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    Letter, reply:

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    Original research:

    Methylation of BRCA1 and MGMT genes in white blood cells are transmitted from mothers to daughters.

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    Original research:

    Characteristics of Lynch syndrome associated ovarian cancer.

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    Research News: Inherited breast cancer in Nigerian women. (FORCE XRAYS)

    • Prospective Study of Cancer Genetic Variants: Variation in Rate of Reclassification by Ancestry.
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    Introductory article, Editorial:

    The Ancestral Pace of Variant Reclassification.

    Full text: Prospective Study of Cancer Genetic Variants — Variation in Rate of Reclassification by Ancestry (Medscape Oncology)

    • PALB2 germ-line mutations in Russian breast cancer patients: Identification of recurrent alleles and analysis of phenotypic characteristics of the tumors.
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    Commentary:

    Population based testing of non-mucinous epithelial ovarian cancer in Scotland

    • Breast cancer in women with neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1): a comprehensive case series with molecular insights into its aggressive phenotype.
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    • Clinical interpretation of pathogenic ATM and CHEK2 variants on multigene panel tests: navigating moderate risk.
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    • MSH6 and PMS2 germ-line pathogenic variants implicated in Lynch syndrome are associated with breast cancer.
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    Letter: Response to Roberts et al. 2018: is breast cancer truly caused by MSH6 and PMS2 variants or is it simply due to a high prevalence of these variants in the population? (Genetics in Medicine)

    Letter, Reply: Response to ten Broeke et al. (Genetics in Medicine)

    Letter: Response to Roberts et al. 2018: cohort ascertainment and methods of analysis impact the association between cancer and genetic predisposition - the tale of breast cancer risk and Lynch syndrome genes MSH6/PMS2. (Genetics in Medicine)

    Letter: Are women with pathogenic variants in PMS2 and MSH6 really at high lifetime risk of breast cancer? (Genetics in Medicine)

    Research news: Mutations in Lynch syndrome genes MSH6 and PMS2 are associated with breast cancer. (FORCE: XRAYS)

    • Whole exome sequencing of breast cancer (TNBC) cases from India: association of MSH6 and BRIP1 variants with TNBC risk and oxidative DNA damage.
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    • Mutations in RECQL are not associated with breast cancer risk in an Australian population.
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    • Letter

    Letter, Reply:

    Reply to ‘Mutations in RECQL are not associated with breast cancer risk in an Australian population’.

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    • Co-occurrence of breast cancer and neuroendocrine tumours: New genetic insights beyond Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia syndromes.
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    • The Landscape of Somatic Genetic Alterations in Breast Cancers From ATM Germline Mutation Carriers.
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    • Germline Variation and Breast Cancer Incidence: A Gene-Based Association Study and Whole-Genome Prediction of Early-Onset Breast Cancer.
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    • Expression of DNA Damage Response Proteins and Associations with Clinicopathologic Characteristics in Chinese Familial Breast Cancer Patients with BRCA1/2 Mutations.
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    • Cancer genetics, precision prevention and a call to action.
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    GPS for navigating healthcare.

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    GPS for navigating healthcare.

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    Editorial:

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    • Male secretory breast cancer: case in a 6-year-old boy with a peculiar gene duplication and review of the literature.
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    • Association Between CHEK2*1100delC and Breast Cancer: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
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    • Review
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    • Letter

    Genetic Predisposition to Breast Cancer Due to Mutations Other Than BRCA1 and BRCA2 Founder Alleles Among Ashkenazi Jewish Women.

    Letter, Reply:

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    Next generation sequencing is informing phenotype: a TP53 example.

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    Press: Breast Cancer TWAS Uncovers 14 New Candidate Risk Genes. (Clinical OMICs)

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    Genetic Predisposition to Breast Cancer Due to Mutations Other Than BRCA1 and BRCA2 Founder Alleles Among Ashkenazi Jewish Women.

    Research review, Commentary: Does expanded genetic testing benefit Jewish women diagnosed with breast cancer? (FORCE. XRAYS. 2017 Sep 13.)

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    • Editorial, Review
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    Press: Link Between Fanconi Anemia Genetic Mutations and Cancer Risk. (OncoTherapy Network)

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    Press: Researchers Link 110 Genes with Increased Risk of Breast Cancer. (Clinical Omics)

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    PTEN Promoter Variants Are Not Associated With Common Cancers: Implications for Multigene Panel Testing.

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    Audio Interview: Breast Cancer Due to Non–BRCA1 and Non–BRCA2 Mutations in Ashkenazi Jewish Women. (The JAMA Network)

    Letter:

    Testing Ashkenazi Jewish Women for Mutations Predisposing to Breast Cancer in Genes Other Than BRCA1 and BRCA2

    Letter, Reply:

    Testing Ashkenazi Jewish Women for Mutations Predisposing to Breast Cancer in Genes Other Than BRCA1 and BRCA2—Reply

    Research review, Commentary: Does expanded genetic testing benefit Jewish women diagnosed with breast cancer? (FORCE. XRAYS. 2017 Sep 13.)

    Research review, Commentary: XRAYS Follow Up: Does expanded genetic testing benefit Jewish women with breast cancer? (FORCE. XRAYS. 2018 Jun 7.)

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    • Male Breast Cancer.
    • Serdy KM, Leone JP, Dabbs DJ, Bhargava R.
    • Am J Clin Pathol. 2017 Jan 1;147(1):110-119. doi: 10.1093/ajcp/aqw207.
    • Whole-exome sequencing and targeted gene sequencing provide insights into the role of PALB2 as a male breast cancer susceptibility gene.
    • Silvestri V, Zelli V, Valentini V, Rizzolo P, Navazio AS, Coppa A, Agata S, Oliani C, Barana D, Castrignanò T, Viel A, Russo A, Tibiletti MG, Zanna I, Masala G, Cortesi L, Manoukian S, Azzollini J, Peissel B, Bonanni B, Peterlongo P, Radice P, Palli D, Giannini G, Chillemi G, Montagna M, Ottini L.
    • Cancer. 2017 Jan 1;123(2):210-218. doi: 10.1002/cncr.30337. Epub 2016 Sep 20.
    • Genetic Ancestry using Mitochondrial DNA in patients with Triple-negative breast cancer (GAMiT study).
    • Rao R, Rivers A, Rahimi A, Wooldridge R, Rao M, Leitch M, Euhus D, Haley BB.
    • Cancer. 2017 Jan 1;123(1):107-113. doi: 10.1002/cncr.30267. Epub 2016 Sep 1.
    • Frequency of pathogenic germline mutation in CHEK2, PALB2, MRE11, and RAD50 in patients at high risk for hereditary breast cancer.
    • Kim H, Cho DY, Choi DH, Oh M, Shin I, Park W, Huh SJ, Nam SJ, Lee JE, Kim SW.
    • Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2017 Jan;161(1):95-102. doi: 10.1007/s10549-016-4034-2. Epub 2016 Oct 25.
    • Cowden Syndrome: Serendipitous Diagnosis in Patients with Significant Breast Disease. Case Series and Literature Review.
    • Heaney RM, Farrell M, Stokes M, Gorey T, Murray D.
    • Breast J. 2017 Jan;23(1):90-94. doi: 10.1111/tbj.12691. Epub 2016 Nov 25.
    • Case Report, Review
    • The OncoArray Consortium: a Network for Understanding the Genetic Architecture of Common Cancers.
    • Amos CI, Dennis J, Wang Z, Byun J, Schumacher FR, Gayther SA, Casey G, Hunter DJ, Sellers TA, Gruber SB, Dunning AM, Michailidou K, Fachal L, Doheny K, Spurdle AB, Li Y, Xiao X, Romm J, Pugh E, Coetzee GA, Hazelett DJ, Bojesen SE, Caga-Anan C, Haiman CA, Kamal A, Luccarini C, Tessier D, Vincent D, Bacot F, Van Den Berg DJ, Nelson S, Demetriades S, Goldgar DE, Couch FJ, Forman JL, Giles GG, Conti DV, Bickeböller H, Risch A, Waldenberger M, Brüske-Hohlfeld I, Hicks BD, Ling H, McGuffog L, Lee A, Kuchenbaecker K, Soucy P, Manz J, Cunningham JM, Butterbach K, Kote-Jarai Z, Kraft P, FitzGerald L, Lindstrom S, Adams M, McKay JD, Phelan CM, Benlloch S, Kelemen LE, Brennan P, Riggan M, O'Mara TA, Shen H, Shi YY, Thompson DJ, Goodman MT, Nielsen SF, Berchuck A, Laboissiere S, Schmit SL, Shelford T, Edlund CK, Taylor JA, Field JK, Park SK, Offit K, Thomassen M, Schmutzler R, Ottini L, Hung RJ, Marchini J, Amin Al Olama A, Peters U, Eeles RA, Seldin MF, Gillanders E, Seminara D, Antoniou AC, Pharoah PD, Chenevix-Trench G, Chanock SJ, Simard J, Easton DF.
    • Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2017 Jan;26(1):126-135. doi: 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-16-0106. Epub 2016 Oct 3.
    • Frequency of germline PALB2 mutations among women with epithelial ovarian cancer.
    • Kotsopoulos J, Sopik V, Rosen B, Fan I, McLaughlin JR, Risch H, Sun P, Narod SA, Akbari MR.
    • Fam Cancer. 2017 Jan;16(1):29-34. doi: 10.1007/s10689-016-9919-z.

