Methods / Approaches ~ Genetic Counseling
~ Genetics of Breast & Ovarian Cancer

Tools and methods of, and approaches to genetic counseling for HBOC, including theories behind such methods

List was last updated on Oct 23, 2020 @ 1:56 am.


    • The factors associated with distress a minimum of six months after BRCA1/2 confirmation: A systematic review.
    • Butler E, Collier S, Hevey D.
    • J Psychosoc Oncol. 2020 Oct 22:1-27. doi: 10.1080/07347332.2020.1836109. Epub ahead of print.
    • Review
    • Genetic testing for breast cancer risk, from BRCA1/2 to a seven gene panel: an ethical analysis.
    • Gustavsson E, Galvis G, Juth N.
    • BMC Med Ethics. 2020 Oct 21;21(1):102. doi: 10.1186/s12910-020-00545-8.
    • Doing a Better Job at Reaching LatinX People and Families about Hereditary Cancer.
    • Gómez Trillos S, Hurtado de Mendoza A.
    • FORCE. Blog. 2020 Oct 21.
    • Testing a Best Practices Risk Result Format to Communicate Genetic Risks.
    • Davis K, Roter DL, Schmidlen T, Scheinfeldt LB, Klein WMP.
    • Patient Educ Couns. 2020 Oct 19:S0738-3991(20)305589. doi: 10.1016/j.pec.2020.10.021. Epub ahead of print.
    • How Patients Deal with an Ambiguous Medical Test: Decision-Making after Genetic Testing.
    • Scherra CL, Ramesh S, Getachew-Smith H, Kalke K, Ramsey K, Fischhoff B, Vadaparampil ST.
    • Patient Educ Couns. 2020 Oct 18:S0738-3991(20)305577. doi: 10.1016/j.pec.2020.10.020. Epub ahead of print.
    • Genetic counseling in prostate cancer: How to implement it in daily clinical practice?
    • Borque-Fernando A, Espílez R, Miramar D, Corbatón D, Rodríguez A, Castro E, Mateo J, Rello L, Méndez A, Gil Sanz MJ.
    • Actas Urol Esp. 2020 Oct 12:S0210-4806(20)30194-7. English, Spanish. doi: 10.1016/j.acuro.2020.08.009. Epub ahead of print.
    • Review, [Article in Spanish]
    • Should You Recommend Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing for This Patient? : Grand Rounds Discussion From Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.
    • Smetana GW, Vassy JL, Hofstatter E, Libman H.
    • Ann Intern Med. 2020 Oct 6;173(7):563-571. doi: 10.7326/M20-5419.
    • Case report
    • BRCA1/2 mutations and risk-reducing bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy among Latinas: The UPTAKE study.
    • Lynce F, Schlam I, Geng X, Peshkin BN, Friedman S, Dutil J, Nahleh Z, Campos C, Ricker C, Rodriguez P, Denduluri N, Ahn J, Isaacs C, Graves KD.
    • J Genet Couns. 2020 Oct 3. doi: 10.1002/jgc4.1322. Epub ahead of print.
    • Impact of Numeracy Preferences on Information Needs for Genome Sequencing Results.
    • Albrechtsen RD, Goodman MS, Bathar J, Kaphingst KA.
    • Patient Educ Couns. 2020 Sep 25:S0738-3991(20)305309. doi: 10.1016/j.pec.2020.09.032. Epub ahead of print.
    • "I think that a brief conversation from their provider can go a very long way": Patient and provider perspectives on barriers and facilitators of genetic testing after ovarian cancer.
    • Mallen AR, Conley CC, Fuzzell L, Ketcher D, Augusto BM, McIntyre M, Barton LV, Townsend MK, Fridley BL, Tworoger SS, Wenham RM, Vadaparampil ST.
    • Support Care Cancer. 2020 Sep 25. doi: 10.1007/s00520-020-05779-1. Epub ahead of print.
    • The Impact of the Number of Tests Presented and a Provider Recommendation on Decisions about Genetic Testing for Cancer Risk.
    • Schwartz MLB, Klein WMP, Erby LAH, Smith CH, Roter DL.
    • Patient Educ Couns. 2020 Sep 18:S0738-3991(20)305188. doi: 10.1016/j.pec.2020.09.020. Epub ahead of print.
    • Examining information-seeking behavior in genetic testing for cancer predisposition: a qualitative interview study.
    • Zimmermann BM, Fanderl J, Koné I, Rabaglio M, Bürkic N, Shaw D, Elgera B.
    • Patient Educ Couns. 2020 Sep 17:S0738-3991(20)305176. doi: 10.1016/j.pec.2020.09.019. Epub ahead of print.
    • Genetic Testing Challenges in Oncology: Unnecessary Testing Identifies BRCA2 VUS in 16-Year-Old Girl.
    • Ray T.
    • Precision Oncology News. 2020 Sep 9.
    • Informing patients about their mutation tests: CDKN2A c.256G>A in melanoma as an example.
    • Hemminki K, Srivastava A, Rachakonda S, Bandapalli O, Nagore E, Hemminki A, Kumar R.
    • Hered Cancer Clin Pract. 2020 Jul 31;18:15. doi: 10.1186/s13053-020-00146-x.
    • Strategies to enhance identification of hereditary breast cancer gene carriers.
    • Reid S, Spalluto LB, Pal T.
    • Expert Rev Mol Diagn. 2020 Aug 28. doi: 10.1080/14737159.2020.1816829. Epub ahead of print.
    • Informing models of cancer genetic care in the era of multigene panel testing with patient-led recommendations.
    • Underhill-Blazey M, Blonquist T, Chittenden A, Pozzar R, Nayak M, Lansang K, Hong F, Garber J, Stopfer JE.
    • J Genet Couns. 2020 Aug 26. doi: 10.1002/jgc4.1317. Epub ahead of print.
    • Using patient perspectives to inform communication training materials for health care professionals discussing BRCA mutation testing.
    • Shilling V, Catt S, Jenkins V, Fallowfield L.
    • Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2020 Aug 18. doi: 10.1007/s10549-020-05871-4. Epub ahead of print.
    • The management of BRCA1 and BRCA2 carriers in Singapore.
    • Chiang J, Ngeow J.
    • Chin Clin Oncol. 2020 Aug 17:cco-20-104. doi: 10.21037/cco-20-104. Epub ahead of print.
    • Optimizing the management of HER2-negative metastatic breast cancer in the era of PARP inhibitors-proceedings from breast cancer expert group meeting.
    • Dawood S, Konstantinova M, Perazzo F, Kim SB, Villarreal-Garza C, Franco SX, Simon SD, El-Nahas T.
    • Chin Clin Oncol. 2020 Aug 17:cco-20-138. doi: 10.21037/cco-20-138. Epub ahead of print.
    • Somatic Testing and Germline Genetic Status: Implications for Cancer Treatment Decisions and Genetic Counseling.
