicon-based Next-Generation Sequencing data.
    • Nicolussi A, Belardinilli F, Silvestri V, Mahdavian Y, Valentini V, D'Inzeo S, Petroni M, Zani M, Ferraro S, Di Giulio S, Fabretti F, Fratini B, Gradilone A, Ottini L, Giannini G, Coppa A, Capalbo C.
    • PeerJ. 2019 Nov 15;7:e7972. doi: 10.7717/peerj.7972. eCollection 2019.
    • Ethical Issues in Newborn Sequencing Research: The Case Study of BabySeq.
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    Press: Genome Sequencing in Newborns Raises Ethical Issues (NY Times/Reuters)

    • Hereditary prostate cancer - Primetime for genetic testing?
    • Heidegger I, Tsaur I, Borgmann H, Surcel C, Kretschmer A, Mathieu R, Visschere P, Valerio M, van den Bergh RCN, Ost P, Tilki D, Gandaglia G, Ploussard G; EAU-YAU Prostate Cancer Working Party.
    • Cancer Treat Rev. 2019 Nov 11;81:101927. doi: 10.1016/j.ctrv.2019.101927. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Review
    • NSGC Panel Divided on Whether Newly Diagnosed Breast Cancer Patients Should Undergo Panel Testing.
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    • GenomeWeb. 2019 Nov 7.
    • Geisinger MyCode® detects BRCA2 mutation prior to abdominal panniculectomy allowing for DIEP flap breast reconstruction.
    • Kauffman CA.
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    Editorial:

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

    Editorial:

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    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:

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    Patient Page:

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

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

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    Guidelines:

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    Guidelines:

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    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.

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

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    Original research:

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    A response to "Personalised medicine and population health: breast and ovarian cancer".

    Review:

    Personalised medicine and population health: breast and ovarian cancer.

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    Persistent underutilization of BRCA1/2 testing suggest the need for new approaches to genetic testing delivery.

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    Letter, Reply:

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

    Original research:

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    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:

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    • Mutations in context: implications of BRCA testing in diverse populations.
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    • Review

    Letter, Commentary:

    A response to "Personalised medicine and population health: breast and ovarian cancer".

    Letter, Reply:

    Author response to “a response to ‘personalised medicine and population health: breast and ovarian cancer’”.

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    Editorial:

    Making Sense of the Genome Remains a Work in Progress

    Editorial:

    Multitiered Questions Regarding Multigene Testing for Cancer Susceptibility.

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    Original research:

    Implementing Cancer Genomics in State Health Agencies: Mapping Activities to an Implementation Science Outcome Framework.

    • Factors Influencing Clinical Follow-Up for Individuals with a Personal History of Breast and/or Ovarian Cancer and Previous Uninformative BRCA1 and BRCA2 Testing.
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    • How Should Genetic Counseling for Ovarian Cancer Be Implemented in a Middle-Income Country? An Insight Based on the Brazilian Scenario.
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    • Commentary

    Editorial:

    GPS for navigating healthcare.

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    • Research news

    Identifier: NCT02993068: Stand up to Cancer: MAGENTA (Making Genetic Testing Accessible). (ClinicalTrials.gov)

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    • Review
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    • Review
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    • BRCA1 c.68_69delAG (exon2), c.181T>G (exon5), c.798_799delTT and 943ins10 (exon11) mutations in Burkina Faso.
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    • Cost-effectiveness evaluation of pre-counseling telephone interviews before face-to-face genetic counseling in cancer genetics.
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    • A comparison of cancer risk assessment and testing outcomes in patients from underserved vs. tertiary care settings.
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    • Clinical Cancer Genetics in a Lower-Middle Income Country: Considerations for Policymaking.
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    • 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.

    • Evaluation of some direct-to-consumer genetic testing reveals inaccuracies and misinterpretations.
    • [No author given]
    • FORCE. XRAYS. 2018 Jun 28.

    False-positive results released by direct-to-consumer genetic tests highlight the importance of clinical confirmation testing for appropriate patient care.

    • Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing: The Implications of the US FDA's First Marketing Authorization for BRCA Mutation Testing.
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    • Previvor: An Oncology Nurse's Story of Cancer Risk Reduction Through Genetic Testing.
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    • Editorial / Commentary
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    • 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.
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    • Screening for founder and recurrent BRCA mutations in Hong Kong and US Chinese populations.
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    • Our genes, our selves: hereditary breast cancer and biological citizenship in Norway.
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    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.

