Phenotype ~ Male BRCA / Breast Cancer
~ Genetics of Breast & Ovarian Cancer

Phenotype of breast cancer in males, BRCA1/2-related and otherwise. Includes patterns as seen in family histories.

List was last updated on Sep 27, 2019 @ 4:09 am.


    • The BRCA2 mutation status shapes the immune phenotype of prostate cancer.
    • Jenzer M, Keß P, Nientiedt C, Endris V, Kippenberger M, Leichsenring J, Stögbauer F, Haimes J, Mishkin S, Kudlow B, Kaczorowski A, Zschäbitz S, Volckmar AL, Sültmann H, Jäger D, Duensing A, Schirmacher P, Hohenfellner M, Grüllich C, Stenzinger A, Duensing S.
    • Cancer Immunol Immunother. 2019 Sep 23. doi: 10.1007/s00262-019-02393-x. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Effect of DNA damage response mutations on prostate cancer prognosis: a systematic review.
    • Swift SL, Lang SH, White H, Misso K, Kleijnen J, Quek RG.
    • Future Oncol. 2019 Sep 19. doi: 10.2217/fon-2019-0298. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Breast Cancer Screening in High-Risk Men: A 12-Year Longitudinal Observational Study of Male Breast Imaging Utilization and Outcomes.
    • Gao Y, Goldberg JE, Young TK, Babb JS, Moy L, Heller SL.
    • Radiology. 2019 Sep 17:190971. doi: 10.1148/radiol.2019190971. [Epub ahead of print]

    Press: Men at High Risk for Breast Cancer May Benefit From Screening. (Medscape Oncology)

    • 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]
    • Family history is significantly associated with prostate cancer and its early onset in Chinese population.
    • Xu Y, Huang D, Wu Y, Ye D, Zhang N, Gao Y, Xu D, Na R, Xu J.
    • Prostate. 2019 Sep 9. doi: 10.1002/pros.23900. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Prostate Cancer Risks for Male BRCA1 and BRCA2 Mutation Carriers: A Prospective Cohort Study.
    • Nyberg T, Frost D, Barrowdale D, Evans DG, Bancroft E, Adlard J, Ahmed M, Barwell J, Brady AF, Brewer C, Cook J, Davidson R, Donaldson A, Eason J, Gregory H, Henderson A, Izatt L, Kennedy MJ, Miller C, Morrison PJ, Murray A, Ong KR, Porteous M, Pottinger C, Rogers MT, Side L, Snape K, Walker L, Tischkowitz M, Eeles R, Easton DF, Antoniou AC.
    • Eur Urol. 2019 Sep 5. pii: S0302-2838(19)30675-X. doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2019.08.025. [Epub ahead of print]
    • 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.