    • Swan K, Chatham Dougherty K, Wienke Myers S.
    • Current Genetic Medicine Reports. 2020 Aug 13;8:109. doi: 10.1007/s40142-020-00192-w.
    • Review
    • Genetic Testing Challenges in Oncology: Assuming All Labs Are Equal Gives False Reassurance of Risk.
    • Ray T.
    • Precision Oncology News. 2020 Aug 6.
    • Communication skills training for healthcare professionals in providing genetic counseling: A scoping literature review.
    • Medendorp NM, van den Heuvel LM, Han PKJ, Hillen MA, Smets EMA.
    • Patient Educ Couns. 2020 Aug 1:S0738-3991(20)303918. doi: 10.1016/j.pec.2020.07.018. Epub ahead of print.
    • Review
    • The contemporary landscape of genetic testing and breast cancer: Emerging issues.
    • Shah PD, Domchek SM.
    • Breast J. 2020 Jul 20. doi: 10.1111/tbj.13968. Epub ahead of print.
    • Review
    • Utilization of clinical genetic counseling among childhood and young adult cancer survivors in a registry trial.
    • Anderson N, Delavar A, Friedman DN, Joseph V, Mubdi N, Oeffinger KC, Sklar CA, Offit K, Matasar M, Raghunathan N, Antal Z, Straus D, Walsh M, Latham A, Tonorezos ES.
    • J Community Genet. 2020 Jul 16. doi: 10.1007/s12687-020-00478-0. Epub ahead of print.
    • Breast cancer risk assessment and management programs: A practical guide.
    • Sciaraffa T, Guido B, Khan SA, Kulkarni S.
    • Breast J. 2020 Jul 14. doi: 10.1111/tbj.13967. Epub ahead of print.
    • Review
    • A thematic analysis of health information technology use among cancer genetic counselors.
    • Allen CG, Ritchie JB, Morrison H, Lauzon SD, Nichols M, Schiffman JD, Hughes Halbert C, Welch BM.
    • J Genet Couns. 2020 Jul 8. doi: 10.1002/jgc4.1306. Epub ahead of print.
    • A Modern Dilemma: How Experts Grapple with Ambiguous Genetic Test Results.
    • Scherr CL, Ross Arguedas AA, Getachew-Smith H, Marshall-Fricker C, Shrestha N, Brooks K, Fischhoff B, Vadaparampil ST.
    • Med Decis Making. 2020 Jul;40(5):655-668. doi: 10.1177/0272989X20935864.
    • A systematic review of communication interventions to help healthcare professionals discuss genetic testing for breast cancer.
    • Starkings R, Shilling V, Jenkins V, Fallowfield L.
    • Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2020 Jun 23. doi: 10.1007/s10549-020-05741-z. Epub ahead of print.
    • Genetic testing and results disclosure in diverse populations: what does it take?
    • Horowitz CR.
    • Genet Med. 2020 Jun 22. doi: 10.1038/s41436-020-0874-6. Epub ahead of print.
    • Commentary
    • Decision-making in cancer care for people living with dementia.
    • Griffiths AW, Ashley L, Kelley R, Cowdell F, Collinson M, Mason E, Farrin A, Henry A, Inman H, Surr C.
    • Psychooncology. 2020 Jun 21. doi: 10.1002/pon.5448. Epub ahead of print.
    • Improving primary care identification of familial breast cancer risk using proactive invitation and decision support.
    • Qureshi N, Dutton B, Weng S, Sheehan C, Chorley W, Robertson JFR, Kendrick D, Kai J.
    • Fam Cancer. 2020 Jun 11. doi: 10.1007/s10689-020-00188-z. Epub ahead of print.
    • Web-based return of BRCA2 research results: one-year genetic counselling experience in Iceland.
    • Stefansdottir V, Thorolfsdottir E, Hognason HB, Patch C, van El C, Hentze S, Cordier C, Mendes Á, Jonsson JJ.
    • Eur J Hum Genet. 2020 Jun 10. doi: 10.1038/s41431-020-0665-1. Epub ahead of print.
    • How to improve the identification of patients with cancer eligible for genetic counselling?
    • Bracci R, Gasperini B, Capalbo M, Campanelli T, Caimmi E, Mattioli R, Espinosa E, Prospero E.
    • Eur J Cancer Care (Engl). 2020 Jun 8:e13276. doi: 10.1111/ecc.13276. Epub ahead of print.
    • Studies Show Potential of Video, Online Education to Expand Cancer Risk Genetic Test Access.
    • Ray T.
    • Precision Oncology News. 2020 Jun 4.
    • Press
    • BFOR Study Uses Digital Tools to Facilitate Population BRCA Screening in Ashkenazi Jewish Community.
    • Anderson A.
    • Precision Oncology News. 2020 Jun 3.
    • Germline Insights from NGS Somatic Testing: Clinical Challenges and Controversies.
    • Matloff ET, Giri VN, Nowak JA, Sotelo J, Silver DP.
    • Precision Oncology News. Resources: Webinars. 2020 Jun 1.
    • Managing a woman with BRCA mutations? Shared decision-making is key.
    • Schrager S, Torell E, Ledford K, Elezaby M, Barroleit L, Sadowski E.
    • J Fam Pract. 2020 Jun;69(5):237-243.
    • Executive Summary of the Early-Onset Breast Cancer Evidence Review Conference.
    • Chelmow D, Pearlman MD, Young A, Bozzuto L, Dayaratna S, Jeudy M, Kremer ME, Scott DM, O'Hara JS.
    • Obstet Gynecol. 2020 Jun;135(6):1457-1478. doi: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000003889.
    • Utilization of health information technology among cancer genetic counselors.
    • Ritchie JB, Allen CG, Morrison H, Nichols M, Lauzon SD, Schiffman JD, Hughes Halbert C, Welch BM.
    • Mol Genet Genomic Med. 2020 May 28:e1315. doi: 10.1002/mgg3.1315. Epub ahead of print.
    • Development and validation of a measure of comprehension of genomic screening-negative results (CoG-NR).
    • Henderson GE, Ewing M, Kuczynski KJ, Cadigan RJ, Waltz M, Butterfield RM, Rini C, Weck K, Berg JS, Edwards TP.
    • Eur J Hum Genet. 2020 May 26. doi: 10.1038/s41431-020-0657-1. Epub ahead of print.
    • Q&A: ACMG Work Group Hoping to Spark Discussion on Reporting Germline Findings From Tumor Testing.
    • Ray T.
    • Precision Oncology News. 2020 May 21.
    • News

    Guidelines:

    Points to consider for reporting of germline variation in patients undergoing tumor testing: a statement of the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG).