    • Effects of Cancer Genetic Panel Testing on at-Risk Individuals.
    • Frost AS, Toaff M, Biagi T, Stark E, McHenry A, Kaltman R.
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    • Comment
    • Practical Methods for Integrating Genetic Testing Into Clinical Practice for Advanced Prostate Cancer.
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    • Impact of an embedded genetic counselor on breast cancer treatment.
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    • News
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    • Mutational spectrum in a worldwide study of 29,700 families with BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutations.
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    • Hum Mutat. 2018 May;39(5):593-620. doi: 10.1002/humu.23406. Epub 2018 Mar 12.
    • Hereditary Cancer Genetic Testing in Community-Based Obstetrics and Gynecology Settings.
    • Obstet Gynecol. 2018 May;131(5):119s. doi: 10.1097/01.AOG.0000533506.01865.a1.
    • Risk Screening for Hereditary Cancer During Obstetrical Care: Barriers to Testing and Health Disparities.
    • Lua LL, Jackson D, Foggia M, Rosenbaum A.
    • Obstet Gynecol. 2018 May;131(Suppl 1):148s. doi: 10.1097/01.AOG.0000533083.79347.8c.
    • Conference abstract
    • Systematic review of the empirical investigation of resources to support decision-making regarding BRCA1 and BRCA2 genetic testing in women with breast cancer.
    • Grimmett C, Pickett K, Shepherd J, Welch K, Recio-Saucedo A, Streit E, Seers H, Armstrong A, Cutress RI, Evans DG, Copson E, Meiser B, Eccles D, Foster C.
    • Patient Educ Couns. 2018 May;101(5):779-788. doi: 10.1016/j.pec.2017.11.016. Epub 2017 Nov 26.
    • Review
    • Genetic Diagnosis before Surgery has an Impact on Surgical Decision in BRCA Mutation Carriers with Breast Cancer.
    • Park S, Lee JE, Ryu JM, Kim I, Bae SY, Lee SK, Yu J, Kim SW, Nam SJ.
    • World J Surg. 2018 May;42(5):1384-1390. doi: 10.1007/s00268-017-4342-7.
    • Trends in utilization and costs of BRCA testing among women aged 18-64 years in the United States, 2003-2014.
    • Chen Z, Kolor K, Grosse SD, Rodriguez JL, Lynch JA, Green RF, Dotson WD, Bowen MS, Khoury MJ.
    • Genet Med. 2018 Apr;20(4):428-434. doi: 10.1038/gim.2017.118. Epub 2017 Sep 21.
    • 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.
    • False-positive results released by direct-to-consumer genetic tests highlight the importance of clinical confirmation testing for appropriate patient care.
    • Tandy-Connor S, Guiltinan J, Krempely K, LaDuca H, Reineke P, Gutierrez S, Gray P, Tippin Davis B.
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    Commentary:

    Attention: Direct-To-Consumer patrons: Proceed with caution.

    Research news: Evaluation of some direct-to-consumer genetic testing reveals inaccuracies and misinterpretations (FORCE. XRAYS.)

    Press: Wrangle Over DTC Results—Ambry Study Highlights 40% False Positives, 23andMe Defends Tests, and Experts Weigh In. (Clinical OMICs)

    Press: Ambry and My Gene Counsel Team Up on Tests to Confirm DTC Results, Counseling. (Clinical OMICs)

    • The Right Not to Know: When Ignorance Is Bliss but Deadly.
    • Clausen AM.
    • Global Health NOW. 2018 Mar 20.

    Commentary: The right not to know when not knowing is dangerous. (FORCE. XRAYS.)

    • FDA approves breast cancer test kits: how useful are they?
    • [No author given]
    • FORCE. XRAYS. 2018 Mar 19.

    FDA News Release: FDA authorizes, with special controls, direct-to-consumer test that reports three mutations in the BRCA breast cancer genes (U.S. Food & Drug Administration)

    Press: Oncology Community Sees Potential for Patient Harm in FDA OK of 23andMe BRCA Test (GenomeWeb)

    Press: FDA Authorizes 23andMe DTC Test Report for Three BRCA Mutations (GenomeWeb)

    • Medical Strategy or Marketing Strategy?
    • Resta R.
    • The DNA Exchange. 2018 Mar 18.
    • Factors Influencing Clinical Follow-Up for Individuals with a Personal History of Breast and/or Ovarian Cancer and Previous Uninformative BRCA1 and BRCA2 Testing.
    • Chadwell SE, He H, Knapke S, Lewis J, Sisson R, Hopper J.
    • J Genet Couns. 2018 Mar 17. doi: 10.1007/s10897-018-0241-9. [Epub ahead of print]
    • First DTC Test for Some BRCA Mutations Authorized by FDA.
    • Nelson R.
    • Medscape. Medscape Medical News. 2018 Mar 7.
    • NSGC Responds to U.S. Food and Drug Administration Approval of Direct-to-Consumer Cancer Test that Reports Three BRCA Mutations.
    • [No author given]
    • NSGC blog, 2018 Mar 6.

    FDA News Release: FDA authorizes, with special controls, direct-to-consumer test that reports three mutations in the BRCA breast cancer genes (U.S. Food & Drug Administration)

    • FDA authorizes, with special controls, direct-to-consumer test that reports three mutations in the BRCA breast cancer genes.
    • [No author given]
    • U.S. Food & Drug Administration. FDA News Release. 2018 Mar 6.

    Blog post, News: NSGC Responds to U.S. Food and Drug Administration Approval of Direct-to-Consumer Cancer Test that Reports Three BRCA Mutations (NSGC Blog)

    News: FDA approves breast cancer test kits: how useful are they? (FORCE. XRAYS)

    • Genetic assessment wait time indicators in the High Risk Ontario Breast Screening Program.
    • Eisen A, Blackmore KM, Meschino WS, Muradali D, Carroll JC, Majpruz V, Warner E, Rabeneck L, Chiarelli AM.
    • Mol Genet Genomic Med. 2018 Mar;6(2):213-223. doi: 10.1002/mgg3.359. Epub 2018 Jan 25.
    • The changing landscape of hereditary cancer genetic testing.
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    • Commentary
    • Clinical testing of BRCA1 and BRCA2: a worldwide snapshot of technological practices.
    • Toland AE, Forman A, Couch FJ, Culver JO, Eccles DM, Foulkes WD, Hogervorst FBL, Houdayer C, Levy-Lahad E, Monteiro AN, Neuhausen SL, Plon SE, Sharan SK, Spurdle AB, Szabo C, Brody LC; BIC Steering Committee.
    • NPJ Genom Med. 2018 Feb 15;3:7. doi: 10.1038/s41525-018-0046-7. eCollection 2018.
    • Genetic Testing: Multiple Problems to Solve.
    • Ramos E, Haidle JL.
    • J Clin Oncol. 2018 Feb 10;36(5):518-519. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2017.76.0942. Epub 2018 Jan 2.