    • Vascular endothelium function among male carriers of BRCA 1&2 germline mutation.
    • Witberg G, Lev E, Ber Y, Tabachnik T, Sela S, Belo I, Leshem-Lev D, Margel D.
    • Oncotarget. 2019 Aug 20;10(49):5041-5051. doi: 10.18632/oncotarget.27118. eCollection 2019 Aug 20.
    • Clinical Development of PARP Inhibitors in Treating Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer.
    • Adashek JJ, Jain RK, Zhang J.
    • Cells. 2019 Aug 9;8(8). pii: E860. doi: 10.3390/cells8080860.
    • 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.
    • Supraphysiological androgens suppress prostate cancer growth through androgen receptor-mediated DNA damage.
    • Chatterjee P, Schweizer MT, Lucas JM, Coleman I, Nyquist MD, Frank SB, Tharakan R, Mostaghel E, Luo J, Pritchard CC, Lam HM, Corey E, Antonarakis ES, Denmeade SR, Nelson PS.
    • J Clin Invest. 2019 Jul 16;130. pii: 127613. doi: 10.1172/JCI127613.
    • Prostate-specific Membrane Antigen Heterogeneity and DNA Repair Defects in Prostate Cancer.
    • Paschalis A, Sheehan B, Riisnaes R, Rodrigues DN, Gurel B, Bertan C, Ferreira A, Lambros MBK, Seed G, Yuan W, Dolling D, Welti JC, Neeb A, Sumanasuriya S, Rescigno , Bianchini D, Tunariu N, Carreira S, Sharp A, Oyen W, de Bono JS.
    • Eur Urol. 2019 Jul 13. pii: S0302-2838(19)30520-2. doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2019.06.030. [Epub ahead of print]
    • 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]
    • 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 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.
    • Efficacy and Safety of Carboplatin Plus Paclitaxel as the First-, Second-, and Third-line Chemotherapy in Men With Castration-resistant Prostate Cancer.
    • Fujiwara M, Akamatsu S, Sumiyoshi T, Segawa T, Mizuno K, Yoshino T, Goto T, Sawada A, Saito R, Kobayashi T, Yamasaki T, Inoue T, Ogawa O.
    • Clin Genitourin Cancer. 2019 Jun 12. pii: S1558-7673(19)30179-X. doi: 10.1016/j.clgc.2019.04.017. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Germline variants and somatic mutation signatures of breast cancer across populations of African and European ancestry in the US and Nigeria.
    • Wang S, Pitt JJ, Zheng Y, Yoshimatsu TF, Gao G, Sanni A, Oluwasola O, Ajani M, Fitzgerald D, Odetunde A, Khramtsova G, Hurley I, Popoola A, Falusi A, Ogundiran T, Obafunwa J, Ojengbede O, Ibrahim N, Barretina J, White KP, Huo D, Olopade O.
    • Int J Cancer. 2019 Jun 7. doi: 10.1002/ijc.32498. [Epub ahead of print]
    • 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.
    • Screening, Active Surveillance, and Treatment of Localized Prostate Cancer Among Carriers of Germline BRCA Mutations.
    • Halstuch D, Ber Y, Margel D.
    • Eur Urol Focus. 2019 May 27. pii: S2405-4569(19)30146-4. doi: 10.1016/j.euf.2019.05.009. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Review
    • 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.
    • The influence of BRCA2 mutation on localized prostate cancer.
    • Taylor RA, Fraser M, Rebello RJ, Boutros PC, Murphy DG, Bristow RG, Risbridger GP.
    • Nat Rev Urol. 2019 May;16(5):281-290. doi: 10.1038/s41585-019-0164-8.
    • 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
    • Family history of cancer, Ashkenazi Jewish ancestry, and pancreatic cancer risk.
    • Hamada T, Yuan C, Yurgelun MB, Perez K, Khalaf N, Morales-Oyarvide V, Babic A, Nowak JA, Rubinson DA, Giannakis M, Ng K, Kraft P, Stampfer MJ, Giovannucci EL, Fuchs CS, Ogino S, Wolpin BM.
    • Br J Cancer. 2019 Apr;120(8):848-854. doi: 10.1038/s41416-019-0426-5. Epub 2019 Mar 14.
    • 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
    • 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.
    • Bringing prostate cancer germline genetics into clinical practice.
    • Das S, Salami SS, Spratt DE, Kaffenberger SD, Jacobs MF, Morgan TM.
    • J Urol. 2019 Feb 5. doi: 10.1097/JU.0000000000000137. [Epub ahead of print]
    • The association between non-breast and ovary cancers and BRCA mutation in first- and second-degree relatives of high-risk breast cancer patients: a large-scale study of Koreans.
    • Kim H, Choi DH, Park W, Im YH, Ahn JS, Park YH, Nam SJ, Kim SW, Lee JE, Yu JH, Lee SK, Jung BY.