    • UMich Online Tool Aims to Improve Identification of Patients With Hereditary Cancer Risk.
    • Hu C.
    • GenomeWeb. 2020 May 19.
    • News
    • Population Study of Ovarian Cancer Risk Prediction for Targeted Screening and Prevention.
    • Gaba F, Blyuss O, Liu X, Goyal S, Lahoti N, Chandrasekaran D, Kurzer M, Kalsi J, Sanderson S, Lanceley A, Ahmed M, Side L, Gentry-Maharaj A, Wallis Y, Wallace A, Waller J, Luccarini C, Yang X, Dennis J, Dunning A, Lee A, Antoniou AC, Legood R, Menon U, Jacobs I, Manchanda R.
    • Cancers (Basel). 2020 May 15;12(5):E1241. doi: 10.3390/cancers12051241.
    • Population-based Genetic Testing for Precision Prevention.
    • Evans O, Manchanda R.
    • Cancer Prev Res (Phila). 2020 May 14:canprevres.0002.2020. doi: 10.1158/1940-6207.CAPR-20-0002. Epub ahead of print.
    • Commentary
    • Feasibility, face validity, and sensitivity of a web-based simulation tool for assessing genetic counseling communication.
    • Setzer MR, Roter DL.
    • J Genet Couns. 2020 May 8. doi: 10.1002/jgc4.1287. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Use of telephone intake for family history taking at a cancer genetics service in Asia.
    • Chin XW, Ang ZLT, Tan RYC, Courtney E, Shaw T, Chen Y, Li ST, Ngeow JYY.
    • J Genet Couns. 2020 May 5. doi: 10.1002/jgc4.1286. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Engaging Men With BRCA-Related Cancer Risks: Practical Advice for BRCA Risk Management From Male Stakeholders.
    • Dean M, Campbell-Salome G, Rauscher EA.
    • Am J Mens Health. 2020 May-Jun;14(3):1557988320924932. doi: 10.1177/1557988320924932.
    • Utilization of genetic testing in breast cancer treatment after implementation of comprehensive multi-disciplinary care.
    • Doe S, Petersen S, Swain M.
    • Breast J. 2020 May;26(5):911-916. doi: 10.1111/tbj.13747. Epub 2020 Jan 9.
    • Positive impact of genetic counseling assistants on genetic counseling efficiency, patient volume, and cost in a cancer genetics clinic.
    • Hallquist MLG, Tricou EP, Hallquist MN, Savatt JM, Rocha H, Evans AE, Deckard N, Hu Y, Kirchner HL, Pervola J, Rahm AK, Rashkin M, Schmidlen TJ, Schwartz MLB, Williams JL, Williams MS, Buchanan AH.
    • Genet Med. 2020 Apr 30. doi: 10.1038/s41436-020-0797-2. Epub ahead of print.
    • Points to consider for reporting of germline variation in patients undergoing tumor testing: a statement of the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG).
    • Li MM, Chao E, Esplin ED, Miller DT, Nathanson KL, Plon SE, Scheuner MT, Stewart DR; ACMG Professional Practice and Guidelines Committee.
    • Genet Med. 2020 Apr 23. doi: 10.1038/s41436-020-0783-8. Epub ahead of print.

    News, Interview: Q&A: ACMG Work Group Hoping to Spark Discussion on Reporting Germline Findings From Tumor Testing. (Precision Oncology News)

    • Systematic development of a training program for healthcare professionals to improve communication about breast cancer genetic counseling with low health literate patients.
    • van der Giessen JAM, Ausems MGEM, van den Muijsenbergh METC, van Dulmen S, Fransen MP.
    • Fam Cancer. 2020 Apr 22. doi: 10.1007/s10689-020-00176-3. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Unanswered Questions: Hereditary breast and gynecological cancer risk assessment in transgender adolescents and young adults.
    • Sutherland N, Espinel W, Grotzke M, Colonna S.
    • J Genet Couns. 2020 Apr 18. doi: 10.1002/jgc4.1278. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Engaging Patients in Precision Oncology: Development and Usability of a Web-Based Patient-Facing Genomic Sequencing Report.
    • Solomon IB, McGraw S, Shen J, Albayrak A, Alterovitz G, Davies M, Del Vecchio Fitz C, Freedman RA, Lopez LN, Sholl LM, Van Allen E, Mortimer J, Fakih M, Pal S, Reckamp KL, Yuan Y, Gray SW.
    • JCO Precis Oncol. 2020;4:307. doi: 10.1200/PO.19.00195. Epub 2020 Apr 14.
    • Genetic Testing Challenges in Oncology: Patient With BRCA1 VUS Has Prophylactic Surgery.
    • Ray T.
    • Precision Oncology News. 2020 Apr 6.
    • NCCN Guidelines Insights: Genetic/Familial High-Risk Assessment: Breast, Ovarian, and Pancreatic, Version 1.2020.
    • Daly MB, Pilarski R, Yurgelun MB, Berry MP, Buys SS, Dickson P, Domchek SM, Elkhanany A, Friedman S, Garber JE, Goggins M, Hutton ML, Khan S, Klein C, Kohlmann W, Kurian AW, Laronga C, Litton JK, Mak JS, Menendez CS, Merajver SD, Norquist BS, Offit K, Pal T, Pederson HJ, Reiser G, Shannon KM, Visvanathan K, Weitzel JN, Wick MJ, Wisinski KB, Dwyer MA, Darlow SD.
    • J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2020 Apr;18(4):380-391. doi: 10.6004/jnccn.2020.0017.