    Editorial:

    Genetic Testing: What Problem Are We Trying to Solve?

    Letter, Reply:

    Reply to E. Ramos et al.

    • BRCAsearch: written pre-test information and BRCA1/2 germline mutation testing in unselected patients with newly diagnosed breast cancer.
    • Nilsson MP, Törngren T, Henriksson K, Kristoffersson U, Kvist A, Silfverberg B, Borg Å, Loman N.
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    • Examination of the Patient-Focused Impact of Cancer Telegenetics Among a Rural Population: Comparison with Traditional In-Person Services.
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    • Communication of cancer-related genetic and genomic information: A landscape analysis of reviews.
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    • The risk of unjustified BRCA testing after the "Angelina Jolie effect": how can we save (laboratory) medicine from the Internet?
    • Lippi G.
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    • Letter
    • Genetic Testing for Hereditary Breast Cancer: The Decision to Decline.
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    • Considerations in Testing for Inherited Breast Cancer Predisposition in the Era of Personalized Medicine.
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    • Review
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    • Neoplasma. 2018;65(2):309-315. doi: 10.4149/neo_2018_170507N328.
    • National Estimates of Genetic Testing in Women With a History of Breast or Ovarian Cancer.
    • Childers CP, Childers KK, Maggard-Gibbons M, Macinko J.
    • J Clin Oncol. 2017 Dec 1;35(34):3800-3806. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2017.73.6314. Epub 2017 Aug 18.

    Editorial:

    Genetic Testing: What Problem Are We Trying to Solve?

    Letter:

    Population-Based Genetic Testing for BRCA1 and BRCA2.

    Press: Huge Underuse of Genetic Testing Among Cancer Survivors. (Medscape Oncology)

    • Cancer Genetic Counseling and Testing in an Era of Rapid Change.
    • Hooker GW, Clemens KR, Quillin J, Vogel Postula KJ, Summerour P, Nagy R, Buchanan AH.
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    • Identification and management of familial breast cancer in Austria.
    • Singer CF, Tan YY, Rappaport C.
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    Press: BRCA Testing Has Skyrocketed, but Misses High-Risk Women. (Medscape)

    Letter, Comment:

    Increased Use of BRCA Mutation Test in Unaffected Women Over the Period 2004-2014 in the U.S.: Further Evidence of the "Angelina Jolie Effect"?

    Letter, Reply:

    Authors' Response: "Angelina Jolie Effect" on the Shifting Role of BRCA Testing in the U.S.

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    Research News: Racial disparities in BRCA testing: Why? (FORCE)

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    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)

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    Letter / Reply:

    Reply.

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    Comments on NSGC Discussion Forum Cancer SIG

    Subject: NCCN High-Risk Breast-Ovarian Guidelines 1.2016

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    Concerns about cancer risk and experiences with genetic testing in a diverse population of patients with breast cancer.

    Reply / Letter

    Reply to S.M. Sorscher and A.B. Hafeez Bhatti.

    • Genetic Testing for BRCA Mutations Today and Tomorrow-About the ABOUT Study.
    • Narod S.
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    • Comment

    Comments on NSGC Discussion Forum Cancer SIG

    Subject: Dr. Narod's commentary on pre-test genetic counseling

    Utilization and Outcomes of BRCA Genetic Testing and Counseling in a National Commercially Insured Population: The ABOUT Study.

    • Utilization and Outcomes of BRCA Genetic Testing and Counseling in a National Commercially Insured Population: The ABOUT Study.
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    • JAMA Oncol. 2015 Dec 1;1(9):1251-1260. doi: 10.1001/jamaoncol.2015.3048.

    Blog post: Rates of Genetic Testing on the Rise While Utilization of Genetic Counseling Plummets (My Gene Counsel)

    Press: Most Women Get No Counseling After BRCA Testing (Medscape Oncology)

    Press: Study of Aetna-Insured Finds Lack of Pre-BRCA Test Counseling Despite Guidelines (GenomeWeb)

    Press: BRCA Testing, Genetic Counseling Utilization in the Community Setting (OncoTherapy Network)

    Press: Too Few Women Get Counseling Before Breast Cancer Gene Test: Study (MedlinePlus)

    Press: Too Few Get Counseling Before BRCA Gene Test (WEbMD / HealthDay News)

