Genotype / Phenotype Studies ~ Phenotype / Expression / Risk Spectrum of HBOC
~ Genetics of Breast & Ovarian Cancer

References examining phenotypic effects of specific genes or gene mutations

List was last updated on Dec 8, 2019 @ 2:06 pm.


    • Platinum response characteristics of patients with pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma and a germline BRCA1, BRCA2 or PALB2 mutation.
    • Wattenberg MM, Asch D, Yu S, O’Dwyer PJ, Domchek SM, Nathanson KL, Rosen MA, Beatty GL, Siegelman ES, Reiss KA.
    • Br J Cancer. 2019 Dec 2. doi: 10.1038/s41416-019-0582-7. [Epub ahead of print]

    Editorial:

    Genotype–phenotype correlation in BRCA1/2 mutation-associated pancreatic cancer.

    • Genotype-phenotype correlation in BRCA1/2 mutation-associated pancreatic cancer.
    • Lowery MA.
    • Br J Cancer. 2019 Dec 2. doi: 10.1038/s41416-019-0645-9. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Germline and somatic mutations of homologous recombination-associated genes in Japanese ovarian cancer patients.
    • Sugino K, Tamura R, Nakaoka H, Yachida N, Yamaguchi M, Mori Y, Yamawaki K, Suda K, Ishiguro T, Adachi S, Isobe M, Yamaguchi M, Kashima K, Motoyama T, Inoue I, Yoshihara K, Enomoto T.
    • Sci Rep. 2019 Nov 28;9(1):17808. doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-54116-y.
    • Functional analysis of genetic variants in the high-risk breast cancer susceptibility gene PALB2.
    • Boonen RACM, Rodrigue A, Stoepker C, Wiegant WW, Vroling B, Sharma M, Rother MB, Celosse N, Vreeswijk MPG, Couch F, Simard J, Devilee P, Masson JY, van Attikum H.
    • Nat Commun. 2019 Nov 22;10(1):5296. doi: 10.1038/s41467-019-13194-2.
    • Challenging the believed proportion of ovarian cancer attributable to BRCA2 versus BRCA1 pathogenic variants.
    • Flaum N, Crosbie EJ, Woodward ER, Lalloo F, Gareth Evans D.
    • Eur J Cancer. 2019 Nov 21;124:88-90. doi: 10.1016/j.ejca.2019.10.018. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Letter
    • Clinicopathological features of women with epithelial ovarian cancer and double heterozygosity for BRCA1 and BRCA2: A systematic review and case report analysis.
    • Le Page C, Rahimi K, Rodrigues M, Heinzelmann-Schwarz V, Recio N, Tommasi S, Bataillon G, Portelance L, Golmard L, Meunier L, Tonin PN, Gotlieb W, Yasmeen A, Ray-Coquard I, Labidi-Galy SI, Provencher D, Mes-Masson AM.
    • Gynecol Oncol. 2019 Nov 18. pii: S0090-8258(19)31670-1. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2019.11.019. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Association of Genomic Domains in BRCA1 and BRCA2 with Prostate Cancer Risk and Aggressiveness.
    • Patel VL, Busch EL, Friebel TM, Cronin A, Leslie G, McGuffog L, Adlard J, Agata S, Agnarsson BA, Ahmed M, Aittomäki K, Alducci E, Andrulis IL, Arason A, Arnold N, Artioli G, Arver B, Auber B, Azzollini J, Balmaña J, Barkardottir RB, Barnes DR, Barroso A, Barrowdale D, Belotti M, Benitez J, Bertelsen B, Blok MJ, Bodrogi I, Bonadona V, Bonanni B, Bondavalli D, Boonen SE, Borde J, Borg A, Bradbury AR, Brady A, Brewer C, Brunet J, Buecher B, Buys SS, Cabezas-Camarero S, Caldés T, Caliebe A, Caligo MA, Calvello M, Campbell IG, Carnevali I, Carrasco E, Chan TL, Chu ATW, Chung WK, Claes KBM, Collaborators GS, Collaborators E, Cook J, Cortesi L, Couch FJ, Daly MB, Damante G, Darder E, Davidson R, de la Hoya M, Della Puppa L, Dennis J, Díez O, Ding YC, Ditsch N, Domchek SM, Donaldson A, Dworniczak B, Easton DF, Eccles DM, Eeles RA, Ehrencrona H, Ejlertsen B, Engel C, Evans DG, Faivre L, Faust U, Feliubadaló L, Foretova L, Fostira F, Fountzilas G, Frost D, García-Barberán V, Garre P, Gauthier-Villars M, Géczi L, Gehrig A, Gerdes AM, Gesta P, Giannini G, Glendon G, Godwin AK, Goldgar DE, Greene MH, Gutierrez-Barrera AM, Hahnen E, Hamann U, Hauke J, Herold N, Hogervorst FBL, Honisch E, Hopper JL, Hulick PJ, Investigators K, Investigators H, Izatt L, Jager A, James P, Janavicius R, Jensen UB, Jensen TD, Johannsson OT, John EM, Joseph V, Kang E, Kast K, Kiiski JI, Kim SW, Kim Z, Ko KP, Konstantopoulou I, Kramer G, Krogh L, Kruse TA, Kwong A, Larsen M, Lasset C, Lautrup C, Lázaro C, Lee J, Lee JW, Lee MH, Lemke J, Lesueur F, Liljegren A, Lindblom A, Llovet P, Lopez-Fernández A, Lopez-Perolio I, Lorca V, Loud JT, Ma ESK, Mai PL, Manoukian S, Mari V, Martin L, Matricardi L, Mebirouk N, Medici V, Meijers-Heijboer HEJ, Meindl A, Mensenkamp AR, Miller C, Molina Gomes D, Montagna M, Mooij TM, Moserle L, Mouret-Fourme E, Mulligan AM, Nathanson KL, Navratilova M, Nevanlinna H, Niederacher D, Cilius Nielsen FC, Nikitina-Zake L, Offit K, Olah E, Olopade OI, Ong KR, Osorio A, Ott CE, Palli D, Park SK, Parsons MT, Pedersen