Mutation Spectrum ~ Male BRCA / Breast Cancer
~ Genetics of Breast & Ovarian Cancer

Mutations reported in male breast cancer, of BRCA1/2 and of non-BRCA1/2 genes, other cancers associated with BRCA1/2 mutations in males

List was last updated on Dec 1, 2019 @ 7:58 am.


    • Allele-specific expression mediates primary resistance to poly (ADP-ribose) polymerase inhibitor therapy in a case of BRCA1/2 double-germline mutant gastric cancer.
    • Wen L, Li X, Shi J, Zhang S, Wang R, Yao M, Guo J.
    • J Int Med Res. 2019 Nov 27:300060519886226. doi: 10.1177/0300060519886226. [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]
    • Hereditary prostate cancer - Primetime for genetic testing?
    • Heidegger I, Tsaur I, Borgmann H, Surcel C, Kretschmer A, Mathieu R, Visschere P, Valerio M, van den Bergh RCN, Ost P, Tilki D, Gandaglia G, Ploussard G; EAU-YAU Prostate Cancer Working Party.
    • Cancer Treat Rev. 2019 Nov 11;81:101927. doi: 10.1016/j.ctrv.2019.101927. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Review
    • A first Japanese case of neuroendocrine prostate cancer accompanied by lung and brain metastasis with somatic and germline BRCA2 mutation.
    • Kosaka T, Hongo H, Aimono E, Matsumoto K, Hayashida T, Mikami S, Nishihara H, Oya M.
    • Pathol Int. 2019 Oct 20. doi: 10.1111/pin.12860. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Ethnic disparities among men with prostate cancer undergoing germline testing.
    • Kwon DH, Borno HT, Cheng HH, Zhou AY, Small EJ.
    • Urol Oncol. 2019 Oct 17. pii: S1078-1439(19)30361-8. doi: 10.1016/j.urolonc.2019.09.010. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Towards precision oncology in advanced prostate cancer.
    • Ku SY, Gleave ME, Beltran H.
    • Nat Rev Urol. 2019 Oct 7. doi: 10.1038/s41585-019-0237-8. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Review
    • 'Landmark' Trial in Prostate Cancer With Mutations.
    • Davenport L.
    • Medscape Oncology. 2019 Oct 4.
    • Molecular insights into the germline for prostate cancer initiation, progression, and aggressiveness.
    • Pritchard CC.
    • Can J Urol. 2019 Oct;26(5S2):24-26.
    • Prostate cancer genetic testing: NCCN familial high-risk assessment: breast/ovarian.
    • Daly MB.
    • Can J Urol. 2019 Oct;26(5S2):29-30.
    • Germline investigation in male breast cancer of DNA repair genes by next-generation sequencing.
    • Scarpitta R, Zanna I, Aretini P, Gambino G, Scatena C, Mei B, Ghilli M, Rossetti E, Roncella M, Congregati C, Bonci F, Naccarato AG, Palli D, Caligo MA.
    • Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2019 Sep 11. doi: 10.1007/s10549-019-05429-z. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Spectrum and prevalence of BRCA1/2 germline mutations in Pakistani breast cancer patients: results from a large comprehensive study.
    • Rashid MU, Muhammad N, Naeemi H, Khan FA, Hassan M, Faisal S, Gull S, Amin A, Loya A, Hamann U.
    • Hered Cancer Clin Pract. 2019 Sep 11;17:27. doi: 10.1186/s13053-019-0125-5. eCollection 2019.
    • Cancer: more genetic BRCA testing for men.
    • Marabelli M, Calvello M, Bonanni B.
    • Nature. 2019 Sep;573(7774):346. doi: 10.1038/d41586-019-02775-2.

    Commentary:

    New name for breast-cancer syndrome could help to save lives.