    Comments on NSGC Discussion Forum Cancer SIG

    Subject: Article request

    • GT198 (PSMC3IP) germline variants in early-onset breast cancer patients from hereditary breast and ovarian cancer families.
    • Schubert S, Ripperger T, Rood M, Petkidis A, Hofmann W, Frye-Boukhriss H, Tauscher M, Auber B, Hille-Betz U, Illig T, Schlegelberger B, Steinemann D.
    • Genes Cancer. 2017 Jan;8(1-2):472-483. doi: 10.18632/genesandcancer.132.
    • CpG methylation of APC promoter 1A in sporadic and familial breast cancer patients.
    • Debouki-Joudi S, Trifa F, Khabir A, Sellami-Boudawara T, Frikha M, Daoud J, Mokdad-Gargouri R.
    • Cancer Biomark. 2017;18(2):133-141. doi: 10.3233/CBM-160005.
    • An association study between CHEK2 gene mutations and susceptibility to breast cancer.
    • Jalilvand M, Oloomi M, Najafipour R, Alizadeh SA, Saki N, Rad FS, Shekari M.
    • Comp Clin Path. 2017;26(4):837-845. doi: 10.1007/s00580-017-2455-x. Epub 2017 Apr 8.
    • The Slavic NBN Founder Mutation: A Role for Reproductive Fitness?
    • Seemanova E, Varon R, Vejvalka J, Jarolim P, Seeman P, Chrzanowska KH, Digweed M, Resnick I, Kremensky I, Saar K, Hoffmann K, Dutrannoy V, Karbasiyan M, Ghani M, Barić I, Tekin M, Kovacs P, Krawczak M, Reis A, Sperling K, Nothnagel M.
    • PLoS One. 2016 Dec 9;11(12):e0167984. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0167984. eCollection 2016.
    • Almost 2% of Spanish breast cancer families are associated to germline pathogenic mutations in the ATM gene.
    • Tavera-Tapia A, Pérez-Cabornero L, Macías JA, Ceballos MI, Roncador G, de la Hoya M, Barroso A, Felipe-Ponce V, Serrano-Blanch R, Hinojo C, Miramar-Gallart MD, Urioste M, Caldés T, Santillan-Garzón S, Benitez J, Osorio A.
    • Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2016 Dec 2. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Characterization of a novel germline PALB2 duplication in a hereditary breast and ovarian cancer family.
    • Yang C, Arnold AG, Trottier M, Sonoda Y, Abu-Rustum NR, Zivanovic O, Robson ME, Stadler ZK, Walsh MF, Hyman DM, Offit K, Zhang L.
    • Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2016 Dec;160(3):447-456. Epub 2016 Oct 18.
    • Incorporating truncating variants in PALB2, CHEK2, and ATM into the BOADICEA breast cancer risk model.
    • Lee AJ, Cunningham AP, Tischkowitz M, Simard J, Pharoah PD, Easton DF, Antoniou AC.
    • Genet Med. 2016 Dec;18(12):1190-1198. doi: 10.1038/gim.2016.31. Epub 2016 Apr 14.

    Comments on NSGC Discussion Forum Cancer SIG

    Subject: PALB2 breast cancer recurrence

    Subject: article request

    • PALB2, CHEK2 and ATM rare variants and cancer risk: data from COGS.
    • Southey MC, Goldgar DE, Winqvist R, Pylkäs K, Couch F, Tischkowitz M, Foulkes WD, Dennis J, Michailidou K, van Rensburg EJ, Heikkinen T, Nevanlinna H, Hopper JL, Dörk T, Claes KB, Reis-Filho J, Teo ZL, Radice P, Catucci I, Peterlongo P, Tsimiklis H, Odefrey FA, Dowty JG, Schmidt MK, Broeks A, Hogervorst FB, Verhoef S, Carpenter J, Clarke C, Scott RJ, Fasching PA, Haeberle L, Ekici AB, Beckmann MW, Peto J, Dos-Santos-Silva I, Fletcher O, Johnson N, Bolla MK, Sawyer EJ, Tomlinson I, Kerin MJ, Miller N, Marme F, Burwinkel B, Yang R, Guénel P, Truong T, Menegaux F, Sanchez M, Bojesen S, Nielsen SF, Flyger H, Benitez J, Zamora MP, Perez JI, Menéndez P, Anton-Culver H, Neuhausen S, Ziogas A, Clarke CA, Brenner H, Arndt V, Stegmaier C, Brauch H, Brüning T, Ko YD, Muranen TA, Aittomäki K, Blomqvist C, Bogdanova NV, Antonenkova NN, Lindblom A, Margolin S, Mannermaa A, Kataja V, Kosma VM, Hartikainen JM, Spurdle AB, Investigators K; Australian Ovarian Cancer Study Group, Wauters E, Smeets D, Beuselinck B, Floris G, Chang-Claude J, Rudolph A, Seibold P, Flesch-Janys D, Olson JE, Vachon C, Pankratz VS, McLean C, Haiman CA, Henderson BE, Schumacher F, Le Marchand L, Kristensen V, Alnæs GG, Zheng W, Hunter DJ, Lindstrom S, Hankinson SE, Kraft P, Andrulis I, Knight JA, Glendon G, Mulligan AM, Jukkola-Vuorinen A, Grip M, Kauppila S, Devilee P, Tollenaar RA, Seynaeve C, Hollestelle A, Garcia-Closas M, Figueroa J, Chanock SJ, Lissowska J, Czene K, Darabi H, Eriksson M, Eccles DM, Rafiq S, Tapper WJ, Gerty SM, Hooning MJ, Martens JW, Collée JM, Tilanus-Linthorst M, Hall P, Li J, Brand JS, Humphreys K, Cox A, Reed MW, Luccarini C, Baynes C, Dunning AM, Hamann U, Torres D, Ulmer HU, Rüdiger T, Jakubowska A, Lubinski J, Jaworska K, Durda K, Slager S, Toland AE, Ambrosone CB, Yannoukakos D, Swerdlow A, Ashworth A, Orr N, Jones M, González-Neira A, Pita G, Alonso MR, Álvarez N, Herrero D, Tessier DC, Vincent D, Bacot F, Simard J, Dumont M, Soucy P, Eeles R, Muir K, Wiklund F, Gronberg H, Schleutker J, Nordestgaard BG, Weischer M, Travis RC, Neal D, Donovan JL, Hamdy FC, Khaw KT, Stanford JL, Blot WJ, Thibodeau S, Schaid DJ, Kelley JL, Maier C, Kibel AS, Cybulski C, Cannon-Albright L, Butterbach K, Park J, Kaneva R, Batra J, Teixeira MR, Kote-Jarai Z, Olama AA, Benlloch S, Renner SP, Hartmann A, Hein A, Ruebner M, Lambrechts D, Van Nieuwenhuysen E, Vergote I, Lambretchs S, Doherty JA, Rossing MA, Nickels S, Eilber U, Wang-Gohrke S, Odunsi K, Sucheston-Campbell LE, Friel G, Lurie G, Killeen JL, Wilkens LR, Goodman MT, Runnebaum I, Hillemanns PA, Pelttari LM, Butzow R, Modugno F, Edwards RP, Ness RB, Moysich KB, du Bois A, Heitz F, Harter P, Kommoss S, Karlan BY, Walsh C, Lester J, Jensen A, Kjaer SK, Høgdall E, Peissel B, Bonanni B, Bernard L, Goode EL, Fridley BL, Vierkant RA, Cunningham JM, Larson MC, Fogarty ZC, Kalli KR, Liang D, Lu KH, Hildebrandt MA, Wu X, Levine DA, Dao F, Bisogna M, Berchuck A, Iversen ES, Marks JR, Akushevich L, Cramer DW, Schildkraut J, Terry KL, Poole EM, Stampfer M, Tworoger SS, Bandera EV, Orlow I, Olson SH, Bjorge L, Salvesen HB, van Altena AM, Aben KK, Kiemeney LA, Massuger LF, Pejovic T, Bean Y, Brooks-Wilson A, Kelemen LE, Cook LS, Le ND, Górski B, Gronwald J, Menkiszak J, Høgdall CK, Lundvall L, Nedergaard L, Engelholm SA, Dicks E, Tyrer J, Campbell I, McNeish I, Paul J, Siddiqui N, Glasspool R, Whittemore AS, Rothstein JH, McGuire V, Sieh W, Cai H, Shu XO, Teten RT, Sutphen R, McLaughlin JR, Narod SA, Phelan CM, Monteiro AN, Fenstermacher D, Lin HY, Permuth JB, Sellers TA, Chen YA, Tsai YY, Chen Z, Gentry-Maharaj A, Gayther SA, Ramus SJ, Menon U, Wu AH, Pearce CL, Van Den Berg D, Pike MC, Dansonka-Mieszkowska A, Plisiecka-Halasa J, Moes-Sosnowska J, Kupryjanczyk J, Pharoah PD, Song H, Winship I, Chenevix-Trench G, Giles GG, Tavtigian SV, Easton DF, Milne RL.
    • J Med Genet. 2016 Dec;53(12):800-811. doi: 10.1136/jmedgenet-2016-103839. Epub 2016 Sep 5.