IS, Peissel B, Peixoto A, Pérez-Segura P, Peterlongo P, Høgh Petersen A, Porteous ME, Pujana MA, Radice P, Ramser J, Rantala J, Rashid MU, Rhiem K, Rizzolo P, Robson ME, Rookus MA, Rossing CM, Ruddy KJ, Santos C, Saule C, Scarpitta R, Schmutzler RK, Schuster H, Senter L, Seynaeve CM, Shah PD, Sharma P, Shin VY, Silvestri V, Simard J, Singer CF, Skytte AB, Snape K, Solano AR, Soucy P, Southey MC, Spurdle AB, Steele L, Steinemann D, Stoppa-Lyonnet D, Stradella A, Sunde L, Sutter C, Tan YY, Teixeira MR, Teo SH, Thomassen M, Tibiletti MG, Tischkowitz M, Tognazzo S, Toland AE, Tommasi S, Torres D, Toss A, Trainer AH, Tung N, van Asperen CJ, van der Baan FH, van der Kolk LE, van der Luijt RB, van Hest LP, Varesco L, Varon-Mateeva R, Viel A, Vierstraete J, Villa R, von Wachenfeldt A, Wagner P, Wang-Gohrke S, Wappenschmidt B, Weitzel JN, Wieme G, Yadav S, Yannoukakos D, Yoon SY, Zanzottera C, Zorn KK, D'Amico AV, Freedman ML, Pomerantz MM, Chenevix-Trench G, Antoniou AC, Neuhausen SL, Ottini L, Nielsen HR, Rebbeck TR.
    • Cancer Res. 2019 Nov 13. pii: canres.1840.2019. doi: 10.1158/0008-5472.CAN-19-1840. [Epub ahead of print]
    • The FANCM:p.Arg658* truncating variant is associated with risk of triple-negative breast cancer.
    • Figlioli G, Bogliolo M, Catucci I, Caleca L, Lasheras SV, Pujol R, Kiiski JI, Muranen TA, Barnes DR, Dennis J, Michailidou K, Bolla MK, Leslie G, Aalfs CM; ABCTB Investigators, Adank MA, Adlard J, Agata S, Cadoo K, Agnarsson BA, Ahearn T, Aittomäki K, Ambrosone CB, Andrews L, Anton-Culver H, Antonenkova NN, Arndt V, Arnold N, Aronson KJ, Arun BK, Asseryanis E, Auber B, Auvinen P, Azzollini J, Balmaña J, Barkardottir RB, Barrowdale D, Barwell J, Beane Freeman LE, Beauparlant CJ, Beckmann MW, Behrens S, Benitez J, Berger R, Bermisheva M, Blanco AM, Blomqvist C, Bogdanova NV, Bojesen A, Bojesen SE, Bonanni B, Borg A, Brady AF, Brauch H, Brenner H, Brüning T, Burwinkel B, Buys SS, Caldés T, Caliebe A, Caligo MA, Campa D, Campbell IG, Canzian F, Castelao JE, Chang-Claude J, Chanock SJ, Claes KBM, Clarke CL, Collavoli A, Conner TA, Cox DG, Cybulski C, Czene K, Daly MB, de la Hoya M, Devilee P, Diez O, Ding YC, Dite GS, Ditsch N, Domchek SM, Dorfling CM, Dos-Santos-Silva I, Durda K, Dwek M, Eccles DM, Ekici AB, Eliassen AH, Ellberg C, Eriksson M, Evans DG, Fasching PA, Figueroa J, Flyger H, Foulkes WD, Friebel TM, Friedman E, Gabrielson M, Gaddam P, Gago-Dominguez M, Gao C, Gapstur SM, Garber J, García-Closas M, García-Sáenz JA, Gaudet MM, Gayther SA; GEMO Study Collaborators, Giles GG, Glendon G, Godwin AK, Goldberg MS, Goldgar DE, Guénel P, Gutierrez-Barrera AM, Haeberle L, Haiman CA, Håkansson N, Hall P, Hamann U, Harrington PA, Hein A, Heyworth J, Hillemanns P, Hollestelle A, Hopper JL, Hosgood HD 3rd, Howell A, Hu C, Hulick PJ, Hunter DJ, Imyanitov EN; KConFab, Isaacs C, Jakimovska M, Jakubowska A, James P, Janavicius R, Janni W, John EM, Jones ME, Jung A, Kaaks R, Karlan BY, Khusnutdinova E, Kitahara CM, Konstantopoulou I, Koutros S, Kraft P, Lambrechts D, Lazaro C, Le Marchand L, Lester J, Lesueur F, Lilyquist J, Loud JT, Lu KH, Luben RN, Lubinski J, Mannermaa A, Manoochehri M, Manoukian S, Margolin S, Martens JWM, Maurer T, Mavroudis D, Mebirouk N, Meindl A, Menon U, Miller A, Montagna M, Nathanson KL, Neuhausen SL, Newman WG, Nguyen-Dumont T, Nielsen FC, Nielsen S, Nikitina-Zake L, Offit K, Olah E, Olopade OI, Olshan AF, Olson JE, Olsson H, Osorio A, Ottini L, Peissel B, Peixoto A, Peto J, Plaseska-Karanfilska D, Pocza T, Presneau N, Pujana MA, Punie K, Rack B, Rantala J, Rashid MU, Rau-Murthy R, Rennert G, Lejbkowicz F, Rhenius V, Romero A, Rookus MA, Ross EA, Rossing M, Rudaitis V, Ruebner M, Saloustros E, Sanden K, Santamariña M, Scheuner MT, Schmutzler RK, Schneider M, Scott C, Senter L, Shah M, Sharma P, Shu XO, Simard J, Singer CF, Sohn C, Soucy P, Southey MC, Spinelli JJ, Steele L, Stoppa-Lyonnet D, Tapper WJ, Teixeira MR, Terry MB, Thomassen M, Thompson J, Thull DL, Tischkowitz M, Tollenaar RAEM, Torres D, Troester MA, Truong T, Tung N, Untch M, Vachon CM, van Rensburg EJ, van Veen EM, Vega A, Viel A, Wappenschmidt B, Weitzel JN, Wendt C, Wieme G, Wolk A, Yang XR, Zheng W, Ziogas A, Zorn KK, Dunning AM, Lush M, Wang Q, McGuffog L, Parsons MT, Pharoah PDP, Fostira F, Toland AE, Andrulis IL, Ramus SJ, Swerdlow AJ, Greene MH, Chung WK, Milne RL, Chenevix-Trench G, Dörk T, Schmidt MK, Easton DF, Radice P, Hahnen E, Antoniou AC, Couch FJ, Nevanlinna H, Surrallés J, Peterlongo P.
    • NPJ Breast Cancer. 2019 Nov 1;5:38. doi: 10.1038/s41523-019-0127-5. eCollection 2019.
    • Functional characterization of 84 PALB2 variants of uncertain significance.