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

    • Genetic Testing for Cancer Predisposition Syndromes in Adolescents and Young Adults (AYAs)
    • Cullinan N, Capra M, McVeigh TP.
    • Curr Genet Med Rep. 2020 Mar 24. doi: 10.1007/s40142-020-00187-7. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Review
    • The impact of communicating uncertain test results in cancer genetic counseling: A systematic mixed studies review.
    • Medendorp NM, van Maarschalkerweerd PEA, Murugesu L, Daams JG, Smets EMA, Hillen MA.
    • Patient Educ Couns. 2020 Mar 19. pii: S0738-3991(20)30149-X. doi: 10.1016/j.pec.2020.03.015. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Illustrating Cancer Risk: Patient Risk Communication Preferences and Interest regarding a Novel BRCA1/2 Genetic Risk Modifier Test.
    • Hamilton JG, Genoff Garzon M, Shah IH, Cadet K, Shuk E, Westerman JS, Hay JL, Offit K, Robson ME.
    • Public Health Genomics. 2020 Mar 19:1-14. doi: 10.1159/000505854. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Familial risk of breast cancer by dynamic, accumulative, and static definitions of family history.
    • Mukama T, Kharazmi E, Sundquist K, Sundquist J, Brenner H, Fallah M.
    • Cancer. 2020 Mar 10. doi: 10.1002/cncr.32815. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Evaluating clinician acceptability of the prototype CanRisk tool for predicting risk of breast and ovarian cancer: A multi-methods study.
    • Archer S, Babb de Villiers C, Scheibl F, Carver T, Hartley S, Lee A, Cunningham AP, Easton DF, McIntosh JG, Emery J, Tischkowitz M, Antoniou AC, Walter FM.
    • PLoS One. 2020 Mar 6;15(3):e0229999. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0229999. eCollection 2020.
    • Genetic Counseling and Germline Testing in the Era of Tumor Sequencing: A Cohort Study.
    • Klek S, Heald B, Milinovich A, Ni Y, Abraham J, Mahdi H, Estfan B, Khorana AA, Bolwell BJ, Grivas P, Sohal DPS, Funchain P.
    • JNCI Cancer Spectr. 2020 Mar 5;4(3):pkaa018. doi: 10.1093/jncics/pkaa018.

    Editorial:

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

    • Do Preferred Risk Formats Lead to Better Understanding? A Multicenter Controlled Trial on Communicating Familial Breast Cancer Risks Using Different Risk Formats.
    • Henneman L, van Asperen CJ, Oosterwijk JC, Menko FH, Claassen L, Timmermans DR.
    • Patient Prefer Adherence. 2020 Feb 19;14:333-342. doi: 10.2147/PPA.S232941. eCollection 2020.
    • Familial/inherited cancer syndrome: a focus on the highly consanguineous Arab population.
    • AlHarthi FS, Qari A, Edress A, Abedalthagafi M.
    • NPJ Genom Med. 2020 Feb 3;5:3. doi: 10.1038/s41525-019-0110-y. eCollection 2020.
    • Referencing BRCA in hereditary cancer risk discussions: In search of an anchor in a sea of uncertainty.
    • Waltz M, Prince AER, O'Daniel JM, Foreman AKM, Powell BC, Berg JS.
    • J Genet Couns. 2020 Jan 22. doi: 10.1002/jgc4.1219. [Epub ahead of print]
    • 'We don't know for sure': discussion of uncertainty concerning multigene panel testing during initial cancer genetic consultations.
    • Medendorp NM, Hillen MA, van Maarschalkerweerd PEA, Aalfs CM, Ausems MGEM, Verhoef S, van der Kolk LE, Berger LPV, Wevers MR, Wagner A, Caanen BAH, Stiggelbout AM, Smets EMA.
    • Fam Cancer. 2020 Jan;19(1):65-76. doi: 10.1007/s10689-019-00154-4. Epub 2019 Nov 26.
    • [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.
    • Uptake of Polygenic Risk Information among Women at Increased Risk of Breast Cancer.
    • Yanes T, Meiser B, Kaur R, Scheepers-Joynt M, McInerny S, Taylor S, Barlow-Stewart K, Antill Y, Salmon L, Smyth C, Young MA, James PA.
    • Clin Genet. 2019 Dec 12. doi: 10.1111/cge.13687. [Epub ahead of print]
    • 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.
    • NorthBay Healthcare to Pilot GenomeSmart Genetic Test Recommendation Platform.
    • [No author given]
    • GenomeWeb. 2019 Nov 12.

    Press: Startup GenomeSmart to Address Lack of Genetic Testing Knowledge With Digital Solution. (GenomeWeb)

