Population Screening ~ Genetic Testing
~ Genetics of Breast & Ovarian Cancer

Universal screening for BRCA mutations. Also includes "universal" screening of given subpopulations, such as Ashkenazi Jewish individuals, all ovarian cancer patients, etc.

List was last updated on Oct 13, 2019 @ 4:43 am.


    • Population BRCA sequencing; time to move to the next phase?
    • Gourley C.
    • BJOG. 2019 Oct 12. doi: 10.1111/1471-0528.15984. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Commentary
    • All For BRCA, BRCA For All?
    • Resta R.
    • The DNA Exchange. 2019 Oct 7.
    • A Cost-effectiveness Analysis of Multigene Testing for All Patients With Breast Cancer.
    • Sun L, Brentnall A, Patel S, Buist DSM, Bowles EJA, Evans DGR, Eccles D, Hopper J, Li S, Southey M, Duffy S, Cuzick J, Dos Santos Silva I, Miners A, Sadique Z, Yang L, Legood R, Manchanda R.
    • JAMA Oncol. 2019 Oct 3. doi: 10.1001/jamaoncol.2019.3323. [Epub ahead of print]

    CME Audio Interview: Cost-effectiveness of Multigene Testing for All Patients With Breast Cancer. (JN Learning : JAMA Oncology)

    Press: Study Finds Breast, Ovarian Cancer Gene Tests Cost-Effective for Unselected Breast Cancer Patients. (GenomeWeb)

    • Broad Application of Multigene Panel Testing for Breast Cancer Susceptibility-Pandora's Box Is Opening Wider.
    • Robson M, Domchek S.
    • JAMA Oncol. 2019 Oct 3. doi: 10.1001/jamaoncol.2019.4004. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Commentary
    • Integrating a Next Generation Sequencing Panel into Clinical Practice in Ovarian Cancer.
    • Lee YJ, Kim D, Kim HS, Na K, Lee JY, Nam EJ, Kim SW, Kim S, Kim YT.
    • Yonsei Med J. 2019 Oct;60(10):914-923. doi: 10.3349/ymj.2019.60.10.914.
    • Randomised trial of population-based BRCA testing in Ashkenazi Jews: long-term outcomes.
    • Manchanda R, Burnell M, Gaba F, Desai R, Wardle J, Gessler S, Side L, Sanderson S, Loggenberg K, Brady AF, Dorkins H, Wallis Y, Chapman C, Jacobs C, Legood R, Beller U, Tomlinson I, Menon U, Jacobs I.
    • BJOG. 2019 Sep 10. doi: 10.1111/1471-0528.15905. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Pathogenic Germline Variants in Patients With Metastatic Breast Cancer.
    • Stuttgen K, Croessmann S, Fetting J, Stearns V, Nunes R, Connolly RM, Park BH.
    • JAMA Oncol. 2019 Aug 29. doi: 10.1001/jamaoncol.2019.3116. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Commentary

    Press: Hereditary Cancer Risk Variants Found in Significant Subset of Metastatic Breast Cancer Patients. (GenomeWeb)

    Research news: Inherited Mutations In Metastatic Breast Cancer Patients. (FORCE. XRAYS.)

    • A Multi-Center Study of BRCA1 and BRCA2 Germline Mutations in Mexican-Mestizo Breast Cancer Families Reveals Mutations Unreported in Latin American Population.
    • Millan Catalan O, Campos-Parra AD, Vázquez-Romo R, Cantú de León D, Jacobo-Herrera N, Morales-González F, López-Camarillo C, Rodríguez-Dorantes M, López-Urrutia E, Pérez-Plasencia C.
    • Cancers (Basel). 2019 Aug 26;11(9). pii: E1246. doi: 10.3390/cancers11091246.
    • Universal Genetic Testing for All Breast Cancer Patients.
    • Copur MS.
    • Oncology (Williston Park). 2019 Aug 23;33(8). pii: 683731.
    • Risk Assessment, Genetic Counseling, and Genetic Testing for BRCA-Related Cancer: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement.
    • US Preventive Services Task Force, Owens DK, Davidson KW, Krist AH, Barry MJ, Cabana M, Caughey AB, Doubeni CA, Epling JW Jr, Kubik M, Landefeld CS, Mangione CM, Pbert L, Silverstein M, Simon MA, Tseng CW, Wong JB.
    • JAMA. 2019 Aug 20;322(7):652-665. doi: 10.1001/jama.2019.10987.

    Evidence report, Review:

    Risk Assessment, Genetic Counseling, and Genetic Testing for BRCA-Related Cancer in Women: Updated Evidence Report and Systematic Review for the US Preventive Services Task Force.

    Guidelines [Internet]:

    Risk Assessment, Genetic Counseling, and Genetic Testing for BRCA1/2-Related Cancer in Women: A Systematic Review for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force [Internet].

    Editorial:

    Broadening Criteria for BRCA1/2 Evaluation: Placing the USPSTF Recommendation in Context.

    Editorial:

    USPSTF Recommendations for BRCA1 and BRCA2 Testing in the Context of a Transformative National Cancer Control Plan.

    Editorial:

    Hereditary Cancer Evaluation in 2019-a Rapidly Evolving Landscape.

    Editorial:

    US Preventive Services Task Force Breast Cancer Recommendation Statement on Risk Assessment, Genetic Counseling, and Genetic Testing for BRCA-Related Cancer.

    News:

    USPSTF Calls for More BRCA Screening.

    Patient Page:

    Should I Be Tested for BRCA Mutations?

    Audio Interview, CME Activity: USPSTF Recommendation: Assessment, Counseling, and Testing for BRCA-Related Cancer. (JAMA)

    Press: USPSTF Recommendations on BRCA Mutation Testing. (Medscape Oncology)

    • Risk Assessment, Genetic Counseling, and Genetic Testing for BRCA-Related Cancer in Women: Updated Evidence Report and Systematic Review for the US Preventive Services Task Force.
    • Nelson HD, Pappas M, Cantor A, Haney E, Holmes R.
    • JAMA. 2019 Aug 20;322(7):666-685. doi: 10.1001/jama.2019.8430.

    Guidelines:

    Risk Assessment, Genetic Counseling, and Genetic Testing for BRCA-Related Cancer: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement.