    Research News: Rare mutations in PALB2, CHEK2, and ATM: how much do they increase cancer risk? (FORCE)

    • The PALB2 p.Leu939Trp mutation is not associated with breast cancer risk.
    • Catucci I, Radice P, Milne RL, Couch FJ, Southey MC, Peterlongo P.
    • Breast Cancer Res. 2016 Nov 9;18(1):111.
    • Prevalence of Lynch syndrome in unselected patients with endometrial or ovarian cancer.
    • Kast K, Dobberschütz C, Sadowski CE, Pistorius S, Wimberger P.
    • Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2016 Nov;294(6):1299-1303. Epub 2016 Aug 18.
    • Haplotype analyses of the c.1027C>T and c.2167_2168delAT recurrent truncating mutations in the breast cancer-predisposing gene PALB2.
    • Catucci I, Casadei S, Ding YC, Volorio S, Ficarazzi F, Falanga A, Marchetti M, Tondini C, Franchi M, Adamson A, Mandell J, Walsh T, Olopade OI, Manoukian S, Radice P, Ricker C, Weitzel J, King MC, Peterlongo P, Neuhausen SL.
    • Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2016 Nov;160(1):121-129. Epub 2016 Sep 13.
    • A Recurrent ERCC3 Truncating Mutation Confers Moderate Risk for Breast Cancer.
    • Vijai J, Topka S, Villano D, Ravichandran V, Maxwell KN, Maria A, Thomas T, Gaddam P, Lincoln A, Kazzaz S, Wenz B, Carmi S, Schrader KA, Hart SN, Lipkin SM, Neuhausen SL, Walsh MF, Zhang L, Lejbkowicz F, Rennert H, Stadler ZK, Robson M, Weitzel JN, Daly MJ, Couch FJ, Nathanson KL, Norton L, Rennert G, Offit K.
    • Cancer Discov. 2016 Nov;6(11):1267-1275. Epub 2016 Sep 21.
    • Association of PALB2 sequence variants with the risk of early-onset breast cancer in patients from Turkey.
    • Cecener G, Guney Eskiler G, Egeli U, Tunca B, Alemdar A, Gokgoz S, Tasdelen I.
    • Mol Biol Rep. 2016 Nov;43(11):1273-1284. Epub 2016 Aug 29.
    • The impact of in situ breast cancer and family history on risk of subsequent breast cancer events and mortality - a population-based study from Sweden.
    • Sackey H, Hui M, Czene K, Verkooijen H, Edgren G, Frisell J, Hartman M.
    • Breast Cancer Res. 2016 Oct 18;18(1):105. doi: 10.1186/s13058-016-0764-7.
    • Germline Variants of Prostate Cancer in Japanese Families.
    • Hayano T, Matsui H, Nakaoka H, Ohtake N, Hosomichi K, Suzuki K, Inoue I.
    • PLoS One. 2016 Oct 4;11(10):e0164233. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0164233. eCollection 2016.
    • Patient survival and tumor characteristics associated with CHEK2:p.I157T - findings from the Breast Cancer Association Consortium.
    • Muranen TA, Blomqvist C, Dörk T, Jakubowska A, Heikkilä P, Fagerholm R, Greco D, Aittomäki K, Bojesen SE, Shah M, Dunning AM, Rhenius V, Hall P, Czene K, Brand JS, Darabi H, Chang-Claude J, Rudolph A, Nordestgaard BG, Couch FJ, Hart SN, Figueroa J, García-Closas M, Fasching PA, Beckmann MW, Li J, Liu J, Andrulis IL, Winqvist R, Pylkäs K, Mannermaa A, Kataja V, Lindblom A, Margolin S, Lubinski J, Dubrowinskaja N, Bolla MK, Dennis J, Michailidou K, Wang Q, Easton DF, Pharoah PD, Schmidt MK, Nevanlinna H.
    • Breast Cancer Res. 2016 Oct 3;18(1):98. doi: 10.1186/s13058-016-0758-5.
    • The genetics of breast cancer risk in the post-genome era: thoughts on study design to move past BRCA and towards clinical relevance.
    • Skol AD, Sasaki MM, Onel K.
    • Breast Cancer Res. 2016 Oct 3;18(1):99. doi: 10.1186/s13058-016-0759-4.
    • Risk of extracolonic cancers for people with biallelic and monoallelic mutations in MUTYH.
    • Win AK, Reece JC, Dowty JG, Buchanan DD, Clendenning M, Rosty C, Southey MC, Young JP, Cleary SP, Kim H, Cotterchio M, Macrae FA, Tucker KM, Baron JA, Burnett T, Le Marchand L, Casey G, Haile RW, Newcomb PA, Thibodeau SN, Hopper JL, Gallinger S, Winship IM, Lindor NM, Jenkins MA.
    • Int J Cancer. 2016 Oct 1;139(7):1557-63. doi: 10.1002/ijc.30197. Epub 2016 Jun 2.

    Comments on NSGC Discussion Forum Cancer SIG

    Subject: MUTYH carriers- letter template and extracolonic cancers

    • Genomic profiling of breast cancer in African-American women using MammaPrint.
    • Nunes RA, Wray L, Mete M, Herbolsheimer P, Smith KL, Bijelic L, Boisvert ME, Swain SM.
    • Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2016 Oct;159(3):481-8. doi: 10.1007/s10549-016-3949-y. Epub 2016 Aug 27.
    • Ready to clone: CNV detection and breakpoint fine-mapping in breast and ovarian cancer susceptibility genes by high-resolution array CGH.
    • Hackmann K, Kuhlee F, Betcheva-Krajcir E, Kahlert AK, Mackenroth L, Klink B, Di Donato N, Tzschach A, Kast K, Wimberger P, Schrock E, Rump A.
    • Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2016 Oct;159(3):585-90. doi: 10.1007/s10549-016-3956-z. Epub 2016 Aug 31.
    • Genomic Disparities in Breast Cancer Among Latinas.
    • Lynce F, Graves KD, Jandorf L, Ricker C, Castro E, Moreno L, Augusto B, Fejerman L, Vadaparampil ST.
    • Cancer Control. 2016 Oct;23(4):359-372.
    • Frameshift variant FANCL*c.1096_1099dupATTA is not associated with high breast cancer risk.
    • Pfeifer K, Schürmann P, Bogdanova N, Neuhäuser K, Kostovska IM, Plaseska-Karanfilska D, Park-Simon TW, Schindler D, Dörk T.
    • Clin Genet. 2016 Oct;90(4):385-6. doi: 10.1111/cge.12837. Epub 2016 Aug 10.
    • Letter

    Letter, Reply

    RE: frameshift variant FANCL*c.1096_1099dupATTA is not associated with high breast cancer risk.

    • 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.

    • Defects in homologous recombination repair behind the human diseases: FA and HBOC.
    • Katsuki Y, Takata M.
    • Endocr Relat Cancer. 2016 Oct;23(10):T19-T37. Epub 2016 Aug 22.

    Introductory article, Editorial:

    BRCA2: a grown-up cancer susceptibility gene.