    • Chatbots Could Help Human Genetic Counselors Focus on Patient Concerns
    • Curtin C.
    • GenomeWeb. 2019 Nov 11.
    • Multigene Cancer Panels: Implications for Pre- and Post-test Genetic Counseling.
    • Grady MC, Kolla KA, Peshkin BN.
    • Curr Genet Med Rep. 2019 Nov 4. doi: 10.1007/s40142-019-00173-8. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Review
    • Genetic counselling and personalised risk assessment in the Australian pancreatic cancer screening program.
    • Dwarte T, McKay S, Johns A, Tucker K, Spigelman AD, Williams D, Stoita A.
    • Hered Cancer Clin Pract. 2019 Oct 23;17:30. doi: 10.1186/s13053-019-0129-1. eCollection 2019.
    • Do Women who Receive a Negative BRCA1/2 Risk Result Understand the Implications for Breast Cancer Risk?
    • Guan Y, Condit CM, Escoffery C, Bellcross CA, McBride CM.
    • Public Health Genomics. 2019 Oct 9:1-8. doi: 10.1159/000503129. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Recontacting patients for multigene panel testing in hereditary cancer: Efficacy and insights.
    • Sawyer L, Creswick H, Lewandowski R, Quillin J.
    • J Genet Couns. 2019 Sep 25. doi: 10.1002/jgc4.1173. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Patients' willingness to reconsider cancer genetic testing after initially declining: Mention it again.
    • Halverson CME, Wessinger BC, Clayton EW, Wiesner GL.
    • J Genet Couns. 2019 Sep 25. doi: 10.1002/jgc4.1174. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Cancer Genetic Counseling—Current Practice and Future Challenges.
    • Schienda J, Stopfer J.
    • Cold Spring Harb Perspect Med. 2019 Sep 23. pii: a036541. doi: 10.1101/cshperspect.a036541. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Review
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    • Epigenetic Risk Assessment of Female Cancers: Women's Information Needs and Attitudes.
    • Rebitschek FG, Reisel D, Lein I, Wegwarth O.
    • Public Health Genomics. 2019 Sep 4;22(1-2):46-57. doi: 10.1159/000501975. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Evaluation of a Clinical Decision Support System for the Prescription of Genetic Tests in the Gynecological Cancer Risk.
    • Moreno-Conde J, Alvarez-Romero C, Suárez-Mejías C, Martínez-Maestre MÁ, Silvan-Alfaro JM, Parra-Calderón CL.
    • Stud Health Technol Inform. 2019 Aug 21;264:704-708. doi: 10.3233/SHTI190314.
    • The Genetic Education for Men (GEM) Trial: Development of Web-Based Education for Untested Men in BRCA1/2-Positive Families.
    • Peshkin BN, Ladd MK, Isaacs C, Segal H, Jacobs A, Taylor KL, Graves KD, O'Neill SC, Schwartz MD.
    • J Cancer Educ. 2019 Aug 11. doi: 10.1007/s13187-019-01599-y. [Epub ahead of print]
    • From Targeting Somatic Mutations to Finding Inherited Cancer Predispositions: The Other Side of the Coin.
    • Pujol P, De La Motte Rouge T, Penault-Llorca F.
    • Diagnostics (Basel). 2019 Jul 26;9(3). pii: E83. doi: 10.3390/diagnostics9030083.
    • CancerIQ, GeneMatters Integrate Technology to Widen Access to Genetic Counselors.
    • [No author given]
    • GenomeWeb. 2019 Jun 27.
    • Cancer genetic counselors' experiences with transgender patients: A qualitative study.
    • Zayhowski K, Park J, Boehmer U, Gabriel C, Berro T, Campion M.
    • J Genet Couns. 2019 Jun;28(3):641-653. doi: 10.1002/jgc4.1092. Epub 2019 Feb 5.
    • Exploring genetic counselors' perceptions of usefulness and intentions to use refined risk models in clinical care based on the Technology Acceptance Model (TAM).
    • Heinlen C, Hovick SR, Brock GN, Klamer BG, Toland AE, Senter L.
    • J Genet Couns. 2019 Jun;28(3):664-672. doi: 10.1002/jgc4.1079. Epub 2019 Mar 7.
    • Trans-counseling: A case series of transgender individuals at high risk for BRCA1 pathogenic variants.
    • Sacca RE, Koeller DR, Rana HQ, Garber JE, Morganstern DE.
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    • Gynecol Oncol. 2018 Apr;149(1):121-126. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2018.01.033. Epub 2018 Feb 3.
    • Bilingual Cancer Genetic Education Modules for the Deaf Community: Development and Evaluation of the Online Video Material.
    • Boudreault P, Wolfson A, Berman B, Venne VL, Sinsheimer JS, Palmer C.
    • J Genet Couns. 2018 Apr;27(2):457-469. doi: 10.1007/s10897-017-0188-2. Epub 2017 Dec 20.
    • 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]
    • A Clinical Decision Support Tool to Predict Cancer Risk for Commonly Tested Cancer-Related Germline Mutations.
    • Braun D, Yang J, Griffin M, Parmigiani G, Hughes KS.
    • J Genet Couns. 2018 Mar 2. doi: 10.1007/s10897-018-0238-4. [Epub ahead of print]
    • 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.
    • Role of Genetic Testing for Inherited Prostate Cancer Risk: Philadelphia Prostate Cancer Consensus Conference 2017.
    • Giri VN, Knudsen KE, Kelly WK, Abida W, Andriole GL, Bangma CH, Bekelman JE, Benson MC, Blanco A, Burnett A, Catalona WJ, Cooney KA, Cooperberg M, Crawford DE, Den RB, Dicker AP, Eggener S, Fleshner N, Freedman ML, Hamdy FC, Hoffman-Censits J, Hurwitz MD, Hyatt C, Isaacs WB, Kane CJ, Kantoff P, Karnes RJ, Karsh LI, Klein EA, Lin DW, Loughlin KR, Lu-Yao G, Malkowicz SB, Mann MJ, Mark JR, McCue PA, Miner MM, Morgan T, Moul JW, Myers RE, Nielsen SM, Obeid E, Pavlovich CP, Peiper SC, Penson DF, Petrylak D, Pettaway CA, Pilarski R, Pinto PA, Poage W, Raj GV, Rebbeck TR, Robson ME, Rosenberg MT, Sandler H, Sartor O, Schaeffer E, Schwartz GF, Shahin MS, Shore ND, Shuch B, Soule HR, Tomlins SA, Trabulsi EJ, Uzzo R, Vander Griend DJ, Walsh PC, Weil CJ, Wender R, Gomella LG.
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    • Men's information-seeking behavior regarding cancer risk and screening: A meta-narrative systematic review.
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    • Review
    • Improving attendance to genetic counselling services for gynaecological oncology patients.
    • Pokharel HP, Hacker NF, Andrews L.
    • Gynecol Oncol Res Pract. 2018 Jan 10;5:2. doi: 10.1186/s40661-018-0059-z. eCollection 2018.
    • Using family history forms in pediatric oncology to identify patients for genetic assessment.
    • Hamilton A, Smith E, Hamon J, Tomiak E, Bassal M, Sawyer SL.
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    • When to Consider Risk-Reducing Mastectomy in BRCA1/BRCA2 Mutation Carriers with Advanced Stage Ovarian Cancer: a Case Study Illustrating the Genetic Counseling Challenges.
    • Speight B, Tischkowitz M.
    • J Genet Couns. 2017 Dec;26(6):1173-1178. doi: 10.1007/s10897-017-0136-1. Epub 2017 Aug 5.
    • Family Communication, Risk Perception and Cancer Knowledge of Young Adults from BRCA1/2 Families: a Systematic Review.
    • Young AL, Butow PN, Vetsch J, Quinn VF, Patenaude AF, Tucker KM, Wakefield CE.
    • J Genet Couns. 2017 Dec;26(6):1179-1196. doi: 10.1007/s10897-017-0125-4. Epub 2017 Jun 30.
    • Review
    • 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.
    • J Genet Couns. 2017 Dec;26(6):1244-1253. doi: 10.1007/s10897-017-0099-2. Epub 2017 Apr 22.
    • Universal BRCA1/BRCA2 Testing for Ovarian Cancer Patients is Welcomed, but with Care: How Women and Staff Contextualize Experiences of Expanded Access.
    • Shipman H, Flynn S, MacDonald-Smith CF, Brenton J, Crawford R, Tischkowitz M; GTEOC Study Group, Hulbert-Williams NJ.
    • J Genet Couns. 2017 Dec;26(6):1280-1291. doi: 10.1007/s10897-017-0108-5. Epub 2017 May 24.
    • Genetics of Breast and Gynecologic Cancers (PDQ®): Health Professional Version. Psychosocial Issues in Inherited Breast and Ovarian Cancer Syndromes. Genetic Counseling for Hereditary Predisposition to Breast Cancer.
    • PDQ Cancer Genetics Editorial Board.
    • PDQ Cancer Information Summaries [Internet]. Bethesda, MD: National Cancer Institute. Updated 2017 Nov 30. Accessed 2017 Dec 8.
    • Improving Breast Cancer Screening and Care for Women With Severe Mental Illness.
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    Impact of Preexisting Mental Illness on All-Cause and Breast Cancer-Specific Mortality in Elderly Patients With Breast Cancer.

