Miscellaneous Topics
~ Genetics of Breast & Ovarian Cancer

List was last updated on Nov 16, 2019 @ 7:47 am.


    • The OncoLifeS data-biobank for oncology: a comprehensive repository of clinical data, biological samples, and the patient's perspective.
    • Sidorenkov G, Nagel J, Meijer C, Duker JJ, Groen HJM, Halmos GB, Oonk MHM, Oostergo RJ, van der Vegt B, Witjes MJH, Nijland M, Havenga K, Maduro JH, Gietema JA, de Bock GH.
    • J Transl Med. 2019 Nov 14;17(1):374. doi: 10.1186/s12967-019-2122-x.
    • BRCA1 regulates HMGA2 levels in the Swan71 trophoblast cell line.
    • West RC, Russ JE, Bouma GJ, Winger QA.
    • Mol Reprod Dev. 2019 Aug 13. doi: 10.1002/mrd.23255. [Epub ahead of print]
    • BRCA1 and BRCA2 Gene Expression: Diurnal Variability and Influence of Shift Work.
    • Bracci M, Ciarapica V, Zabaleta ME, Tartaglione MF, Pirozzi S, Giuliani L, Piva F, Valentino M, Ledda C, Rapisarda V, Stevens RG, Santarelli L.
    • Cancers (Basel). 2019 Aug 9;11(8). pii: E1146. doi: 10.3390/cancers11081146.
    • Substantial batch effects in TCGA exome sequences undermine pan-cancer analysis of germline variants.
    • Rasnic R, Brandes N, Zuk O, Linial M.
    • BMC Cancer. 2019 Aug 7;19(1):783. doi: 10.1186/s12885-019-5994-5.
    • Targeted short read sequencing and assembly of re-arrangements and candidate gene loci provide megabase diplotypes.
    • Shin G, Greer SU, Xia LC, Lee H, Zhou J, Boles TC, Ji HP.
    • Nucleic Acids Res. 2019 Jul 27. pii: gkz661. doi: 10.1093/nar/gkz661. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Hospital apologises to woman given wrong test result for breast cancer gene.
    • [No author given]
    • The Irish Times. 2019 May 29.
    • Predictors of Response Outcomes for Research Recruitment Through a Central Cancer Registry: Evidence From 17 Recruitment Efforts for Population-Based Studies.
    • Millar MM, Kinney AY, Camp NJ, Cannon-Albright LA, Hashibe M, Penson DF, Kirchhoff AC, Neklason DW, Gilsenan AW, Dieck GS, Stroup AM, Edwards SL, Bateman C, Carter ME, Sweeney C.
    • Am J Epidemiol. 2019 May 1;188(5):928-939. doi: 10.1093/aje/kwz011.
    • Scientific supremacy as an obstacle to establishing and sustaining interdisciplinary dialogue across knowledge paradigms in health medicine.
    • Gripsrud BH, Solbrække KN.
    • Med Health Care Philos. 2019 Apr 25. doi: 10.1007/s11019-019-09901-x. [Epub ahead of print]

    Commentary:

    Our genes, our selves: hereditary breast cancer and biological citizenship in Norway.

    Our genes, our selves: hereditary breast cancer and biological citizenship in Norway.

    • Towards controlled terminology for reporting germline cancer susceptibility variants: an ENIGMA report.
    • Spurdle AB, Greville-Heygate S, Antoniou AC, Brown M, Burke L, de la Hoya M, Domchek S, Dörk T, Firth HV, Monteiro AN, Mensenkamp A, Parsons MT, Radice P, Robson M, Tischkowitz M, Tudini E, Turnbull C, Vreeswijk MP, Walker LC, Tavtigian S, Eccles DM.
    • J Med Genet. 2019 Apr 8. pii: jmedgenet-2018-105872. doi: 10.1136/jmedgenet-2018-105872. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Review, Guidelines
    • Boosting care and knowledge about hereditary cancer: European Reference Network on Genetic Tumour Risk Syndromes.
    • Vos JR, Giepmans L, Röhl C, Geverink N, Hoogerbrugge N; ERN GENTURIS.
    • Fam Cancer. 2019 Apr;18(2):281-284. doi: 10.1007/s10689-018-0110-6.
    • Ambry and My Gene Counsel Team Up on Tests to Confirm DTC Results, Counseling.
    • [No author given.]
    • Clinical OMICs. 2019 Mar 19.