    • Wiltshire T, Ducy M, Foo TK, Hu C, Lee KY, Belur Nagaraj A, Rodrigue A, Gomes TT, Simard J, Monteiro ANA, Xia B, Carvalho MA, Masson JY, Couch FJ.
    • Genet Med. 2019 Oct 21. doi: 10.1038/s41436-019-0682-z. [Epub ahead of print]
    • A systematic review of predicted pathogenic PALB2 variants: an analysis of mutational overlap between epithelial cancers.
    • Janssen B, Bellis S, Koller T, Tischkowitz M, Liau SS.
    • J Hum Genet. 2019 Oct 16. doi: 10.1038/s10038-019-0680-7. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Review
    • A global functional analysis of missense mutations reveals two major hotspots in the PALB2 tumor suppressor.
    • Rodrigue A, Margaillan G, Torres Gomes T, Coulombe Y, Montalban G, da Costa E Silva Carvalho S, Milano L, Ducy M, De-Gregoriis G, Dellaire G, Araújo da Silva W Jr, Monteiro AN, Carvalho MA, Simard J, Masson JY.
    • Nucleic Acids Res. 2019 Oct 5. pii: gkz780. doi: 10.1093/nar/gkz780. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Patterns of recurrence and metastasis in BRCA1/BRCA2-associated breast cancers.
    • Song Y, Barry WT, Seah DS, Tung NM, Garber JE, Lin NU.
    • Cancer. 2019 Oct 3. doi: 10.1002/cncr.32540. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Molecular insights into the germline for prostate cancer initiation, progression, and aggressiveness.
    • Pritchard CC.
    • Can J Urol. 2019 Oct;26(5S2):24-26.
    • Mexican BRCA1 founder mutation: Shortening the gap in genetic assessment for hereditary breast and ovarian cancer patients.
    • Fragoso-Ontiveros V, Velázquez-Aragón JA, Nuñez-Martínez PM, de la Luz Mejía-Aguayo M, Vidal-Millán S, Pedroza-Torres A, Sánchez-Contreras Y, Ramírez-Otero MA, Muñiz-Mendoza R, Domínguez-Ortíz J, Wegman-Ostrosky T, Bargalló-Rocha JE, Gallardo-Rincón D, Reynoso-Noveron N, Arriaga-Canon C, Meneses-García A, Herrera-Montalvo LA, Alvarez-Gomez RM.
    • PLoS One. 2019 Sep 23;14(9):e0222709. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0222709. eCollection 2019.
    • Effect of DNA damage response mutations on prostate cancer prognosis: a systematic review.
    • Swift SL, Lang SH, White H, Misso K, Kleijnen J, Quek RG.
    • Future Oncol. 2019 Sep 19. doi: 10.2217/fon-2019-0298. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Prevalence and clinical outcomes of germline mutations in BRCA1/2 and PALB2 genes in 2769 unselected breast cancer patients in China.
    • Deng M, Chen HH, Zhu X, Luo M, Zhang K, Xu CJ, Hu KM, Cheng P, Zhou JJ, Zheng S, Chen YD.
    • Int J Cancer. 2019 Sep 15;145(6):1517-1528. doi: 10.1002/ijc.32184. Epub 2019 Feb 22.
    • BRCA1-BARD1: the importance of being in shape.
    • Daza-Martin M, Densham RM, Morris JR.
    • Mol Cell Oncol. 2019 Sep 11;6(6):e1656500. doi: 10.1080/23723556.2019.1656500. eCollection 2019.
    • Breast cancer in neurofibromatosis 1: survival and risk of contralateral breast cancer in a five country cohort study.
    • Evans DGR, Kallionpää RA, Clementi M, Trevisson E, Mautner VF, Howell SJ, Lewis L, Zehou O, Peltonen S, Brunello A1, Harkness EF, Wolkenstein P, Peltonen J.
    • Genet Med. 2019 Sep 9. doi: 10.1038/s41436-019-0651-6. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Prostate Cancer Risks for Male BRCA1 and BRCA2 Mutation Carriers: A Prospective Cohort Study.
    • Nyberg T, Frost D, Barrowdale D, Evans DG, Bancroft E, Adlard J, Ahmed M, Barwell J, Brady AF, Brewer C, Cook J, Davidson R, Donaldson A, Eason J, Gregory H, Henderson A, Izatt L, Kennedy MJ, Miller C, Morrison PJ, Murray A, Ong KR, Porteous M, Pottinger C, Rogers MT, Side L, Snape K, Walker L, Tischkowitz M, Eeles R, Easton DF, Antoniou AC.
    • Eur Urol. 2019 Sep 5. pii: S0302-2838(19)30675-X. doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2019.08.025. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Inherited cancer syndromes in 220 Italian ovarian cancer patients.
    • Carnevali I, Riva C, Chiaravalli AM, Sahnane N, Di Lauro E, Viel A, Rovera F, Formenti G, Ghezzi F, Sessa F, Tibiletti MG.
    • Cancer Genet. 2019 Sep;237:55-62. doi: 10.1016/j.cancergen.2019.06.005. Epub 2019 Jun 12.
    • DNA Damage and Hormone Related Cancer: a repair pathway view.
    • Pooley KA, Dunning AM.
    • Hum Mol Genet. 2019 Aug 22. pii: ddz206. doi: 10.1093/hmg/ddz206. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Review
    • Functional analysis of clinical BARD1 germline variants.
    • Toh MR, Chong ST, Chan SH, Low CE, Ishak NDB, Lim JQ, Courtney E, Ngeow J.
    • Cold Spring Harb Mol Case Stud. 2019 Aug 1;5(4). pii: a004093. doi: 10.1101/mcs.a004093. Print 2019 Aug.
    • Targeted RNA-seq successfully identifies normal and pathogenic splicing events in breast/ovarian cancer susceptibility and Lynch syndrome genes.