    • Randomized Trial of ConquerFear: A Novel, Theoretically Based Psychosocial Intervention for Fear of Cancer Recurrence.
    • Butow PN, Turner J, Gilchrist J, Sharpe L, Smith AB, Fardell JE, Tesson S, O'Connell R, Girgis A, Gebski VJ, Asher R, Mihalopoulos C, Bell ML, Zola KG, Beith J, Thewes B.
    • J Clin Oncol. 2017 Nov 2:JCO2017731257. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2017.73.1257. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Sexual Health Is Paramount in the Counseling of Women at Risk for Breast or Ovarian Cancer Undergoing Risk-Reducing Surgery.
    • Rullo JE, Pruthi S.
    • J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2017 Nov 1;15(11):1297. doi: 10.6004/jnccn.2017.7016.
    • Commentary
    • Cost-effectiveness evaluation of pre-counseling telephone interviews before face-to-face genetic counseling in cancer genetics.
    • Collet G, Parodi N, Cassinari K, Neviere Z, Cohen F, Gasnier C, Brahimi A, Lecoquierre F, Thery JC, Tennevet I, Lacaze E, Berthet P, Frebourg T.
    • Fam Cancer. 2017 Oct 27. doi: 10.1007/s10689-017-0049-z. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Assessment of Current Genetic Counselor Practices in Post-Visit Written Communications to Patients.
    • VandenBoom E, Trepanier AM,Carmany EP.
    • J Genet Couns. 2017 Oct 12. doi: 10.100/s10897-017-0163-y. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Genetic consultation embedded in a gynecologic oncology clinic improves compliance with guideline-based care.
    • Senter L, O'Malley DM, Backes FJ, Copeland LJ, Fowler JM, Salani R, Cohn DE.
    • Gynecol Oncol. 2017 Oct;147(1):110-114. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2017.07.141. Epub 2017 Aug 8.
    • Information Mismatch: Cancer Risk Counseling with Diverse Underserved Patients.
    • Joseph G, Pasick RJ, Schillinger D, Luce J, Guerra C, Cheng JK.
    • J Genet Couns. 2017 Oct;26(5):1090-1104. doi: 10.1007/s10897-017-0089-4. Epub 2017 Mar 13.
    • Evaluation of psychosocial aspects in participants of cancer genetic counseling.
    • González-Ramírez LP, Martínez-Arriaga R, Camacho-Cárdenas E, Del Toro-Valero A, Oceguera-Villanueva A, Zagamé L, Silva-García AA, Daneri-Navarro A.
    • Hered Cancer Clin Pract. 2017 Sep 20;15:13. doi: 10.1186/s13053-017-0073-x. eCollection 2017.
    • How do women at increased breast cancer risk perceive and decide between risks of cancer and risk-reducing treatments? A synthesis of qualitative research.
    • Fielden HG, Brown SL, Saini P, Beesley H, Salmon P.
    • Psychooncology. 2017 Sep;26(9):1254-1262. doi: 10.1002/pon.4349. Epub 2017 Jan 26.
    • Cancer Counseling of Low-Income Limited English Proficient Latina Women Using Medical Interpreters: Implications for Shared Decision-Making.
    • Kamara D, Weil J, Youngblom J, Guerra C, Joseph G.
    • J Genet Couns. 2017 Aug 9. doi: 10.1007/s10897-017-0132-5. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Recent advances in targeting DNA repair pathways for the treatment of ovarian cancer and their clinical relevance.
    • Oda K, Tanikawa M, Sone K, Mori-Uchino M, Osuga Y, Fujii T.
    • Int J Clin Oncol. 2017 Aug;22(4):611-618. doi: 10.1007/s10147-017-1137-7. Epub 2017 May 15.
    • Review
    • Development of a Streamlined Work Flow for Handling Patients’ Genetic Testing Insurance Authorizations.
    • Uhlmann WR, Schwalm K, Raymond VM
    • J Genet Couns. 2017 Aug;26(4):657-668. doi: 10.1007/s10897-017-0098-3. Epub 2017 Apr 24.
    • The Role of Genetic Testing in Patients With Breast Cancer: A Review.
    • Valencia OM, Samuel SE, Viscusi RK, Riall TS, Neumayer LA, Aziz H
    • JAMA Surg. 2017 Jun 1;152(6):589-594. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2017.0552.
    • Review
    • "I Don't Want to Be an Ostrich": Managing Mothers' Uncertainty during BRCA1/2 Genetic Counseling.
    • Fisher CL, Roccotagliata T, Rising CJ, Kissane DW, Glogowski EA, Bylund CL.
    • J Genet Couns. 2017 Jun;26(3):455-468. doi: 10.1007/s10897-016-9998-x. Epub 2016 Jul 30.
    • Can an educational application increase risk perception accuracy amongst patients attending a high-risk breast cancer clinic?
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    • Breast. 2017 Apr;32:192-198. doi: 10.1016/j.breast.2017.02.009. Epub 2017 Feb 23.
    • Effect on perceived control and psychological distress of genetic knowledge in women with breast cancer receiving a BRCA1/2 test result.
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    • Breast. 2017 Feb;31:121-127. doi: 10.1016/j.breast.2016.10.024. Epub 2016 Nov 9.
    • [Genetic Counseling of HBOC and Japanese Organization of HBOC].
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    • Gan To Kagaku Ryoho. 2017 Feb;44(2):107-110.
    • Review, [Article in Japanese]
    • [Diagnosis and Treatment of HBOC Syndrome by a Breast Surgical Oncologist].
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    • Gan To Kagaku Ryoho. 2017 Feb;44(2):111-115.
    • Review, [Article in Japanese]
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    • Gan To Kagaku Ryoho. 2017 Feb;44(2):116-120.
    • [Article in Japanese]
    • Health Behaviors and their Relationship with Disease Control in People Attending Genetic Clinics with a Family History of Breast or Colorectal Cancer.
    • Anderson AS, Caswell S, Macleod M, Steele RJ, Berg J, Dunlop J, Stead M, Eadie D, O'Carroll RE.
    • J Genet Couns. 2017 Feb;26(1):40-51. doi: 10.1007/s10897-016-9977-2. Epub 2016 Jun 17.
    • Identifying Needs: a Qualitative Study of women's Experiences Regarding Rapid Genetic Testing for Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer in the DNA BONus Study.
    • Augestad MT, Høberg-Vetti H, Bjorvatn C, Sekse RJ
    • J Genet Couns. 2017 Feb;26(1):182-189. doi: 10.1007/s10897-016-9996-z. Epub 2016 Jul 28.
    • Effective Referral of Low-Income Women at Risk for Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer to Genetic Counseling: A Randomized Delayed Intervention Control Trial.
    • Pasick RJ, Joseph G, Stewart S, Kaplan C, Lee R, Luce J, Davis S, Marquez T, Nguyen T, Guerra C.
    • Am J Public Health. 2016 Oct;106(10):1842-1848. Epub 2016 Aug 23.
    • A collaborative approach to cancer risk assessment services using genetic counselor extenders in a multi-system community hospital.
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    • Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2016 Oct;159(3):527-34. doi: 10.1007/s10549-016-3964-z. Epub 2016 Aug 31.