    • Different prognostic roles of tumor suppressor gene BAP1 in cancer: A systematic review with meta-analysis.
    • Luchini C, Veronese N, Yachida S, Cheng L, Nottegar A, Stubbs B, Solmi M, Capelli P, Pea A, Barbareschi M, Fassan M, Wood LD, Scarpa A.
    • Genes Chromosomes Cancer. 2016 Oct;55(10):741-9. doi: 10.1002/gcc.22381. Epub 2016 Jul 7.
    • Meta-Analysis, Review
    • [The search for new candidate genes involved in ovarian cancer pathogenesis by exome sequencing].
    • Prokofyeva DS, Mingajeva ET, Bogdanova NV, Faiskhanova RR, Sakaeva DD, Dörk T, Khusnutdinova EK.
    • Genetika. 2016 Oct;52(10):1215-21.
    • [Article in Russian]
    • Genetic predisposition to gastric cancer.
    • Petrovchich I, Ford JM.
    • Semin Oncol. 2016 Oct;43(5):554-559. doi: 10.1053/j.seminoncol.2016.08.006. Epub 2016 Sep 22.
    • Review
    • Prevalence of the CHEK2 R95* germline mutation.
    • Knappskog S, Leirvaag B, Gansmo LB, Romundstad P, Hveem K, Vatten L, Lønning PE.
    • Hered Cancer Clin Pract. 2016 Sep 27;14:19. eCollection 2016. doi: 10.1186/s13053-016-0059-0.
    • Two novel sequence variants in MSH2 gene in a patient who underwent cancer genetic counseling for a very early-onset epithelial ovarian cancer.
    • Pensabene M, Condello C, Carlomagno C, De Placido S, Liccardo R, Duraturo F.
    • Hered Cancer Clin Pract. 2016 Sep 6;14(1):18. doi: 10.1186/s13053-016-0054-5. eCollection 2016.
    • Detection of ATM germline variants by the p53 mitotic centrosomal localization test in BRCA1/2-negative patients with early-onset breast cancer.
    • Prodosmo A, Buffone A, Mattioni M, Barnabei A, Persichetti A, De Leo A, Appetecchia M, Nicolussi A, Coppa A, Sciacchitano S, Giordano C, Pinnarò P, Sanguineti G, Strigari L, Alessandrini G, Facciolo F, Cosimelli M, Grazi GL, Corrado G, Vizza E, Giannini G, Soddu S.
    • J Exp Clin Cancer Res. 2016 Sep 6;35(1):135. doi: 10.1186/s13046-016-0410-3.
    • Mismatch Repair Polymorphisms as Markers of Breast Cancer Prevalence in the Breast Cancer Family Registry.
    • Kappil M, Terry MB, Delgado-Cruzata L, Liao Y, Santella RM.
    • Anticancer Res. 2016 Sep;36(9):4437-41.
    • Implementation of next-generation sequencing for molecular diagnosis of hereditary breast and ovarian cancer highlights its genetic heterogeneity.
    • Pinto P, Paulo P, Santos C, Rocha P, Pinto C, Veiga I, Pinheiro M, Peixoto A, Teixeira MR.
    • Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2016 Sep;159(2):245-56. doi: 10.1007/s10549-016-3948-z. Epub 2016 Aug 23.
    • Reevaluation of RINT1 as a breast cancer predisposition gene.
    • Li N, Thompson ER, Rowley SM, McInerny S, Devereux L, Goode D, Investigators L, Wong-Brown MW, Scott RJ, Trainer AH, Gorringe KL, James PA, Campbell IG.
    • Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2016 Sep;159(2):385-92. doi: 10.1007/s10549-016-3944-3. Epub 2016 Aug 20.
    • An exome-wide analysis of low frequency and rare variants in relation to risk of breast cancer in African American Women: the AMBER Consortium.
    • Haddad SA, Ruiz-Narváez EA, Haiman CA, Sucheston-Campbell LE, Bensen JT, Zhu Q, Liu S, Yao S, Bandera EV, Rosenberg L, Olshan AF, Ambrosone CB, Palmer JR, Lunetta KL.
    • Carcinogenesis. 2016 Sep;37(9):870-877. doi: 10.1093/carcin/bgw067. Epub 2016 Jun 7.
    • A Review of Whole Exome Sequencing Efforts Toward Hereditary Breast Cancer Susceptibility Gene Discovery.
    • Chandler MR, Bilgili EP, Merner ND.
    • Hum Mutat. 2016 Sep;37(9):835-46. doi: 10.1002/humu.23017. Epub 2016 Jun 27.
    • Review
    • Functional Analysis of Missense Variants in the Putative Breast Cancer Susceptibility Gene XRCC2.
    • Hilbers FS, Luijsterburg MS, Wiegant WW, Meijers CM, Völker-Albert M, Boonen RA, van Asperen CJ, Devilee P, van Attikum H.
    • Hum Mutat. 2016 Sep;37(9):914-25. doi: 10.1002/humu.23019. Epub 2016 Jun 17.

    In This Issue:

    Classification of Missense Variants in XRCC2 by Functional Analysis: Implications for Breast Cancer Association Studies.

    • Hereditary breast and ovarian cancer: new genes in confined pathways.
    • Nielsen FC, van Overeem Hansen T, Sørensen CS.
    • Nat Rev Cancer. 2016 Sep;16(9):599-612. doi: 10.1038/nrc.2016.72. Epub 2016 Aug 12.
    • Review
    • Ovarian cancer.
    • Matulonis UA, Sood AK, Fallowfield L, Howitt BE, Sehouli J, Karlan BY.
    • Nat Rev Dis Primers. 2016 Aug 25;2:16061. doi: 10.1038/nrdp.2016.61.
    • Review
    • NCI Launches Large Study of Breast Cancer Genetics in Black Women
    • Jennifer Abbasi
    • JAMA. 2016 Aug 23;316(8):808. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.11180.
    • News
    • Reevaluation of RINT1 as a breast cancer predisposition gene.
    • Li N, Thompson ER, Rowley SM, McInerny S, Devereux L, Goode D, Investigators L, Wong-Brown MW, Scott RJ, Trainer AH, Gorringe KL, James PA, Campbell IG.
    • Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2016 Aug 20. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Can Pancreatic Cancer Be Inherited?
    • [No author given]
    • Insight. Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. 2016 Aug 17.
    • 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.
    • Do founder mutations characteristic of some cancer sites also predispose to pancreatic cancer?
    • Lener MR, Scott RJ, Kluźniak W, Baszuk P, Cybulski C, Wiechowska-Kozłowska A, Huzarski T, Byrski T, Kładny J, Pietrzak S, Soluch A, Jakubowska A, Lubiński J.
    • Int J Cancer. 2016 Aug 1;139(3):601-6. doi: 10.1002/ijc.30116. Epub 2016 Apr 18.
    • A Survey of BRCA1, BRCA2, and PALB2 mutations in women with breast cancer in Trinidad and Tobago.
    • Donenberg T, Ahmed H, Royer R, Zhang S, Narod SA, George S, Akbari MR, Ali J, Hurley J.
    • Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2016 Aug;159(1):131-8. doi: 10.1007/s10549-016-3870-4. Epub 2016 Jul 28.
    • Polygenic risk score is associated with increased disease risk in 52 Finnish breast cancer families.
    • Muranen TA, Mavaddat N, Khan S, Fagerholm R, Pelttari L, Lee A, Aittomäki K, Blomqvist C, Easton DF, Nevanlinna H.
    • Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2016 Aug;158(3):463-9. doi: 10.1007/s10549-016-3897-6. Epub 2016 Jul 20.
    • CAG repeat size in Huntingtin alleles is associated with cancer prognosis.
    • Thion MS, Tézenas du Montcel S, Golmard JL, Vacher S, Barjhoux L, Sornin V, Cazeneuve C, Bièche I, Sinilnikova O, Stoppa-Lyonnet D, Durr A, Humbert S.
    • Eur J Hum Genet. 2016 Aug;24(9):1310-5. doi: 10.1038/ejhg.2016.13. Epub 2016 Mar 16.
    • Polymorphisms in cancer susceptibility genes XRCC1, RAD51 and TP53 and the risk of breast cancer in Serbian women.
    • Krivokuca AM, Cavic MR, Malisic EJ, Rakobradovic JD, Kolarevic-Ivankovic D, Tomasevic ZI, Brankovic-Magic MV.
    • Int J Biol Markers. 2016 Jul 30;31(3):e258-63. doi: 10.5301/jbm.5000201.
    • Are genetic testing criteria redundant in the light of next generation sequencing technologies?
    • Charlotte Warren-Gash.
    • PHG Foundation. 2016 July 29.

    Implications of using whole genome sequencing to test unselected populations for high risk breast cancer genes: a modelling study.

    • Heterozygous PALB2 c.1592delT mutation channels DNA double-strand break repair into error-prone pathways in breast cancer patients.
    • Obermeier K, Sachsenweger J, Friedl TW, Pospiech H, Winqvist R, Wiesmüller L.
    • Oncogene. 2016 Jul 21;35(29):3796-806. doi: 10.1038/onc.2015.448. Epub 2015 Dec 7.
    • 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.
    • Recurrent HOXB13 mutations in the Dutch population do not associate with increased breast cancer risk.
    • Liu J, Prager-van der Smissen WJ, Schmidt MK, Collée JM, Cornelissen S, Lamping R, Nieuwlaat A, Foekens JA, Hooning MJ, Verhoef S, van den Ouweland AM, Hogervorst FB, Martens JW, Hollestelle A.
    • Sci Rep. 2016 Jul 18;6:30026. doi: 10.1038/srep30026.
    • A novel deleterious c.2656G>T MSH2 germline mutation in a Pakistani family with a phenotypic overlap of hereditary breast and ovarian cancer and Lynch syndrome.
    • Rashid MU, Naeemi H, Muhammad N, Loya A, Yusuf MA, Lubiński J, Jakubowska A, Hamann U.
    • Hered Cancer Clin Pract. 2016 Jul 12;14:14. doi: 10.1186/s13053-016-0056-3. eCollection 2016.
    • The CHEK2 del5395 is a founder mutation without direct effects for cancer risk in the latvian population.
    • Plonis J, Kalniete D, Nakazawa-Miklasevica M, Irmejs A, Vjaters E, Gardovskis J, Miklasevics E.
    • Balkan J Med Genet. 2016 Jul 9;18(2):33-36. eCollection 2015.
    • 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

    • NIH launches largest-ever study of breast cancer genetics in black women.
    • [No author given]
    • NIH. 2016 Jul 6.
    • Analysis of BRIP1 Variants Among Korean Patients with BRCA1/2 Mutation-Negative High-Risk Breast Cancer.
    • Kim H, Cho DY, Choi DH, Jung GH, Shin I, Park W, Huh SJ, Nam SJ, Lee JE, Gil WH, Kim SW.
    • Cancer Res Treat. 2016 Jul;48(3):955-61. doi: 10.4143/crt.2015.191. Epub 2016 Jan 19.
    • The risk of new-onset cancer associated with HFE C282Y and H63D mutations: evidence from 87,028 participants.
    • Lv YF, Chang X, Hua RX, Yan GN, Meng G, Liao XY, Zhang X, Guo QN.
    • J Cell Mol Med. 2016 Jul;20(7):1219-33. doi: 10.1111/jcmm.12764. Epub 2016 Feb 19.
    • Second Primary Cancers After Primary Breast Cancer Diagnosis in Israeli Women, 1992 to 2006.
    • Silverman BG, Lipshitz I, Keinan-Boker L.
    • J Glob Oncol. 2016 Jun 29. doi: 10.1200/JGO.2016.003699. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Prevalence of Triple-Negative Breast Cancer in India: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
    • Sandhu GS, Erqou S, Patterson H, Mathew A.
    • J Glob Oncol. 2016 Jun 29. doi: 10.1200/JGO.2016.005397. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Common genetic susceptibility to DCIS and invasive ductal carcinoma.
    • Sopik V, Narod SA.
    • Breast Cancer Res. 2016 Jun 10;18(1):60. doi: 10.1186/s13058-016-0719-z.