    • Beyond BRCA: Testing negative and living in the 'gray zone' for cancer risk.
    • [No author given]
    • My Gene Counsel. 2015 Dec 1.
    • Passage of Medicare mandate fails to shorten time to BRCA testing in ovarian cancer patients.
    • Olga T. Filippova, Paul J. Feustel, Lisa M. Armao, Joyce N. Barlin, Timothy J. McElrath, Patrick F. Timmins, Daniel C. Kredentser, Heidi E. Godoy.
    • Gynecologic Oncology. 2015 Dec;139(3):594. 2015 NEAGO ABSTRACTS. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2015.09.053.
    • Conference abstract
    • Testing times for BRCA gene carriers.
    • Carlisle D.
    • Nurs Stand. 2015 Nov 11;30(11):17-9. doi: 10.7748/ns.30.11.17.s21.
    • Ovarian cancer study opens door to personalised medicine.
    • Rebecca Burbidge.
    • PHG Foundation. 2015 Nov 11.
    • Addressing health disparities in Hispanic breast cancer: accurate and inexpensive sequencing of BRCA1 and BRCA2.
    • Dean M, Boland J, Yeager M, Im KM, Garland L, Rodriguez-Herrera M, Perez M, Mitchell J, Roberson D, Jones K, Lee HJ, Eggebeen R, Sawitzke J, Bass S, Zhang X, Robles V, Hollis C, Barajas C, Rath E, Arentz C, Figueroa JA, Nguyen DD, Nahleh Z.
    • Gigascience. 2015 Nov 4;4:50. doi: 10.1186/s13742-015-0088-z. eCollection 2015.
    • Getting Tested For The 'Breast Cancer Genes'
    • Justin Lorentz
    • Huffington Post Canada, Living, 2015 Oct 30
    • The Insider’s Guide on Genetic Testing for Breast Cancer.
    • [No author given]
    • My Gene Counsel. 2015 Oct 6.
    • Breast Cancer Genetic Testing: More Than a Medical Management Tool.
    • Schroeder D, Conroy SA.
    • Clin J Oncol Nurs. 2015 Oct 1;19(5):603-7. doi: 10.1188/15.CJON.603-607.
    • Review
    • Utility of genetic testing for breast cancer risk.
    • [No author given]
    • The Jackson Laboratory. 2015 Oct.
    • Alison's Story-A Cautionary Tale in the Age of Genomic Medicine.
    • Burn J.
    • Surg Oncol Clin N Am. 2015 Oct;24(4):635-637. doi: 10.1016/j.soc.2015.06.010. Epub 2015 Aug 14.
    • Review
    • Color Genomics Launches Benefits Program for Breast, Ovarian Cancer Risk Testing.
    • [No author given]
    • Clinical OMICs. 2015 Sep 30.
    • Your Checklist For Ovarian Cancer Genetic Counseling.
    • [No author given].
    • My Gene Counsel. 2015 Sep 24.
    • Who Should Be Concerned About Hereditary Cancer?
    • [No author given]
    • My Gene Counsel. 2015 Sep 22.
    • "The BRCA Responder" on Genetic Testing, Family Histories, and Why Counseling Is Key.
    • Kelly Johnson.
    • Oncology Nursing News. 2015 Aug 31.
    • Genetic Testing Can Lead to Insights — Or Uncertainty.
    • Lauren M. Green.
    • Cure. 2015 Aug 13.
    • Discrepancies between ESMO and NCCN breast cancer guidelines: An appraisal.
    • Zagouri F, Liakou P, Bartsch R, Peccatori FA, Tsigginou A, Dimitrakakis C, Zografos GC, Dimopoulos MA, Azim HA Jr.
    • Breast. 2015 Aug;24(4):513-23. doi: 10.1016/j.breast.2015.02.031. Epub 2015 Mar 25.
    • Review
    • Video: Genetic Testing for only $249?
    • [No author given]
    • My Gene Counsel. 2015 Jul 21.
    • BRCA1, BRCA2, PALB2, and CDKN2A mutations in familial pancreatic cancer: a PACGENE study.
    • Zhen DB, Rabe KG, Gallinger S, Syngal S, Schwartz AG, Goggins MG, Hruban RH, Cote ML, McWilliams RR, Roberts NJ, Cannon-Albright LA, Li D, Moyes K, Wenstrup RJ, Hartman AR, Seminara D, Klein AP, Petersen GM.
    • Genet Med. 2015 Jul 2;17(7):569-577. doi: 10.1038/gim.2014.153. Epub 2014 Nov 20.
    • Testing helps fight ovarian, breast cancers—but not everyone agrees on how to do it.
    • Maria Delaney.
    • Ars Technica. 2015 Jul 1.
    • Podcast: Real Men Get Genetic Counseling.
    • [No author given]
    • My Gene Counsel. 2015 Jun 30.
    • Genetics and Cancer Risk: More options, more tests, more prevention, more survivors.
    • Billie J. Marek.
    • The Monitor. 2015 Jun 25.
    • Breast Cancer Risk Gene Discovery: Opportunities and Challenges.
    • Fabienne Lesueur.
    • Current Genetic Medicine Reports 3(2):8-91. 2015 Jun.
    • Review
    • Committee opinion no. 634: Hereditary cancer syndromes and risk assessment.
    • [No authors listed]
    • Obstet Gynecol. 2015 Jun;125(6):1538-43. doi: 10.1097/01.AOG.0000466373.71146.51.

    Press: ACOG Issues Guidelines for Hereditary Cancer Screening. (Medscape Oncology)

    • How Genetic Tests Can Reveal a Hidden Family History of Cancer.
    • [No author given]
    • NBC Nightly News. 2015 May 20.
    • Two Women, Two Results: The Agonizing Wait for Cancer Gene Tests.
    • [No author given]
    • NBC Nightly News. 2015 May 19.
    • A WILD RIDE: A Genetic Counselor Undergoes Genetic Testing.
    • Caroline Lieber.
    • NSGC Blog. 2015 May 13.
    • Concerns about cancer risk and experiences with genetic testing in a diverse population of patients with breast cancer.
    • Jagsi R, Griffith KA, Kurian AW, Morrow M, Hamilton AS, Graff JJ, Katz SJ, Hawley ST.
    • J Clin Oncol. 2015 May 10;33(14):1584-91. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2014.58.5885. Epub 2015 Apr 6.

    Comment / Letter:

    Discussing the Implications of Genetic Testing With Patients.

    Comment / Letter:

    Reply to S.M. Sorscher and A.B. Hafeez Bhatti.