    • Brandão RD, Mensaert K, López-Perolio I, Tserpelis D, Xenakis M, Lattimore V, Walker LC, Kvist A, Vega A, Gutiérrez-Enríquez S, Díez O; KConFaB Investigators, de la Hoya M, Spurdle AB, De Meyer T, Blok MJ.
    • Int J Cancer. 2019 Jul 15;145(2):401-414. doi: 10.1002/ijc.32114. Epub 2019 Feb 7.
    • Isomerization of BRCA1-BARD1 promotes replication fork protection.
    • Daza-Martin M, Starowicz K, Jamshad M, Tye S, Ronson GE, MacKay HL, Chauhan AS, Walker AK, Stone HR, Beesley JFJ, Coles JL, Garvin AJ, Stewart GS, McCorvie TJ, Zhang X, Densham RM, Morris JR.
    • Nature. 2019 Jul 3. doi: 10.1038/s41586-019-1363-4. [Epub ahead of print]
    • The first Japanese nationwide multicenter study of BRCA mutation testing in ovarian cancer: CHARacterizing the cross-sectionaL approach to Ovarian cancer geneTic TEsting of BRCA (CHARLOTTE).
    • Enomoto T, Aoki D, Hattori K, Jinushi M, Kigawa J, Takeshima N, Tsuda H, Watanabe Y, Yoshihara K, Sugiyama T.
    • Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2019 Jul;29(6):1043-1049. doi: 10.1136/ijgc-2019-000384.
    • Germline pathogenic variants in 7,636 Japanese patients with prostate cancer and 12,366 controls.
    • Momozawa Y, Iwasaki Y, Hirata M, Liu X, Kamatani Y, Takahashi A, Sugano K, Yoshida T, Murakami Y, Matsuda K, Nakagawa H, Spurdle AB, Kubo M.
    • J Natl Cancer Inst. 2019 Jun 19. pii: djz124. doi: 10.1093/jnci/djz124. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Differential Profile of BRCA1 vs. BRCA2 Mutated Families: A Characterization of the Main Differences and Similarities in Patients.
    • Fernandes GC, Felicio PS, Michelli RAD, Coelho AS, Scapulatempo-Neto C, Palmero EI.
    • Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2019 Jun 1;20(6):1655-1660. doi: 10.31557/APJCP.2019.20.6.1655.
    • [Germline CHEK2 Gene Mutations in Hereditary Breast Cancer Predisposition - Mutation Types and their Biological and Clinical Relevance.]
    • Kleiblová P, Stolařová L, Křížová K, Lhota F, Hojný J, Zemánková P, Havránek O, Vočka M, Černá M, Lhotová K, Borecká M, Janatová M, Soukupová J, Ševčík J, Zimovjanová M, Kotlas J, Panczak A, Veselá K, Červenková J, Schneiderová M, Burócziová M, Burdová K, Stránecký V, Foretová L, Macháčková E, Tavandzis S, Kmoch S, Macůrek L, Kleibl Z.
    • Klin Onkol. 2019 Summer;32(Supplementum2):36-50. doi: 10.14735/amko2019S36.
    • p53 major hotspot variants are associated with poorer prognostic features in hereditary cancer patients.
    • Fortuno C, Pesaran T, Dolinsky J, Yussuf A, McGoldrick K, Kho PF, James PA, Spurdle AB.
    • Cancer Genet. 2019 Jun;235-236:21-27. doi: 10.1016/j.cancergen.2019.05.002. Epub 2019 Jun 6.
    • Associations of CDH1 germline variant location and cancer phenotype in families with hereditary diffuse gastric cancer (HDGC).
    • Lo W, Zhu B, Sabesan A, Wu HH, Powers A, Sorber RA, Ravichandran S, Chen I, McDuffie LA, Quadri HS, Beane JD, Calzone K, Miettinen MM, Hewitt SM, Koh C, Heller T, Wacholder S, Rudloff U.
    • J Med Genet. 2019 Jun;56(6):370-379. doi: 10.1136/jmedgenet-2018-105361. Epub 2019 Feb 11.
    • The Landscape of Somatic Genetic Alterations in Breast Cancers from CHEK2 Germline Mutation Carriers.
    • Mandelker D, Kumar R, Pei X, Selenica P, Setton J, Arunachalam S, Ceyhan-Birsoy O, Brown DN, Norton L, Robson ME, Wen HY, Powell S, Riaz N, Weigelt B, Reis-Filho JS.
    • JNCI Cancer Spectr. 2019 Apr 27;3(2):pkz027. doi: 10.1093/jncics/pkz027. eCollection 2019 Jun.
    • Genotype-phenotype associations among panel-based TP53+ subjects.
    • Rana HQ, Clifford J, Hoang L, LaDuca H, Helen Black M, Li S, McGoldrick K, Speare V, Dolinsky JS, Gau CL, Garber JE.
    • Genet Med. 2019 May 20. doi: 10.1038/s41436-019-0541-y. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Analysis of clinical characteristics of breast cancer patients with the Japanese founder mutation BRCA1 L63X.
    • Yoshida R, Watanabe C, Yokoyama S, Inuzuka M, Yotsumoto J, Arai M, Nakamura S, the Registration Committee of the Japanese HBOC consortium.
    • Oncotarget. 2019 May 14;10(35):3276-3284. doi: 10.18632/oncotarget.26852. eCollection 2019 May 14.
    • Re: Catherine H. Marshall, Alexandra O. Sokolova, Andrea L. McNatty, et al. Differential Response to Olaparib Treatment Among Men with Metastatic Castration-resistant Prostate Cancer Harboring BRCA1 or BRCA2 Versus ATM Mutations. Eur Urol. In press. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eururo.2019.02.002.
    • Liang J, Beckta JM, Bindra RS.
    • Eur Urol. 2019 May 9. pii: S0302-2838(19)30358-6. doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2019.04.041. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Letter, Commentary