    Genetic predisposition to ductal carcinoma in situ of the breast.

    • ABRAXAS (FAM175A) and Breast Cancer Susceptibility: No Evidence of Association in the Breast Cancer Family Registry.
    • Renault AL, Lesueur F, Coulombe Y, Gobeil S, Soucy P, Hamdi Y, Desjardins S, Le Calvez-Kelm F, Vallée M, Voegele C; Breast Cancer Family Registry, Hopper JL, Andrulis IL, Southey MC, John EM, Masson JY, Tavtigian SV, Simard J.
    • PLoS One. 2016 Jun 7;11(6):e0156820. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0156820. eCollection 2016.
    • Implications of using whole genome sequencing to test unselected populations for high risk breast cancer genes: a modelling study.
    • Warren-Gash C, Kroese M, Burton H, Pharoah P.
    • Hered Cancer Clin Pract. 2016 Jun 1;14:12. doi: 10.1186/s13053-016-0052-7. eCollection 2016.

    Press: Are genetic testing criteria redundant in the light of next generation sequencing technologies? (PHG Foundation)

    • Germline RECQL mutations in high risk Chinese breast cancer patients.
    • Kwong A, Shin VY, Cheuk IW, Chen J, Au CH, Ho DN, Chan TL, Ma ES, Akbari MR, Narod SA.
    • Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2016 Jun;157(2):211-5. doi: 10.1007/s10549-016-3784-1. Epub 2016 Apr 28.
    • Commentary regarding Schayek et al., entitled "The rate of recurrent BRCA1, BRCA2, and TP53 mutations in the general population, and unselected ovarian cancer cases, in Belo Horizonte, Brazil".
    • Sales Luiz Vianna F, Alemar B, Achatz MI, Camey SA, Ashton-Prolla P.
    • Cancer Genet. 2016 Jun;209(6):282-3. doi: 10.1016/j.cancergen.2016.04.002. Epub 2016 Apr 27.
    • Letter

    The rate of recurrent BRCA1, BRCA2, and TP53 mutations in the general population, and unselected ovarian cancer cases, in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

    Letter

    The rate of recurrent BRCA1, BRCA2, and TP53 mutations in the general population, and unselected ovarian cancer cases, in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

    • The rate of recurrent BRCA1, BRCA2, and TP53 mutations in the general population, and unselected ovarian cancer cases, in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.
    • Schayek H, De Marco L, Starinsky-Elbaz S, Rossette M, Laitman Y, Bastos-Rodrigues L, Lopes da Silva Filho A, Friedman E.
    • Cancer Genet. 2016 Jun;209(6):283-4. doi: 10.1016/j.cancergen.2016.04.057. Epub 2016 Apr 22.
    • Letter

    The rate of recurrent BRCA1, BRCA2, and TP53 mutations in the general population, and unselected ovarian cancer cases, in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

    Letter

    Commentary regarding Schayek et al., entitled "The rate of recurrent BRCA1, BRCA2, and TP53 mutations in the general population, and unselected ovarian cancer cases, in Belo Horizonte, Brazil".

    • Genetic testing for hereditary breast cancer in Asia-moving forward.
    • Kwong A.
    • Chin Clin Oncol. 2016 Jun;5(3):47. doi: 10.21037/cco.2016.05.11.
    • The influence of clinical and genetic factors on patient outcome in small cell carcinoma of the ovary, hypercalcemic type.
    • Witkowski L, Goudie C, Ramos P, Boshari T, Brunet JS, Karnezis AN, Longy M, Knost JA, Saloustros E, McCluggage WG, Stewart CJ, Hendricks WP, Cunliffe H, Huntsman DG, Pautier P, Levine DA, Trent JM, Berchuck A, Hasselblatt M, Foulkes WD.
    • Gynecol Oncol. 2016 Jun;141(3):454-60. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2016.03.013. Epub 2016 Mar 19.
    • Detection of Human Papillomavirus Genotypes and Major BRCA Mutations in Familial Breast Cancer.
    • Mohtasebi P, Rassi H, Maleki F, Hajimohammadi S, Bagheri Z, Fakhar Miandoab M, Naserbakht M.
    • Monoclon Antib Immunodiagn Immunother. 2016 Jun;35(3):135-40. doi: 10.1089/mab.2015.0081. Epub 2016 May 17.
    • Lynch Syndrome: Female Genital Tract Cancer Diagnosis and Screening.
    • Mills AM, Longacre TA.
    • Surg Pathol Clin. 2016 Jun;9(2):201-14. doi: 10.1016/j.path.2016.01.004. Epub 2016 Apr 12.
    • Review
    • Germline APOBEC3B deletion is associated with breast cancer risk in an Asian multi-ethnic cohort and with immune cell presentation.
    • Wen WX, Soo JS, Kwan PY, Hong E, Khang TF, Mariapun S, Lee CS, Hasan SN, Rajadurai P, Yip CH, Mohd Taib NA, Teo SH.
    • Breast Cancer Res. 2016 May 27;18(1):56. doi: 10.1186/s13058-016-0717-1.
    • Screening for germline BRCA1, BRCA2, TP53 and CHEK2 mutations in families at-risk for hereditary breast cancer identified in a population-based study from Southern Brazil.
    • Palmero EI, Alemar B, Schüler-Faccini L, Hainaut P, Moreira-Filho CA, Ewald IP, Santos PK, Ribeiro , Oliveira Netto CB, Kelm FL, Tavtigian S, Cossio SL, Giugliani R, Caleffi M, Ashton-Prolla P.
    • Genet Mol Biol. 2016 May 24;39(2):210-22. doi: 10.1590/1678-4685-GMB-2014-0363.
    • Early-onset breast cancer patients in the South and Southeast of Brazil should be tested for the TP53 p.R337H mutation.
    • Andrade KC, Santiago KM, Fortes FP, Mambelli LI, Nóbrega AF, Achatz MI.
    • Genet Mol Biol. 2016 May 24;39(2):199-202. doi: 10.1590/1678-4685-GMB-2014-0343.
    • RAD51B in Familial Breast Cancer.
    • Pelttari LM, Khan S, Vuorela M, Kiiski JI, Vilske S, Nevanlinna V, Ranta S, Schleutker J, Winqvist R, Kallioniemi A, Dörk T, Bogdanova NV, Figueroa J, Pharoah PD, Schmidt MK, Dunning AM, García-Closas M, Bolla MK, Dennis J, Michailidou K, Wang Q, Hopper JL, Southey MC, Rosenberg EH, Fasching PA, Beckmann MW, Peto J, Dos-Santos-Silva I, Sawyer EJ, Tomlinson I, Burwinkel B, Surowy H, Guénel P, Truong T, Bojesen SE, Nordestgaard BG, Benitez J, González-Neira A, Neuhausen SL, Anton-Culver H, Brenner H, Arndt V, Meindl A, Schmutzler RK, Brauch H, Brüning T, Lindblom A, Margolin S, Mannermaa A, Hartikainen JM, Chenevix-Trench G; kConFab/AOCS Investigators, Van Dyck L, Janssen H, Chang-Claude J, Rudolph A, Radice P, Peterlongo P, Hallberg E, Olson JE, Giles GG, Milne RL, Haiman CA, Schumacher F, Simard J, Dumont M, Kristensen V, Borresen-Dale AL, Zheng W, Beeghly-Fadiel A, Grip M, Andrulis IL, Glendon G, Devilee P, Seynaeve C, Hooning MJ, Collée M, Cox A, Cross SS, Shah M, Luben RN, Hamann U, Torres D, Jakubowska A, Lubinski J, Couch FJ, Yannoukakos D, Orr N, Swerdlow A, Darabi H, Li J, Czene K, Hall P, Easton DF, Mattson J, Blomqvist C, Aittomäki K, Nevanlinna H.
    • PLoS One. 2016 May 5;11(5):e0153788. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0153788. eCollection 2016.
    • Molecular insights into the OGG1 gene, a cancer risk modifier in BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations carriers.
    • Benitez-Buelga C, Vaclová T, Ferreira S, Urioste M, Inglada-Perez L, Soberón N, Blasco MA, Osorio A, Benitez J.
    • Oncotarget. 2016 May 3;7(18):25815-25. doi: 10.18632/oncotarget.8272.
    • Role of PALB2 Polymorphisms with Regard to Susceptibility to Female Breast Cancer Risk in the Chinese Population.
    • Jiang W, Zhuang C, Zheng L, Wang X.
    • Genet Test Mol Biomarkers. 2016 May;20(5):229-34. doi: 10.1089/gtmb.2015.0303. Epub 2016 Mar 16.
    • Evaluation of germline BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations in a multi-ethnic Asian cohort of ovarian cancer patients.
    • Hasmad HN, Lai KN, Wen WX, Park DJ, Nguyen-Dumont T, Kang PC, Thirthagiri E, Ma'som M, Lim BK, Southey M, Woo YL, Teo SH.
    • Gynecol Oncol. 2016 May;141(2):318-22. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2015.11.001. Epub 2015 Nov 3.
    • No evidence that protein truncating variants in BRIP1 are associated with breast cancer risk: implications for gene panel testing.
    • Easton DF, Lesueur F, Decker B, Michailidou K, Li J, Allen J, Luccarini C, Pooley KA, Shah M, Bolla MK, Wang Q, Dennis J, Ahmad J, Thompson ER, Damiola F, Pertesi M, Voegele C, Mebirouk N, Robinot N, Durand G, Forey N, Luben RN, Ahmed S, Aittomäki K, Anton-Culver H, Arndt V; Australian Ovarian Cancer Study Group, Baynes C, Beckman MW, Benitez J, Van Den Berg D, Blot WJ, Bogdanova NV, Bojesen SE, Brenner H, Chang-Claude J, Chia KS, Choi JY, Conroy DM, Cox A, Cross SS, Czene K, Darabi H, Devilee P, Eriksson M, Fasching PA, Figueroa J, Flyger H, Fostira F, García-Closas M, Giles GG, Glendon G, González-Neira A, Guénel P, Haiman CA, Hall P, Hart SN, Hartman M, Hooning MJ, Hsiung CN, Ito H, Jakubowska A, James PA, John EM, Johnson N, Jones M, Kabisch M, Kang D; kConFab Investigators, Kosma VM, Kristensen V, Lambrechts D, Li N; Lifepool Investigators, Lindblom A, Long J, Lophatananon A, Lubinski J, Mannermaa A, Manoukian S, Margolin S, Matsuo K, Meindl A, Mitchell G, Muir K; NBCS Investigators, Nevelsteen I, van den Ouweland A, Peterlongo P, Phuah SY, Pylkäs K, Rowley SM, Sangrajrang S, Schmutzler RK, Shen CY, Shu XO, Southey MC, Surowy H, Swerdlow A, Teo SH, Tollenaar RA, Tomlinson I, Torres D, Truong T, Vachon C, Verhoef S, Wong-Brown M, Zheng W, Zheng Y, Nevanlinna H, Scott RJ, Andrulis IL, Wu AH, Hopper JL, Couch FJ, Winqvist R, Burwinkel B, Sawyer EJ, Schmidt MK, Rudolph A, Dörk T, Brauch H, Hamann U, Neuhausen SL, Milne RL, Fletcher O, Pharoah PD, Campbell IG, Dunning AM, Le Calvez-Kelm F, Goldgar DE, Tavtigian SV, Chenevix-Trench G.
    • J Med Genet. 2016 May;53(5):298-309. doi: 10.1136/jmedgenet-2015-103529. Epub 2016 Feb 26.