    Comment / Letter:

    Discussing Genetic Testing With Patients With Breast Cancer in Developing Countries: Should We Be Judicious?

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

    • Factors associated with genetic counseling and BRCA testing in a population-based sample of young Black women with breast cancer.
    • Cragun D, Bonner D, Kim J, Akbari MR, Narod SA, Gomez-Fuego A, Garcia JD, Vadaparampil ST, Pal T.
    • Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2015 May;151(1):169-76. doi: 10.1007/s10549-015-3374-7. Epub 2015 Apr 14.
    • Pre-test genetic counseling services for hereditary breast and ovarian cancer delivered by non-genetics professionals in the state of Florida.
    • Vadaparampil ST, Scherr CL, Cragun D, Malo TL, Pal T.
    • Clin Genet. 2015 May;87(5):473-7. doi: 10.1111/cge.12405. Epub 2014 May 9.

    Letter:

    Response to Cragun et al.

    Letter:

    Response to Cragun et al.

    • Great Expectorations – A NextGenetic Counseling Model?
    • Robert Resta.
    • The DNA Exchange. 2015 Apr 27.
    • Affordable access to a new genetic test for cancer.
    • Andrea.
    • Brave Bosom. 2015 Apr 21.
    • New Genetic Tests for Breast Cancer Hold Promise.
    • Andrew Pollack.
    • NY Times, Business Day. 2015 Apr 21.

    Press: Startup Pledges To Cut Cost Of Breast Cancer Genetic Testing From $4000 To $249. (Forbes)

    • Screening Tests For Breast Cancer Genes Just Got Cheaper.
    • [No author given]
    • NPR. All Things Considered. 2015 Apr 21.
    • Learning from Angelina Jolie's genetic testing for our own health.
    • Elizabeth Cohen.
    • CNN, 2015 Mar 25.
    • Personalized assessment and management of women at risk for breast cancer in North America.
    • Pruthi S, Heisey R, Bevers T.
    • Womens Health (Lond Engl). 2015 Mar;11(2):213-23; quiz 223-4. doi: 10.2217/whe.14.79.
    • Prevalence and correlates of receiving and sharing high-penetrance cancer genetic test results: findings from the Health Information National Trends Survey.
    • Taber JM, Chang CQ, Lam TK, Gillanders EM, Hamilton JG, Schully SD.
    • Public Health Genomics. [2015 Feb;]18(2):67-77. doi: 10.1159/000368745.
    • Risk Assessment, Genetic Counseling, and Genetic Testing for BRCA-Related Cancer in Women.
    • Lee K, Rossi C.
    • Am Fam Physician. 2015 Jan 15;91(2):119-120.
    • Risk Assessment, Genetic Counseling, and Genetic Testing for BRCA-Related Cancer in Women: Recommendation Statement.
    • [No authors listed]
    • Am Fam Physician. 2015 Jan 15;91(2):Online.
    • Yes, breast surgeons may provide breast cancer genetic assessment and testing.
    • Kaufman CS.
    • Ann Surg Oncol. 2015 Jan;22(1):1-3. doi: 10.1245/s10434-014-4124-5. Epub 2014 Oct 8.

    Comment / Editorial:

    Can breast surgeons provide breast cancer genetic testing? An American Society of Breast Surgeons survey.

    • Differences in BRCA counseling and testing practices based on ordering provider type.
    • Cragun D, Camperlengo L, Robinson E, Caldwell M, Kim J, Phelan C, Monteiro AN, Vadaparampil ST, Sellers TA, Pal T.
    • Genet Med. 2015 Jan;17(1):51-57. doi: 10.1038/gim.2014.75. Epub 2014 Jun 12.

    Press: Involving a genetic health care professional may improve quality, reduce unnecessary testing. (Science Daily)

    Press: Survey: Genetic Counseling Leads Some Patients to Cheaper BRCA Tests. (GenomeWeb)

    Blog post: Survey: Genetic Counseling Leads Some Patients to Cheaper BRCA Tests. (Yale Cancer Genetic Counseling)

    • A practice guideline from the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics and the National Society of Genetic Counselors: referral indications for cancer predisposition assessment.
    • Hampel H, Bennett RL, Buchanan A, Pearlman R, Wiesner GL.
    • Genet Med. 2015 Jan;17(1):70-87. doi: 10.1038/gim.2014.147. Epub 2014 Nov 13.
    • Guidelines

    Addendum:

    Addendum: A practice guideline from the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics and the National Society of Genetic Counselors: referral indications for cancer predisposition assessment.