    Guidelines:

    Risk Assessment, Genetic Counseling, and Genetic Testing for BRCA1/2-Related Cancer in Women: A Systematic Review for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force [Internet].

    • Should I Be Tested for BRCA Mutations?
    • Jin J.
    • JAMA. 2019 Aug 20;322(7):702. doi: 10.1001/jama.2019.11251.

    Guidelines:

    Risk Assessment, Genetic Counseling, and Genetic Testing for BRCA-Related Cancer: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement.

    • USPSTF Recommendation: Assessment, Counseling, and Testing for BRCA-Related Cancer.
    • Mangione CM.
    • JAMA. 2019 Aug 20.

    Guidelines:

    Risk Assessment, Genetic Counseling, and Genetic Testing for BRCA-Related Cancer: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement.

    • USPSTF Recommendations for BRCA1 and BRCA2 Testing in the Context of a Transformative National Cancer Control Plan.
    • Rajagopal PS, Nielsen S, Olopade OI.
    • JAMA Netw Open. 2019 Aug 20;2(8.10):e1910142. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2019.10142.

    Guidelines:

    Risk Assessment, Genetic Counseling, and Genetic Testing for BRCA-Related Cancer: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement.

    • Risk Assessment, Genetic Counseling, and Genetic Testing for BRCA1/2-Related Cancer in Women: A Systematic Review for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force [Internet].
    • Nelson HD, Pappas M, Cantor A, Haney E, Holmes R, Stillman L.
    • Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (US); 2019 Aug. Report No.: 19-05251-EF-1. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Evidence Syntheses, formerly Systematic Evidence Reviews.

    Guidelines:

    Risk Assessment, Genetic Counseling, and Genetic Testing for BRCA-Related Cancer: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement.

    Guidelines:

    Risk Assessment, Genetic Counseling, and Genetic Testing for BRCA-Related Cancer in Women: Updated Evidence Report and Systematic Review for the US Preventive Services Task Force.

    • 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]
    • The first Japanese nationwide multicenter study of BRCA mutation testing in ovarian cancer: CHARacterizing the cross-sectionaL approach to Ovarian cancer geneTic TEsting of BRCA (CHARLOTTE).
    • Enomoto T, Aoki D, Hattori K, Jinushi M, Kigawa J, Takeshima N, Tsuda H, Watanabe Y, Yoshihara K, Sugiyama T.
    • Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2019 Jul;29(6):1043-1049. doi: 10.1136/ijgc-2019-000384.
    • Genetic Testing for Breast Cancer Susceptibility Should Be Offered before Unilateral Abdominally Based Free Flap Breast Reconstruction.
    • Dayan E, Chittenden A, Garber JE, Wo L, Caterson SA, Carty MJ, Erdmann-Sager J.
    • Plast Reconstr Surg. 2019 Jul;144(1):12-20. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000005693.
    • BRCA germline mutation test for all woman with ovarian cancer?
    • Paradiso AV, Digennaro M, Patruno M, De Summa S, Tommasi S, Berindan-Neagoe I.
    • BMC Cancer. 2019 Jun 28;19(1):641. doi: 10.1186/s12885-019-5829-4.
    • Should All Patients With a Diagnosis of Breast Cancer Undergo Expanded Panel Testing?
    • Copur MS, Jonglertham P, Zusag T.
    • J Clin Oncol. 2019 Jun 27:JCO1900064. doi: 10.1200/JCO.19.00064. [Epub ahead of print]

    Letter, Reply:

    Reply to M.S. Copur et al, A. Taylor et al, and P.S. Rajagopal et al.

    Original research:

    Underdiagnosis of Hereditary Breast Cancer: Are Genetic Testing Guidelines a Tool or an Obstacle?

    • Caveat Emptor: The Perils of Panel Testing in Hereditary Breast Cancer.
    • Taylor A, Tischkowitz M.
    • J Clin Oncol. 2019 Jun 27:JCO1900122. doi: 10.1200/JCO.19.00122. [Epub ahead of print]

    Letter, Reply:

    Reply to M.S. Copur et al, A. Taylor et al, and P.S. Rajagopal et al.

    Original research:

    Underdiagnosis of Hereditary Breast Cancer: Are Genetic Testing Guidelines a Tool or an Obstacle?

    • The Time for Mainstreaming Germline Testing for Patients With Breast Cancer Is Now.
    • Rajagopal PS, Catenacci DVT, Olopade OI.
    • J Clin Oncol. 2019 Jun 27:JCO1900160. doi: 10.1200/JCO.19.00160. [Epub ahead of print]

    Letter, Reply:

    Reply to M.S. Copur et al, A. Taylor et al, and P.S. Rajagopal et al.

    Original research:

    Underdiagnosis of Hereditary Breast Cancer: Are Genetic Testing Guidelines a Tool or an Obstacle?

    • BRCA mutation characteristics in a series of index cases of breast cancer selected independent of family history.
    • Bisgin A, Boga I, Yalav O, Sonmezler O, Tug Bozdogan S.
    • Breast J. 2019 Jun 22. doi: 10.1111/tbj.13400. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Awareness and acceptability of population-based screening for pathogenic BRCA variants: Do race and ethnicity matter?
    • Rubinsak LA, Kleinman A, Quillin J, Gordon SW, Sullivan SA, Sutton AL, Sheppard VB, Temkin SM.
    • Gynecol Oncol. 2019 Jun 22. pii: S0090-8258(19)31320-4. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2019.06.009. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Multi-Gene Panel Testing of 23,179 Individuals for Hereditary Cancer Risk Identifies Pathogenic Variant Carriers Missed by Current Genetic Testing Guidelines.
    • Neben CL, Zimmer AD, Stedden W, van den Akker J, O'Connor R, Chan RC, Chen E, Tan Z, Leon A, Ji J, Topper S, Zhou AY.
    • J Mol Diagn. 2019 Jun 10. pii: S1525-1578(18)30334-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jmoldx.2019.03.001. [Epub ahead of print]

    Press: Multi-Gene Panel Testing Finds Pathogenic Variant Carriers Missed Under Current Testing Guidelines. (GenomeWeb)