    Original research:

    Differential Response to Olaparib Treatment Among Men with Metastatic Castration-resistant Prostate Cancer Harboring BRCA1 or BRCA2 Versus ATM Mutations.

    • FANCM, RAD1, CHEK1 and TP53I3 act as BRCA-like tumor suppressors and are mutated in hereditary ovarian cancer.
    • Lopes JL, Chaudhry S, Lopes GS, Levin NK, Tainsky MA.
    • Cancer Genet. 2019 May 8. pii: S2210-7762(19)30037-7. doi: 10.1016/j.cancergen.2019.04.061. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Breast cancer risk associated with BRCA1/2 variants in the Pakistani population.
    • Abbas S, Siddique A, Shahid N, Khan RT, Fatima W.
    • Breast Cancer. 2019 May;26(3):365-372. doi: 10.1007/s12282-018-0932-y. Epub 2018 Nov 14.
    • Differences between screen-detected and interval breast cancers among BRCA mutation carriers.
    • Pilewskie M, Zabor EC, Gilbert E, Stempel M, Petruolo O, Mangino D, Robson M, Jochelson MS.
    • Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2019 May;175(1):141-148. doi: 10.1007/s10549-018-05123-6. Epub 2019 Jan 23.
    • Fifteen-year survival of invasive epithelial ovarian cancer in women with BRCA1/2 mutations - the National Israeli Study of Ovarian Cancer.
    • Lavie O, Chetrit A, Novikov I, Sadetzki S; National Israeli Study of Ovarian Cancer.
    • Gynecol Oncol. 2019 May;153(2):320-325. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2019.02.022. Epub 2019 Mar 11.
    • Breast cancer in patients with germline TP53 pathogenic variants have typical tumour characteristics - the Cohort study of TP53 carrier early onset breast cancer (COPE study).
    • Packwood K, Martland G, Sommerlad M, Shaw E, Moutasim K, Thomas G, Bateman A, Jones L, Haywood L, Evans DG, Birch JM, Alsalmi OA, Henderson A, Poplawski N, Eccles DM.
    • J Pathol Clin Res. 2019 Apr 30. doi: 10.1002/cjp2.133. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Association of BRCA1- and BRCA2-deficiency with mutation burden, expression of PD-L1/PD-1, immune infiltrates, and T cell-inflamed signature in breast cancer.
    • Wen WX, Leong CO.
    • PLoS One. 2019 Apr 25;14(4):e0215381. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0215381. eCollection 2019.
    • Familial breast cancer and DNA repair genes: Insights into known and novel susceptibility genes from the GENESIS study, and implications for multigene panel testing.
    • Girard E, Eon-Marchais S, Olaso R, Renault AL, Damiola F, Dondon MG, Barjhoux L, Goidin D, Meyer V, Le Gal D, Beauvallet J, Mebirouk N, Lonjou C, Coignard J, Marcou M, Cavaciuti E, Baulard C, Bihoreau MT, Cohen-Haguenauer O, Leroux D, Penet C, Fert-Ferrer S, Colas C, Frebourg T, Eisinger F, Adenis C, Fajac A, Gladieff L, Tinat J, Floquet A, Chiesa J, Giraud S, Mortemousque I, Soubrier F, Audebert-Bellanger S, Limacher JM, Lasset C, Lejeune-Dumoulin S, Dreyfus H, Bignon YJ, Longy M, Pujol P, Venat-Bouvet L, Bonadona V, Berthet P, Luporsi E, Maugard CM, Noguès C, Delnatte C, Fricker JP, Gesta P, Faivre L, Lortholary A, Buecher B, Caron O, Gauthier-Villars M, Coupier I, Servant N, Boland A, Mazoyer S, Deleuze JF, Stoppa-Lyonnet D, Andrieu N, Lesueur F.
    • Int J Cancer. 2019 Apr 15;144(8):1962-1974. doi: 10.1002/ijc.31921. Epub 2018 Nov 13.
    • Association of BRCA Mutations and Anti-müllerian Hormone Level in Young Breast Cancer Patients.
    • Son KA, Lee DY, Choi D.
    • Front Endocrinol (Lausanne). 2019 Apr 11;10:235. doi: 10.3389/fendo.2019.00235. eCollection 2019.
    • Combined tumor sequencing and case/control analyses of RAD51C in breast cancer.
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    Commentary:

    Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Testing in the Genomic Era.

    Letter:

    Association Between Invasive Lobular Breast Cancer and Mutations in the Mismatch Repair Gene MSH6.

    Letter:

    Association Between Invasive Lobular Breast Cancer and Mutations in the Mismatch Repair Gene MSH6.

    Letter:

    Association Between Invasive Lobular Breast Cancer and Mutations in the Mismatch Repair Gene MSH6.

    Letter, Reply:

    Association Between Invasive Lobular Breast Cancer and Mutations in the Mismatch Repair Gene MSH6-Reply.

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    • Letter, Comment

    Original research:

    Association of Breast and Ovarian Cancers With Predisposition Genes Identified by Large-Scale Sequencing.

    Letter, Comment:

    Association Between Invasive Lobular Breast Cancer and Mutations in the Mismatch Repair Gene MSH6.

    Letter, Comment:

    Association Between Invasive Lobular Breast Cancer and Mutations in the Mismatch Repair Gene MSH6.

    Letter, Reply:

    Association Between Invasive Lobular Breast Cancer and Mutations in the Mismatch Repair Gene MSH6-Reply.

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    Introductory article, Editorial:

    The Ancestral Pace of Variant Reclassification.

    Full text: Prospective Study of Cancer Genetic Variants — Variation in Rate of Reclassification by Ancestry (Medscape Oncology)

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    Research News:

    Mixing Mutation Location With Carcinogen Exposure: A Recipe for Tissue Specificity in BRCA2-Associated Cancers?

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    • Letter

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

    Letter:

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

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    Genetics: Breast and ovarian cancer risk varies by BRCA mutation type.

    Press: For cancer risk, some BRCA mutations are more dangerous than others (L.A. Times)

    Blog post: Do All BRCA Mutations Come with the Same Cancer Risk? (Dana-Farber Insight)

