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    • Phosphorylation of ribosomal protein S6 confers PARP inhibitor resistance in BRCA1-deficient cancers.
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    • Review
    • Ovarian cancer-associated mutations disable catalytic activity of CDK12, a kinase that promotes homologous recombination repair and resistance to cisplatin and poly(ADP-ribose) polymerase inhibitors.
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    • BRCA 1/2-Mutation Related and Sporadic Breast and Ovarian Cancers: More Alike than Different.
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    • Germline and somatic mutations in homologous recombination genes predict platinum response and survival in ovarian, fallopian tube, and peritoneal carcinomas.
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    Comments on NSGC Discussion Forum Cancer SIG

    Subject: PALB2 and Ovarian Cancer

    Comment, Letter

    DNA repair mutations and outcomes in ovarian cancer--letter.

    Reply, Letter

    DNA repair mutations and outcomes in ovarian cancer--response.

    • 'BRCAness' and its implications for platinum action in gynecologic cancer.
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    • PARP inhibitors for anticancer therapy.
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    • Natural and glucosyl flavonoids inhibit poly(ADP-ribose) polymerase activity and induce synthetic lethality in BRCA mutant cells.
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    • Genome-wide Profiling of Genetic Synthetic Lethality Identifies CDK12 as a Novel Determinant of PARP1/2 Inhibitor Sensitivity.
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    • Targeting the BRCA1/2 Tumor Suppressors.
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    • Review
    • Clinical implications of using molecular diagnostics for ovarian cancers.
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    • Therapeutic applications of PARP inhibitors: anticancer therapy and beyond.
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    • Appraising iniparib, the PARP inhibitor that never was--what must we learn?
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    • Review
    • Synthetic lethality between CCNE1 amplification and loss of BRCA1.
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    • miR-9 Regulation of BRCA1 and Ovarian Cancer Sensitivity to Cisplatin and PARP Inhibition.
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    • PARP Inhibitors in Cancer Therapy: Magic Bullets but Moving Targets.
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    • Tumor mutation burden forecasts outcome in ovarian cancer with BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutations.
    • Birkbak NJ, Kochupurakkal B, Izarzugaza JM, Eklund AC, Li Y, Liu J, Szallasi Z, Matulonis UA, Richardson AL, Iglehart JD, Wang ZC.
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    • BRCA1- and BRCA2-related mutations: therapeutic implications in ovarian cancer.
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    • Mechanisms of resistance to therapies targeting BRCA-mutant cancers.
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    • Review
    • Stabilization of mutant BRCA1 protein confers PARP inhibitor and platinum resistance.
    • Johnson N, Johnson SF, Yao W, Li YC, Choi YE, Bernhardy AJ, Wang Y, Capelletti M, Sarosiek KA, Moreau LA, Chowdhury D, Wickramanayake A, Harrell MI, Liu JF, D'Andrea AD, Miron A, Swisher EM, Shapiro GI.
    • Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Oct 15;110(42):17041-17046. Epub 2013 Oct 1.
    • Efficacy of chemotherapy in BRCA1/2 mutation carrier ovarian cancer in the setting of PARP inhibitor resistance: a multi-institutional study.
    • Ang JE, Gourley C, Powell CB, High H, Shapira-Frommer R, Castonguay V, De Greve J, Atkinson T, Yap TA, Sandhu S, Banerjee S, Chen LM, Friedlander ML, Kaufman B, Oza AM, Matulonis U, Barber LJ, Kozarewa I, Fenwick K, Assiotis I, Campbell J, Chen L, de Bono JS, Gore ME, Lord CJ, Ashworth A, Kaye SB.
    • Clin Cancer Res. 2013 Oct 1;19(19):5485-93. doi: 10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-13-1262. Epub 2013 Aug 6.
    • The Role of PARP Inhibitors in the Treatment of Gynecologic Malignancies.
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    • Front Oncol. 2013 Oct 1;3:237. doi: 10.3389/fonc.2013.00237.
    • Emerging treatment options for recurrent ovarian cancer: the potential role of olaparib.
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    • Onco Targets Ther. 2013 Sep 3;6:1197-206. doi: 10.2147/OTT.S30748.
    • A Phase 1 trial of the poly(ADP-ribose) polymerase inhibitor olaparib (AZD2281) in combination with the anti-angiogenic cediranib (AZD2171) in recurrent epithelial ovarian or triple-negative breast cancer.
    • Liu JF, Tolaney SM, Birrer M, Fleming GF, Buss MK, Dahlberg SE, Lee H, Whalen C, Tyburski K, Winer E, Ivy P, Matulonis UA.
    • Eur J Cancer. 2013 Sep;49(14):2972-8. doi: 10.1016/j.ejca.2013.05.020. Epub 2013 Jun 27.
    • Deleterious BRCA1/2 mutation is an independent risk factor for carboplatin hypersensitivity reactions.
    • Moon DH, Lee JM, Noonan AM, Annunziata CM, Minasian L, Houston N, Hays JL, Kohn EC.
    • Br J Cancer. 2013 Aug 20;109(4):1072-8. doi: 10.1038/bjc.2013.389. Epub 2013 Jul 18.
    • Olaparib: a promising PARP inhibitor in ovarian cancer therapy.
    • Chen Y, Zhang L, Hao Q.
    • Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2013 Aug;288(2):367-74. doi: 10.1007/s00404-013-2856-2. Epub 2013 Apr 26.
    • Review
    • Poly(adenosine diphosphate-ribose) polymerase expression in BRCA-proficient ovarian high-grade serous carcinoma; association with patient survival.
    • Gan A, Green AR, Nolan CC, Martin S, Deen S.
    • Hum Pathol. 2013 Aug;44(8):1638-47. doi: 10.1016/j.humpath.2013.01.015. Epub 2013 Apr 8.
    • The poly(ADP-ribose) polymerase inhibitor niraparib (MK4827) in BRCA mutation carriers and patients with sporadic cancer: a phase 1 dose-escalation trial.
    • Sandhu SK, Schelman WR, Wilding G, Moreno V, Baird RD, Miranda S, Hylands L, Riisnaes R, Forster M, Omlin A, Kreischer N, Thway K, Gevensleben H, Sun L, Loughney J, Chatterjee M, Toniatti C, Carpenter CL, Iannone R, Kaye SB, de Bono JS, Wenham RM.
    • Lancet Oncol. 2013 Aug;14(9):882-92. doi: 10.1016/S1470-2045(13)70240-7. Epub 2013 Jun 28.