    • Hereditary breast cancer syndromes and genetic testing.
    • Rich TA, Woodson AH, Litton J, Arun B.
    • J Surg Oncol. 2015 Jan;111(1):66-80. doi: 10.1002/jso.23791. Epub 2014 Nov 7.
    • Review
    • Efficacy of a web-based intelligent tutoring system for communicating genetic risk of breast cancer: a fuzzy-trace theory approach.
    • Wolfe CR, Reyna VF, Widmer CL, Cedillos EM, Fisher CR, Brust-Renck PG, Weil AM.
    • Med Decis Making. 2015 Jan;35(1):46-59. doi: 10.1177/0272989X14535983. Epub 2014 May 14.
    • The changing landscape of genetic testing for hereditary breast and ovarian cancer.
    • Bellcross CA.
    • Curr Probl Cancer. 2014 Nov-Dec;38(6):209-15. doi: 10.1016/j.currproblcancer.2014.10.001. Epub 2014 Oct 30.
    • Identifying hereditary cancer: genetic counseling and cancer risk assessment.
    • Lewis KM.
    • Curr Probl Cancer. 2014 Nov-Dec;38(6):216-25. doi: 10.1016/j.currproblcancer.2014.10.002. Epub 2014 Oct 29.
    • Hereditary breast and ovarian cancer syndrome: Considering the complexities.
    • Senter L.
    • Curr Probl Cancer. 2014 Nov-Dec;38(6):226-34. doi: 10.1016/j.currproblcancer.2014.10.003. Epub 2014 Oct 31.
    • Current Guidance for Brca Mutation Testing in Ovarian Cancer Patients.
    • Ehlken B, Driedger J, Hofmann-Xu L, Paulus G, Berger K, de Moor C, Schroeder C, Clune J, Tyczynski J.
    • Value Health. 2014 Nov;17(7):A663. doi: 10.1016/j.jval.2014.08.2439. Epub 2014 Oct 26.
    • Conference abstract
    • Implementing a screening tool for identifying patients at risk for hereditary breast and ovarian cancer: a statewide initiative.
    • Brannon Traxler L, Martin ML, Kerber AS, Bellcross CA, Crane BE, Green V, Matthews R, Paris NM, Gabram SG.
    • Ann Surg Oncol. 2014 Oct;21(10):3342-7. doi: 10.1245/s10434-014-3921-1. Epub 2014 Jul 22.

    Comments from NSGC Discussion Forum Cancer SIG

    Subject: Article Request

    • Breast cancer risk counseling: a teachable moment?
    • Daly M.
    • J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2014 Oct;12(10):1361-2.
    • Editorial

    Comments on NSGC Discussion Forum Cancer SIG

    Subject: Article request

    Subject: Expanding risk counseling beyond genetics

    • Understanding of BRCA1/2 genetic tests results: the importance of objective and subjective numeracy.
    • Hanoch Y, Miron-Shatz T, Rolison JJ, Ozanne E.
    • Psychooncology. 2014 Oct;23(10):1142-8. doi: 10.1002/pon.3537. Epub 2014 Apr 14.
    • The Angelina Jolie effect: how high celebrity profile can have a major impact on provision of cancer related services.
    • Evans DG, Barwell J, Eccles DM, Collins A, Izatt L, Jacobs C, Donaldson A, Brady AF, Cuthbert A, Harrison R, Thomas S, Howell A; The FH02 Study Group; RGC teams, Miedzybrodzka Z, Murray A; The FH02 Study Group; RGC Teams.
    • Breast Cancer Res. 2014 Sep 19;16(5):442. doi: 10.1186/s13058-014-0442-6.

    Comment, Letter:

    Longer term effects of the Angelina Jolie effect: increased risk-reducing mastectomy rates in BRCA carriers and other high-risk women.

    • Genetic Testing For BRCA Is A Personal Decision.
    • Elaine Schattner.
    • Forbes. 2014 Sep 11.
    • 'Angelina Jolie Effect': BRCA Testing Doubles.
    • Zosia Chustecka.
    • Medscape Medical News. Conference News. from the 2014 Breast Cancer Symposium. 2014 Sep 3.

    Conference abstract: The impact of Angelina Jolie's (AJ) story on genetic referral and testing at an academic cancer centre. (ASCO University. Meeting Library.)

    • Angelina Jolie’s Surgery May Have Doubled Genetic Testing Rates at One Clinic.
    • Alexandra Sifferlin.
    • Time. 2014 Sep 2.

    Conference abstract: The impact of Angelina Jolie's (AJ) story on genetic referral and testing at an academic cancer centre. (ASCO University. Meeting Library.)

    Press article:

    The Angelina effect.

    • Genetic/Familial high-risk assessment: breast and ovarian, version 1.2014.
    • Daly MB, Pilarski R, Axilbund JE, Buys SS, Crawford B, Friedman S, Garber JE, Horton C, Kaklamani V, Klein C, Kohlmann W, Kurian A, Litton J, Madlensky L, Marcom PK, Merajver SD, Offit K, Pal T, Pasche B, Reiser G, Shannon KM, Swisher E, Voian NC, Weitzel JN, Whelan A, Wiesner GL, Dwyer MA, Kumar R.
    • J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2014 Sep;12(9):1326-38.
    • Practice Guideline, NCCN Guidelines
    • Advanced tools for BRCA1/2 mutational screening: comparison between two methods for large genomic rearrangements (LGRs) detection.
    • Concolino P, Mello E, Minucci A, Santonocito C, Scambia G, Giardina B, Capoluongo E.
    • Clin Chem Lab Med. 2014 Aug;52(8):1119-27. doi: 10.1515/cclm-2013-1114.
    • Genetic testing and familial implications in breast-ovarian cancer families.
    • Oosterwijk JC, de Vries J, Mourits MJ, de Bock GH.
    • Maturitas. 2014 Aug;78(4):252-257. doi: 10.1016/j.maturitas.2014.05.002. Epub 2014 May 9.
    • Review
    • Medical genetic counseling for breast cancer in primary care: a synthesis of major determinants of physicians' practices in primary care settings.
    • Jbilou J, Halilem N, Blouin-Bougie J, Amara N, Landry R, Simard J.
    • Public Health Genomics. [2014 Aug;]17(4):190-208. doi: 10.1159/000362358. Epub 2014 Jul 3.
    • From the set-up of a screening program of breast cancer patients to the identification of the first BRCA mutation in the DR Congo.
    • Luyeye Mvila G, Postema S, Marchal G, Van Limbergen E, Verdonck F, Matthijs G, Devriendt K, Michils G, Van Ongeval C.
    • BMC Public Health. 2014 Jul 28;14:759. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-14-759.
    • The Role of Testing for BRCA1 and BRCA2 Mutations in Cancer Prevention.
    • McCarthy AM, Armstrong K.
    • JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Jul 1;174(7):1023-4. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2014.1322.
    • Survey Finds More Inquiries to Genetic Counselors, Including From the “Worried-Well”.
    • Christina Izzo.
    • Oncology Nursing News. 2014 Jun 9.
    • More breast cancer patients prefer BRCA-mutation testing without prior face-to-face genetic counseling.
    • Sie AS, van Zelst-Stams WA, Spruijt L, Mensenkamp AR, Ligtenberg MJ, Brunner HG, Prins JB, Hoogerbrugge N.
    • Fam Cancer. 2014 Jun;13(2):143-51. doi: 10.1007/s10689-013-9686-z.
    • Angelina Jolie Effect: One Year Later.
    • Joy Larsen Haidle.
    • NSGC Blog. 2014 May 14.
    • Long-term satisfaction and quality of life following risk reducing surgery in BRCA1/2 mutation carriers.
    • Hooker GW, King L, Vanhusen L, Graves K, Peshkin BN, Isaacs C, Taylor KL, Poggi E, Schwartz MD.
    • Hered Cancer Clin Pract. 2014 Apr 2;12(1):9. doi: 10.1186/1897-4287-12-9.
    • Determinants of genetic counseling uptake and its impact on breast cancer outcome: a population-based study.
    • Ayme A, Viassolo V, Rapiti E, Fioretta G, Schubert H, Bouchardy C, Chappuis PO, Benhamou S.
    • Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2014 Apr;144(2):379-89. doi: 10.1007/s10549-014-2864-3. Epub 2014 Feb 12.
    • Changes in specialists' perspectives on cancer genetic testing, prophylactic surgery and insurance discrimination: then and now.
    • Matloff ET, Bonadies DC, Moyer A, Brierley KL.
    • J Genet Couns. 2014 Apr;23(2):164-71. doi: 10.1007/s10897-013-9625-z. Epub 2013 Jul 13.

