General ~ Risk-Reducing Mastectomy
~ Genetics of Breast & Ovarian Cancer

List was last updated on Oct 10, 2019 @ 2:03 pm.


    • 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)

    • Broad Application of Multigene Panel Testing for Breast Cancer Susceptibility-Pandora's Box Is Opening Wider.
    • Robson M, Domchek S.
    • JAMA Oncol. 2019 Oct 3. doi: 10.1001/jamaoncol.2019.4004. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Commentary
    • Risk-reducing mastectomy in BRCA carriers: survival is not the issue.
    • Neven P, Punie K, Wildiers H, Willers N, Van Ongeval C, Van Buggenhout G, Legius E.
    • Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2019 Sep 20. doi: 10.1007/s10549-019-05440-4. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Letter, Comment

    Original Research:

    Survival after bilateral risk-reducing mastectomy in healthy BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation carriers.

    • Cost effectiveness of bilateral risk-reducing mastectomy and salpingo-oophorectomy.
    • Schrauder MG, Brunel-Geuder L, Häberle L, Wunderle M, Hoyer J, Csorba R, Reis A, Schulz-Wendtland R, Beckmann MW, Lux MP.
    • Eur J Med Res. 2019 Sep 14;24(1):32. doi: 10.1186/s40001-019-0391-8.
    • Is nipple sparing mastectomy associated with increased complications, readmission and length of stay compared to skin sparing mastectomy?
    • Wang M, Huang J, Chagpar AB.
    • Am J Surg. 2019 Sep 13. pii: S0002-9610(19)31023-2. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2019.09.011. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Hereditary breast cancer: screening and risk reducing surgery.
    • Renzulli M, Zanotti S, Clemente A, Mineo G, Tovoli F, Reginelli A, Barile A, Cappabianca S, Taffurelli M, Golfieri R.
    • Gland Surg. 2019 Sep;8(Suppl 3):S142-S149. doi: 10.21037/gs.2019.04.04.
    • Should unaffected female BRCA2 pathogenic variant carriers be told there is little or no advantage from risk reducing mastectomy?
    • Evans DG, Howell SJ, Howell A.
    • Fam Cancer. 2019 Aug 23. doi: 10.1007/s10689-019-00142-8. [Epub ahead of print]

    Original Research:

    Survival after bilateral risk-reducing mastectomy in healthy BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation carriers.

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

    Evidence report, Review:

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

    Guidelines [Internet]:

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

    Editorial:

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

    Editorial:

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

    Editorial:

    Hereditary Cancer Evaluation in 2019-a Rapidly Evolving Landscape.

    Editorial:

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

    News:

    USPSTF Calls for More BRCA Screening.

    Patient Page:

    Should I Be Tested for BRCA Mutations?

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

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

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

    Guidelines:

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

    Guidelines:

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

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

    Guidelines:

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

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

    Guidelines:

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

    • Use of Mammographic Measurements to Predict Complications After Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy in BRCA Mutation Carriers.
    • Park KU, Weiss A, Rosso K, Yi M, Hunt K, Kuerer H, Hanson SE, Candelaria R, Tevis S, Thompson A.
    • Ann Surg Oncol. 2019 Aug 9. doi: 10.1245/s10434-019-07704-1. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Celebrity Influence Affecting Public Interest in Plastic Surgery Procedures: Google Trends Analysis.
    • Tijerina JD, Morrison SD, Nolan IT, Parham MJ, Richardson MT, Nazerali R.
    • Aesthetic Plast Surg. 2019 Aug 7. doi: 10.1007/s00266-019-01466-7. [Epub ahead of print]
    • The Importance of Risk-Reducing Prophylactic Mastectomy in Breast Cancer (BRCA) Carriers: A Case Report.
    • Ochaney P, Patel K, Haq F, Reese R, Igel S.
    • Cureus. 2019 Aug 2;11(8):e5311. doi: 10.7759/cureus.5311.
    • Patient-Reported Satisfaction after Prophylactic Operations of the Breast.
    • Keller K, Meisel C, Grübling N, Petzold A, Wimberger P, Kast K.
    • Breast Care (Basel). 2019 Aug;14(4):217-223. doi: 10.1159/000496398. Epub 2019 Feb 15.
    • Risk Assessment, Genetic Counseling, and Genetic Testing for BRCA1/2-Related Cancer in Women: A Systematic Review for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force [Internet].
    • Nelson HD, Pappas M, Cantor A, Haney E, Holmes R, Stillman L.
    • Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (US); 2019 Aug. Report No.: 19-05251-EF-1. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Evidence Syntheses, formerly Systematic Evidence Reviews.