    Commentary:

    PARP inhibitors: pitfalls and promises.

    • Inhibition of DNA damage repair by artificial activation of PARP with siDNA.
    • Croset A, Cordelières FP, Berthault N, Buhler C, Sun JS, Quanz M, Dutreix M.
    • Nucleic Acids Res. 2013 Aug;41(15):7344-55. doi: 10.1093/nar/gkt522. Epub 2013 Jun 12.
    • RAD52 inactivation is synthetically lethal with deficiencies in BRCA1 and PALB2 in addition to BRCA2 through RAD51-mediated homologous recombination.
    • Lok BH, Carley AC, Tchang B, Powell SN.
    • Oncogene. 2013 Jul 25;32(30):3552-8. doi: 10.1038/onc.2012.391. Epub 2012 Sep 10.
    • Olaparib shows promise in multiple tumor types.
    • [No authors listed]
    • Cancer Discov. 2013 Jul;3(7):OF5. doi: 10.1158/2159-8290.CD-NB2013-082. Epub 2013 Jun 6.
    • Unmet needs in ovarian cancer: dividing histologic subtypes to exploit novel targets and pathways.
    • Galic V, Coleman RL, Herzog TJ.
    • Curr Cancer Drug Targets. 2013 Jul;13(6):698-707.
    • Phase I/Ib study of the PARP inhibitor (PARPi) olaparib (O/AZD2281) in combination with carboplatin (C) in ovarian cancer (OvCa) patients with BRCA1/2 mutations (OvCaMUT +) and high grade serous OvCa (HGSOC) with low genetic risk (NCT00647062).
    • Lee J, Hays J, Noonan A, Annunziata C, Minasian L, Zujewski J, Houston N, Hearn J, Yu M, Kohn E.
    • Gynecologic Oncology. 2013 Jul;130(1):e11. 44th Annual Meeting of the Society of Gynecologic Oncology. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2013.04.083.
    • Conference abstract
    • PARP Inhibitor Research Update.
    • Susan Domchek.
    • FORCE. Be Empowered Webinars. 2013 Jun 27.
    • BRCA1 reversion mutation acquired after treatment identified by liquid biopsy.
    • Mayor P, Gay LM, Lele S, Elvin JA.
    • Gynecol Oncol Rep. 2017 Jun 21;21:57-60. doi: 10.1016/j.gore.2017.06.010. eCollection 2017 Aug.
    • ATR Inhibition Broadly Sensitizes Ovarian Cancer Cells to Chemotherapy Independent of BRCA Status.
    • Huntoon CJ, Flatten KS, Wahner Hendrickson AE, Huehls AM, Sutor SL, Kaufmann SH, Karnitz LM.
    • Cancer Res. 2013 Jun 15;73(12):3683-91. doi: 10.1158/0008-5472.CAN-13-0110. Epub 2013 Apr 2.
    • Cost-effectiveness of BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation testing to target PARP inhibitor use in platinum-sensitive recurrent ovarian cancer.
    • Secord AA, Barnett JC, Ledermann JA, Peterson BL, Myers ER, Havrilesky LJ.
    • Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2013 Jun;23(5):846-52. doi: 10.1097/IGC.0b013e31829527bd.
    • Therapeutic potential of the poly(ADP-ribose) polymerase inhibitor rucaparib for the treatment of sporadic human ovarian cancer.
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    • BRCA1/2 mutation analysis in 41 ovarian cell lines reveals only one functionally deleterious BRCA1 mutation.
    • Stordal B, Timms K, Farrelly A, Gallagher D, Busschots S, Renaud M, Thery J, Williams D, Potter J, Tran T, Korpanty G, Cremona M, Carey M, Li J, Li Y, Aslan O, O'Leary JJ, Mills GB, Hennessy BT.
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    • BRCA1 expression and improved survival in ovarian cancer patients treated with intraperitoneal cisplatin and paclitaxel: a Gynecologic Oncology Group Study.
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    Research news: Can BRCA Expression Predict Response to Chemotherapy? (Medscape)

    • Implications of BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations for the efficacy of paclitaxel monotherapy in advanced ovarian cancer.
    • Tan DS, Yap TA, Hutka M, Roxburgh P, Ang J, Banerjee S, Grzybowska E, Gourley C, Gore ME, Kaye SB.
    • Eur J Cancer. 2013 Apr;49(6):1246-53. doi: 10.1016/j.ejca.2012.11.016. Epub 2012 Dec 19.
    • Promoter hypomethylation, especially around the E26 transformation-specific motif, and increased expression of poly (ADP-ribose) polymerase 1 in BRCA-mutated serous ovarian cancer.
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