    Original research:

    False-positive results released by direct-to-consumer genetic tests highlight the importance of clinical confirmation testing for appropriate patient care.

    • Genetic testing and insurance in Australia.
    • Otlowski M, Barlow-Stewart K, Lacaze P, Tiller J.
    • Aust J Gen Pract. 2019 Mar;48(3):96-99.
    • International Divergence in Gene Patenting.
    • Nicol D, Dreyfuss RC, Richard Gold E, Li W, Liddicoat J, Van Overwalle G.
    • Annu Rev Genomics Hum Genet. 2019 Feb 20. doi: 10.1146/annurev-genom-083118-015112. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Review
    • G2 Chromosomal Radiosensitivity Assay for Testing Individual Radiation Sensitivity.
    • Haskins JS, Kato TA.
    • Methods Mol Biol. 2019;1984:39-45. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-9432-8_5.
    • Book, Review
    • Association Between Impairment of DNA Double Strand Break Repair and Decreased Ovarian Reserve in Patients With Endometriosis.
    • Choi YS, Park JH, Lee JH, Yoon JK, Yun BH, Park JH, Seo SK, Sung HJ, Kim HS, Cho S, Lee BS.
    • Front Endocrinol (Lausanne). 2018 Dec 21;9:772. doi: 10.3389/fendo.2018.00772. eCollection 2018.
    • Differences in the Neanderthal BRCA2 gene might be related to their distinctive cognitive profile.
    • Benítez-Burraco A.
    • Hereditas. 2018 Dec 13;155:38. doi: 10.1186/s41065-018-0076-2. eCollection 2018.

    Original Research:

    Unique divergence of the breast cancer 2 (BRCA2) gene in Neanderthals.

    • Big Data Sharing: A Crucial Democratic Issue for Genomic Medicine.
    • Derbez B.
    • Front Public Health. 2018 Nov 28;6:334. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2018.00334. eCollection 2018.
    • Unique divergence of the breast cancer 2 (BRCA2) gene in Neanderthals.
    • Michalak P, Kang L.
    • Hereditas. 2018 Nov 3;155:34. doi: 10.1186/s41065-018-0073-5. eCollection 2018.

    Letter:

    Differences in the Neanderthal BRCA2 gene might be related to their distinctive cognitive profile.

