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    • Conference abstract
    • A single visit multidisciplinary model for managing patients with mutations in moderate and high-risk genes in a community practice setting.
    • O'Leary MP, Goldner BS, Abboy S, Mercado PD, Plurad HY.
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    • Prophylaxis of hereditary breast cancer.
    • de Groot JS, van Diest PJ, Derksen PWB.
    • Aging (Albany NY). 2017 Dec 8;9(12):2453-2454. doi: 10.18632/aging.101342.
    • Primary Immunoprevention of Epithelial Ovarian Carcinoma by Vaccination against the Extracellular Domain of Anti-Müllerian Hormone Receptor II.
    • Mazumder S, Johnson JM, Swank V, Dvorina N, Martelli E, Ko J, Tuohy VK.
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    Targeting "Retired Antigens" for Cancer Immunoprevention.

    • [Entitlement to prophylactic treatment in cases of genetic predisposition for breast cancer : Interdisciplinary perspectives].
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    • Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz. 2017 Oct;60(10):1102-1108. doi: 10.1007/s00103-017-2608-8.
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    • Hereditary gynaecologic cancers in Nepal: a proposed model of care to serve high risk populations in developing countries.
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    • Genetic testing and counseling of a recipient after bone marrow transplant from a sibling harboring a germline BRCA1 pathogenic mutation.
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    • "The Absence Doubled?" Photo-Poetic Narratives of Prophylactic Mastectomy.
    • Bolaki S.
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    • Commentary
    • Male transgender breast cancer patient shares his experience in NYT piece.
    • Lisa Rezende, Julie Huynh
    • FORCE. XRAYS. 2016 Dec 21.
    • Usefulness of Canadian Public Health Insurance Administrative Databases to Assess Breast and Ovarian Cancer Screening Imaging Technologies for BRCA1/2 Mutation Carriers.
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    Handling Individuals with High Cancer Risk: One Size Doesn't Fit All.

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    • Review
    • Treatment of infertility does not increase the risk of ovarian cancer among women with a BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation.
    • Gronwald J, Glass K, Rosen B, Karlan B, Tung N, Neuhausen SL, Moller P, Ainsworth P, Sun P, Narod SA, Lubinski J, Kotsopoulos J; Hereditary Breast Cancer Clinical Study Group.
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    • Review
    • Hereditary Cancer, Insurance, and Your Legal Rights.
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    • FORCE. Be Empowered Webinars. 2015 Nov 18.
    • Personalized Medicine Through SNP Testing for Breast Cancer Risk: Clinical Implementation.
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    • BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations and the risk for colorectal cancer.
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    • Clin Genet. 2015 May;87(5):411-8. doi: 10.1111/cge.12497. Epub 2014 Oct 21.
    • Review

    Comments on NSGC Discussion Forum Cancer SIG

    Subject: article request

    Comment / Letter

    Is there really an increased risk of early colorectal cancer in women with BRCA1 pathogenic mutations?

    Reply / Letter

    Response to Evans et al.

    • Prediction of breast cancer risk based on profiling with common genetic variants.
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    Breast cancer prevention in the era of precision medicine.

    Research News

    Genetic screening could improve breast cancer prevention, study finds.

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    • Breast Cancer in Male-to-Female Transsexuals: Use of Breast Imaging for Detection.
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    • AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2014 Dec;203(6):W735-40. doi: 10.2214/AJR.14.12723.

    Comments from NSGC Discussion Forum Cancer SIG

    Subject: Cancer risks for transgender patient

    • Comparison of risk management strategies between women testing positive for a BRCA variant of unknown significance and women with known BRCA deleterious mutations.
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    • J Sex Med. 2014 Oct;11(10):2496-9. doi: 10.1111/jsm.12628. Epub 2014 Jul 10.
    • Case report

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    Subject: Cancer risks for transgender patient

    • Flutamide and biomarkers in women at high risk for ovarian cancer: preclinical and clinical evidence.
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