    • Genetic counseling of patients with ovarian carcinoma: acceptance, timing, and psychological wellbeing.
    • Van de Beek I, Smets EMA, Legdeur MA, de Hullu JA, Lok CAR, Buist MR, Mourits MJE, Kets CM, van der Kolk LE, Oosterwijk JC, Aalfs CM.
    • J Community Genet. 2019 Jun 5. doi: 10.1007/s12687-019-00427-6. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Referral patterns for genetic counselling of women diagnosed with tubo-ovarian or peritoneal high-grade serous carcinoma (HGSC) within the Auckland Gynaecological Oncology Centre.
    • Burling MJ, Gamet K, Eva L, Tan AL.
    • Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol. 2019 Jun;59(3):444-449. doi: 10.1111/ajo.12964. Epub 2019 Mar 18.
    • A cost-effectiveness analysis of universal genetic testing for common hereditary cancer mutations in women compared with family-history based testing.
    • Drummey AB, Brown J, Drury L, Amacker-North L, Warsinske K, Tyrie K, Naumann RW.
    • Gynecol Oncol. 2019 Jun;153(3):e20. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2019.03.152.
    • Conference abstract
    • [Universal genetic testing to combat underdiagnosis of hereditary breast cancer].
    • Duma MN, Wittig A.
    • Strahlenther Onkol. 2019 Jun;195(6):573-575. doi: 10.1007/s00066-019-01448-3.
    • [Article in German]
    • Recommendations for the implementation of BRCA testing in ovarian cancer patients and their relatives.
    • Gori S, Barberis M, Bella MA, Buttitta F, Capoluongo E, Carrera P, Colombo N, Cortesi L, Genuardi M, Gion M, Guarneri V, Incorvaia L, La Verde N, Lorusso D, Marchetti A, Marchetti P, Normanno N, Pasini B, Pensabene M, Pignata S, Radice P, Ricevuto E, Sapino A, Tagliaferri P, Tassone P, Trevisiol C, Truini M, Varesco L, Russo A; AIOM-SIGU-SIBIOC-SIAPEC-IAP Working Group.
    • Crit Rev Oncol Hematol. 2019 May 25;140:67-72. doi: 10.1016/j.critrevonc.2019.05.012. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Uptake of testing for germline BRCA mutations in patients with non-mucinous epithelial ovarian cancers in Western Australia: a comparison of different genetic counseling methods.
    • Stearnes G, Nichols CB, Schofield L, O'Sullivan S, Pachter N, Cohen PA.
    • Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2019 May 17. pii: ijgc-2019-000389. doi: 10.1136/ijgc-2019-000389. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Universal tumor DNA BRCA1/2 testing of ovarian cancer: prescreening PARPi treatment and genetic predisposition.
    • Vos JR, Fakkert IE, de Hullu JA, van Altena AM, Sie AS, Ouchene H, Willems RW, Nagtegaal ID, Jongmans MCJ, Mensenkamp AR, Woldringh GH, Bulten J, Leter EM, Kets CM, Simons M, Ligtenberg MJL, Hoogerbrugge N.
    • J Natl Cancer Inst. 2019 May 11. pii: djz080. doi: 10.1093/jnci/djz080. [Epub ahead of print]

    Letter, Comment:

    RE: Universal tumor DNA BRCA1/2 testing of ovarian cancer: prescreening PARPi treatment and genetic predisposition.

    • Ampullary cancer: Evaluation of somatic and germline genetic alterations and association with clinical outcomes.
    • Wong W, Lowery MA, Berger MF, Kemel Y, Taylor B, Zehir A, Srinivasan P, Bandlamudi C, Chou J, Capanu M, Varghese A, Yu KH, Iacobuzio-Donahue CA, Shia J, Klimstra DS, Jarnagin WR, Stadler ZK, O'Reilly EM.
    • Cancer. 2019 May 1;125(9):1441-1448. doi: 10.1002/cncr.31951. Epub 2019 Jan 8.
    • A commentary on population genetic testing for primary prevention: changing landscape and the need to change paradigm.
    • Manchanda R, Gaba F.
    • BJOG. 2019 May;126(6):686-689. doi: 10.1111/1471-0528.15657.
    • Commentary
    • Attitude towards and factors affecting uptake of population-based BRCA testing in the Ashkenazi Jewish population: a cohort study.
    • Manchanda R, Burnell M, Gaba F, Sanderson S, Loggenberg K, Gessler S, Wardle J, Side L, Desai R, Brady AF, Dorkins H, Wallis Y, Chapman C, Jacobs C, Tomlinson I, Beller U, Menon U, Jacobs I.
    • BJOG. 2019 May;126(6):784-794. doi: 10.1111/1471-0528.15654. Epub 2019 Mar 18.
    • 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.
    • Prevalence of germline pathogenic BRCA1/2 variants in sequential epithelial ovarian cancer cases.
    • Morgan RD, Burghel GJ, Flaum N, Bulman M, Clamp AR, Hasan J, Mitchell CL, Schlecht H, Woodward ER, Lallo FI, Crosbie EJ, Edmondson RJ, Wallace AJ, Jayson GC, Evans DGR.
    • J Med Genet. 2019 May;56(5):301-307. doi: 10.1136/jmedgenet-2018-105792. Epub 2019 Jan 25.
    • Pancreatic acinar cell carcinoma is associated with BRCA2 germline mutations: a case report and literature review.
    • Kryklyva V, Haj Mohammad N, Morsink FHM, Ligtenberg MJL, Offerhaus GJA, Nagtegaal ID, de Leng WWJ, Brosens LAA.
    • Cancer Biol Ther. 2019 Apr 19:1-7. doi: 10.1080/15384047.2019.1595274. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Breast Cancer Genetic Testing Guidelines 'Simply Are Not Effective'.
    • Miller KD
    • Medscape. Medscape Oncology. 2019 Apr 18.

    Original research:

    Underdiagnosis of Hereditary Breast Cancer: Are Genetic Testing Guidelines a Tool or an Obstacle?