    • Cancer prevention and screening in a BRCA2-positive male to female transgender patient.
    • Li JZ, Tu HYV, Avram R, Pinthus J, Bordeleau L, Hodgson N.
    • Breast J. 2018 Nov;24(6):1112-1113. doi: 10.1111/tbj.13096. Epub 2018 Jul 23.
    • Commentary
    • Cancer genetics program: Follow-up on clinical genetics and genomic medicine in Qatar.
    • Al-Bader SB, Alsulaiman R, Bugrein H, Ben Omran T, Abbaszadeh F, Bakheet N, Apsa Kusasi S, Abdou N, Solomon BD, Ghazouani H.
    • Mol Genet Genomic Med. 2018 Nov;6(6):865-872. doi: 10.1002/mgg3.534. Epub 2018 Dec 16.
    • Breast cancer in transgender patients: A systematic review. Part 1: Male to female.
    • Hartley RL, Stone JP, Temple-Oberle C.
    • Eur J Surg Oncol. 2018 Oct;44(10):1455-1462. doi: 10.1016/j.ejso.2018.06.035. Epub 2018 Jul 25.
    • Review
    • Our CEO Interviews Author of “Mom’s Genes”, for Kids.
    • [No author given]
    • My Gene Counsel. 2018 Sep 26.
    • Exome-wide analysis of bi-allelic alterations identifies a Lynch phenotype in The Cancer Genome Atlas.
    • Buckley AR, Ideker T, Carter H, Harismendy O, Schork NJ.
    • Genome Med. 2018 Sep 14;10(1):69. doi: 10.1186/s13073-018-0579-5.
    • How are genetic test results being used by Australian life insurers?
    • Barlow-Stewart K, Liepins M, Doble A, Otlowski M.
    • Eur J Hum Genet. 2018 Sep;26(9):1248-1256. doi: 10.1038/s41431-018-0198-z. Epub 2018 Jun 11.
    • Proposed outcomes measures for state public health genomic programs.
    • Doyle DL, Clyne M, Rodriguez JL, Cragun DL, Senier L, Hurst G, Chan K, Chambers DA.
    • Genet Med. 2018 Sep;20(9):995-1003. doi: 10.1038/gim.2017.229. Epub 2018 Jan 4.
    • Establishment of the Alabama Hereditary Cancer Cohort - strategies for the inclusion of underrepresented populations in cancer genetics research.
    • Bishop MR, Shah A, Shively M, Huskey ALW, Omeler SM, Bilgili EP, Jackson E, Daniell K, Stallworth E, Spina S, Shepp K, Bergstresser S, Davis A, Dean H, Gibson J, Johnson B, Merner ND.
    • Mol Genet Genomic Med. 2018 Sep;6(5):766-778. doi: 10.1002/mgg3.443. Epub 2018 Jul 1.
    • Germline mutations in BRCA1 and BRCA2 incidentally revealed in a biobank research study: experiences from re-contacting mutation carriers and relatives.
    • Nilsson MP, Emmertz M, Kristoffersson U, Borg Å, Larsson C, Rehn M, Winter C, Saal LH, Brandberg Y, Loman N.
    • J Community Genet. 2018 Jul;9(3):201-208. doi: 10.1007/s12687-017-0341-5. Epub 2017 Oct 30.
    • Heterogeneity and Uncertainties Specific to Genome-Based Health Technological Assessments.
    • Petelin L, Liew D, Mitchell G, James PA, Trainer AH.
    • Value Health. 2018 Jul;21(7):891-893. doi: 10.1016/j.jval.2018.02.009. Epub 2018 May 16.
    • 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.

    • Evaluation of some direct-to-consumer genetic testing reveals inaccuracies and misinterpretations.
    • [No author given]
    • FORCE. XRAYS. 2018 Jun 28.

    False-positive results released by direct-to-consumer genetic tests highlight the importance of clinical confirmation testing for appropriate patient care.

    • 5-year BRCA SCOTUS Anniversary.
    • [No author given]
    • My Gene Counsel. 2018 Jun 13.
    • Our genes, our selves: hereditary breast cancer and biological citizenship in Norway.
    • Møller P, Hovig E.
    • Med Health Care Philos. 2018 Jun;21(2):239-242. doi: 10.1007/s11019-017-9803-0.

    Our genes, our selves: hereditary breast cancer and biological citizenship in Norway.

    Commentary, Reply:

    Scientific supremacy as an obstacle to establishing and sustaining interdisciplinary dialogue across knowledge paradigms in health medicine.

    • Role of BRCA1 in Neuronal Death in Alzheimer's Disease.
    • Wezyk M, Zekanowski C.
    • ACS Chem Neurosci. 2018 May 16;9(5):870-872. doi: 10.1021/acschemneuro.8b00149. Epub 2018 Apr 10.
    • Childbearing after breast cancer among young survivors.
    • [No author given]
    • FORCE. XRAYS. 2018 May 10.

    Live birth outcomes after adolescent and young adult breast cancer.