    Guidelines:

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

    Guidelines:

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

    • Screening and surgical prophylaxis for hereditary cancer syndromes with high risk of endometrial and ovarian cancer.
    • Bercow AS, Eisenhauer EL.
    • J Surg Oncol. 2019 Jul 29. doi: 10.1002/jso.25645. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Review
    • Survival after bilateral risk-reducing mastectomy in healthy BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation carriers.
    • Heemskerk-Gerritsen BAM, Jager A, Koppert LB, Obdeijn AI, Collée M, Meijers-Heijboer HEJ, Jenner DJ, Oldenburg HSA, van Engelen K, de Vries J, van Asperen CJ, Devilee P, Blok MJ, Kets CM, Ausems MGEM, Seynaeve C, Rookus MA, Hooning M.
    • Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2019 Jul 13. doi: 10.1007/s10549-019-05345-2. [Epub ahead of print]

    Commentary:

    Should unaffected female BRCA2 pathogenic variant carriers be told there is little or no advantage from risk reducing mastectomy?

    Letter, Comment:

    Risk-reducing mastectomy in BRCA carriers: survival is not the issue.

    • Breast reconstruction after risk-reducing mastectomy in BRCA mutation carriers.
    • Nagura N, Hayashi N, Takei J, Yoshida A, Ochi T, Iwahira Y, Yamauchi H.
    • Breast Cancer. 2019 Jul 10. doi: 10.1007/s12282-019-00995-y. [Epub ahead of print]
    • [Recommendations for Preventive Care for Women with Rare Genetic Cause of Breast and Ovarian Cancer.]
    • Foretová L, Navrátilová M, Svoboda M, Vašíčková P, Sťahlová EH, Házová J, Kleiblová P, Kleibl Z, Macháčková E, Palácová M, Petráková K.
    • Klin Onkol. 2019 Summer;32(Supplementum2):6-13. doi: 10.14735/amko2019S6.
    • Residual glandular tissue (RGT) in BRCA1/2 germline mutation carriers with unilateral and bilateral prophylactic mastectomies.
    • Grinstein O, Krug B, Hellmic M, Siedek F, Malter W, Burke C, Schmutzler R, Maintz D, Rhiem K.
    • Surg Oncol. 2019 Jun;29:126-133. doi: 10.1016/j.suronc.2019.04.009. Epub 2019 May 3.
    • Sentinel lymph node biopsy following previous axillary surgery in recurrent breast cancer.
    • Sávolt Á, Cserni G, Lázár G, Maráz R, Kelemen P, Kovács E, Győrffy B, Udvarhelyi N, Vörös A, Ormándi K, Mátrai Z.
    • Eur J Surg Oncol. 2019 May 16. pii: S0748-7983(19)30454-8. doi: 10.1016/j.ejso.2019.05.016. [Epub ahead of print]
    • The Evolution of Breast Implant Infections: Serratia marcescens Is an Emerging Pathogen in Implant-Based Breast Reconstruction.
    • Gui JL, Lin KY.
    • Plast Surg (Oakv). 2019 May;27(2):182-188. doi: 10.1177/2292550319826098. Epub 2019 Feb 21.
    • Breast cancer stalked every woman in her family. She was determined it wouldn’t get her.
    • Reyes-Velarde A.
    • Los Angeles Times. Column One. 2019 Apr 25.

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

    • Bilateral risk-reducing mastectomy in BRCA mutation carriers: A difficult decision-making.
    • Franceschini G, Masetti R.
    • Breast J. 2019 Apr 9. doi: 10.1111/tbj.13287. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Letter
    • Multidisciplinary management of CDH1 germinal mutation and prophylactic management hereditary lobular breast cancer: A case report.
    • Mirandola S, Pellini F, Granuzzo E, Lorenzi M, Accordini B, Ulgelmo M, Invento A, Lombardi D, Caldana M, Pollini GP.
    • Int J Surg Case Rep. 2019 Apr 5;58:92-95. doi: 10.1016/j.ijscr.2019.03.053. [Epub ahead of print]
    • What The Surgeons Should Know About The Bilateral Prophylactic Mastectomy in BRCA Mutation Carriers.
    • Franceschini G, Masetti R.
    • Eur J Breast Health. 2019 Apr 1;15(2):135-136. doi: 10.5152/ejbh.2019.4651. eCollection 2019 Apr.