    Original research:

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

    • Genetic counseling referral for ovarian cancer patients: a call to action.
    • Garcia C, Harrison K, Ring KL, Sullivan MW, Rauh LA, Modesitt SC.
    • Fam Cancer. 2019 Apr 16. doi: 10.1007/s10689-019-00129-5. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Direct Genetics Referral Pathway for High-Grade Serous Ovarian Cancer Patients: The "Opt-Out" Process.
    • McGee J, Peart TM, Foley N, Bertrand M, Prefontaine M, Sugimoto A, Ettler H, Welch S, Panabaker K.
    • J Oncol. 2019 Apr 2;2019:6029097. doi: 10.1155/2019/6029097. eCollection 2019.
    • Population-based genetic testing of asymptomatic women for breast and ovarian cancer susceptibility.
    • Rowley SM, Mascarenhas L, Devereux L, Li N, Amarasinghe KC, Zethoven M, Lee JEA, Lewis A, Morgan JA, Limb S, Young MA, James PA, Trainer AH, Campbell IG.
    • Genet Med. 2019 Apr;21(4):913-922. doi: 10.1038/s41436-018-0277-0. Epub 2018 Sep 26.
    • Germline mutations in cancer susceptibility genes in high grade serous ovarian cancer in Serbia.
    • Krivokuca A, Boljevic I, Jovandic S, Magic Z, Mandic A, Tomasevic Z, Brankovic-Magic M.
    • J Hum Genet. 2019 Apr;64(4):281-290. doi: 10.1038/s10038-019-0562-z. Epub 2019 Jan 16.
    • Breast surgeons recommend genetic testing for all breast cancer patients.
    • [No author given]
    • FORCE. XRAYS. 2019 Mar 25.

    Guideline: Consensus Guideline on Genetic Testing for Hereditary Breast Cancer. (PDF) (American Society of Breast Surgeons.)

    • Prevalence of BRCA founder mutations in Bahamian women.
    • [No author given]
    • FORCE. XRAYS. 2019 Mar 4.

    Original research:

    Prevalence of founder mutations in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes among unaffected women from the Bahamas.

    • Prevalence of BRCA1 and BRCA2 pathogenic variants in a large, unselected breast cancer cohort.
    • Li J, Wen WX, Eklund M, Kvist A, Eriksson M, Christensen HN, Torstensson A, Bajalica-Lagercrantz S, Dunning AM, Decker B, Allen J, Luccarini C, Pooley K, Simard J, Dorling L, Easton DF, Teo SH, Hall P, Borg Å, Grönberg H, Czene K.
    • Int J Cancer. 2019 Mar 1;144(5):1195-1204. doi: 10.1002/ijc.31841. Epub 2018 Nov 9.
    • [BRCAmutations more frequent in people of Jewish ancestry].
    • Menko FH, Rosenberg EH, van der Kolk LE.
    • Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd. 2019 Mar 1;163. pii: D3663.
    • Review, [Article in Dutch]
    • BRCA mutation testing for ovarian cancer in the context of available targeted therapy: Survey and consensus of Hong Kong specialists.
    • Kwong A, Cheng KD, Hsue CV, Hui SK, Leung CR, Leung KA, Ngan KR, Soong SI.
    • Asia Pac J Clin Oncol. 2019 Mar;15 Suppl 2:20-31. doi: 10.1111/ajco.13116. Epub 2019 Mar 6.
    • BRCA mutation testing for first-degree relatives of women with high-grade serous ovarian cancer.
    • Kwon JS, Tinker AV, Hanley GE, Pansegrau G, Sun S, Carey MS, Schrader I.
    • Gynecol Oncol. 2019 Mar;152(3):459-464. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2018.10.014.
    • Author response to "a response to 'personalised medicine and population health: breast and ovarian cancer'".
    • Narod SA.
    • Hum Genet. 2019 Mar;138(3):291-292. doi: 10.1007/s00439-019-01981-2. Epub 2019 Feb 21.
    • Letter, Reply

    Letter, Commentary:

    A response to "Personalised medicine and population health: breast and ovarian cancer".

    Review:

    Personalised medicine and population health: breast and ovarian cancer.

    • Major clinical research advances in gynecologic cancer in 2018.
    • Kim M, Suh DH, Lee KH, Eom KY, Toftdahl NG, Mirza MR, Kim JW.
    • J Gynecol Oncol. 2019 Mar;30(2):e18. doi: 10.3802/jgo.2019.30.e18.
    • Mainstreamed genetic testing for women with ovarian cancer: first-year experience.
    • Rahman B, Lanceley A, Kristeleit RS, Ledermann JA, Lockley M, McCormack M, Mould T, Side L.
    • J Med Genet. 2019 Mar;56(3):195-198. doi: 10.1136/jmedgenet-2017-105140. Epub 2018 Mar 13.
    • Patterns of referral and uptake of BReast CAncer (BRCA) gene testing of eligible women with ovarian cancer in New Zealand.
    • Fraser K, Tan AL, Innes C, Stephens R, Tristram A, Petrich S, Lintott C, Sykes PH, Gamet K, Christian A, Simcock B.
    • N Z Med J. 2019 Feb 22;132(1490):26-35.
    • Underdiagnosis of Hereditary Breast Cancer: Are Genetic Testing Guidelines a Tool or an Obstacle?
    • Beitsch PD, Whitworth PW, Hughes K, Patel R, Rosen B, Compagnoni G, Baron P, Simmons R, Smith LA, Grady I, Kinney M, Coomer C, Barbosa K, Holmes DR, Brown E, Gold L, Clark P, Riley L, Lyons S, Ruiz A, Kahn S, MacDonald H, Curcio L, Hardwick MK, Yang S, Esplin ED, Nussbaum RL.
    • J Clin Oncol. 2019 Feb 20;37(6):453-460. doi: 10.1200/JCO.18.01631. Epub 2018 Dec 7.

    Editorial:

    Advances in Genetic Testing in Patients With Breast Cancer, High-Quality Decision Making, and Responsible Resource Allocation.

    Letter, Commentary:

    Should All Patients With a Diagnosis of Breast Cancer Undergo Expanded Panel Testing?

    Letter, Commentary:

    Caveat Emptor: The Perils of Panel Testing in Hereditary Breast Cancer.

    Letter, Commentary:

    The Time for Mainstreaming Germline Testing for Patients With Breast Cancer Is Now.

    Letter, Reply:

    Reply to M.S. Copur et al, A. Taylor et al, and P.S. Rajagopal et al.