    • Breast Cancer Risk Associated with Estrogen Exposure and Truncating Mutation Location in BRCA1/2 Carriers.
    • Lecarpentier J, Noguès C, Mouret-Fourme E, Buecher B, Gauthier-Villars M, Stoppa-Lyonnet D, Bonadona V, Fricker JP, Berthet P, Caron O, Coupier I, Pujol P, Faivre L, Gesta P, Eisinger F, Mari V, Gladieff L, Lortholary A, Luporsi E, Leroux D, Venat-Bouvet L, Maugard CM, Colas C, Tinat J, Lasset C, Andrieu N; GENEPSO.
    • Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2015 Apr;24(4):698-707. Epub 2015 Jan 22.
    • Genotype/Phenotype correlations in patients with hereditary breast cancer.
    • Wittersheim M, Büttner R, Markiefka B.
    • Breast Care (Basel). 2015 Feb;10(1):22-6. doi: 10.1159/000380900.
    • The functional BRCA1 rs799917 genetic polymorphism is associated with gastric cancer risk in a Chinese Han population.
    • Wang K, Xu L, Pan L, Xu K, Li G.
    • Tumour Biol. 2015 Jan;36(1):393-7. doi: 10.1007/s13277-014-2655-9. Epub 2014 Sep 30.
    • FMR1 CGG allele length in Israeli BRCA1/BRCA2 mutation carriers and the general population display distinct distribution patterns.
    • Laitman Y, Ries-Levavi L, Berkensdadt M, Korach J, Perri T, Pras E, Friedman E.
    • Genet Res (Camb). 2014 Oct 8;96:e11. doi: 10.1017/S0016672314000147.
    • Invasion patterns of metastatic high-grade serous carcinoma of ovary or fallopian tube associated with BRCA deficiency.
    • Reyes MC, Arnold AG, Kauff ND, Levine DA, Soslow RA.
    • Mod Pathol. 2014 Oct;27(10):1405-11. doi: 10.1038/modpathol.2013.237. Epub 2014 Feb 28.
    • Population-based screening for breast and ovarian cancer risk due to BRCA1 and BRCA2.
    • Gabai-Kapara E, Lahad A, Kaufman B, Friedman E, Segev S, Renbaum P, Beeri R, Gal M, Grinshpun-Cohen J, Djemal K, Mandell JB, Lee MK, Beller U, Catane R, King MC, Levy-Lahad E.
    • Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 Sep 30;111(39):14205-10. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1415979111. Epub 2014 Sep 5.

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    • Double heterozygosity for germline mutations in BRCA1 and p53 in a woman with early onset breast cancer.
    • Bell K, Hodgson N, Levine M, Sadikovic B, Zbuk K.
    • Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2014 Jul;146(2):447-50. doi: 10.1007/s10549-014-3011-x. Epub 2014 Jun 12.
    • Case report
    • A multi-institutional study on the association between BRCA1/BRCA2 mutational status and triple-negative breast cancer in familial breast cancer patients.
    • Seong MW, Kim KH, Chung IY, Kang E, Lee JW, Park SK, Lee MH, Lee JE, Noh DY, Son BH, Park HL, Cho SI, Park SS; Korean Hereditary Breast Cancer Study Group, Kim SW.
    • Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2014 Jul;146(1):63-9. doi: 10.1007/s10549-014-3006-7. Epub 2014 Jun 4.
    • Double heterozygotes among breast cancer patients analyzed for BRCA1, CHEK2, ATM, NBN/NBS1, and BLM germ-line mutations.
    • Sokolenko AP, Bogdanova N, Kluzniak W, Preobrazhenskaya EV, Kuligina ES, Iyevleva AG, Aleksakhina SN, Mitiushkina NV, Gorodnova TV, Bessonov AA, Togo AV, Lubiński J, Cybulski C, Jakubowska A, Dörk T, Imyanitov EN.
    • Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2014 Jun;145(2):553-62. doi: 10.1007/s10549-014-2971-1. Epub 2014 May 7.

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    • Double heterozygosity for BRCA1 and hMLH1 gene mutations in a 46-year-old woman with five primary tumors.
    • Pedroni M, Di Gregorio C, Cortesi L, Reggiani Bonetti L, Magnani G, Simone ML, Medici V, Priore Oliva C, Marino M, Ponz de Leon M.
    • Tech Coloproctol. 2014 Mar;18(3):285-9. doi: 10.1007/s10151-013-1030-y. Epub 2013 May 22.
    • Case report
    • Fanconi anaemia, BRCA2 mutations and childhood cancer: a developmental perspective from clinical and epidemiological observations with implications for genetic counselling.
    • Meyer S, Tischkowitz M, Chandler K, Gillespie A, Birch JM, Evans DG.
    • J Med Genet. 2014 Feb;51(2):71-5. doi: 10.1136/jmedgenet-2013-101642. Epub 2013 Nov 20.
    • A germline mosaic BRCA1 exon deletion in a woman with bilateral basal-like breast cancer.
    • Delon I, Taylor A, Molenda A, Drummond J, Oakhill K, Girling A, Liu H, Whittaker J, Treacy R, Tischkowitz M.
    • Clin Genet. 2013 Sep;84(3):297-9. doi: 10.1111/cge.12057. Epub 2012 Dec 6.
    • Case report, Letter
    • Frequency of 5382insC mutation of BRCA1 gene among breast cancer patients: an experience from Eastern India.
    • Chakraborty A, Mukhopadhyay A, Bhattacharyya D, Bose CK, Choudhuri K, Mukhopadhyay S, Basak J.
    • Fam Cancer. 2013 Sep;12(3):489-95. doi: 10.1007/s10689-012-9590-y.
    • Association between BRCA Mutation Status, Pathological Findings, and Magnetic Resonance Imaging Features in Patients with Breast Cancer at Risk for the Mutation.
    • Noh JM, Han BK, Choi DH, Rhee SJ, Cho EY, Huh SJ, Park W, Park H, Nam SJ, Lee JE, Kil WH.
    • J Breast Cancer. 2013 Sep;16(3):308-14. doi: 10.4048/jbc.2013.16.3.308. Epub 2013 Sep 30.
    • Outcome of BRCA1- compared with BRCA2-associated ovarian cancer: a nationwide study in the Netherlands.
    • Vencken PM, Reitsma W, Kriege M, Mourits MJ, de Bock GH, de Hullu JA, van Altena AM, Gaarenstroom KN, Vasen HF, Adank MA, Schmidt MK, van Beurden M, Zweemer RP, Rijcken F, Slangen BF, Burger CW, Seynaeve C.
    • Ann Oncol. 2013 Aug;24(8):2036-42. doi: 10.1093/annonc/mdt068. Epub 2013 Mar 29.
    • The different impact of BRCA mutations on the survival of epithelial ovarian cancer patients: a retrospective single-center experience.
    • Lorusso D, Cirillo F, Mancini M, Spatti GB, Grijuela B, Ditto A, Raspagliesi F.
    • Oncology. [2013 Aug;]85(2):122-7. doi: 10.1159/000353786. Epub 2013 Aug 13.
    • High prevalence of BRCA1 and BRCA2 germline mutations with loss of heterozygosity in a series of resected pancreatic adenocarcinoma and other neoplastic lesions.
    • Lucas AL, Shakya R, Lipsyc MD, Mitchel EB, Kumar S, Hwang C, Deng L, Devoe C, Chabot JA, Szabolcs M, Ludwig T, Chung WK, Frucht H.
    • Clin Cancer Res. 2013 Jul 1;19(13):3396-403. doi: 10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-12-3020. Epub 2013 May 8.