    Comments from NSGC Discussion Forum Cancer SIG

    Subject: Assist physicians with ordering testing?

    • BRCA2: a grown-up cancer susceptibility gene.
    • Foulkes WD, Sugano K.
    • Endocr Relat Cancer. 2016 Oct;23(10):E1-E3.

    Review:

    BRCA2 functions: from DNA repair to replication fork stabilization.

    Review:

    Defects in homologous recombination repair behind the human diseases: FA and HBOC.

    Review:

    Synthetic lethality: the road to novel therapies for breast cancer.

    Review:

    Pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma in BRCA2 mutation carriers.

    Review:

    Modifiers of breast and ovarian cancer risks for BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation carriers.

    • Modifiers of breast and ovarian cancer risks for BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation carriers.
    • Milne RL, Antoniou A.
    • Endocr Relat Cancer. 2016 Oct;23(10):T69-T84. Epub 2016 Aug 15.

    Introductory article, Editorial:

    BRCA2: a grown-up cancer susceptibility gene.

    • Video-assisted genetic counseling in patients with ovarian, fallopian and peritoneal carcinoma.
    • Watson CH, Ulm M, Blackburn P, Smiley L, Reed M, Covington R, Bokovitz L, Tillmanns T.
    • Gynecol Oncol. 2016 Oct;143(1):109-12. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2016.07.094. Epub 2016 Jul 12.
    • Lifestyle Risk Factors Among People Who Have Had Cancer Genetic Testing.
    • Quillin JM.
    • J Genet Couns. 2016 Oct;25(5):957-964. Epub 2015 Dec 12.
    • Finding all BRCA pathogenic mutation carriers: best practice models.
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    • Eur J Hum Genet. 2016 Sep;24 Suppl 1:S19-26. doi: 10.1038/ejhg.2016.95.
    • A Dedicated Follow-Up Clinic for BRCA Mutation Carriers.
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    • Isr Med Assoc J. 2016 Sep;18(9):549-552.

    Editorial:

    Handling Individuals with High Cancer Risk: One Size Doesn't Fit All.

    • Counselling framework for moderate-penetrance cancer-susceptibility mutations.
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    • Nat Rev Clin Oncol. 2016 Sep;13(9):581-8. doi: 10.1038/nrclinonc.2016.90. Epub 2016 Jun 14.
    • Review
    • Primary Peritoneal Carcinoma in a BRCA1/2-negative, PALB2-positive patient.
    • Kahn R, Garcia-Soto A, Silva-Smith R, Pinto A, George SH.
    • Gynecol Oncol Rep. 2016 Aug 2;17:93-5. doi: 10.1016/j.gore.2016.08.001. eCollection 2016.
    • Post-mortem testing; germline BRCA1/2 variant detection using archival FFPE non-tumor tissue. A new paradigm in genetic counseling.
    • Petersen AH, Aagaard MM, Nielsen HR, Steffensen KD, Waldstrøm M, Bojesen A.
    • Eur J Hum Genet. 2016 Aug;24(8):1104-11. doi: 10.1038/ejhg.2015.268. Epub 2016 Jan 6.
    • Quality of Life and Psychological State in Chinese Breast Cancer Patients Who Received BRCA1/2 Genetic Testing.
    • Qiu J, Guan J, Yang X, Wu J, Liu G, Di G, Chen C, Hou Y, Han Q, Shen Z, Shao Z, Hu Z.
    • PLoS One. 2016 Jul 18;11(7):e0158531. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0158531. eCollection 2016.
    • Multi-gene Testing Increases Complexity of Counseling Women at Risk of Breast and Ovarian Cancer.
    • Hughes, D
    • Cancer Therapy Advisor. Breast Cancer Advisor. 2016 Jul 6.