    • Increased frequency of germline BRCA2 mutations associates with prostate cancer metastasis in a racially diverse patient population.
    • Petrovics G, Price DK, Lou H, Chen Y, Garland L, Bass S, Jones K, Kohaar I, Ali A, Ravindranath L, Young D, Cullen J, Dorsey TH, Sesterhenn IA, Brassell SA, Rosner IL, Ross D, Dahut W, Ambs S, Figg WD, Srivastava S, Dean M.
    • Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis. 2019 Sep;22(3):406-410. doi: 10.1038/s41391-018-0114-1. Epub 2018 Dec 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
    • Efficacy of Radium-223 in Bone-metastatic Castration-resistant Prostate Cancer with and Without Homologous Repair Gene Defects.
    • Isaacsson Velho P, Qazi F, Hassan S, Carducci MA, Denmeade SR, Markowski MC, Thorek DL, DeWeese TL, Song DY, Tran PT, Eisenberger MA, Antonarakis ES.
    • Eur Urol. 2019 Aug;76(2):170-176. doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2018.09.040. Epub 2018 Oct 4.
    • Bringing Prostate Cancer Germline Genetics into Clinical Practice.
    • Das S, Salami SS, Spratt DE, Kaffenberger SD, Jacobs MF, Morgan TM.
    • J Urol. 2019 Aug;202(2):223-230. doi: 10.1097/JU.0000000000000137. Epub 2019 Jul 8.
    • A systematic review of the prevalence of DNA damage response gene mutations in prostate cancer.
    • Lang SH, Swift SL, White H, Misso K, Kleijnen J, Quek RGW.
    • Int J Oncol. 2019 Jul 16. doi: 10.3892/ijo.2019.4842. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Insight into genetic susceptibility to male breast cancer by multigene panel testing: Results from a multicenter study in Italy.
    • Rizzolo P, Zelli V, Silvestri V, Valentini V, Zanna I, Bianchi S, Masala G, Spinelli AM, Tibiletti MG, Russo A, Varesco L, Giannini G, Capalbo C, Calistri D, Cortesi L, Viel A, Bonanni B, Azzollini J, Manoukian S, Montagna M, Peterlongo P, Radice P, Palli D, Ottini L.
    • Int J Cancer. 2019 Jul 15;145(2):390-400. doi: 10.1002/ijc.32106. Epub 2019 Jan 24.
    • Mammographic screening in male patients at high risk for breast cancer: is it worth it?
    • Marino MA, Gucalp A, Leithner D, Keating D, Avendano D, Bernard-Davila B, Morris EA, Pinker K, Jochelson MS.
    • Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2019 Jul 6. doi: 10.1007/s10549-019-05338-1. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Prevalence of Suspected Hereditary Cancer Syndromes and Germline Mutations Among a Diverse Cohort of Probands Reporting a Family History of Prostate Cancer: Toward Informing Cascade Testing for Men.
    • Chandrasekar T, Gross L, Gomella LG, Hegarty SE, Leong JY, Giri VN.
    • Eur Urol Oncol. 2019 Jul 2. pii: S2588-9311(19)30085-9. doi: 10.1016/j.euo.2019.06.010. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Evaluation of CYP17A1 and CYP1B1 polymorphisms in male breast cancer risk.
    • Rizzolo P, Silvestri V, Valentini V, Zelli V, Bucalo A, Zanna I, Bianchi S, Tibiletti MG, Russo A, Varesco L, Tedaldi G, Bonanni B, Azzollini J, Manoukian S, Coppa A, Giannini G, Cortesi L, Viel A, Montagna M, Peterlongo P, Radice P, Palli D, Ottini L.
    • Endocr Connect. 2019 Jul 1. pii: EC-19-0225.R1. doi: 10.1530/EC-19-0225. [Epub ahead of print]
    • The molecular genetic make-up of male breast cancer.
    • Moelans CB, de Ligt J, van der Groep P, Prins P4, Besselink N, Hoogstraat M, Ter Hoeve N, Lacle M, Kornegoor R, van der Pol C, de Leng W, Barbe E, van der Vegt B, Martens J, Bult P, Smits VT, Koudijs M, Nijman I, Voest E, Selenica P, Weigelt B, Reis-Filho J, van der Wall E, Cuppen E, van Diest PJ.
    • Endocr Relat Cancer. 2019 Jul 1. pii: ERC-19-0278. doi: 10.1530/ERC-19-0278. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Germline DNA Repair Gene Mutation Landscape in Chinese Prostate Cancer Patients.
    • Wei Y, Wu J, Gu W, Qin X, Dai B, Lin G, Gan H, Freedland SJ, Zhu Y, Ye D.
    • Eur Urol. 2019 Jun 24. pii: S0302-2838(19)30453-1. doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2019.06.004. [Epub ahead of print]
    • 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]
    • A study of mechanistic mapping of novel SNPs to male breast cancer.
    • Kaur RP, Kumar V, Shafi G, Vashistha R, Kulharia M, Munshi A.
    • Med Oncol. 2019 Jun 15;36(8):70. doi: 10.1007/s12032-019-1290-0.
    • Male breast cancer: Specific biological characteristics and survival in a Portuguese cohort.
    • André S, Pereira T, Silva F, Machado P, Vaz F, Aparício M, Silva GL, Pinto AE.
    • Mol Clin Oncol. 2019 Jun;10(6):644-654. doi: 10.3892/mco.2019.1841. Epub 2019 Apr 8.
    • 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.