    Commentary

    Risky business: getting a grip on BRIP.

    • Podcast: Don't Allow The Wrong Genetic Test To Be Ordered For Your Family.
    • Ellen T. Matloff.
    • My Gene Counsel. 2016 Apr 26.
    • Beyond BRCA: CHEK2.
    • [No author given]
    • My Gene Counsel. 2016 Apr 21.
    • PALB2: research reaching to clinical outcomes for women with breast cancer.
    • Southey MC, Winship I, Nguyen-Dumont T.
    • Hered Cancer Clin Pract. 2016 Apr 19;14:9. doi: 10.1186/s13053-016-0049-2. eCollection 2016.
    • Increased Risk for Other Cancers in Addition to Breast Cancer for CHEK2*1100delC Heterozygotes Estimated From the Copenhagen General Population Study.
    • Näslund-Koch C, Nordestgaard BG, Bojesen SE.
    • J Clin Oncol. 2016 Apr 10;34(11):1208-16. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2015.63.3594. Epub 2016 Feb 16.
    • NCCN Adds New Gene Mutations to Consider in Women's Cancers.
    • Fran Lowry.
    • Medscape Medical News. Oncology. National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) 21st Annual Conference. 2016 Apr 4.
    • Clinical characteristics and genetic subtypes of Fanconi anemia in Saudi patients.
    • Ghazwani Y, AlBalwi M, Al-Abdulkareem I, Al-Dress M, Alharbi T, Alsudairy R, Alomari A, Aljamaan K, Essa M, Al-Zahrani M, Alsultan A.
    • Cancer Genet. 2016 Apr;209(4):171-6. doi: 10.1016/j.cancergen.2016.02.003. Epub 2016 Feb 15.
    • Development of a novel PTT assay for mutation detection in PALB2 large exons and PALB2 screening in medullary breast cancer.
    • Poumpouridou N, Goutas N, Tsionou C, Dimas K, Lianidou E, Kroupis C.
    • Fam Cancer. 2016 Apr;15(2):183-91. doi: 10.1007/s10689-015-9851-7.
    • CDH1 germline mutations and hereditary lobular breast cancer.
    • Corso G, Intra M, Trentin C, Veronesi P, Galimberti V.
    • Fam Cancer. 2016 Apr;15(2):215-9. doi: 10.1007/s10689-016-9869-5.
    • Review
    • A new paradigm of genetic testing for hereditary breast/ovarian cancers.
    • Kwong A, Chen JW, Shin VY.
    • Hong Kong Med J. 2016 Apr;22(2):171-7. doi: 10.12809/hkmj154634. Epub 2016 Mar 14.
    • Analysis of PALB2 mutations in 155 Japanese patients with breast and/or ovarian cancer.
    • Nakagomi H, Sakamoto I, Hirotsu Y, Amemiya K, Mochiduki H, Omata M.
    • Int J Clin Oncol. 2016 Apr;21(2):270-5. doi: 10.1007/s10147-015-0906-4. Epub 2015 Sep 28.
    • A Comparison between CHEK2*1100delC/I157T Mutation Carrier and Noncarrier Breast Cancer Patients: A Clinicopathological Analysis.
    • Huszno J, Budryk M, Kołosza Z, Tęcza K, Pamuła Piłat J, Nowara E, Grzybowska E.
    • Oncology. [2016 Apr;]90(4):193-8. doi: 10.1159/000444326. Epub 2016 Mar 19.

    Comments on NSGC Discussion Forum Cancer SIG

    Subject: Article request

    • Novel SYK gene variations and changes in binding sites of miRs in breast cancer patients.
    • Faryal R, Ishfaq M, Hayat T, Mahjabeen I, Kayani MA.
    • Cancer Biomark. 2016 Mar 30;16(3):319-26. doi: 10.3233/CBM-160569.
    • Genetics of triple-negative breast cancer: Implications for patient care.
    • Afghahi A, Telli ML, Kurian AW.
    • Curr Probl Cancer. 2016 Mar - Aug;40(2-4):130-140. doi: 10.1016/j.currproblcancer.2016.09.007. Epub 2016 Sep 23.
    • Review
    • 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.
    • Frequent incidence of BARD1-truncating mutations in germline DNA from triple-negative breast cancer patients.
    • De Brakeleer S, De Grève J, Desmedt C, Joris S, Sotiriou C, Piccart M, Pauwels I, Teugels E.
    • Clin Genet. 2016 Mar;89(3):336-40. doi: 10.1111/cge.12620. Epub 2015 Jun 16.
    • Complete Durable Response From Carboplatin and Olaparib in a Heavily Pretreated Triple-Negative Metastatic Breast Cancer With Germline BRCA2 and "BRCAness" Mutations.
    • Hong S, Funchain P, Haddad A, Crowe J, Dalpiaz N, Abraham J.
    • J Oncol Pract. 2016 Mar;12(3):270-2. doi: 10.1200/JOP.2016.010710.
    • Case report
    • ROBO1 deletion as a novel germline alteration in breast and colorectal cancer patients.
    • Villacis RA, Abreu FB, Miranda PM, Domingues MA, Carraro DM, Santos EM, Andrade VP, Rossi BM, Achatz MI, Rogatto SR.
    • Tumour Biol. 2016 Mar;37(3):3145-53. doi: 10.1007/s13277-015-4145-0. Epub 2015 Oct 1.
    • [PTEN and NBS1 gene mutations in familial breast cancer and early-onset breast cancer from Hunan Province in China].
    • Wu Y, Jiang B, Dai X, Hu X, Wang S, Jiang P, Hu Y, Huang J.
    • Zhong Nan Da Xue Xue Bao Yi Xue Ban. 2016 Feb 28;41(2):121-6. doi: 10.11817/j.issn.1672-7347.2016.02.002.
    • Genetic predisposition to ductal carcinoma in situ of the breast.
    • Petridis C, Brook MN, Shah V, Kohut K, Gorman P, Caneppele M, Levi D, Papouli E, Orr N, Cox A, Cross SS, Dos-Santos-Silva I, Peto J, Swerdlow A, Schoemaker MJ, Bolla MK, Wang Q, Dennis J, Michailidou K, Benitez J, González-Neira A, Tessier DC, Vincent D, Li J, Figueroa J, Kristensen V, Borresen-Dale AL, Soucy P, Simard J, Milne RL, Giles GG, Margolin S, Lindblom A, Brüning T, Brauch H, Southey MC, Hopper JL, Dörk T, Bogdanova NV, Kabisch M, Hamann U, Schmutzler RK, Meindl A, Brenner H, Arndt V, Winqvist R, Pylkäs K, Fasching PA, Beckmann MW, Lubinski J, Jakubowska A, Mulligan AM, Andrulis IL, Tollenaar RA, Devilee P, Le Marchand L, Haiman CA, Mannermaa A, Kosma VM, Radice P, Peterlongo P, Marme F, Burwinkel B, van Deurzen CH, Hollestelle A, Miller N, Kerin MJ, Lambrechts D, Floris G, Wesseling J, Flyger H, Bojesen SE, Yao S, Ambrosone CB, Chenevix-Trench G, Truong T, Guénel P, Rudolph A, Chang-Claude J, Nevanlinna H, Blomqvist C, Czene K, Brand JS, Olson JE, Couch FJ, Dunning AM, Hall P, Easton DF, Pharoah PD, Pinder SE, Schmidt MK, Tomlinson I, Roylance R, García-Closas M, Sawyer EJ.
    • Breast Cancer Res. 2016 Feb 17;18(1):22. doi: 10.1186/s13058-016-0675-7.