    Press: Genetic Testing Misses Half of Women at Risk for Breast Cancer. (Medscape Oncology)

    Commentary: Breast Cancer Genetic Testing Guidelines 'Simply Are Not Effective'. (Medscape Oncology)

    • Population genomic screening of all young adults in a health-care system: a cost-effectiveness analysis.
    • Zhang L, Bao Y, Riaz M, Tiller J, Liew D, Zhuang X, Amor DJ, Huq A, Petelin L, Nelson M, James PA, Winship I, McNeil JJ, Lacaze P.
    • Genet Med. 2019 Feb 18. doi: 10.1038/s41436-019-0457-6. [Epub ahead of print]
    • A commentary on population genetic testing for primary prevention: changing landscape and the need to change paradigm.
    • Manchanda R, Gaba F.
    • BJOG. 2019 Feb 16. doi: 10.1111/1471-0528.15657. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Commentary
    • Consensus Guideline on Genetic Testing for Hereditary Breast Cancer.
    • Manahan ER, Sebastian M, Hughes KS, Boughey JC, Kuerer HM, Euhus DM, Robson ME, Boolbol SK, Arun BK, Taylor WA.
    • American Society of Breast Surgeons. 2019 Feb 10.

    Press: ASBrS Calls for Genetic Testing for All Breast Cancer Patients. (Medscape Oncology)

    News: Breast surgeons recommend genetic testing for all breast cancer patients. (FORCE. XRAYS.)

    • Trends in BRCA Test Utilization in an Integrated Health System, 2005-2015.
    • Knerr S, Bowles EJA, Leppig KA, Buist DSM, Gao H, Wernli KJ.
    • J Natl Cancer Inst. 2019 Feb 8. doi: 10.1093/jnci/djz008. [Epub ahead of print]

    Editorial:

    Persistent underutilization of BRCA1/2 testing suggest the need for new approaches to genetic testing delivery.

    • 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
    • A Pragmatic Testing-Eligibility Framework for Population Mutation Screening: The Example of BRCA1/2.
    • Best AF, Tucker MA, Frone MN, Greene MH, Peters JA, Katki HA.
    • Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2019 Feb;28(2):293-302. doi: 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-18-0584. Epub 2019 Jan 28.
    • Disseminating universal genetic testing to a diverse, indigent patient population at a county hospital gynecologic oncology clinic.
    • Bednar EM, Sun CC, Camacho B, Terrell J, Rieber AG, Ramondetta LM, Freedman RS, Lu KH.
    • Gynecol Oncol. 2019 Feb;152(2):328-333. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2018.12.001. Epub 2018 Dec 8.
    • Current strategies for the targeted treatment of high-grade serous epithelial ovarian cancer and relevance of BRCA mutational status.
    • Gadducci A, Guarneri V, Peccatori FA, Ronzino G, Scandurra G, Zamagni C, Zola P, Salutari V.
    • J Ovarian Res. 2019 Jan 28;12(1):9. doi: 10.1186/s13048-019-0484-6.
    • Overestimation of the Benefit-to-Harm Ratio of Risk-Based Mammography Screening in the United Kingdom.
    • Autier P.
    • JAMA Oncol. 2019 Jan 17. doi: 10.1001/jamaoncol.2018.6501. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Letter, Comment

    Letter, Reply:

    Overestimation of the Benefit-to-Harm Ratio of Risk-Based Mammography Screening in the United Kingdom-Reply.

    Original research:

    Cost-effectiveness and Benefit-to-Harm Ratio of Risk-Stratified Screening for Breast Cancer: A Life-Table Model.

    • Cost-utility analysis of germline BRCA1/2 testing in women with high-grade epithelial ovarian cancer in Spain.
    • Moya-Alarcón C, González-Domínguez A, Simon S, Pérez-Román I, González-Martín A, Bayo-Lozano E, Sánchez-Heras AB.
    • Clin Transl Oncol. 2019 Jan 8. doi: 10.1007/s12094-018-02026-2. [Epub ahead of print]
    • The Role of BRCA Testing in Hereditary Pancreatic and Prostate Cancer Families.
    • Pilarski R.
    • Am Soc Clin Oncol Educ Book. 2019 Jan;(39):79-86. doi: 10.1200/EDBK_238977.
    • Challenges in the identification of inherited risk of ovarian cancer: where should we go from here?
    • Norquist BM.
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    • Cancer Susceptibility Genetic Testing in a High-Risk Cohort of Urban Ashkenazi Jewish Individuals.
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    Editorial:

    Implementation Challenges for Risk-Stratified Screening in the Era of Precision Medicine.

    Audio Interview: Cost-effectiveness and Benefit-to-Harm Ratio of Risk-Stratified Breast Cancer Screening. (JAMA Oncology)

    Press: Breast Cancer Screening Only for Women at Higher Risk. (Medscape)

    Letter, Comment:

    Overestimation of the Benefit-to-Harm Ratio of Risk-Based Mammography Screening in the United Kingdom

    Letter, Reply:

    Overestimation of the Benefit-to-Harm Ratio of Risk-Based Mammography Screening in the United Kingdom—Reply.

    • Hereditary cancer screening: Case reports and review of literature on ten Ashkenazi Jewish founder mutations.
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    • Surgeon attitude impacts rate of genetic testing after a breast cancer diagnosis.
    • [No author given]
    • FORCE. XRAYS. 2018 Oct 6.

    Association of Attending Surgeon With Variation in the Receipt of Genetic Testing After Diagnosis of Breast Cancer.

    • Association of Attending Surgeon With Variation in the Receipt of Genetic Testing After Diagnosis of Breast Cancer.
    • Katz SJ, Bondarenko I, Ward KC, Hamilton AS, Morrow M, Kurian AW, Hofer TP.
    • JAMA Surg. 2018 Oct 1;153(10):909-916. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2018.2001.

    Commentary:

    Consideration of Population-Based BRCA Testing as a Strategy to Reduce Disparities in Genetic Counseling Referrals: The Importance of Stating (and Proving) the Obvious.