    • Identification of deleterious germline CHEK2 mutations and their association with breast and ovarian cancer.
    • Kleiblova P, Stolarova L, Krizova K, Lhota F, Hojny J, Zemankova P, Havranek O, Vocka M, Cerna M, Lhotova K, Borecka M, Janatova M, Soukupova J, Sevcik J, Zimovjanova M, Kotlas J, Panczak A, Vesela K, Cervenkova J, Schneiderova M, Burocziova M, Burdova K, Stranecky V, Foretova L, Machackova E, Tavandzis S, Kmoch S, Macurek L, Kleibl Z.
    • Int J Cancer. 2019 May 3. doi: 10.1002/ijc.32385. [Epub ahead of print]
    • DNA repair defects in prostate cancer: impact for screening, prognostication and treatment.
    • Warner EW, Yip SM, Chi KN, Wyatt AW.
    • BJU Int. 2019 May;123(5):769-776. doi: 10.1111/bju.14576. Epub 2018 Oct 26.
    • Review
    • Germline Mutations in ATM and BRCA1/2 Are Associated with Grade Reclassification in Men on Active Surveillance for Prostate Cancer.
    • Carter HB, Helfand B, Mamawala M, Wu Y, Landis P, Yu H, Wiley K, Na R, Shi Z, Petkewicz J, Shah S, Fantus RJ, Novakovic K, Brendler CB, Zheng SL, Isaacs WB, Xu J.
    • Eur Urol. 2019 May;75(5):743-749. doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2018.09.021. Epub 2018 Oct 8.

    Research news: DNA-Repair- Gene Mutations Linked to More Aggressive Prostate Cancer. (Medscape Oncology)

    • DNA damage repair alterations are frequent in prostatic adenocarcinomas with focal pleomorphic giant-cell features.
    • Lotan TL, Kaur HB, Alharbi AM, Pritchard CC, Epstein JI.
    • Histopathology. 2019 May;74(6):836-843. doi: 10.1111/his.13806. Epub 2019 Apr 1.
    • Data-adaptive multi-locus association testing in subjects with arbitrary genealogical relationships.
    • Gong G, Wang W, Hsieh CL, Van Den Berg DJ, Haiman C, Oakley-Girvan I, Whittemore AS.
    • Stat Appl Genet Mol Biol. 2019 Apr 8. pii: /j/sagmb.ahead-of-print/sagmb-2018-0030/sagmb-2018-0030.xml. doi: 10.1515/sagmb-2018-0030. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Metachronous Contralateral Male Breast Cancer: Case Report and Literature Review.
    • O'Leary TR, Shriver CD, Wind G.
    • Mil Med. 2019 Apr 2. pii: usz049. doi: 10.1093/milmed/usz049. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Case report, Review
    • Response to olaparib in a PALB2 germline mutated prostate cancer and genetic events associated with resistance.
    • Horak P, Weischenfeldt J, von Amsberg G, Beyer B, Schütte A, Uhrig S, Gieldon L, Klink B, Feuerbach L, Hübschmann D, Kreutzfeldt S, Heining C, Maier S, Hutter B, Penzel R, Schlesner M, Eils R, Sauter G, Stenzinger A, Brors B, Schröck E, Glimm H, Fröhling S, Schlomm T.
    • Cold Spring Harb Mol Case Stud. 2019 Apr 1;5(2). pii: a003657. doi: 10.1101/mcs.a003657. Print 2019 Apr.
    • Prevalence of Germline Variants in Prostate Cancer and Implications for Current Genetic Testing Guidelines.
    • Nicolosi P, Ledet E, Yang S, Michalski S, Freschi B, O'Leary E, Esplin ED, Nussbaum RL, Sartor O.
    • JAMA Oncol. 2019 Apr 1;5(4):523-528. doi: 10.1001/jamaoncol.2018.6760.