    • BRCA1 and BRCA2 tumor suppressors in neural crest cells are essential for craniofacial bone development.
    • Kitami K, Kitami M, Kaku M, Wang B, Komatsu Y.
    • PLoS Genet. 2018 May 2;14(5):e1007340. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1007340. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Challenges in recruiting African-American women for a breast cancer genetics study.
    • Compadre AJ, Simonson ME, Gray K, Runnells G, Kadlubar S, Zorn KK.
    • Hered Cancer Clin Pract. 2018 Apr 24;16:8. doi: 10.1186/s13053-018-0091-3. eCollection 2018.
    • Brca1 Is Upregulated by 5-Aza-CdR and Promotes DNA Repair and Cell Survival, and Inhibits Neurite Outgrowth in Rat Retinal Neurons.
    • Wang Q, Xu L, Chen P, Xu Z, Qiu J, Ge J, Yu K, Zhuang J.
    • Int J Mol Sci. 2018 Apr 17;19(4). pii: E1214. doi: 10.3390/ijms19041214.
    • Trends in utilization and costs of BRCA testing among women aged 18-64 years in the United States, 2003-2014.
    • Chen Z, Kolor K, Grosse SD, Rodriguez JL, Lynch JA, Green RF, Dotson WD, Bowen MS, Khoury MJ.
    • Genet Med. 2018 Apr;20(4):428-434. doi: 10.1038/gim.2017.118. Epub 2017 Sep 21.
    • Genetic and clinical characteristics in Japanese hereditary breast and ovarian cancer: first report after establishment of HBOC registration system in Japan.
    • Arai M, Yokoyama S, Watanabe C, Yoshida R, Kita M, Okawa M, Sakurai A, Sekine M, Yotsumoto J, Nomura H, Akama Y, Inuzuka M, Nomizu T, Enomoto T, Nakamura S.
    • J Hum Genet. 2018 Apr;63(4):447-457. doi: 10.1038/s10038-017-0355-1. Epub 2017 Nov 8.
    • False-positive results released by direct-to-consumer genetic tests highlight the importance of clinical confirmation testing for appropriate patient care.
    • Tandy-Connor S, Guiltinan J, Krempely K, LaDuca H, Reineke P, Gutierrez S, Gray P, Tippin Davis B.
    • Genet Med. 2018 Mar 22. doi: 10.1038/gim.2018.38. [Epub ahead of print]

    Commentary:

    Attention: Direct-To-Consumer patrons: Proceed with caution.

    Research news: Evaluation of some direct-to-consumer genetic testing reveals inaccuracies and misinterpretations (FORCE. XRAYS.)

    Press: Wrangle Over DTC Results—Ambry Study Highlights 40% False Positives, 23andMe Defends Tests, and Experts Weigh In. (Clinical OMICs)

    Press: Ambry and My Gene Counsel Team Up on Tests to Confirm DTC Results, Counseling. (Clinical OMICs)

    • The Right Not to Know: When Ignorance Is Bliss but Deadly.
    • Clausen AM.
    • Global Health NOW. 2018 Mar 20.

    Commentary: The right not to know when not knowing is dangerous. (FORCE. XRAYS.)