    Research News: Association of Attending Surgeon With Variation in the Receipt of Genetic Testing After Diagnosis of Breast Cancer. (FORCE, XRAYS)

    Research News: Surgeon Attitudes May Influence Genetic Testing for Patients With Breast Cancer. (Cancer Therapy Advisor)

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    • Prospective Evaluation of Germline Alterations in Patients With Exocrine Pancreatic Neoplasms.
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    • J Natl Cancer Inst. 2018 Oct 1;110(10):1067-1074. doi: 10.1093/jnci/djy024.
    • Routine germline BRCA1 and BRCA2 testing in patients with ovarian carcinoma: analysis of the Scottish real-life experience.
    • Rust K, Spiliopoulou P, Tang CY, Bell C, Stirling D, Phang T, Davidson R, Mackean M, Nussey F, Glasspool RM, Reed NS, Sadozye A, Porteous M, McGoldrick T, Ferguson M, Miedzybrodzka Z, McNeish IA, Gourley C.
    • BJOG. 2018 Oct;125(11):1451-1458. doi: 10.1111/1471-0528.15171. Epub 2018 May 10.

    Commentary:

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

    • Germline and somatic genetic testing in ovarian cancer patients.
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    • Commentary
    • BRCA germline mutations in an unselected nationwide cohort of Chinese patients with ovarian cancer and healthy controls.
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    • Personalised medicine and population health: breast and ovarian cancer.
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    • Review

    Letter, Commentary:

    A response to "Personalised medicine and population health: breast and ovarian cancer".

    Letter, Reply:

    Author response to “a response to ‘personalised medicine and population health: breast and ovarian cancer’”.

    • Exome Sequencing–Based Screening for BRCA1/2 Expected Pathogenic Variants Among Adult Biobank Participants.
    • Manickam K, Buchanan AH, Schwartz MLB, Hallquist MLG, Williams JL, Rahm AK, Heather Rocha H, Savatt JM, Evans AE, Butry LM, Lazzeri AL, Lindbuchler DM, Flansburg CN, Leeming R, Vogel VG, Lebo MS, Mason-Suares HM, Hoskinson DC, Abul-Husn NS, Dewey FE, Overton JD, Reid JG, Baras A, Willard HF, McCormick CZ, Krishnamurthy SB, Hartzel DN, Kost KA, Lavage DR, Sturm AC, Frisbie LR, Person TN, Metpally RP, Giovanni MA, Lowry LE, Leader JB, Ritchie MD, Carey DJ, Justice AE, Kirchner HL, Faucett WA, Williams MS, Ledbetter DH, Murray MF.
    • JAMA Netw Open. 2018 Sep 21;1(5): e182140. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2018.2140.

    Research news: Can population-based DNA sequencing identify those at risk for hereditary cancers? (FORCE. XRAYS.)

    • Exome Sequencing-Based Screening for BRCA1/2 Expected Pathogenic Variants Among Adult Biobank Participants.
    • Manickam K, Buchanan AH, Schwartz MLB, Hallquist MLG, Williams JL, Rahm AK, Rocha H, Savatt JM, Evans AE, Butry LM, Lazzeri AL, Lindbuchler DM, Flansburg CN, Leeming R, Vogel VG, Lebo MS, Mason-Suares HM, Hoskinson DC, Abul-Husn NS, Dewey FE, Overton JD, Reid JG, Baras A, Willard HF, McCormick CZ, Krishnamurthy SB, Hartzel DN, Kost KA, Lavage DR, Sturm AC, Frisbie LR, Person TN, Metpally RP, Giovanni MA, Lowry LE, Leader JB, Ritchie MD, Carey DJ, Justice AE, Kirchner HL, Faucett WA, Williams MS, Ledbetter DH, Murray MF.
    • JAMA Netw Open. 2018 Sep 7;1(5):e182140. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2018.2140.
    • Population based germline testing for primary cancer prevention.
    • Manchanda R, Legood R.
    • Oncotarget. 2018 Sep 4;9(69):33062-33063. eCollection 2018 Sep 4.

    Cost-effectiveness of Population-Based BRCA1, BRCA2, RAD51C, RAD51D, BRIP1, PALB2 Mutation Testing in Unselected General Population Women.

    • Prospective study of germline genetic testing in incident cases of pancreatic adenocarcinoma.
    • Brand R, Borazanci E, Speare V, Dudley B, Karloski E, Peters MLB, Stobie L, Bahary N, Zeh H, Zureikat A, Hogg M, Lee K, Tsung A, Rhee J, Ohr J, Sun W, Lee J, Moser AJ, DeLeonardis K, Krejdovsky J, Dalton E, LaDuca H, Dolinsky J, Colvin A, Lim C, Black MH, Tung N.
    • Cancer. 2018 Sep 1;124(17):3520-3527. doi: 10.1002/cncr.31628. Epub 2018 Aug 1.
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    • Tsunoda AT, Ribeiro R, Reis RJ, da Cunha Andrade C, Moretti Marques R, Baiocchi G, Fin F, Zanvettor PH, Falcao D, Batista TP, Azevedo B, Guitmann G, Pessini SA, Nunes JS, Campbell LM, Linhares JC, Carneiro V, Coimbra F.
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    • Review
    • How Should Genetic Counseling for Ovarian Cancer Be Implemented in a Middle-Income Country? An Insight Based on the Brazilian Scenario.
    • Koike Folgueira MAA, Maistro S, Teixeira N, Mourits MJE, Chammas R, Hendrika de Bock G.
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    • Cancer genetics, precision prevention and a call to action.
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    • Commentary

    Editorial:

    GPS for navigating healthcare.

    • BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations and clinical interpretation in 398 ovarian cancer patients: comparison with breast cancer variants in a similar population.
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    • Inadequate Rates of BRCA Testing with its Negative Consequences for Women with Epithelial Ovarian Cancer and their Families: an Overview of the Literature.
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    • Review
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    • Description of Genetic Variants in BRCA Genes in Mexican Patients with Ovarian Cancer: A First Step towards Implementing Personalized Medicine.
    • Delgado-Balderas JR, Garza-Rodriguez ML, Gomez-Macias GS, Barboza-Quintana A, Barboza-Quintana O, Cerda-Flores RM, Miranda-Maldonado I, Vazquez-Garcia HM, Valdez-Chapa LD, Antonio-Macedo M, Dean M, Barrera-Saldaña HA.
    • Genes (Basel). 2018 Jul 11;9(7). pii: E349. doi: 10.3390/genes9070349.
    • Cost-effectiveness of Population-Based BRCA1, BRCA2, RAD51C, RAD51D, BRIP1, PALB2 Mutation Testing in Unselected General Population Women.
    • Manchanda R, Patel S, Gordeev VS, Antoniou AC, Smith S, Lee A, Hopper JL, MacInnis RJ, Turnbull C, Ramus SJ, Gayther SA, Pharoah PDP, Menon U, Jacobs I, Legood R.
    • J Natl Cancer Inst. 2018 Jul 1;110(7):714-725. doi: 10.1093/jnci/djx265.