    Letter

    Common genetic susceptibility to DCIS and invasive ductal carcinoma.

    • Beyond BRCA: Testing negative and living in the 'gray zone' for cancer risk.
    • [No author given]
    • My Gene Counsel. 2016 Feb 16.
    • Recurrent mutations of BRCA1, BRCA2 and PALB2 in the population of breast and ovarian cancer patients in Southern Poland.
    • Wojcik P, Jasiowka M, Strycharz E, Sobol M, Hodorowicz-Zaniewska D, Skotnicki P, Byrski T, Blecharz P, Marczyk E, Cedrych I, Jakubowicz J, Lubiński J, Sopik V, Narod S, Pierzchalski P.
    • Hered Cancer Clin Pract. 2016 Feb 3;14:5. doi: 10.1186/s13053-016-0046-5. eCollection 2016.
    • Targeted Next-Generation Sequencing Identifies a Recurrent Mutation in MCPH1 Associating with Hereditary Breast Cancer Susceptibility.
    • Mantere T, Winqvist R, Kauppila S, Grip M, Jukkola-Vuorinen A, Tervasmäki A, Rapakko K, Pylkäs K.
    • PLoS Genet. 2016 Jan 28;12(1):e1005816. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1005816. eCollection 2016.
    • Association of polymorphisms with a family history of cancer and the presence of germline mutations in the BRCA1/BRCA2 genes.
    • Fernandes GC, Michelli RA, Scapulatempo-Neto C, Palmero EI.
    • Hered Cancer Clin Pract. 2016 Jan 13;14:2. doi: 10.1186/s13053-015-0042-1. eCollection 2016.
    • GENESIS: a French national resource to study the missing heritability of breast cancer.
    • Sinilnikova OM, Dondon MG, Eon-Marchais S, Damiola F, Barjhoux L, Marcou M, Verny-Pierre C, Sornin V, Toulemonde L, Beauvallet J, Le Gal D, Mebirouk N, Belotti M, Caron O, Gauthier-Villars M, Coupier I, Buecher B, Lortholary A, Dugast C, Gesta P, Fricker JP, Noguès C, Faivre L, Luporsi E, Berthet P, Delnatte C, Bonadona V, Maugard CM, Pujol P, Lasset C, Longy M, Bignon YJ, Adenis C, Venat-Bouvet L, Demange L, Dreyfus H, Frenay M, Gladieff L, Mortemousque I, Audebert-Bellanger S, Soubrier F, Giraud S, Lejeune-Dumoulin S, Chevrier A, Limacher JM, Chiesa J, Fajac A, Floquet A, Eisinger F, Tinat J, Colas C, Fert-Ferrer S, Penet C, Frebourg T, Collonge-Rame MA, Barouk-Simonet E, Layet V, Leroux D, Cohen-Haguenauer O, Prieur F, Mouret-Fourme E, Cornélis F, Jonveaux P, Bera O, Cavaciuti E, Tardivon A, Lesueur F, Mazoyer S, Stoppa-Lyonnet D, Andrieu N.
    • BMC Cancer. 2016 Jan 12;16(1):13. doi: 10.1186/s12885-015-2028-9.
    • BRIP1, a potential candidate gene in development of non-BRCA1/2 breast cancer.
    • Ouhtit A, Gupta I, Shaikh Z.
    • Front Biosci (Elite Ed). 2016 Jan 1;8:289-98.
    • Review
    • Management of Individuals With a Mutation in the Ataxia Telangiectasia Mutated Gene.
    • Mahon SM.
    • Oncol Nurs Forum. 2016 Jan 1;43(1):114-7. doi: 10.1188/16.ONF.114-117.
    • Review
    • The rate of recurrent BRCA1, BRCA2, and TP53 mutations in the general population, and unselected ovarian cancer cases, in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.
    • Schayek H, De Marco L, Starinsky-Elbaz S, Rossette M, Laitman Y, Bastos-Rodrigues L, da Silva Filho AL, Friedman E.
    • Cancer Genet. 2016 Jan-Feb;209(1-2):50-2. doi: 10.1016/j.cancergen.2015.11.003. Epub 2015 Dec 1.
    • Identification of six pathogenic RAD51C mutations via mutational screening of 1228 Danish individuals with increased risk of hereditary breast and/or ovarian cancer.
    • Jønson L, Ahlborn LB, Steffensen AY, Djursby M, Ejlertsen B, Timshel S, Nielsen FC, Gerdes AM, Hansen TV.
    • Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2016 Jan;155(2):215-22. doi: 10.1007/s10549-015-3674-y. Epub 2016 Jan 6.
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    Comments from NSGC Discussion Forum Cancer SIG

    Subject: PALB2 breast cancer recurrence

    Comment / Letter

    Effect of PALB2 status on breast cancer precision medicine.

    Comment / Letter

    Breast cancer risk in women with PALB2 mutations in different populations.

    Press: PALB2 Gene Mutation May Put Women at Increased Risk of Breast Cancer. (Medscape / Reuters Health)

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    Comment / Letter

    Interpretation of genomic variation and disease association: the great missense mutation challenge!

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    Large-scale whole-genome sequencing of the Icelandic population.

    Research News

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    Meta-Analysis:

    Nonsense mutation p.Q548X in BLM, the gene mutated in Bloom's syndrome, is associated with breast cancer in Slavic populations.

    Letter, Comment:

    The frequency of the BLM*p.Q548X (c.1642C > T) mutation in breast cancer patients from Russia.

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    • Letter, Comment

    Letter, Comment:

    The frequency of the BLM p.Q548X (c.1642C>T) mutation in breast cancer patients from Russia is no higher than in the general population.

    Meta-Analysis:

    Nonsense mutation p.Q548X in BLM, the gene mutated in Bloom's syndrome, is associated with breast cancer in Slavic populations.

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    Letter, Comment:

    Breast-cancer risk in families with mutations in PALB2.

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    Breast-cancer risk in families with mutations in PALB2.

    Letter, Comment:

    Breast-cancer risk in families with mutations in PALB2.

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    Comments on NSGC Discussion Forum Cancer SIG

    Subject: risk for second primary in CHEK2?

    Subject: Risk of 2nd breast cancer in CHEk2 family

    • Breast-cancer risk in families with mutations in PALB2.
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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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    Comment:

    BluepRINT for moderate-to-low penetrance cancer susceptibility genes needed: breast cancer and beyond.

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    • Breast Cancer Res. 2014 Jun 3;16(3):R58. doi: 10.1186/bcr3669.

    Comments on NSGC Discussion Forum Cancer SIG

    Subject: RAD50 Positive Letter

    • Deleterious RAD51C germline mutations rarely predispose to breast and ovarian cancer in Pakistan.
    • Rashid MU, Muhammad N, Faisal S, Amin A, Hamann U.
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    • Double heterozygotes among breast cancer patients analyzed for BRCA1, CHEK2, ATM, NBN/NBS1, and BLM germ-line mutations.
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    Comments on NSGC Discussion Forum Cancer SIG

    Subject: BRCA and CHEK2

    Subject: Dbl heterzygote article

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    • High prevalence of GPRC5A germline mutations in BRCA1-mutant breast cancer patients.
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    • Int J Cancer. 2014 May 1;134(9):2088-97.
    • MUTATION ANALYSIS FOR BRIP1 IN KOREAN PATIENTS WITH BRCA1/2 MUTATIONS-NEGATIVE HIGH-RISK BREAST CANCER.
    • H. Kim, D. Cho, D.H. Choi, W. Park, S.J. Huh.
    • Ann Oncol (2014 May) 25 (suppl 1): i6-i7. doi: 10.1093/annonc/mdu065.7. IMPAKT Breast Cancer Conference, 8–10 May 2014, Brussels, Belgium.
    • Conference Abstract
    • Small cell carcinoma of the ovary, hypercalcemic type, displays frequent inactivating germline and somatic mutations in SMARCA4.
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    • Nat Genet. 2014 May;46(5):427-9. doi: 10.1038/ng.2928. Epub 2014 Mar 23.