    Press: Expanding Genetic Testing for Prostate Cancer Could Improve Patient Management. (Medscape Oncology)

    • Metronomic Oral Cyclophosphamide in 2 Heavily Pretreated Patients With Metastatic Castration-resistant Prostate Cancer With Homologous Recombination Deficiency (HRD): A Case Report.
    • Ling HH, Lin YC.
    • Clin Genitourin Cancer. 2019 Apr;17(2):157-160. doi: 10.1016/j.clgc.2018.12.005. Epub 2018 Dec 19.
    • Case report
    • The association of BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations with prostate cancer risk, frequency, and mortality: A meta-analysis.
    • Oh M, Alkhushaym N, Fallatah S, Althaghfi A, Aljadeed R, Alsowaida Y, Jeter J, Martin JR, Babiker HM, McBride A, Abraham I.
    • Prostate. 2019 Mar 22. doi: 10.1002/pros.23795. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Meta-Analysis
    • BRCA2 and Other DDR Genes in Prostate Cancer.
    • Nombela P, Lozano R, Aytes A, Mateo J, Olmos D, Castro E.
    • Cancers (Basel). 2019 Mar 12;11(3). pii: E352. doi: 10.3390/cancers11030352.
    • Germline genetic testing for inherited prostate cancer in practice: Implications for genetic testing, precision therapy, and cascade testing.
    • Giri VN, Hegarty SE, Hyatt C, O'Leary E, Garcia J, Knudsen KE, Kelly WK, Gomella LG.
    • Prostate. 2019 Mar;79(4):333-339. doi: 10.1002/pros.23739. Epub 2018 Nov 18.
    • Prevalence of DNA repair gene mutations in localized prostate cancer according to clinical and pathologic features: association of Gleason score and tumor stage.
    • Marshall CH, Fu W, Wang H, Baras AS, Lotan TL, Antonarakis ES.
    • Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis. 2019 Mar;22(1):59-65. doi: 10.1038/s41391-018-0086-1. Epub 2018 Aug 31.
    • Differential Response to Olaparib Treatment Among Men with Metastatic Castration-resistant Prostate Cancer Harboring BRCA1 or BRCA2 Versus ATM Mutations.
    • Marshall CH, Sokolova AO, McNatty AL, Cheng HH, Eisenberger MA, Bryce AH, Schweizer MT, Antonarakis ES.
    • Eur Urol. 2019 Feb 20. pii: S0302-2838(19)30110-1. doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2019.02.002. [Epub ahead of print]
    • PROREPAIR-B: A Prospective Cohort Study of the Impact of Germline DNA Repair Mutations on the Outcomes of Patients With Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer.
    • Castro E, Romero-Laorden N, Del Pozo A, Lozano R, Medina A, Puente J, Piulats JM, Lorente D, Saez MI, Morales-Barrera R, Gonzalez-Billalabeitia E, Cendón Y, García-Carbonero I, Borrega P, Mendez Vidal MJ, Montesa A, Nombela P, Fernández-Parra E, Gonzalez Del Alba A, Villa-Guzmán JC, Ibáñez K, Rodriguez-Vida A, Magraner-Pardo L, Perez-Valderrama B, Vallespín E, Gallardo E, Vazquez S, Pritchard CC, Lapunzina P, Olmos D.
    • J Clin Oncol. 2019 Feb 20;37(6):490-503. doi: 10.1200/JCO.18.00358. Epub 2019 Jan 9.
    • Germline DNA Repair Gene Mutations in Young-onset Prostate Cancer Cases in the UK: Evidence for a More Extensive Genetic Panel.
    • Leongamornlert DA, Saunders EJ, Wakerell S, Whitmore I, Dadaev T, Cieza-Borrella C, Benafif S, Brook MN, Donovan JL, Hamdy FC, Neal DE, Muir K, Govindasami K, Conti DV, Kote-Jarai Z, Eeles RA.
    • Eur Urol. 2019 Feb 15. pii: S0302-2838(19)30096-X. doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2019.01.050. [Epub ahead of print]

    Press: Numerous DNA-Repair Genes Associated With Prostate-Cancer Risk. (Medscape Oncology)