    Research news:

    Delineating the effects BRCA1 and BRCA2 loss of heterozygosity in pancreatic cancer progression.

    • Tumour diploidy and survival in breast cancer patients with BRCA2 mutations.
    • Tryggvadottir L, Olafsdottir EJ, Olafsdottir GH, Sigurdsson H, Johannsson OT, Bjorgvinsson E, Alexiusdottir K, Stefansson OA, Agnarsson BA, Narod SA, Eyfjord JE, Jonasson JG.
    • Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2013 Jul;140(2):375-84. doi: 10.1007/s10549-013-2637-4. Epub 2013 Jul 16.
    • Risk factors for ovarian cancers with and without microsatellite instability.
    • Segev Y, Pal T, Rosen B, McLaughlin JR, Sellers TA, Risch HA, Zhang S, Ping S, Narod SA, Schildkraut J.
    • Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2013 Jul;23(6):1010-5. doi: 10.1097/IGC.0b013e31829a5527.

    Retraction:

    Retraction.

    • Screening for BRCA1 large genomic rearrangements in female Egyptian hereditary breast cancer patients.
    • Hagag E, Shwaireb M, Coffa J, El Wakil A.
    • East Mediterr Health J. 2013 Mar;19(3):255-62.
    • Genotype in BRCA-associated Breast Cancers.
    • Meric-Bernstam F, Gutierrez-Barrera AM, Litton J, Mellor-Crummey L, Ready K, Gonzalez-Angulo AM, Lu KH, Hortobagyi GN, Arun BK.
    • Breast J. 2013 Jan;19(1):87-91. doi: 10.1111/tbj.12056. Epub 2012 Dec 10.
    • Tissue-based predictors of germ-line BRCA1 mutations: implications for triaging of genetic testing.
    • de la Cruz J, Andre F, Harrell RK, Bassett RL Jr, Arun B, Mathieu MC, Delaloge S, Gilcrease MZ.
    • Hum Pathol. 2012 Nov;43(11):1932-9. doi: 10.1016/j.humpath.2012.02.002. Epub 2012 May 14.
    • Differing clinical impact of BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations in serous ovarian cancer.
    • Liu G, Yang D, Sun Y, Shmulevich I, Xue F, Sood AK, Zhang W.
    • Pharmacogenomics. 2012 Oct;13(13):1523-35. doi: 10.2217/pgs.12.137.

    Press: Differing clinical impact of BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations in serous ovarian cancer. (Medscape)

    • Differences in natural history between breast cancers in BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation carriers and effects of MRI screening-MRISC, MARIBS, and Canadian studies combined.
    • Heijnsdijk EA, Warner E, Gilbert FJ, Tilanus-Linthorst MM, Evans G, Causer PA, Eeles RA, Kaas R, Draisma G, Ramsay EA, Warren RM, Hill KA, Hoogerbrugge N, Wasser MN, Bergers E, Oosterwijk JC, Hooning MJ, Rutgers EJ, Klijn JG, Plewes DB, Leach MO, de Koning HJ.
    • Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2012 Sep;21(9):1458-68. doi: 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-11-1196. Epub 2012 Jun 28.
    • Limited significance of family history for presence of BRCA1 gene mutation in Polish breast and ovarian cancer cases.
    • Brozek I, Ratajska M, Piatkowska M, Kluska A, Balabas A, Dabrowska M, Nowakowska D, Niwinska A, Rachtan J, Steffen J, Limon J.
    • Fam Cancer. 2012 Sep;11(3):351-4. doi: 10.1007/s10689-012-9519-5.
    • The retinoblastoma gene undergoes rearrangements in BRCA1-deficient basal-like breast cancer.
    • Jönsson G, Staaf J, Vallon-Christersson J, Ringnér M, Gruvberger-Saal SK, Saal LH, Holm K, Hegardt C, Arason A, Fagerholm R, Persson C, Grabau D, Johnsson E, Lövgren K, Magnusson L, Heikkilä P, Agnarsson BA, Johannsson OT, Malmström P, Fernö M, Olsson H, Loman N, Nevanlinna H, Barkardottir RB, Borg Å.
    • Cancer Res. 2012 Aug 15;72(16):4028-36. Epub 2012 Jun 15.
    • Improved survival for BRCA2-associated serous ovarian cancer compared with both BRCA-negative and BRCA1-associated serous ovarian cancer.
    • Hyman DM, Zhou Q, Iasonos A, Grisham RN, Arnold AG, Phillips MF, Bhatia J, Levine DA, Aghajanian C, Offit K, Barakat RR, Spriggs DR, Kauff ND.
    • Cancer. 2012 Aug 1;118(15):3703-9. doi: 10.1002/cncr.26655. Epub 2011 Dec 2.

    Press: Does BRCA2+ Confer a Survival Advantage in Ovarian Cancer? (Medscape)

    • BRCA1 R1699Q variant displaying ambiguous functional abrogation confers intermediate breast and ovarian cancer risk.
    • Spurdle AB, Whiley PJ, Thompson B, Feng B, Healey S, Brown MA, Pettigrew C; kConFab, Van Asperen CJ, Ausems MG, Kattentidt-Mouravieva AA, van den Ouweland AM; Dutch Belgium UV Consortium, Lindblom A, Pigg MH, Schmutzler RK, Engel C, Meindl A; German Consortium of Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer, Caputo S, Sinilnikova OM, Lidereau R; French COVAR group collaborators, Couch FJ, Guidugli L, Hansen Tv, Thomassen M, Eccles DM, Tucker K, Benitez J, Domchek SM, Toland AE, Van Rensburg EJ, Wappenschmidt B, Borg Å, Vreeswijk MP, Goldgar DE; ENIGMA Consortium.
    • J Med Genet. 2012 Aug;49(8):525-32.