    Press: What’s Ahead for BRCA Genetic Testing and Counseling? (OncLive)

    • Experiences of predictive testing in young people at risk of Huntington's disease, familial cardiomyopathy or hereditary breast and ovarian cancer.
    • Macleod R, Beach A, Henriques S, Knopp J, Nelson K, Kerzin-Storrar L.
    • Eur J Hum Genet. 2014 Mar;22(3):396-401. doi: 10.1038/ejhg.2013.143. Epub 2013 Jul 17.
    • 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.
    • Nelson HD, Pappas M, Zakher B, Mitchell JP, Okinaka-Hu L, Fu R.
    • Ann Intern Med. 2014 Feb 18;160(4):255-66.
    • Assessing the Genetic Risk for BRCA-Related Breast or Ovarian Cancer in Women: Recommendations From the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.
    • [No authors listed]
    • Ann Intern Med. 2014 Feb 18;160(4). doi: 10.7326/P14-9008.

    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.
    • Moyer VA; U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.
    • Ann Intern Med. 2014 Feb 18;160(4):271-81.

    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.

    • 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.
    • [No authors listed]
    • Ann Intern Med. 2014 Feb 18;160(4):I-16.

    Practice Guideline:

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

    • After Angelina and the Supreme Court Decision, where do we go from here? BRCA gene testing in Rhode Island's Portuguese population.
    • Benson C, Stobie L, Shur N, Yuan Z, Teixeira MR, Chung M.
    • Am J Med Genet A. 2014 Feb;164(2):557-8. doi: 10.1002/ajmg.a.36254. Epub 2013 Dec 5.
    • High-risk women should have BRCA testing.
    • [No authors listed]
    • Cancer Discov. 2014 Feb;4(2):139. doi: 10.1158/2159-8290.CD-NB2014-003. Epub 2014 Jan 16.
    • News
    • Molecular testing in breast cancer.
    • Paoletti C, Hayes DF.
    • Annu Rev Med. 2014 Jan 14;65:95-110. doi: 10.1146/annurev-med-070912-143853.
    • Review
    • U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Finds Benefit in Risk Assessment, Genetic Counseling, and Genetic Testing for BRCA-Related Cancer for Small Group of High-Risk Women.
    • [No author given]
    • Yale Cancer Genetic Counseling. 2014 Jan 2.
    • Modes of delivery of genetic testing services and the uptake of cancer risk management strategies in BRCA1 and BRCA2 carriers.
    • Pal T, Lee JH, Besharat A, Thompson Z, Monteiro A, Phelan C, Lancaster J, Metcalfe K, Sellers T, Vadaparampil S, Narod S.
    • Clin Genet. 2014 Jan;85(1):49-53. doi: 10.1111/cge.12130. Epub 2013 Mar 21.
    • Systematic review of educational tools used during the BRCA1/2 genetic testing process.
    • Dorval M, Bouchard K, Chiquette J.
    • Per Med. 2014 Jan;11(1):113-124. doi: 10.2217/pme.13.94.
    • Review
    • Mapping Jewish Identities: Migratory Histories and the Transnational Re-Framing of ‘Ashkenazi BRCA Mutations’ in the UK and Brazil.
    • Mozersky J, Gibbon S.
    • In: Breast Cancer Gene Research and Medical Practices: Transnational Perspectives in the Time of BRCA. Oxon (UK): Routledge; 2014. Gibbon S, Joseph G, Mozersky J, zur Nieden A, Palfner S, editors. Wellcome Trust–Funded Monographs and Book Chapters.
    • Medicare slashes payment for BRCA test.
    • McCarthy M.
    • BMJ. 2013 Dec 31;347:f7709. doi: 10.1136/bmj.f7709.
    • Review
    • A Myriad of Choices: How the Supreme Court’s Decision Has Affected Clinical Practice.
    • Kristen Hanson.
    • Perspectives in Genetic Counseling. 35(4):6-7. 2013 Qtr 4.
    • Educational needs and preferred methods of learning among Florida practitioners who order genetic testing for hereditary breast and ovarian cancer.
    • Cragun D, Besharat AD, Lewis C, Vadaparampil ST, Pal T.
    • J Cancer Educ. 2013 Dec;28(4):690-7. doi: 10.1007/s13187-013-0525-6.
    • Supreme Court Ruling Broadens BRCA Testing Options.