    Comment:

    Genetics: SMARCA4 mutated in SCCOHT.

    • Germline and somatic SMARCA4 mutations characterize small cell carcinoma of the ovary, hypercalcemic type.
    • Witkowski L, Carrot-Zhang J, Albrecht S, Fahiminiya S, Hamel N, Tomiak E, Grynspan D, Saloustros E, Nadaf J, Rivera B, Gilpin C, Castellsagué E, Silva-Smith R, Plourde F, Wu M, Saskin A, Arseneault M, Karabakhtsian RG, Reilly EA, Ueland FR, Margiolaki A, Pavlakis K, Castellino SM, Lamovec J, Mackay HJ, Roth LM, Ulbright TM, Bender TA, Georgoulias V, Longy M, Berchuck A, Tischkowitz M, Nagel I, Siebert R, Stewart CJ, Arseneau J, McCluggage WG, Clarke BA, Riazalhosseini Y, Hasselblatt M, Majewski J, Foulkes WD.
    • Nat Genet. 2014 May;46(5):438-43. doi: 10.1038/ng.2931. Epub 2014 Mar 23.

    Comments on NSGC Discussion Forum Cancer SIG

    Subject: SMARCA4

    News

    SMARCA4 mutated in SCCOHT

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

    • 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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    • Review
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    • Low prevalence of germline PALB2 mutations in Australian triple-negative breast cancer.
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    • A Two-Stage Association Study Suggests BRAP as a Susceptibility Gene for Schizophrenia.
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    Letter, Comment:

    RE: PPM1D mutations in circulating white blood cells and the risk for ovarian cancer.

    Letter, Reply:

    Response.

    Editorial/Comment:

    Molecular wanderings through the DNA damage response and risk for ovarian cancer.

    • Molecular wanderings through the DNA damage response and risk for ovarian cancer.
    • Bookman MA.
    • J Natl Cancer Inst. 2014 Jan;106(1):djt350. doi: 10.1093/jnci/djt350. Epub 2013 Nov 21.

    PPM1D mutations in circulating white blood cells and the risk for ovarian cancer.

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    • J Hum Genet. 2013 Feb;58(2):58. doi: 10.1038/jhg.2012.142. Epub 2012 Dec 6.

    Analysis of ZNF350/ZBRK1 promoter variants and breast cancer susceptibility in non-BRCA1/2 French Canadian breast cancer families.

    • Analysis of ZNF350/ZBRK1 promoter variants and breast cancer susceptibility in non-BRCA1/2 French Canadian breast cancer families.
    • Plourde KV, Labrie Y, Desjardins S, Belleau P, Ouellette G, Durocher F; INHERIT BRCAs.
    • J Hum Genet. 2013 Feb;58(2):59-66. doi: 10.1038/jhg.2012.127. Epub 2012 Nov 15.

    Commentary:

    A Commentary on Analysis of ZNF350/ZBRK1 promoter variants and breast cancer susceptibility in non-BRCA1/2 French Canadian breast cancer families.

    • Polymorphic variations in the FANCA gene in high-risk non-BRCA1/2 breast cancer individuals from the French Canadian population.
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    Press: Simple Blood Test Reveals DNA Marker That Predicts Breast Cancer Recurrence. (Medical News Today)

    • Contribution of the PALB2 c.2323C>T [p.Q775X] founder mutation in well-defined breast and/or ovarian cancer families and unselected ovarian cancer cases of French Canadian descent.
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    • Meta-Analysis

    Letter, Comment:

    The frequency of the BLM p.Q548X (c.1642C>T) mutation in breast cancer patients from Russia is no higher than in the general population.

    Letter, Comment:

    The frequency of the BLM*p.Q548X (c.1642C > T) mutation in breast cancer patients from Russia.

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    • Identification of a novel in-frame deletion in BRCA2 and analysis of variants of BRCA1/2 in Italian patients affected with hereditary breast and ovarian cancer.
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    News: Genetic link to male breast cancer. (Lancet Oncology)

    • Genetic determinants of breast cancer risk: a review of current literature and issues pertaining to clinical application.
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    • Germline mutations in BRIP1 and PALB2 in Jewish high cancer risk families.
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    • Exome Sequencing Identifies Rare Deleterious Mutations in DNA Repair Genes FANCC and BLM as Potential Breast Cancer Susceptibility Alleles.
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    Comment:

    Heterozygous mutations in DNA repair genes and hereditary breast cancer: a question of power.

    • Breast cancer in the Arctic--changes over the past decades.
    • Fredslund SO, Bonefeld-Jørgensen EC.
    • Int J Circumpolar Health. 2012 Aug 16;71:19155. doi: 10.3402/ijch.v71i0.19155.

    Review:

    Breast cancer in the Arctic--changes over the past decades.

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    • Familial breast cancer.
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    Comments from NSGC Discussion Forum Cancer SIG

    Subject: articles needed

    • Predominance of pathogenic missense variants in the RAD51C gene occurring in breast and ovarian cancer families.
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    • Letter
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    • Letter
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    • High prevalence and breast cancer predisposing role of the BLM c.1642 C>T (Q548X) mutation in Russia.
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    • Rare germline large rearrangements in the BRCA1/2 genes and eight candidate genes in 472 patients with breast cancer predisposition.
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    • Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2012 Jun;133(3):1179-90. doi: 10.1007/s10549-012-2009-5. Epub 2012 Apr 5.
    • Germline mutations 657del5 and 643C>T (R215W) in NBN are not likely to be associated with increased risk of breast cancer in Czech women.
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    • Letter

    Comments from NSGC Discussion Forum Cancer SIG

    Subject: article request

    • Prevalence of TP53 germ line mutations in young Pakistani breast cancer patients.
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    • Environment and genetics: making sense of the noise.
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    • News

    Letter:

    Tumours: Less lactation may explain cancer rise.

    • RAD50 and NBS1 are not likely to be susceptibility genes in Chinese non-BRCA1/2 hereditary breast cancer.
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    • Evaluation of RAD51C as cancer susceptibility gene in a large breast-ovarian cancer patient population referred for genetic testing.
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    • Routine testing for PALB2 mutations in familial pancreatic cancer families and breast cancer families with pancreatic cancer is not indicated.
    • Harinck F, Kluijt I, van Mil SE, Waisfisz Q, van Os TA, Aalfs CM, Wagner A, Olderode-Berends M, Sijmons RH, Kuipers EJ, Poley JW, Fockens P, Bruno MJ.
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    • Germline RAD51C mutations confer susceptibility to ovarian cancer.
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    • Letter

    Letter:

    Germline RAD51C mutations confer susceptibility to ovarian cancer.

    • Breast cancer genome-wide association studies: there is strength in numbers.
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    • Review
    • Frequency of the CHEK2 1100delC mutation among women with early-onset and bilateral breast cancer.
    • Ding D, Zhang Y, He X, Meng W, Ma W, Zheng W.
    • Breast Cancer Res. 2012 Apr 20;14(2):401.
    • Letter
    • Comparable frequency of BRCA1, BRCA2 and TP53 germline mutations in a multi-ethnic Asian cohort suggests TP53 screening should be offered together with BRCA1/2 screening to early-onset breast cancer patients.
    • Lee DS, Yoon SY, Looi LM, Kang P, Kang IN, Sivanandan K, Ariffin H, Thong MK, Chin KF, Mohd Taib NA, Yip CH, Teo SH.
    • Breast Cancer Res. 2012 Apr 16;14(2):R66.
    • Mutation analysis of RAD51D in non-BRCA1/2 ovarian and breast cancer families.
    • Osher DJ, De Leeneer K, Michils G, Hamel N, Tomiak E, Poppe B, Leunen K, Legius E, Shuen A, Smith E, Arseneau J, Tonin P, Matthijs G, Claes K, Tischkowitz MD, Foulkes WD.
    • Br J Cancer. 2012 Apr 10;106(8):1460-3. doi: 10.1038/bjc.2012.87. Epub 2012 Mar 13.
    • Rare mutations in XRCC2 increase the risk of breast cancer.
    • Park DJ, Lesueur F, Nguyen-Dumont T, Pertesi M, Odefrey F, Hammet F, Neuhausen SL, John EM, Andrulis IL, Terry MB, Daly M, Buys S, Le Calvez-Kelm F, Lonie A, Pope BJ, Tsimiklis H, Voegele C, Hilbers FM, Hoogerbrugge N, Barroso A, Osorio A; Breast Cancer Family Registry; Kathleen Cuningham Foundation Consortium for Research into Familial Breast Cancer, Giles GG, Devilee P, Benitez J, Hopper JL, Tavtigian SV, Goldgar DE, Southey MC.
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    Press: A new breast cancer susceptibility gene/ (EurekAlert!)

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    • Review
    • Different CHEK2 germline mutations are associated with distinct immunophenotypic molecular subtypes of breast cancer.
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