    Editorial:

    Population Testing for High Penetrance Genes: Are We There Yet?

    Commentary:

    Population based germline testing for primary cancer prevention.

    • Implementation of a quality improvement project for universal genetic testing in women with ovarian cancer.
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    • Early cancer diagnoses through BRCA1/2 screening of unselected adult biobank participants.
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    • Genetic Counseling Referral Rates in Long-Term Survivors of Triple-Negative Breast Cancer.
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    • Frequency of pathogenic germline mutations in cancer susceptibility genes in breast cancer patients.
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    • Main implications related to the switch to BRCA1/2 tumor testing in ovarian cancer patients: a proposal of a consensus.
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    • Pathogenic Germline Variants in 10,389 Adult Cancers.
    • Huang KL, Mashl RJ, Wu Y, Ritter DI, Wang J, Oh C, Paczkowska M, Reynolds S, Wyczalkowski MA, Oak N, Scott AD, Krassowski M, Cherniack AD, Houlahan KE, Jayasinghe R, Wang LB, Zhou DC, Liu D, Cao S, Kim YW, Koire A, McMichael JF, Hucthagowder V, Kim TB, Hahn A, Wang C, McLellan MD, Al-Mulla F, Johnson KJ; Cancer Genome Atlas Research Network, Lichtarge O, Boutros PC, Raphael B, Lazar AJ, Zhang W, Wendl MC, Govindan R, Jain S, Wheeler D, Kulkarni S, Dipersio JF, Reimand J, Meric-Bernstam F, Chen K, Shmulevich I, Plon SE, Chen F, Ding L.
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    • Practical consensus recommendation on when to do BRCA testing.
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    • Cost effectiveness of population based BRCA1 founder mutation testing in Sephardi Jewish women.
    • Patel S, Legood R, Evans DG, Turnbull C, Antoniou AC, Menon U, Jacobs I, Manchanda R.
    • Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2018 Apr;218(4):431.e1-431.e12. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2017.12.221. Epub 2017 Dec 26.
    • Disparities in genetics assessment for women with ovarian cancer: Can we do better?
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    • The Right Not to Know: When Ignorance Is Bliss but Deadly.
    • Clausen AM.
    • Global Health NOW. 2018 Mar 20.

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

    • Recommendations for biomarker testing in epithelial ovarian cancer: a National Consensus Statement by the Spanish Society of Pathology and the Spanish Society of Medical Oncology.
    • Oaknin A, Guarch R, Barretina P, Hardisson D, González A, Matías-Guiu X, Pérez-Fidalgo A, Vieites B, Romero I, Palacios J.
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    • Adaptation of Genetic Counseling According to an Individual's Literacy Regarding Genomics.
    • Nakamura S, Narimatsu H.
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    • Letter, Comment

    National Estimates of Genetic Testing in Women With a History of Breast or Ovarian Cancer.

    Letter, Reply:

    Reply to S. Nakamura et al and S. Narod et al.

    • Population-Based Genetic Testing for BRCA1 and BRCA2.
    • Narod S, Akbari MR.
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    • Letter

    Editorial:

    Genetic Testing: What Problem Are We Trying to Solve?

    National Estimates of Genetic Testing in Women With a History of Breast or Ovarian Cancer.

    Letter, Comment:

    Reply to S. Nakamura et al and S. Narod et al.

    • Medical Strategy or Marketing Strategy?
    • Resta R.
    • The DNA Exchange. 2018 Mar 18.
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    • [No author given]
    • U.S. Food & Drug Administration. FDA News Release. 2018 Mar 6.

    Blog post, News: NSGC Responds to U.S. Food and Drug Administration Approval of Direct-to-Consumer Cancer Test that Reports Three BRCA Mutations (NSGC Blog)

    News: FDA approves breast cancer test kits: how useful are they? (FORCE. XRAYS)

    • A population-based analysis of germline BRCA1 and BRCA2 testing among ovarian cancer patients in an era of histotype-specific approaches to ovarian cancer prevention.
    • Hanley GE, McAlpine JN, Miller D, Huntsman D, Schrader KA, Blake Gilks C, Mitchell G.
    • BMC Cancer. 2018 Mar 5;18(1):254. doi: 10.1186/s12885-018-4153-8.
    • Frequency of BRCA1 and BRCA2 causative founder variants in ovarian cancer patients in South-East Poland.
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    • Role of Genetic Testing for Inherited Prostate Cancer Risk: Philadelphia Prostate Cancer Consensus Conference 2017.
    • Giri VN, Knudsen KE, Kelly WK, Abida W, Andriole GL, Bangma CH, Bekelman JE, Benson MC, Blanco A, Burnett A, Catalona WJ, Cooney KA, Cooperberg M, Crawford DE, Den RB, Dicker AP, Eggener S, Fleshner N, Freedman ML, Hamdy FC, Hoffman-Censits J, Hurwitz MD, Hyatt C, Isaacs WB, Kane CJ, Kantoff P, Karnes RJ, Karsh LI, Klein EA, Lin DW, Loughlin KR, Lu-Yao G, Malkowicz SB, Mann MJ, Mark JR, McCue PA, Miner MM, Morgan T, Moul JW, Myers RE, Nielsen SM, Obeid E, Pavlovich CP, Peiper SC, Penson DF, Petrylak D, Pettaway CA, Pilarski R, Pinto PA, Poage W, Raj GV, Rebbeck TR, Robson ME, Rosenberg MT, Sandler H, Sartor O, Schaeffer E, Schwartz GF, Shahin MS, Shore ND, Shuch B, Soule HR, Tomlins SA, Trabulsi EJ, Uzzo R, Vander Griend DJ, Walsh PC, Weil CJ, Wender R, Gomella LG.
    • J Clin Oncol. 2018 Feb 1;36(4):414-424. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2017.74.1173. Epub 2017 Dec 13.
    • BRCAsearch: written pre-test information and BRCA1/2 germline mutation testing in unselected patients with newly diagnosed breast cancer.
    • Nilsson MP, Törngren T, Henriksson K, Kristoffersson U, Kvist A, Silfverberg B, Borg Å, Loman N.
    • Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2018 Feb;168(1):117-126. doi: 10.1007/s10549-017-4584-y. Epub 2017 Nov 21.
    • Reflex Testing for Germline BRCA1, BRCA2, PALB2, and ATM Mutations in Pancreatic Cancer: Mutation Prevalence and Clinical Outcomes From Two Canadian Research Registries.
    • Smith AL, Wong C, Cuggia A, Borgida A, Holter S, Hall A, Connor AA, Bascuñana C, Asselah J, Bouganim N, Poulin V, Jolivet J, Vafiadis P, Le P, Martel G, Lemay F, Beaudoin A, Rafatzand K, Chaudhury P, Barkun J, Metrakos P, Marcus V, Omeroglu A, Chong G, Akbari MR, Foulkes WD, Gallinger S, Zogopoulos G.
    • JCO Precis Oncol. doi: 10.1200/PO.17.00098. Epub 2017 Jan 19.