    • BRCA1 gene: function and deficiency.
    • Takaoka M, Miki Y.
    • Int J Clin Oncol. 2018 Feb;23(1):36-44. doi: 10.1007/s10147-017-1182-2. Epub 2017 Sep 7.
    • Review
    • Contralateral breast cancers: Independent cancers or metastases?
    • Begg CB, Ostrovnaya I, Geyer FC, Papanastasiou AD, Ng CKY, Sakr RA, Bernstein JL, Burke KA, King TA, Piscuoglio S, Mauguen A, Orlow I, Weigelt B, Seshan VE, Morrow M, Reis-Filho JS.
    • Int J Cancer. 2018 Jan 15;142(2):347-356. doi: 10.1002/ijc.31051. Epub 2017 Sep 28.
    • Breast Cancer Disparities: How Can We Leverage Genomics to Improve Outcomes?
    • Davis MB, Newman LA.
    • Surg Oncol Clin N Am. 2018 Jan;27(1):217-234. doi: 10.1016/j.soc.2017.07.009.
    • Review
    • Overactive BRCA1 Affects Presenilin 1 in Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived Neurons in Alzheimer's Disease.
    • Wezyk M, Szybinska A, Wojsiat J, Szczerba M, Day K, Ronnholm H, Kele M, Berdynski M, Peplonska B, Fichna JP, Ilkowski J, Styczynska M, Barczak A, Zboch M, Filipek-Gliszczynska A, Bojakowski K, Skrzypczak M, Ginalski K, Kabza M, Makalowska I, Barcikowska-Kotowicz M, Wojda U, Falk A, Zekanowski C.
    • J Alzheimers Dis. 2018;62(1):175-202. doi: 10.3233/JAD-170830.
    • The Rise and Fall and Rise of Linkage Analysis as a Technique for Finding and Characterizing Inherited Influences on Disease Expression.
    • Lipner EM, Greenberg DA.
    • Methods Mol Biol. 2018;1706:381-397. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-7471-9_21.
    • Review
    • International Szent-Györgyi Prize for Progress in Cancer Research: basic and translational research recognition : Mary-Claire King received the 2016 Prize for her pioneering research that demonstrated the first evidence of genetic predisposition to breast cancer.
    • Hartmann H, Zhao J, Ba S.
    • Chin J Cancer. 2017 Nov 21;36(1):92. doi: 10.1186/s40880-017-0258-8.
    • Validity of self-reported breast cancer characteristics in a nationwide cohort of women with a family history of breast cancer.
    • D'Aloisio AA, Nichols HB, Hodgson ME, Deming-Halverson SL, Sandler DP.
    • BMC Cancer. 2017 Oct 23;17(1):692. doi: 10.1186/s12885-017-3686-6.
    • To Have Or Not To Have Genetic Testing?
    • [No author given]
    • My Gene Counsel. 2017 Oct 17.
    • Hereditary gynaecologic cancers in Nepal: a proposed model of care to serve high risk populations in developing countries.
    • Pokharel HP, Hacker NF, Andrews L.
    • Hered Cancer Clin Pract. 2017 Sep 18;15:12. doi: 10.1186/s13053-017-0072-y. eCollection 2017.
    • The Evolution, Functions and Applications of the Breast Cancer Genes BRCA1 and BRCA2.
    • Pfeffer CM, Ho BN, Singh ATK.
    • Cancer Genomics Proteomics. 2017 Sep-Oct;14(5):293-298.
    • Breast Cancer Genetic Testing Among African Patients With Breast Cancer: Deoxyribonucleic Acid Extraction From Tumor Tissue and International Multidisciplinary Partnerships.
    • Amankwaa-Frempong E, Yeboah FA, Nguah SB, Newman LA.
    • JAMA Surg. 2017 Aug 1;152(8):800-801. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2017.1090.
    • 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.
    • Outcomes of retesting BRCA negative patients using multigene panels.
    • Yadav S, Reeves A, Campian S, Paine A, Zakalik D.
    • Fam Cancer. 2017 Jul;16(3):319-328. doi: 10.1007/s10689-016-9956-7.
    • Genetic testing and counseling of a recipient after bone marrow transplant from a sibling harboring a germline BRCA1 pathogenic mutation.
    • Škerl P, Krajc M, Blatnik A, Novaković S.
    • Oncol Rep. 2017 Jul;38(1):279-282. doi: 10.3892/or.2017.5703. Epub 2017 Jun 6.
    • Case report
    • BRCA2, EGFR, and NTRK mutations in mismatch repair-deficient colorectal cancers with MSH2 or MLH1 mutations.
    • Deihimi S, Lev A, Slifker M, Shagisultanova E, Xu Q, Jung K, Vijayvergia N, Ross EA, Xiu J, Swensen J, Gatalica Z, Andrake M, Dunbrack RL, El-Deiry WS.
    • Oncotarget. 2017 Jun 20;8(25):39945-39962. doi: 10.18632/oncotarget.18098.