    Review:

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

    • Evolving indications and long-term oncological outcomes of risk-reducing bilateral nipple-sparing mastectomy.
    • Grobmyer SR, Pederson HJ, Valente SA, Al-Hilli Z, Radford D, Djohan R, Yetman R, Eng C, Crowe JP.
    • BJS Open. 2018 Nov 26;3(2):169-173. doi: 10.1002/bjs5.50117. eCollection 2019 Apr.
    • Body image problems in women with and without breast cancer 6-20 years after bilateral risk-reducing surgery - A prospective follow-up study.
    • Bai L, Arver B, Johansson H, Sandelin K, Wickman M, Brandberg Y.
    • Breast. 2019 Apr;44:120-127. doi: 10.1016/j.breast.2019.01.013. Epub 2019 Feb 1.
    • Current knowledge of risk reducing mastectomy: Indications, techniques, results, benefits, harms.
    • Baildam AD.
    • Breast. 2019 Mar 29;46:48-51. doi: 10.1016/j.breast.2019.03.011. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Review
    • Trends in use of bilateral prophylactic mastectomy vs high-risk surveillance in unaffected carriers of inherited breast cancer syndromes in the Inherited Cancer Registry (ICARE).
    • Henry DA, Lee MC, Almanza D, Ahmed KA, Sun W, Boulware DC, Laronga C.
    • Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2019 Feb;174(1):39-45. doi: 10.1007/s10549-018-5057-7. Epub 2018 Nov 24.
    • Optimise not compromise: The importance of a multidisciplinary breast cancer patient pathway in the era of oncoplastic and reconstructive surgery.
    • Strach MC, Prasanna T, Kirova YM, Alran S, O'Toole S, Beith JM, Poortmans P, McNeil CM, Carroll S.
    • Crit Rev Oncol Hematol. 2019 Feb;134:10-21. doi: 10.1016/j.critrevonc.2018.11.007. Epub 2018 Nov 30.
    • Review
    • Perioperative Management of Women Undergoing Risk-reducing Surgery for Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer.
    • AlHilli MM, Al-Hilli Z.
    • J Minim Invasive Gynecol. 2019 Feb;26(2):253-265. doi: 10.1016/j.jmig.2018.09.767. Epub 2018 Sep 19.
    • Prophylactic Versus Therapeutic Mastectomy: A Contemporary Analysis of the ACS-NSQIP Database.
    • Hendrix RJ, Lee C, Friedrich AK, Rouanet E, Larkin AC, LaFemina J.
    • Clin Breast Cancer. 2019 Jan 31. pii: S1526-8209(19)30050-3. doi: 10.1016/j.clbc.2019.01.008. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Risk-Reducing Mastectomy in BRCA1 and BRCA2 Mutation Carriers: A Complex Discussion.
    • Domchek SM.
    • JAMA. 2019 Jan 1;321(1):27. doi: 10.1001/jama.2018.18942.
    • Review, Commentary
    • Bilateral prophylactic mastectomy in BRCA mutation carriers: what surgeons need to know.
    • Franceschini G, Di Leone A, Terribile D, Sanchez MA, Masetti R.
    • Ann Ital Chir. 2019;90:1-2.
    • Review
    • High rate of occult cancer found in prophylactic mastectomy specimens despite thorough presurgical assessment with MRI and ultrasound: findings from the Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Registration 2016 in Japan.
    • Yamauchi H, Okawa M, Yokoyama S, Nakagawa C, Yoshida R, Suzuki K, Nakamura S, Arai M.
    • Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2018 Dec;172(3):679-687. doi: 10.1007/s10549-018-4953-1. Epub 2018 Sep 10.
    • Risk-Reducing Options for Women with a Hereditary Breast Cancer Predisposition.
    • Jatoi I.
    • Eur J Breast Health. 2018 Oct 1;14(4):189-193. doi: 10.5152/ejbh.2018.4324. eCollection 2018 Oct.

    Letter, Review:

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

    • Do All BRCA 1 and 2 Carriers with a Known and Unknown Breast Cancer Choose Bilateral Mastectomies?
    • Gaffley M, Villa A, Vu T, Steelman S, Howard-McNatt M.
    • Am Surg. 2018 Sep 1;84(9):1544-1545.
    • Surgery for BRCA, TP53 and PALB2: a literature review.
    • Song CV, Teo SH, Taib NA, Yip CH.
    • Ecancermedicalscience. 2018 Aug 29;12:863. doi: 10.3332/ecancer.2018.863. eCollection 2018.
    • Breast Cancer Surgical Risk Reduction for Patients With Inherited Mutations in Moderate Penetrance Genes.
    • Weiss A, Garber JE, King T.
    • JAMA Surg. 2018 Aug 29. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2018.2493. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Review
    • Risk-reducing bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy in women with BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutations.
    • Eleje GU, Eke AC, Ezebialu IU, Ikechebelu JI, Ugwu EO, Okonkwo OO.
    • Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2018 Aug 24;8:CD012464. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD012464.pub2.
    • Meta-Analysis, Review
    • Patients' perspectives and experiences concerning barriers to accessing information about bilateral prophylactic mastectomy.
    • Glassey R, O'Connor M, Ives A, Saunders C, kConFab Investigators, O'Sullivan S, Hardcastle SJ.
    • Breast. 2018 Aug;40:116-122. doi: 10.1016/j.breast.2018.05.003. Epub 2018 May 11.
    • Concurrent risk-reduction surgery in patients with increased lifetime risk for breast and ovarian cancer: an analysis of the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (NSQIP) database.
    • Elmi M, Azin A, Elnahas A, McCready DR, Cil TD.
    • Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2018 Aug;171(1):217-223. doi: 10.1007/s10549-018-4818-7. Epub 2018 May 14.
    • Bilateral mastectomies: can a co-surgeon technique offer improvements over the single-surgeon method?
    • Mallory MA, Tarabanis C, Schneider E, Nimbkar S, Golshan M.
    • Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2018 Aug;170(3):641-646. doi: 10.1007/s10549-018-4794-y. Epub 2018 Apr 23.
    • Complications, risk factors, and patients-reported outcomes after skin-sparing mastectomy followed by breast reconstruction in women with BRCA mutations.
    • Moberg IO, Schou Bredal I, Schneider MR, Tønseth KA, Schlichting E.
    • J Plast Surg Hand Surg. 2018 Aug;52(4):234-239. doi: 10.1080/2000656X.2018.1470093. Epub 2018 May 9.
    • Long-term outcomes of bilateral direct-to-implant breast reconstruction in women at high breast cancer risk.
    • van Verschuer VMT, Mureau MAM, Heemskerk-Gerritsen BAM, Gadjradj PS, Rogier C, Verhoef C, Gopie JP, Seynaeve C, Koppert LB.
    • J Plast Surg Hand Surg. 2018 Aug;52(4):245-252. doi: 10.1080/2000656X.2018.1476364. Epub 2018 May 28.
    • Prophylactic mastectomy versus surveillance for the prevention of breast cancer in women's BRCA carriers.
    • Honold F, Camus M.
    • Medwave. 2018 Jul 9;18(4):e7161. doi: 10.5867/medwave.2018.04.7160.
    • Review, Meta-Analysis, [Article in English, Spanish]
    • Prophylactic mastectomy for the prevention of breast cancer: Review of the literature.
    • Alaofi RK, Nassif MO, Al-Hajeili MR.
    • Avicenna J Med. 2018 Jul-Sep;8(3):67-77. doi: 10.4103/ajm.AJM_21_18.
    • The Lumbar Artery Perforator Flap in Autologous Breast Reconstruction: Initial Experience with 100 Cases.
    • Opsomer D, Stillaert F, Blondeel P, Van Landuyt K.
    • Plast Reconstr Surg. 2018 Jul;142(1):1e-8e. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000004522.
    • Oncological safety of nipple-sparing prophylactic mastectomy: A review of the literature on 3716 cases.
    • Muller T, Baratte A, Bruant-Rodier C, Bodin F, Mathelin C.
    • Ann Chir Plast Esthet. 2018 Jun;63(3):e6-e13. doi: 10.1016/j.anplas.2017.09.005. Epub 2017 Oct 10.
    • Review
    • Nipple-sparing mastectomy in women at high risk of developing breast cancer.
    • Lewis RS, George A, Rusby JE.
    • Gland Surg. 2018 Jun;7(3):325-336. doi: 10.21037/gs.2018.04.01.
    • Risk-reducing mastectomy for the prevention of primary breast cancer.
    • Carbine NE, Lostumbo L, Wallace J, Ko H.
    • Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2018 Apr 5;4:CD002748. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD002748.pub4.
    • Review, Meta-Analysis

    Summary: Women should be aware of their true risk of developing breast cancer and the limitations of current evidence when considering risk-reducing mastectomy. (Cochrane Library)

    • Cost-effectiveness of different strategies to prevent breast and ovarian cancer in German women with a BRCA 1 or 2 mutation.
    • Müller D, Danner M, Rhiem K, Stollenwerk B, Engel C, Rasche L, Borsi L, Schmutzler R, Stock S.
    • Eur J Health Econ. 2018 Apr;19(3):341-353. doi: 10.1007/s10198-017-0887-5. Epub 2017 Apr 5.
    • When BRCA Mutations Meet Complications.
    • Clausen AM.
    • Global Health NOW. 2018 Mar 20.
    • [Hereditary breast cancer: genetic etiology and current possibilities of prevention and surgical treatment].
    • Puchmajerová A, Tornikidis J, Mrňa L, Havlovicová M, Vlčková M, Chrudimská J, Macek M Jr, Hoch J.
    • Cas Lek Cesk. 2018 Spring;157(2):90-95.
    • [Article in Czech]
    • Cost-effectiveness of surveillance and prevention strategies in BRCA1/2 mutation carriers.
    • Yamauchi H, Nakagawa C, Kobayashi M, Kobayashi Y, Mano T, Nakamura S, Arai M.
    • Breast Cancer. 2018 Mar;25(2):141-150. doi: 10.1007/s12282-017-0803-y. Epub 2017 Oct 10.
    • Prophylactic mastectomy for BRCA mutation carriers after ovarian cancer treatment: is it beneficial?
    • Kotsopoulos J, Narod SA.
    • Expert Rev Anticancer Ther. 2018 Mar;18(3):199-200. doi: 10.1080/14737140.2018.1424547. Epub 2018 Jan 8.
    • Oncologic Safety of Prophylactic Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy in a Population With BRCA Mutations: A Multi-institutional Study.
    • Jakub JW, Peled AW, Gray RJ, Greenup RA, Kiluk JV, Sacchini V, McLaughlin SA, Tchou JC, Vierkant RA, Degnim AC, Willey S.
    • JAMA Surg. 2018 Feb 1;153(2):123-129. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2017.3422.