    Comments from NSGC Discussion Forum Cancer SIG

    Subject: VUS

    • Impact of Clinical Genetics Attendance at a Gynecologic Oncology Tumor Board on Referrals for Genetic Counseling and BRCA Mutation Testing.
    • Cohen PA, Nichols CB, Schofield L, Van Der Werf S, Pachter N.
    • Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2016 Jun;26(5):892-7. doi: 10.1097/IGC.0000000000000689.
    • Impact of Genetic Counseling and Testing on Altruistic Motivations to Test for BRCA1/2: a Longitudinal Study.
    • Garg R, Vogelgesang J, Kelly K.
    • J Genet Couns. 2016 Jun;25(3):572-82. doi: 10.1007/s10897-015-9911-z. Epub 2015 Nov 18.
    • Discussion: Should We Test Minors For Hereditary Cancer Syndromes?
    • [No author given]
    • My Gene Counsel. 2016 May 2.
    • Prevalence and factors associated with cognitive deficit in women with gynecologic malignancies.
    • Van Arsdale A, Rosenbaum D, Kaur G, Pinto P, Kuo DY, Barrera R, Goldberg GL, Nevadunsky NS.
    • Gynecol Oncol. 2016 May;141(2):323-8. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2016.03.001. Epub 2016 Mar 14.
    • Implementation of a risk assessment program in a breast-imaging community practice.
    • Destounis S, Arieno A, Morgan R.
    • Breast Cancer. 2016 Mar;23(2):273-8. doi: 10.1007/s12282-014-0569-4. Epub 2014 Oct 7.
    • [Cultural scale adaptation and validation of the Spanish version of the BRCA Self-Concept Scale in women carriers at high risk for hereditary breast and ovarian cancer].
    • Castejón V, Rovira T, Sumalla EC, Darder E, Iglesias S, Ochoa C, Blanco I.
    • Med Clin (Barc). 2016 Feb 19;146(4):148-54. doi: 10.1016/j.medcli.2015.09.018. Epub 2015 Dec 3.
    • [Article in Spanish]
    • Peer support and additional information in group medical consultations (GMCs) for BRCA1/2 mutation carriers: A randomized controlled trial.
    • Visser A, van Laarhoven HW, Woldringh GH, Hoogerbrugge N, Prins JB.
    • Acta Oncol. 2016 Feb;55(2):178-87. doi: 10.3109/0284186X.2015.1049292. Epub 2015 Jun 26.
    • iPrevent(®): a tailored, web-based, decision support tool for breast cancer risk assessment and management.
    • Collins IM, Bickerstaffe A, Ranaweera T, Maddumarachchi S, Keogh L, Emery J, Mann GB, Butow P, Weideman P, Steel E, Trainer A, Bressel M, Hopper JL, Cuzick J, Antoniou AC, Phillips KA.
    • Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2016 Feb;156(1):171-82. doi: 10.1007/s10549-016-3726-y. Epub 2016 Feb 24.
    • The Life Course Perspective: a Guide for Genetic Counselors.
    • Hamilton RJ, Innella NA, Bounds DT.
    • J Genet Couns. 2016 Feb;25(1):44-8. doi: 10.1007/s10897-015-9878-9. Epub 2015 Aug 27.
    • Living With Genetic Vulnerability: a Life Course Perspective.
    • Hamilton RJ, Innella NA, Bounds DT.
    • J Genet Couns. 2016 Feb;25(1):49-61. doi: 10.1007/s10897-015-9877-x. Epub 2015 Sep 2.
    • Experiences of Women Who Underwent Predictive BRCA 1/2 Mutation Testing Before the Age of 30.
    • Brunstrom K, Murray A, McAllister M.
    • J Genet Couns. 2016 Feb;25(1):90-100. doi: 10.1007/s10897-015-9845-5. Epub 2015 May 19.
    • The knowledge value-chain of genetic counseling for breast cancer: an empirical assessment of prediction and communication processes.
    • Amara N, Blouin-Bougie J, Jbilou J, Halilem N, Simard J, Landry R.
    • Fam Cancer. 2016 Jan;15(1):1-17. doi: 10.1007/s10689-015-9835-7.
    • Germline BRCA1/2 testing practices in ovarian cancer: Current state and opportunities for new directions.
    • Lheureux S, Karakasis K, Harter P, Scott C, Bacon M, Bryce J, Le Fur N, Pujade-Lauraine E, Oza AM.
    • Gynecol Oncol. 2016 Jan;140(1):90-94. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2015.10.010. Epub 2015 Oct 22.
    • Genetic counselors' practices and confidence regarding variant of uncertain significance results and reclassification from BRCA testing.
    • Scherr CL, Lindor NM, Malo TL, Couch FJ, Vadaparampil ST.
    • Clin Genet. 2015 Dec;88(6):523-9. doi: 10.1111/cge.12563. Epub 2015 Feb 26.
    • Genetic counseling and testing for hereditary cancer risk in young adult women: Facilitating autonomy and informed decision making is key.
    • Peshkin BN, Vadaparampil ST, Hoskins LM, O'Neill SM, Barter JF.
    • Gynecol Oncol Rep. 2015 Oct 20;14:44-5. doi: 10.1016/j.gore.2015.10.001. eCollection 2015.

    Letter

    In response to Peshkin et al. "Genetic counseling and testing for hereditary cancer risk in young adult women: Facilitating autonomy and informed decision making is key".

    • Implementing a telephone based peer support intervention for women with a BRCA1/2 mutation.
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    • Fam Cancer. 2015 Sep;14(3):373-82. doi: 10.1007/s10689-015-9797-9.
    • A risk prediction algorithm for ovarian cancer incorporating BRCA1, BRCA2, common alleles and other familial effects.
    • Jervis S, Song H, Lee A, Dicks E, Harrington P, Baynes C, Manchanda R, Easton DF, Jacobs I, Pharoah PP, Antoniou AC.
    • J Med Genet. 2015 Jul;52(7):465-75. doi: 10.1136/jmedgenet-2015-103077. Epub 2015 May 29.

    Comments on NSGC Discussion Forum Cancer SIG

    Subject: ovarian cancer risk based on family history

    • The sooner the better: Genetic testing following ovarian cancer diagnosis.
    • Fox E, McCuaig J, Demsky R, Shuman C, Chitayat D, Maganti M, Murphy J, Rosen B, Ferguson S, Randall Armel S.
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    • Pilot Testing of a Psycho-educational Telephone Intervention for Women Receiving Uninformative BRCA1/2 Genetic Test Results.
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    • Can J Nurs Res. 2015 Mar;47(1):53-71. doi: 10.1177/084456211504700105.
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    • A survey of genetic counselors about the needs of 18-25 year olds from families with hereditary breast and ovarian cancer syndrome.
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    • J Genet Couns. 2015 Feb;24(1):78-87. doi: 10.1007/s10897-014-9739-y. Epub 2014 Jul 12.
    • Follow-up effects of a tailored pre-counseling website with question prompt in breast cancer genetic counseling.
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    • Patient Educ Couns. 2015 Jan;98(1):69-76. doi: 10.1016/j.pec.2014.10.005. Epub 2014 Oct 17.
    • Development of a communication protocol for telephone disclosure of genetic test results for cancer predisposition.
    • Patrick-Miller LJ, Egleston BL, Fetzer D, Forman A, Bealin L, Rybak C, Peterson C, Corbman M, Albarracin J, Stevens E, Daly MB, Bradbury AR.
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    • Completeness of pedigree and family cancer history for ovarian cancer patients.
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    • Breast cancer risk counseling: a teachable moment?
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    • Editorial

    Comments on NSGC Discussion Forum Cancer SIG

    Subject: Article request

    Subject: Expanding risk counseling beyond genetics

    • Improving referral for genetic risk assessment in ovarian cancer using an electronic medical record system.
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    • Short-term outcomes of the implementation of a computer-based breast cancer risk assessment program during screening mammography.
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    • Does and should breast cancer genetic counselling include lifestyle advice?
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    • Systematic review of educational tools used during the BRCA1/2 genetic testing process.
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    • Review
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    • Preparing individuals to communicate genetic test results to their relatives: report of a randomized control trial.
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