    News:

    New perspectives for colorectal cancer.

    • Clinical Cancer Genetics Disparities among Latinos.
    • Cruz-Correa M, Pérez-Mayoral J, Dutil J, Echenique M, Mosquera R, Rivera-Román K, Umpierre S, Rodriguez-Quilichini S, Gonzalez-Pons M, Olivera MI, Pardo S; Puerto Rico Clinical Cancer Genetics Consortia.
    • J Genet Couns. 2017 Jun;26(3):379-386. doi: 10.1007/s10897-016-0051-x. Epub 2016 Dec 12.
    • Review
    • Germline gene polymorphisms predisposing domestic mammals to carcinogenesis.
    • Flisikowski K, Flisikowska T, Sikorska A, Perkowska A, Kind A, Schnieke A, Switonski M.
    • Vet Comp Oncol. 2017 Jun;15(2):289-298. doi: 10.1111/vco.12186. Epub 2015 Nov 17.
    • A mass spectrometry-based multiplex SNP genotyping by utilizing allele-specific ligation and strand displacement amplification.
    • Park JH, Jang H, Jung YK, Jung YL, Shin I, Cho DY, Park HG.
    • Biosens Bioelectron. 2017 May 15;91:122-127. doi: 10.1016/j.bios.2016.10.065. Epub 2016 Nov 24.
    • Incorporation of the time aspect into the liability-threshold model for case-control-family data.
    • Cederkvist L, Holst KK, Andersen KK, Glidden DV, Frederiksen K, Kjaer SK, Scheike TH.
    • Stat Med. 2017 May 10;36(10):1599-1618. doi: 10.1002/sim.7229. Epub 2017 Jan 23.
    • Study of Selected BRCA1, BRCA2, and PIK3CA Mutations in Benign and Malignant Lesions of Anogenital Mammary-Like Glands.
    • Konstantinova AM, Shelekhova KV, Imyanitov EN, Iyevleva A, Kacerovska D, Michal M, Kazakov DV.
    • Am J Dermatopathol. 2017 May;39(5):358-362. doi: 10.1097/DAD.0000000000000725.
    • Overexpression of BRCA1 in Neural Stem Cells Enhances Cell Survival and Functional Recovery after Transplantation into Experimental Ischemic Stroke.
    • Xu P, Shi X, Zhang X, Liu Q, Xie Y, Hong Y, Li J, Peng M, Liu X, Xu G.
    • Oxid Med Cell Longev. 2019 Apr 3;2019:8739730. doi: 10.1155/2019/8739730. eCollection 2019.
    • BRCA1 allele-specific expression in genetic predisposed breast/ovarian cancer.
    • Jamard E, Volard B, Dugué AE, Legros A, Leconte A, Clarisse B, Davy G, Polycarpe F, Dugast C, Abadie C, Frebourg T, Tinat J, Tennevet I, Layet V, Joly F, Castéra L, Berthet P, Vaur D, Krieger S.
    • Fam Cancer. 2017 Apr;16(2):167-171. doi: 10.1007/s10689-016-9940-2.
    • Breast Health Services: Accuracy of Benefit Coverage Information in the Individual Insurance Marketplace.
    • Hamid MS, Kolenic GE, Dozier J, Dalton VK, Carlos RC.
    • J Am Coll Radiol. 2017 Apr;14(4):482-487.e5. doi: 10.1016/j.jacr.2016.12.002. Epub 2017 Feb 3.
    • Genetic Cancer Risk Assessment for Breast Cancer in Latin America.
    • Chavarri-Guerra Y, Blazer KR, Weitzel JN.
    • Rev Invest Clin. 2017 Mar-Apr;69(2):94-102.
    • [Analysis of DNA Methylation in BRCA2 Gene Using Electrode Biochips].
    • Bartošík M, Bartáková D.
    • Klin Onkol. 2017 Spring;30(Supplementum1):149-152.
    • Our genes, our selves: hereditary breast cancer and biological citizenship in Norway.
    • Solbrække KN, Søiland H, Lode K, Gripsrud BH.
    • Med Health Care Philos. 2017 Mar;20(1):89-103. doi: 10.1007/s11019-016-9737-y.