    Commentary:

    When is a Little Breast Tissue Too Much?: Nipple-Sparing Risk-Reducing Mastectomy in BRCA Carriers.

    • Management of hereditary breast and ovarian cancer.
    • Yamauchi H, Takei J.
    • Int J Clin Oncol. 2018 Feb;23(1):45-51. doi: 10.1007/s10147-017-1208-9. Epub 2017 Nov 28.
    • Review
    • The Use of Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy in BRCA1/2 Mutation Carriers Undergoing Prophylactic Mastectomy: A Retrospective Consecutive Case-Series Study.
    • Câmara S, Pereira D, André S, Mira B, Vaz F, Oom R, Marques JC, Leal de Faria J, Rodrigues Dos Santos C.
    • Int J Breast Cancer. 2018 Jan 1;2018:1426369. doi: 10.1155/2018/1426369. eCollection 2018.
    • The expected benefit of preventive mastectomy on breast cancer incidence and mortality in BRCA mutation carriers, by age at mastectomy.
    • Giannakeas V, Narod SA.
    • Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2018 Jan;167(1):263-267. doi: 10.1007/s10549-017-4476-1. Epub 2017 Sep 15.
    • Prophylactic Surgery: For Whom, When and How?
    • Mau C, Untch M.
    • Breast Care (Basel). 2017 Dec;12(6):379-384. doi: 10.1159/000485830. Epub 2017 Dec 13.
    • Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy and Its Application on BRCA Gene Mutation Carrier.
    • Co M, Chiu R, Chiu TM, Chong YC, Lau S, Lee YH, To HM, Kwong A.
    • Clin Breast Cancer. 2017 Dec;17(8):581-584. doi: 10.1016/j.clbc.2017.02.001. Epub 2017 Feb 14.
    • Review
    • Non-BRCA1/2 Breast Cancer Susceptibility Genes: A New Frontier with Clinical Consequences for Plastic Surgeons.
    • Frey JD, Salibian AA, Schnabel FR, Choi M, Karp NS.
    • Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open. 2017 Nov 20;5(11):e1564. doi: 10.1097/GOX.0000000000001564. eCollection 2017 Nov.
    • Management of Breast Cancer Risk in Women with Ovarian Cancer and Deleterious BRCA1 or BRCA2 Mutations.
    • Wahner Hendrickson AE, Bakkum-Gamez JN, J Couch F, Ghosh K, Boughey JC.
    • Ann Surg Oncol. 2017 Oct;24(11):3107-3109. doi: 10.1245/s10434-017-5999-8. Epub 2017 Jul 20.

    Cost Effectiveness of Risk-Reducing Mastectomy versus Surveillance in BRCA Mutation Carriers with a History of Ovarian Cancer.

    • Cost Effectiveness of Risk-Reducing Mastectomy versus Surveillance in BRCA Mutation Carriers with a History of Ovarian Cancer.
    • Gamble C, Havrilesky LJ, Myers ER, Chino JP, Hollenbeck S, Plichta JK, Kelly Marcom P, Shelley Hwang E, Kauff ND, Greenup RA.
    • Ann Surg Oncol. 2017 Oct;24(11):3116-3123. doi: 10.1245/s10434-017-5995-z. Epub 2017 Jul 11.

    Editorial:

    Management of Breast Cancer Risk in Women with Ovarian Cancer and Deleterious BRCA1 or BRCA2 Mutations.