    • Hered Cancer Clin Pract. 2019 Jan 3;17:1. doi: 10.1186/s13053-018-0103-3. eCollection 2019.
    • 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
    • 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. 2018 Dec 12. doi: 10.1038/s41391-018-0114-1. [Epub ahead of print]
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • [Breast cancer in males, case presentation and literature review.]
    • Fabián-Estrada E, Flores-Rangel GA, Mosiñoz-Montes R, Núñez-Trenado LA, Esparza-García E, Carballido-Barrita CA.
    • Rev Med Inst Mex Seguro Soc. 2018 Nov 30;56(4):424-428.
    • Case report, [Article in Spanish]
    • 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.
    • 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. 2018 Oct 4. pii: S0302-2838(18)30729-2. doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2018.09.040. [Epub ahead of print]
    • 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
    • Family history of breast or prostate cancer and prostate cancer risk.
    • Barber LE, Gerke T, Markt SC, Peisch SF, Wilson KM, Ahearn TU, Giovannucci EL, Parmigiani G, Mucci LA.
    • Clin Cancer Res. 2018 Aug 6. pii: clincanres.0370.2018. doi: 10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-18-0370. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Smoking and FGFR2 rs2981582 variant independently modulate male breast cancer survival: A population-based study in Tuscany, Italy.
    • Zanna I, Silvestri V, Palli D, Magrini A, Rizzolo P, Saieva C, Zelli V, Bendinelli B, Vezzosi V, Valentini V, Bianchi S, Ottini L, Masala G.
    • Breast. 2018 Aug;40:85-91. doi: 10.1016/j.breast.2018.04.017. Epub 2018 Apr 28.
    • Germline DNA-repair Gene Mutations and Outcomes in Men with Metastatic Castration-resistant Prostate Cancer Receiving First-line Abiraterone and Enzalutamide.
    • Antonarakis ES, Lu C, Luber B, Liang C, Wang H, Chen Y, Silberstein JL, Piana D, Lai Z, Chen Y, Isaacs WB, Luo J.
    • Eur Urol. 2018 Aug;74(2):218-225. doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2018.01.035. Epub 2018 Feb 10.
    • Molecular correlates of intermediate- and high-risk localized prostate cancer.
    • Ye H, Sowalsky AG.
    • Urol Oncol. 2018 Aug;36(8):368-374. doi: 10.1016/j.urolonc.2017.12.022. Epub 2018 Mar 2.
    • Review
    • The resounding effect of DNA repair deficiency in prostate cancer.
    • Cheng HH.
    • Urol Oncol. 2018 Aug;36(8):385-388. doi: 10.1016/j.urolonc.2018.02.014. Epub 2018 Mar 17.
    • Review
    • Penetrance estimates for BRCA1, BRCA2 (also applied to Lynch syndrome) based on presymptomatic testing: a new unbiased method to assess risk?
    • Evans DG, Woodward E, Harkness EF, Howell A, Plaskocinska I, Maher ER, Tischkowitz MD, Lalloo F.
    • J Med Genet. 2018 Jul;55(7):442-448. doi: 10.1136/jmedgenet-2017-105223. Epub 2018 Feb 26.
    • Malignant Abnormalities in Male BRCA Mutation Carriers: Results From a Prospectively Screened Cohort.
    • Mano R, Tamir S, Kedar I, Benjaminov O, Baniel J, Tabachnik T, Margel D.
    • JAMA Oncol. 2018 Jun 1;4(6):872-874. doi: 10.1001/jamaoncol.2018.0271.
    • Exceptional response to olaparib in BRCA2-altered urothelial carcinoma after PD-L1 inhibitor and chemotherapy failure.
    • Necchi A, Raggi D, Giannatempo P, Alessi A, Serafini G, Colecchia M, Ali SM, Chung JH.
    • Eur J Cancer. 2018 Jun;96:128-130. doi: 10.1016/j.ejca.2018.03.021. Epub 2018 Apr 18.
    • Case report, Letter
    • Family history of breast cancer increases the risk of prostate cancer: results from the EPICAP study.
    • Lamy PJ, Trétarre B, Rebillard X, Sanchez M, Cénée S, Ménégaux F.
    • Oncotarget. 2018 May 4;9(34):23661-23669. doi: 10.18632/oncotarget.25320. eCollection 2018 May 4.
    • Circulating Tumor DNA Genomics Correlate with Resistance to Abiraterone and Enzalutamide in Prostate Cancer.
    • Annala M, Vandekerkhove G, Khalaf D, Taavitsainen S, Beja K, Warner EW, Sunderland K, Kollmannsberger C, Eigl BJ, Finch D, Oja CD, Vergidis J, Zulfiqar M, Azad AA, Nykter M, Gleave ME, Wyatt AW, Chi KN.
    • Cancer Discov. 2018 Apr;8(4):444-457. doi: 10.1158/2159-8290.CD-17-0937. Epub 2018 Jan 24.