    Commentary:

    Our genes, our selves: hereditary breast cancer and biological citizenship in Norway.

    Commentary, Reply:

    Scientific supremacy as an obstacle to establishing and sustaining interdisciplinary dialogue across knowledge paradigms in health medicine.

    • Pathogenic variant burden in the ExAC database: an empirical approach to evaluating population data for clinical variant interpretation.
    • Kobayashi Y, Yang S, Nykamp K, Garcia J, Lincoln SE, Topper SE.
    • Genome Med. 2017 Feb 6;9(1):13. doi: 10.1186/s13073-017-0403-7.
    • Retesting BRCA1/BRCA2 mutation negative male breast cancer patients using next generation sequencing technologies.
    • Rizzolo P, Silvestri V, Ottini L.
    • Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2017 Feb;162(1):199-200. doi: 10.1007/s10549-017-4108-9. Epub 2017 Jan 16.
    • Letter
    • Revisiting breast cancer patients who previously tested negative for BRCA mutations using a 12-gene panel.
    • Moran O, Nikitina D, Royer R, Poll A, Metcalfe K, Narod SA, Akbari MR, Kotsopoulos J.
    • Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2017 Jan;161(1):135-142. doi: 10.1007/s10549-016-4038-y. Epub 2016 Oct 31.
    • BRCA testing within the Department of Veterans Affairs: concordance with clinical practice guidelines.
    • Chun DS, Berse B, Venne VL, DuVall SL, Filipski KK, Kelley MJ, Meyer LJ, Icardi MS, Lynch JA.
    • Fam Cancer. 2017 Jan;16(1):41-49. doi: 10.1007/s10689-016-9921-5.
    • Impact of Payer Constraints on Access to Genetic Testing.
    • Whitworth P, Beitsch P, Arnell C, Cox HC, Brown K, Kidd J, Lancaster JM.
    • J Oncol Pract. 2017 Jan;13(1):e47-e56. doi: 10.1200/JOP.2016.013581. Epub 2016 Oct 23.
    • A Lens for Evaluating Genetic Information Governance Models: Balancing Equity, Efficiency and Sustainability.
    • Skorve E, Vassilakopoulou P, Aanestad M, Grünfeld T.
    • Stud Health Technol Inform. 2017;235:298-302.
    • Genetic testing in a gynaecological oncology care in developing countries-knowledge, attitudes and perception of Nepalese clinicians.
    • Pokharel HP, Hacker NF, Andrews L.
    • Gynecol Oncol Res Pract. 2016 Dec 5;3:12. eCollection 2016.
    • Genetic Testing After Previous BRCA Testing: A Case Study.
    • Ward M.
    • Clin J Oncol Nurs. 2016 Dec 1;20(6):660-663.
    • Case report
    • Blood-based DNA methylation as biomarker for breast cancer: a systematic review.
    • Tang Q, Cheng J, Cao X, Surowy H, Burwinkel B.
    • Clin Epigenetics. 2016 Nov 14;8:115. eCollection 2016.
    • Impact of Payer Constraints on Access to Genetic Testing.
    • Whitworth P, Beitsch P, Arnell C, Cox HC, Brown K, Kidd J, Lancaster JM
    • J Oncol Pract. 2016 Oct 23. doi: 10.1200/JOP.2016.013581.