    • Determining the Oncologic Safety of Autologous Fat Grafting as a Reconstructive Modality: An Institutional Review of Breast Cancer Recurrence Rates and Surgical Outcomes.
    • Cohen O, Lam G, Karp N, Choi M.
    • Plast Reconstr Surg. 2017 Sep;140(3):382e-392e. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000003576.
    • Breast Cancer Genetics for Plastic Surgeons.
    • McInerney NM, Narod S, Metcalfe K, Semple J, Brown MH.
    • Plast Reconstr Surg. 2017 Sep;140(3):455-460. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000003577.
    • Review
    • Risk Reduction Strategies in Breast Cancer Prevention.
    • Costa M, Saldanha P.
    • Eur J Breast Health. 2017 Jul 1;13(3):103-112. doi: 10.5152/ejbh.2017.3583. eCollection 2017 Jul.
    • Risk of breast cancer after a diagnosis of ovarian cancer in BRCA mutation carriers: Is preventive mastectomy warranted?
    • McGee J, Giannakeas V, Karlan B, Lubinski J, Gronwald J, Rosen B, McLaughlin J, Risch H, Sun P, Foulkes WD, Neuhausen SL, Kotsopoulos J, Narod SA; Hereditary Ovarian Cancer Clinical Study Group.
    • Gynecol Oncol. 2017 May;145(2):346-351. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2017.02.032. Epub 2017 Mar 14.
    • Cost-effectiveness of risk-reducing surgeries in preventing hereditary breast and ovarian cancer.
    • Schrauder MG, Brunel-Geuder L, Häberle L, Wunderle M, Hoyer J, Reis A, Schulz-Wendtland R, Beckmann MW, Lux MP.
    • Breast. 2017 Apr;32:186-191. doi: 10.1016/j.breast.2017.02.008. Epub 2017 Feb 17.
    • "The Absence Doubled?" Photo-Poetic Narratives of Prophylactic Mastectomy.
    • Bolaki S.
    • Lit Med. [2017 Spring;]35(1):1-26. doi: 10.1353/lm.2017.0000.
    • Commentary
    • Innovative practice model to optimize resource utilization and improve access to care for high-risk and BRCA+ patients.
    • Head L, Nessim C, Usher Boyd K.
    • Can J Surg. 2017 Feb;60(1):37-44.
    • Outcomes of Concurrent Breast and Gynecologic Risk Reduction Surgery.
    • Ma IT, Gray RJ, Wasif N, Butler KA, Cornella JL, Magrina JF, Magtibay PM, Casey WJ, Mahabir R, Rebecca AM, Hunt KS, Pockaj BA.
    • Ann Surg Oncol. 2017 Jan;24(1):77-83. doi: 10.1245/s10434-016-5479-6. Epub 2016 Aug 31.
    • Prophylactic Bilateral Nipple-sparing Mastectomy and a Staged Breast Reconstruction Technique: Preliminary Results.
    • Tondu T, Thiessen F, Tjalma WA.
    • Breast Cancer (Auckl). 2016 Nov 9;10:185-189. eCollection 2016.
    • Risk reduction and survival benefit of prophylactic surgery in BRCA mutation carriers, a systematic review.
    • Ludwig KK, Neuner J, Butler A, Geurts JL, Kong AL.
    • Am J Surg. 2016 Oct;212(4):660-669. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2016.06.010. Epub 2016 Jul 18.
    • Review
    • Risk-reducing mastectomy.
    • Chiesa F, Sacchini V.
    • Minerva Ginecol. 2016 Oct;68(5):544-7. Epub 2016 Jan 19.
    • Review
    • Users' guide to the surgical literature: how to assess an article about harm in surgery.
    • Thoma A, Kaur MN, Farrokhyar F, Waltho D, Levis C, Lovrics P, Goldsmith CH.
    • Can J Surg. 2016 Sep;59(5):351-357.
    • Media Exposure and Genetic Literacy Skills to Evaluate Angelina Jolie's Decision for Prophylactic Mastectomy.
    • Abrams LR, Koehly LM, Hooker GW, Paquin RS, Capella JN, McBride CM.
    • Public Health Genomics. [2016 Sep;]19(5):282-9. doi: 10.1159/000447944. Epub 2016 Jul 19.
    • A new strategy for prophylactic surgery in BRCA women: Combined mastectomy and laparoscopic salpingo-oophorectomy with immediate reconstruction by double DIEP flap.
    • Hunsinger V, Marchac AC, Derder M, Hivelin M, Lecuru F, Bats AS, Lantieri L.
    • Ann Chir Plast Esthet. 2016 Jun;61(3):177-82. doi: 10.1016/j.anplas.2016.02.002. Epub 2016 Mar 2.
    • Experience with Bilateral Risk-Reducing Mastectomy for an Unaffected BRCA Mutation Carrier.
    • Maeshima Y, Oseto K, Katsuragi R, Yoshimoto Y, Takahara S, Yamauchi A.
    • J Breast Cancer. 2016 Jun;19(2):218-21. doi: 10.4048/jbc.2016.19.2.218. Epub 2016 Jun 24.
    • Prophylactic mastectomy: insights from women who chose to reduce their risk by Andrea Farkas Patenaude, PhD Praeger 2012. 227 ps. ISBN: 0313345163.