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    Subject: Pathogenic variant with low penetrance identified in BRCA1

    Subject: Reduced penetrance pathogenic BRCA1 mutation

    Free article: BRCA1 R1699Q Variant Displaying Ambiguous Functional Abrogation Confers Intermediate Breast and Ovarian Cancer Risk. (Medscape)

    • Variation in breast cancer risk associated with factors related to pregnancies according to truncating mutation location, in the French National BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations carrier cohort (GENEPSO).
    • Lecarpentier J, Noguès C, Mouret-Fourme E, Gauthier-Villars M, Lasset C, Fricker JP, Caron O, Stoppa-Lyonnet D, Berthet P, Faivre L, Bonadona V, Buecher B, Coupier I, Gladieff L, Gesta P, Eisinger F, Frénay M, Luporsi E, Lortholary A, Colas C, Dugast C, Longy M, Pujol P, Tinat J; GENEPSO, Lidereau R, Andrieu N.
    • Breast Cancer Res. 2012 Jul 3;14(4):R99. doi: 10.1186/bcr3218.
    • Li-Fraumeni-like syndrome associated with a large BRCA1 intragenic deletion.
    • Silva AG, Ewald IP, Sapienza M, Pinheiro M, Peixoto A, de Nóbrega AF, Carraro DM, Teixeira MR, Ashton-Prolla P, Achatz MI, Rosenberg C, Krepischi AC.
    • BMC Cancer. 2012 Jun 12;12:237. doi: 10.1186/1471-2407-12-237.
    • Risk of cancer other than breast or ovarian in individuals with BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations.
    • Moran A, O'Hara C, Khan S, Shack L, Woodward E, Maher ER, Lalloo F, Evans DG.
    • Fam Cancer. 2012 Jun;11(2):235-42. doi: 10.1007/s10689-011-9506-2.
    • Association between BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations and survival in women with invasive epithelial ovarian cancer.
    • Bolton KL, Chenevix-Trench G, Goh C, Sadetzki S, Ramus SJ, Karlan BY, Lambrechts D, Despierre E, Barrowdale D, McGuffog L, Healey S, Easton DF, Sinilnikova O, Benítez J, García MJ, Neuhausen S, Gail MH, Hartge P, Peock S, Frost D, Evans DG, Eeles R, Godwin AK, Daly MB, Kwong A, Ma ES, Lázaro C, Blanco I, Montagna M, D'Andrea E, Nicoletto MO, Johnatty SE, Kjær SK, Jensen A, Høgdall E, Goode EL, Fridley BL, Loud JT, Greene MH, Mai PL, Chetrit A, Lubin F, Hirsh-Yechezkel G, Glendon G, Andrulis IL, Toland AE, Senter L, Gore ME, Gourley C, Michie CO, Song H, Tyrer J, Whittemore AS, McGuire V, Sieh W, Kristoffersson U, Olsson H, Borg Å, Levine DA, Steele L, Beattie MS, Chan S, Nussbaum RL, Moysich KB, Gross J, Cass I, Walsh C, Li AJ, Leuchter R, Gordon O, Garcia-Closas M, Gayther SA, Chanock SJ, Antoniou AC, Pharoah PD; EMBRACE; kConFab Investigators; Cancer Genome Atlas Research Network.
    • JAMA. 2012 Jan 25;307(4):382-90. doi: 10.1001/jama.2012.20.

    Comment, Editorial:

    Unwrapping the implications of BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations in ovarian cancer.

    Comment:

    [Association between BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations and survival in women with invasive epithelial ovarian cancer].

    Press: Women With Certain Type of Ovarian Cancer and BRCA Gene Mutation Have Improved Survival at 5 Years. (ScienceDaily)

    Press: Survival Improved in Ovarian Cancer With BRCA Mutation. (Medscape)

    Press: Ovarian cancer survival higher in BRCA mutation carriers. (PHG Foundation)

    • Pathology of breast and ovarian cancers among BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation carriers: results from the Consortium of Investigators of Modifiers of BRCA1/2 (CIMBA).
    • Mavaddat N, Barrowdale D, Andrulis IL, Domchek SM, Eccles D, Nevanlinna H, Ramus SJ, Spurdle A, Robson M, Sherman M, Mulligan AM, Couch FJ, Engel C, McGuffog L, Healey S, Sinilnikova OM, Southey MC, Terry MB, Goldgar D, O'Malley F, John EM, Janavicius R, Tihomirova L, Hansen TV, Nielsen FC, Osorio A, Stavropoulou A, Benítez J, Manoukian S, Peissel B, Barile M, Volorio S, Pasini B, Dolcetti R, Putignano AL, Ottini L, Radice P, Hamann U, Rashid MU, Hogervorst FB, Kriege M, van der Luijt RB; HEBON, Peock S, Frost D, Evans DG, Brewer C, Walker L, Rogers MT, Side LE, Houghton C; EMBRACE, Weaver J, Godwin AK, Schmutzler RK, Wappenschmidt B, Meindl A, Kast K, Arnold N, Niederacher D, Sutter C, Deissler H, Gadzicki D, Preisler-Adams S, Varon-Mateeva R, Schönbuchner I, Gevensleben H, Stoppa-Lyonnet D, Belotti M, Barjhoux L; GEMO Study Collaborators, Isaacs C, Peshkin BN, Caldes T, de la Hoya M, Cañadas C, Heikkinen T, Heikkilä P, Aittomäki K, Blanco I, Lazaro C, Brunet J, Agnarsson BA, Arason A, Barkardottir RB, Dumont M, Simard J, Montagna M, Agata S, D'Andrea E, Yan M, Fox S; kConFab Investigators, Rebbeck TR, Rubinstein W, Tung N, Garber JE, Wang X, Fredericksen Z, Pankratz VS, Lindor NM, Szabo C, Offit K, Sakr R, Gaudet MM, Singer CF, Tea MK, Rappaport C, Mai PL, Greene MH, Sokolenko A, Imyanitov E, Toland AE, Senter L, Sweet K, Thomassen M, Gerdes AM, Kruse T, Caligo M, Aretini P, Rantala J, von Wachenfeld A, Henriksson K; SWE-BRCA Collaborators, Steele L, Neuhausen SL, Nussbaum R, Beattie M, Odunsi K, Sucheston L, Gayther SA, Nathanson K, Gross J, Walsh C, Karlan B, Chenevix-Trench G, Easton DF, Antoniou AC; Consortium of Investigators of Modifiers of BRCA1/2.
    • Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2012 Jan;21(1):134-47. doi: 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-11-0775. Epub 2011 Dec 5.

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    • The CHEK2 I157T variant and breast cancer susceptibility: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
    • Liu C, Wang Y, Wang QS, Wang YJ.
    • Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2012;13(4):1355-60.