    Research news:

    Plasma DNA and Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer: The Odyssey to a Clinical Biomarker Test.

    • Hereditary association between testicular cancer and familial ovarian cancer: A Familial Ovarian Cancer Registry study.
    • Etter JL, Eng K, Cannioto R, Kaur J, Almohanna H, Alqassim E, Szender JB, Joseph JM, Lele S, Odunsi K, Moysich KB.
    • Cancer Epidemiol. 2018 Apr;53:184-186. doi: 10.1016/j.canep.2018.02.005. Epub 2018 Feb 27.
    • 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.
    • Rare germline mutations in African American men diagnosed with early-onset prostate cancer.
    • Beebe-Dimmer JL, Zuhlke KA, Johnson AM, Liesman D, Cooney KA.
    • Prostate. 2018 Apr;78(5):321-326. doi: 10.1002/pros.23464. Epub 2018 Jan 21.
    • Germline BRCA mutation in male carriers-ripe for precision oncology?
    • Leão RRN, Price AJ, James Hamilton R.
    • Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis. 2018 Apr;21(1):48-56. doi: 10.1038/s41391-017-0018-5. Epub 2017 Dec 14.
    • Review
    • Premature ovarian aging in BRCA carriers: a prototype of systemic precocious aging?
    • Ben-Aharon I, Levi M, Margel D, Yerushalmi R, Rizel S, Perry S, Sharon E, Hasky N, Abir R, Fisch B, Tobar A, Shalgi R, Stemmer SM.
    • Oncotarget. 2018 Mar 23;9(22):15931-15941. doi: 10.18632/oncotarget.24638. eCollection 2018 Mar 23.
    • Paternal lineage early onset hereditary ovarian cancers: A Familial Ovarian Cancer Registry study.
    • Eng KH, Szender JB, Etter JL, Kaur J, Poblete S, Huang RY, Zhu Q, Grzesik KA, Battaglia S, Cannioto R, Krolewski JJ, Zsiros E, Frederick PJ, Lele SB, Moysich KB, Odunsi KO.
    • PLoS Genet. 2018 Feb 15;14(2):e1007194. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1007194. eCollection 2018 Feb.
    • Male BRCA mutation carriers: clinical characteristics and cancer spectrum.
    • Ibrahim M, Yadav S, Ogunleye F, Zakalik D.
    • BMC Cancer. 2018 Feb 13;18(1):179. doi: 10.1186/s12885-018-4098-y.
    • Men with a susceptibility to prostate cancer and the role of genetic based screening.
    • Eeles R, Ni Raghallaigh H.
    • Transl Androl Urol. 2018 Feb;7(1):61-69. doi: 10.21037/tau.2017.12.30.
    • Men seeking counselling in a Breast Cancer Risk Evaluation Clinic.
    • Freitas AC1, Opinião A, Fragoso S, Nunes H, Santos M, Clara A, Bento S, Luis A, Silva J, Moura C, Filipe B, Machado P, Santos S, André S, Rodrigues P, Parreira J, Vaz F.
    • Ecancermedicalscience. 2018 Jan 30;12:804. doi: 10.3332/ecancer.2018.804. eCollection 2018.
    • Familial associations of male breast cancer with other cancers.
    • Zheng G, Yu H, Hemminki A, Försti A, Sundquist K, Hemminki K.
    • Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2017 Dec;166(3):897-902. doi: 10.1007/s10549-017-4468-1. Epub 2017 Aug 23.
    • Is Low FMR1 CGG Repeat Length in Males Correlated with Family History of BRCA-Associated Cancers? An Exploratory Analysis of Medical Records.
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    Inherited DNA-Repair Gene Mutations in Men with Metastatic Prostate Cancer.

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

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    See PubMed abstract for multiple related items.

    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)

    Blog post: All Men with Metastatic Prostate Cancer Should Have Genetic Testing. (Michigan Health. Lab Report.)

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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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    Comments from NSGC Discussion Forum Cancer SIG

    Subject: prophylactic mastectomies for male with BRCA1 mutation

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    Subject: article request

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