    • Lisa R. Rubin, Kailey Roberts.
    • Psycho-Oncology. 25(6):747-8. doi: 10.1002/pon.4152. 2016 Jun.
    • Book review
    • What is new in the surgical management and prevention of breast cancer?
    • Spillane AJ.
    • Med J Aust. 2016 May 2;204(8):311-4.
    • Increasing options in autologous microsurgical breast reconstruction: four free flaps for 'stacked' bilateral breast reconstruction.
    • Rozen WM, Patel NG, Ramakrishnan VV.
    • Gland Surg. 2016 Apr;5(2):255-60. doi: 10.3978/j.issn.2227-684X.2015.06.06.
    • Podcast: Making Prophylactic Surgery Decisions.
    • Ellen T. Matloff.
    • My Gene Counsel. 2016 Feb 24.
    • Attitudes to contralateral risk reducing mastectomy among breast and plastic surgeons in England.
    • Basu NN, Littlechild S, Barr L, Ross GL, Evans DG.
    • Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2016 Feb;98(2):121-7. doi: 10.1308/rcsann.2016.0039. Epub 2016 Jan 7.
    • Perceptions of Prophylactic Mastectomy in Korea.
    • Yoon HY, Shim JS, Lee JW.
    • Arch Plast Surg. 2016 Jan;43(1):53-8. doi: 10.5999/aps.2016.43.1.53. Epub 2016 Jan 15.
    • Legislation regulating availability of breast cancer treatment with particular focus on prophylactic mastectomy.
    • Rolska P, Łapa J.
    • Folia Med Cracov. 2016;56(2):73-94.
    • National Caregivers Month: Gabbie & Meaghan’s Story.
    • [No author given].
    • My Gene Counsel. 2015 Nov 19.
    • Outcomes and Cost Analysis in High-Risk Patients Undergoing Simultaneous Free Flap Breast Reconstruction and Gynecologic Procedures.
    • Del Corral GA, Wes AM, Fischer JP, Serletti JM, Wu LC.
    • Ann Plast Surg. 2015 Nov;75(5):534-8. doi: 10.1097/SAP.0000000000000156.
    • Chemoprevention or mastectomy for women at high risk of developing breast cancer.
    • Sismondi P, D'Alonzo M, Pecchio S, Bounous VE, Robba E, Biglia N.
    • Maturitas. 2015 Nov;82(3):271-3. doi: 10.1016/j.maturitas.2015.07.002. Epub 2015 Jul 26.
    • Review
    • The Nipple-Areola Preserving Mastectomy: A Multistage Procedure Aiming to Improve Reconstructive Outcomes following Mastectomy.
    • Martinez CA, Reis SM, Sato EA, Boutros SG.
    • Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open. 2015 Oct 20;3(10):e538. eCollection 2015.
    • Breast Reconstruction Options.
    • Kathy Steligo.
    • FORCE. Be Empowered Webinars. 2015 Oct 19.
    • Podcast: Prophylactic Surgery Decisions Before BRCA Testing.
    • [No author given]
    • My Gene Counsel. 2015 Sep 29.
    • [The DIEP Flap as Method of Choice in Breast Reconstruction - Results and Protocol for Succesful Reconstruction].
    • Otte M, Andree C, Hagouan M, Richrath P, Abu-Ghazaleh A, Munder B.
    • Handchir Mikrochir Plast Chir. 2015 Aug;47(4):222-7. doi: 10.1055/s-0034-1398662. Epub 2015 Aug 19.
    • [Article in German]
    • Clinical management of women at high risk of breast cancer.
    • Wuttke M, Phillips KA.
    • Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol. 2015 Feb;27(1):6-13. doi: 10.1097/GCO.0000000000000140.
    • Review
    • Die prophylaktische Mastektomie: unnötige Hysterie oder nötige Vorsorge.
    • Olariu R, Shafighi M, Constantinescu MA.
    • Ther Umsch. 2014 Dec 1;71(12):759-64. doi: 10.1024/0040-5930/a000622.
    • Review, [Article in German]
    • [Breast cancer: prophylactic mastectomy and the "Angelina Jolie" effect].
    • Nau JY.
    • Rev Med Suisse. 2014 Oct 1;10(444):1844-5.
    • Prophylactic mastectomy with immediate reconstruction combined with simultaneous laparoscopic salpingo-oophorectomy via a transmammary route: a novel surgical approach to female BRCA-mutation carriers.
    • Perabò M, Fink V, Günthner-Biller M, von Bodungen V, Friese K, Dian D.
    • Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2014 Jun;289(6):1325-30. doi: 10.1007/s00404-013-3133-0. Epub 2014 Jan 4.
    • The acellular dermal matrix onlay graft for areolar reconstruction.
    • Rao SS, Seaman BJ, Davison SP.
    • Ann Plast Surg. 2014 May;72(5):508-12. doi: 10.1097/SAP.0b013e318268a83d.