    • BRCA1 and BRCA2 Germline Mutation Analysis in Hereditary Breast/Ovarian Cancer Families from the Aures Region (Eastern Algeria): First Report.
    • Mehemmai C, Cherbal F, Hamdi Y, Guedioura A, Benbrahim W, Bakour R, Abdelhak S.
    • Pathol Oncol Res. 2019 Feb 4. doi: 10.1007/s12253-019-00586-4. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Metastatic Prostate Cancer: Effects of Genetic Testing on Care.
    • Connors LM.
    • Clin J Oncol Nurs. 2019 Feb 1;23(1):32-35. doi: 10.1188/19.CJON.32-35.
    • Review
    • Tumor Lysis Syndrome After Platinum-based Chemotherapy in Castration-resistant Prostate Cancer With a BRCA2 Mutation: A Case Report.
    • Gongora ABL, Canedo FSNA, de Melo ALA, Bezerra ROF, Asprino PF, Camargo AA, Bastos DA.
    • Clin Genitourin Cancer. 2019 Feb;17(1):e61-e64. doi: 10.1016/j.clgc.2018.09.001. Epub 2018 Sep 7.
    • Current progress and questions in germline genetics of prostate cancer.
    • Isaacs WB, Xu J.
    • Asian J Urol. 2019 Jan;6(1):3-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ajur.2018.10.001. Epub 2018 Nov 2.
    • The BRCA1 exon 13 duplication: clinical characteristics of 22 families in Northern Sweden.
    • Edwinsdotter Ardnor C, Rosén A, Ljuslinder I, Melin B.
    • Fam Cancer. 2019 Jan;18(1):37-42. doi: 10.1007/s10689-018-0098-y.
    • Post-GWAS in prostate cancer: from genetic association to biological contribution.
    • Farashi S, Kryza T, Clements J, Batra J.
    • Nat Rev Cancer. 2019 Jan;19(1):46-59. doi: 10.1038/s41568-018-0087-3.
    • Review
    • Contribution of MUTYH Variants to Male Breast Cancer Risk: Results From a Multicenter Study in Italy.
    • Rizzolo P, Silvestri V, Bucalo A, Zelli V, Valentini V, Catucci I, Zanna I, Masala G, Bianchi S, Spinelli AM, Tommasi S, Tibiletti MG, Russo A, Varesco L, Coppa A, Calistri D, Cortesi L, Viel A, Bonanni B, Azzollini J, Manoukian S, Montagna M, Radice P, Palli D, Peterlongo P, Ottini L.
    • Front Oncol. 2018 Dec 4;8:583. doi: 10.3389/fonc.2018.00583. eCollection 2018.
    • [Genetic profiling in the diagnosis of hereditary prostate cancer: Where do we stand?]
    • Boehm K, Thomas C, Tsaur I.
    • Aktuelle Urol. 2018 Dec;49(6):525-529. doi: 10.1055/a-0755-7360. Epub 2018 Dec 6.
    • Review, [Article in German]
    • BRCA Mutation and Its Association With Colorectal Cancer.
    • Soyano AE, Baldeo C, Kasi PM.
    • Clin Colorectal Cancer. 2018 Dec;17(4):e647-e650. doi: 10.1016/j.clcc.2018.06.006. Epub 2018 Jul 3.
    • Prostate cancer genomics and racial health disparity.
    • Hayes VM, Jaratlerdsiri W, Bornman MSR.
    • Oncotarget. 2018 Nov 30;9(94):36650-36651. doi: 10.18632/oncotarget.26399. eCollection 2018 Nov 30.
    • Response to olaparib in metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer with germline BRCA2 mutation: a case report.
    • Ma Y, He L, Huang Q, Zheng S, Zhang Z, Li H, Liu S.
    • BMC Med Genet. 2018 Oct 17;19(1):185. doi: 10.1186/s12881-018-0703-9.
    • A Devastatingly "Minor" Relationship Between Male Breast Cancer and Prostate Cancer.
    • Kolli S, Asarian A, Genato R, Xiao P.
    • Cureus. 2018 Oct 17;10(10):e3463. doi: 10.7759/cureus.3463.
    • Germline pathogenic variants of 11 breast cancer genes in 7,051 Japanese patients and 11,241 controls.
    • Momozawa Y, Iwasaki Y, Parsons MT, Kamatani Y, Takahashi A, Tamura C, Katagiri T, Yoshida T, Nakamura S, Sugano K, Miki Y, Hirata M, Matsuda K, Spurdle AB, Kubo M.
    • Nat Commun. 2018 Oct 4;9(1):4083. doi: 10.1038/s41467-018-06581-8.
    • 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
    • The Novel Pathogenic Mutation c.849dupT in BRCA2 Contributes to the Nonsense-Mediated mRNA Decay of BRCA2 in Familial Breast Cancer.
    • Li S, Ma J, Hu C, Zhang X, Xiao D, Hao L, Xia W, Yang J, Hu L, Liu X, Dong M, Ma D, Liu R.
    • J Breast Cancer. 2018 Sep;21(3):330-333. doi: 10.4048/jbc.2018.21.e33. Epub 2018 Aug 28.
    • BRCA1 and BRCA2 Mutations Other Than the Founder Alleles Among Ashkenazi Jewish in the Population of Argentina.
    • Solano AR, Liria NC, Jalil FS, Faggionato DM, Mele PG, Mampel A, Cardoso FC, Podesta EJ.
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    News:

    High frequency of gene mutations in metastatic prostate cancer.

    Comment:

    Commentary on: "Inherited DNA-repair gene mutations in men with metastatic prostate cancer." Pritchard CC, Mateo J, Walsh MF, De Sarkar N, Abida W, Beltran H, Garofalo A, Gulati R, Carreira S, Eeles R, Elemento O, Rubin MA, Robinson D, Lonigro R, Hussain M, Chinnaiyan A, Vinson J, Filipenko J, Garraway L, Taplin ME, AlDubayan S, Han GC, Beightol M, Morrissey C, Nghiem B, Cheng HH, Montgomery B, Walsh T, Casadei S, Berger M, Zhang L, Zehir A, Vijai J, Scher HI, Sawyers C, Schultz N, Kantoff PW, Solit D, Robson M, Van Allen EM, Offit K, de Bono J, Nelson PS. N Engl J Med. 2016 Aug 4;375(5):443-53.

    Comment:

    Re: Inherited DNA-Repair Gene Mutations in Men with Metastatic Prostate Cancer.

    Letter, Commentary:

    Should we Perform Genetic Testing on Men with Metastatic Prostate Cancer?

    Commentary:

    Commentary on "Inherited DNA-repair gene mutations in men with metastatic prostate cancer". Pritchard CC, Mateo J, Walsh MF, De Sarkar N, Abida W, Beltran H, Garofalo A, Gulati R, Carreira S, Eeles R, Elemento O, Rubin MA, Robinson D, Lonigro R, Hussain M, Chinnaiyan A, Vinson J, Filipenko J, Garraway L, Taplin ME, AlDubayan S, Han GC, Beightol M, Morrissey C, Nghiem B, Cheng HH, Montgomery B, Walsh T, Casadei S, Berger M, Zhang L, Zehir A, Vijai J, Scher HI, Sawyers C, Schultz N, Kantoff PW, Solit D, Robson M, Van Allen EM, Offit K, de Bono J, Nelson PS. N Engl J Med. 2016;375(5):443-53.

    News Release: Testing for inherited mutations could benefit men with advanced prostate cancer. (Fred Hutch)

    Press: Genetic testing can help deliver precision medicine to men with advanced prostate cancer. (Science Daily)

    Press: Metastatic Prostate Cancer Needs Genetic Testing; Here's Why. (Medscape Oncology)

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    Comments on NSGC Discussion Forum Cancer SIG

    Subject: Negative for familial PALB2 mutation

    Subject: Initial and reflex testing to guide surgical decisions

    Comment, Editorial

    PALB2 mutations and breast-cancer risk.

    Letters

    Breast-cancer risk in families with mutations in PALB2.

    Letter, Review:

    Partner and Localizer of BRCA-2 (PALB-2) Mutation Analysis Is Rapidly Being Adopted into Clinical Practice.

    Research News: PALB2 and Breast Cancer Risk (FORCE)

    Press: New breast cancer gene mutation found to raise risk. (Yahoo! News)

    Press: Another Gene Mutation Increases Breast Cancer Risk. (Medscape Oncology)

    Press: PALB2 gene dramatically increases breast cancer risk. (PHG Foundation)

    Press: Study Shows Third Gene as Indicator for Breast Cancer (NY Times)

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    Comprehensive sequencing of PALB2 in patients with breast cancer suggests PALB2 mutations explain a subset of hereditary breast cancer.

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    Editorial, Commentary:

    Genetic predisposition to breast cancer: The next chapters.

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