    • Azvolinsky A.
    • J Natl Cancer Inst. 2013 Nov 20;105(22):1671-2. doi: 10.1093/jnci/djt342. Epub 2013 Nov 6.
    • The "New" Genetic Testing: What You Need to Know.
    • Rebecca Sutphen.
    • FORCE. Be Empowered Webinars. 2013 Nov 18.
    • Pros and cons of screening for BRCA mutations.
    • Howard-McNatt M.
    • N C Med J. 2013 Nov-Dec;74(6):489-90.
    • Quest to offer genetic test for breast cancer risk.
    • Bill Berkrot.
    • Yahoo! News. Reuters. 2013 Oct 15.
    • Can Unknown Predisposition in Familial Breast Cancer be Family-Specific?
    • Lynch H, Wen H, Kim YC, Snyder C, Kinarsky Y, Chen PX, Xiao F, Goldgar D, Cowan KH, Wang SM.
    • Breast J. 2013 Sep;19(5):520-8. doi: 10.1111/tbj.12145. Epub 2013 Jun 26.
    • Allocation of work activities in a comprehensive cancer genetics program.
    • Mahon SM.
    • Clin J Oncol Nurs. 2013 Aug 1;17(4):397-404. doi: 10.1188/13.CJON.397-404.
    • Practical aspects of genetic counseling in breast cancer: Lights and shadows.
    • Christinat A, Pagani O.
    • Breast. 2013 Aug;22(4):375-82. doi: 10.1016/j.breast.2013.04.006. Epub 2013 May 11.
    • Review
    • Genetic counseling for breast cancer risk: how did we get here and where are we going?
    • Lang KA.
    • Expert Rev Mol Diagn. 2013 Jul;13(6):541-51. doi: 10.1586/14737159.2013.811903.
    • Implementation of a breast cancer genetic service in South Africa - lessons learned.
    • Schoeman M, Apffelstaedt JP, Baatjes K, Urban M.
    • S Afr Med J. 2013 Jun 25;103(8):529-33. doi: 10.7196/samj.6814.
    • Myriad BRCA Patents Nixed: What Happens Next?
    • Roxanne Nelson.
    • Medscape Medical News. Oncology. 2013 Jun 21.
    • The Angelina effect.
    • Kluger J, Park A.
    • Time. 2013 May 27;181(20):28-33.
    • Press article
    • Angelina Jolie's Mastectomy: BRCA Testing in the Spotlight.
    • Kate Johnson.
    • Medscape Medical News. Oncology. 2013 May 16.
    • Myriad to Replace BRACAnalysis, Other Hereditary Cancer Tests with MyRisk Panel.
    • [No author given]
    • GenomeWeb. 2013 May 9.
    • Opportunities for public health communication, intervention, and future research on breast cancer in younger women.
    • Buchanan N, Roland KB, Rodriguez JL, Miller JW, Fairley T.
    • J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2013 Apr;22(4):293-8. doi: 10.1089/jwh.2012.4239. Epub 2013 Mar 20.
    • [New genetic tests and their clinical utility for cancer screening].
    • Probst-Hensch NM, Brand A.
    • Ther Umsch. 2013 Apr;70(4):251-4; discussion 255-6. doi: 10.1024/0040-5930/a000397.
    • Review, [Article in German]
    • Breast Cancer Genetic Testing Gets Covered by Health Care Reform.
    • Rachael Rettner.
    • Yahoo. MyHealthNewsDaily. 2013 Mar 6.
    • Improving mutation notification when new genetic information is identified in research: a trial of two strategies in familial breast cancer.
    • Wakefield CE, Thorne H, Kirk J, Niedermayr E, Doolan EL, Tucker K.
    • Genet Med. 2013 Mar;15(3):187-94. doi: 10.1038/gim.2012.115. Epub 2012 Sep 13.
    • Proposed roadmap to stepwise integration of genetics in family medicine and clinical research.
    • Houwink EJ, Sollie AW, Numans ME, Cornel MC.
    • Clin Transl Med. 2013 Feb 16;2(1):5. doi: 10.1186/2001-1326-2-5.
    • Whole Exome Sequencing Suggests Much of Non-BRCA1/BRCA2 Familial Breast Cancer Is Due to Moderate and Low Penetrance Susceptibility Alleles.
    • Gracia-Aznarez FJ, Fernandez V, Pita G, Peterlongo P, Dominguez O, de la Hoya M, Duran M, Osorio A, Moreno L, Gonzalez-Neira A, Rosa-Rosa JM, Sinilnikova O, Mazoyer S, Hopper J, Lazaro C, Southey M, Odefrey F, Manoukian S, Catucci I, Caldes T, Lynch HT, Hilbers FS, van Asperen CJ, Vasen HF, Goldgar D, Radice P, Devilee P, Benitez J.
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