    • MRI volumetric analysis of breast fibroglandular tissue to assess risk of the spared nipple in BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation carriers.
    • Baltzer HL, Alonzo-Proulx O, Mainprize JG, Yaffe MJ, Metcalfe KA, Narod SA, Warner E, Semple JL.
    • Ann Surg Oncol. 2014 May;21(5):1583-8. doi: 10.1245/s10434-014-3532-x. Epub 2014 Feb 14.
    • It Is Safe to Perform Gynecologic Surgery First in Patients Undergoing Combined Breast and Gynecologic Surgery.
    • Jack Basil, Rachel Sinkey, ; James C. Pavelka, J. Michael Guenther.
    • Obstetrics & Gynecology. 123(Suppl 1):182S, May 2014. doi: 10.1097/01.AOG.0000447201.43420.a0.
    • Conference abstract
    • The frequency and outcome of breast cancer risk-reducing surgery in Finnish BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation carriers.
    • Koskenvuo L, Svarvar C, Suominen S, Aittomäki K, Jahkola T.
    • Scand J Surg. 2014 Mar;103(1):34-40. doi: 10.1177/1457496913490460. Epub 2013 Oct 31.
    • Sentinel lymph node biopsy for risk-reducing mastectomy.
    • Burger A, Thurtle D, Owen S, Mannu G, Pilgrim S, Vinayagam R, Pain S.
    • Breast J. 2013 Sep;19(5):529-32. doi: 10.1111/tbj.12157. Epub 2013 Jul 19.
    • International variation in physicians' attitudes towards prophylactic mastectomy - Comparison between France, Germany, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom.
    • Den Heijer M, van Asperen CJ, Harris H, Nippert I, Schmidtke J, Bouhnik AD, Julian-Reynier C, Evans DG, Tibben A.
    • Eur J Cancer. 2013 Sep;49(13):2798-805. doi: 10.1016/j.ejca.2013.04.025. Epub 2013 May 18.
    • The Angelina effect.
    • Kluger J, Park A.
    • Time. 2013 May 27;181(20):28-33.
    • Press article
    • No Easy Choices on Breast Reconstruction.
    • Roni Caryn Rabini.
    • NY Times. Well. 2013 May 20.
    • Angelina Jolie's Mastectomy: BRCA Testing in the Spotlight.
    • Kate Johnson.
    • Medscape Medical News. Oncology. 2013 May 16.
    • Angelina Jolie’s double mastectomy highlights tough decisions on genetic screening.
    • Deborah Kotz.
    • Boston Globe. 2013 May 14.
    • Breast reconstruction: review of surgical methods and spectrum of imaging findings.
    • Pinel-Giroux FM, El Khoury MM, Trop I, Bernier C, David J, Lalonde L.
    • Radiographics. 2013 Mar-Apr;33(2):435-53. doi: 10.1148/rg.332125108.
    • [Multidisciplinary clinical management for prophylactic mastectomy: views of women from one centre in Quebec City].
    • Dorval M, Pelletier S, Bouchard K, Desbiens C, Chiquette J.
    • Bull Cancer. 2013 Mar;100(3):201-11. doi: 10.1684/bdc.2013.1708.
    • [Article in French]
    • Prophylactic mastectomy: an appraisal.
    • Zagouri F, Chrysikos DT, Sergentanis TN, Giannakopoulou G, Zografos CG, Papadimitriou CA, Zografos GC.
    • Am Surg. 2013 Feb;79(2):205-12.
    • Review
    • [Methods of surgical prevention of breast cancer and of ovarian cancer in BRCA mutation carriers].
    • Bit-Sava EM, Belogurova MB, Imianitov EN, Balandov SG, Korniushin OV, Borisov MK.
    • Vopr Onkol. 2013;59(2):5-11.
    • Review, [Article in Russian]
    • Role of Breast Surgery in BRCA Mutation Carriers.
    • Nestle-Krämling C, Kühn T.
    • Breast Care (Basel). 2012 Oct;7(5):378-82. doi: 10.1159/000343717.
    • Risk-reducing salpingo-oophorectomy and prophylactic mastectomy among BRCA mutation "previvors".
    • Holman L, Brandt A, Daniels M, Arun B, Keeler E, Gershenson D, Sun C, Lu K.
    • Gynecol Oncol. 2012 Oct;127(1 Suppl):S17. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2012.07.048.
    • Pre-expansion before risk reducing mastectomy combined with lipomodelling to enhance results from implant based reconstruction.
    • Katerinaki E, Sircar T, Fatah F.
    • J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2012 Feb;65(2):182-6. doi: 10.1016/j.bjps.2011.09.016. Epub 2011 Sep 16.
    • Knowledge, attitude and practice of prophylactic mastectomy among patients and relations attending a surgical outpatient clinic.
    • Oguntola AS, Olaitan PB, Omotoso O, Oseni GO.
    • Pan Afr Med J. 2012;13:20. Epub 2012 Sep 30.