    News: Payers’ Genetic Counselor Mandates Decrease Access to BRCA 1/2 Testing (Clinical Omics)

    • Advocacy group anecdotes present one-sided picture of genetic testing for breast cancer.
    • Mary Chris Jaklevic
    • Health News Review. 2016 Oct 13.

    Comments from NSGC Discussion Forum Cancer SIG

    Subject: Conflict of Interest and BRCA

    • How Patients Can Share Their Data.
    • [No author given]
    • My Gene Counsel. 2016 Oct 7.
    • Use of Cancer Genetics Services in African-American Young Breast Cancer Survivors.
    • Jones T, Lockhart JS, Mendelsohn-Victor KE, Duquette D, Northouse LL, Duffy SA, Donley R, Merajver SD, Milliron KJ, Roberts JS, Katapodi MC.
    • Am J Prev Med. 2016 Oct;51(4):427-36. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2016.03.016. Epub 2016 Apr 23.
    • Modeling the dyadic effects of parenting, stress, and coping on parent-child communication in families tested for hereditary breast-ovarian cancer risk.
    • Hamilton JG, Mays D, DeMarco T, Tercyak KP.
    • Fam Cancer. 2016 Oct;15(4):513-22. doi: 10.1007/s10689-016-9876-6.
    • Angelina and Brad effect.
    • Eisinger F.
    • Fam Cancer. 2016 Oct;15(4):541-2. doi: 10.1007/s10689-016-9908-2.
    • Letter
    • Hereditary breast and gynecological tumors: italian legal issues.
    • DI Vella G.
    • Minerva Ginecol. 2016 Oct;68(5):613-9. Epub 2016 Feb 29.
    • Translating genetics beyond bench and bedside: A comparative perspective on health care infrastructures for 'familial' breast cancer.
    • Aarden E.
    • Appl Transl Genom. 2016 Sep 29;11:48-54. doi: 10.1016/j.atg.2016.09.001. eCollection 2016.
    • HIPAA complaint alleges myriad genetics withheld variant data from patients: Allegation highlights the importance of data sharing, new HIPAA guidance.
    • [No authors listed]
    • Am J Med Genet A. 2016 Sep;170(9):2234-5. doi: 10.1002/ajmg.a.37886.
    • Rationale for Developing a Specimen Bank to Study the Pathogenesis of High-grade Serous Carcinoma: A Review of the Evidence.
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    Editorial:

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

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    Research News: Racial disparities in BRCA testing: Why? (FORCE)

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    Press: Naturally Occurring BRCA2 Alternative mRNA Splicing Events in Clinically Relevant Samples. (Medscape Oncology)

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    Letter / Reply:

    Reply.

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    Editorial

    Thank you for sharing.

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    Comments on NSGC Discussion Forum Cancer SIG

    Subject: Excellent review paper in NEJM

    Comment / Letter

    ClinGen and Genetic Testing.

    • Breast cancer in women in their thirties (2007-2013): A retrospective review.
    • Arleo EK, Reichman M, Dashevsky BZ, Babagbemi K, Drotman M.
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    • Impact of BRCA1/2 mutation on young women's 5-year parenthood rates: a prospective comparative study (GENEPSO-PS cohort).
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    • I Love Them, I Love Them Not….. Proposed Revised Medicare Guidelines For Coverage of BRCA Testing.
    • Robert Resta.
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    • Mary-Claire King on Inherited Breast/Ovarian Cancer.
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    • Factors associated with genetic counseling and BRCA testing in a population-based sample of young Black women with breast cancer.
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    Breast cancer: Diagnostic service shares BRCA data.

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    Subject: Article Request

    • A multilevel model of postmenopausal breast cancer incidence.
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    • Pioneering geneticist Mary-Claire King receives the 2014 Lasker~Koshland Special Achievement Award in Medical Science.
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    Comment:

    Do BRCA1/2 mutations and low FMR1 alleles interact or not?

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