    Editorial:

    Should We Lower Our Threshold for Germline Genetic Assessment in Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma?

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    • Prevalence of pathogenic germline variants detected by multigene sequencing in unselected Japanese patients with ovarian cancer.
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    • Tolerance and toxicity of the PARP inhibitor olaparib in older women with epithelial ovarian cancer.
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    • Universal BRCA1/BRCA2 Testing for Ovarian Cancer Patients is Welcomed, but with Care: How Women and Staff Contextualize Experiences of Expanded Access.
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    • Missed therapeutic and prevention opportunities in women with BRCA-mutated epithelial ovarian cancer and their families due to low referral rates for genetic counseling and BRCA testing: A review of the literature.
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    • Prevalence of deleterious germline variants in risk genes including BRCA1/2 in consecutive ovarian cancer patients (AGO-TR-1).
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    Editorial:

    The Potential and Challenges of Expanded Germline Testing in Clinical Oncology.

    Press: Study Shows More Cancer Mutations Detected by Universal Sequencing. (Clinical Omics)

    Press: Expanding Germline Analyses to Prevent and Treat Cancers. (Medscape)

    • Frequency of Germline BRCA1/2 Mutations in Unselected Patients With Colorectal Cancer.
    • Daniels MS, Bannon SA, Mork ME.
    • J Clin Oncol. 2017 Aug 1;35(22):2588. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2017.72.7222. Epub 2017 May 16.

    Cancer Susceptibility Gene Mutations in Individuals With Colorectal Cancer.

    Letter, Reply:

    Reply to M.S. Daniels et al.

    • A universal genetic testing initiative for patients with high-grade, non-mucinous epithelial ovarian cancer and the implications for cancer treatment.
    • Bednar EM, Oakley HD, Sun CC, Burke CC, Munsell MF, Westin SN, Lu KH.
    • Gynecol Oncol. 2017 Aug;146(2):399-404. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2017.05.037. Epub 2017 Jun 10.
    • Malignant Brenner tumor associated with a germline BRCA2 mutation.
    • Toboni MD, Smith HJ, Dilley SE, Novak L, Leath CA.
    • Gynecol Oncol Rep. 2017 May 31;21:17-19. doi: 10.1016/j.gore.2017.05.006. eCollection 2017 Aug.
    • Germline Mutations in Cancer Susceptibility Genes in a Large Series of Unselected Breast Cancer Patients.
    • Sun J, Meng H, Yao L, Lv M, Bai J, Zhang J, Wang L, Ouyang T, Li J, Wang T, Fan Z, Fan T, Lin B, Xie Y.
    • Clin Cancer Res. 2017 Jul 19. pii: clincanres.3227.2016. doi: 10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-16-3227. [Epub ahead of print]
    • BRCA population screening for predicting breast cancer: for or against?
    • Lippi G, Mattiuzzi C, Montagnana M.
    • Ann Transl Med. 2017 Jul;5(13):275. doi: 10.21037/atm.2017.06.71.
    • Population screening for BRCA1/BRCA2 founder mutations in Ashkenazi Jews: proactive recruitment compared with self-referral.
    • Lieberman S, Tomer A, Ben-Chetrit A, Olsha O, Strano S, Beeri R, Koka S, Fridman H, Djemal K, Glick I, Zalut T, Segev S, Sklair M, Kaufman B, Lahad A, Raz A, Levy-Lahad E.
    • Genet Med. 2017 Jul;19(7):754-762. doi: 10.1038/gim.2016.182. Epub 2016 Dec 8.
    • Overall Survival and Clinical Characteristics of BRCA-Associated Cholangiocarcinoma: A Multicenter Retrospective Study.
    • Golan T, Raitses-Gurevich M, Kelley RK, Bocobo AG, Borgida A, Shroff RT, Holter S, Gallinger S, Ahn DH, Aderka D, Apurva J, Bekaii-Saab T, Friedman E, Javle M.
    • Oncologist. 2017 Jul;22(7):804-810. doi: 10.1634/theoncologist.2016-0415. Epub 2017 May 9.
    • Current guidelines for BRCA testing of breast cancer patients are insufficient to detect all mutation carriers.
    • Grindedal EM, Heramb C, Karsrud I, Ariansen SL, Mæhle L, Undlien DE, Norum J, Schlichting E.
    • BMC Cancer. 2017 Jun 21;17(1):438. doi: 10.1186/s12885-017-3422-2.
    • Population screening for BRCA1/BRCA2 mutations: lessons from qualitative analysis of the screening experience.
    • Lieberman S, Lahad A, Tomer A, Cohen C, Levy-Lahad E, Raz A.
    • Genet Med. 2017 Jun;19(6):628-634. doi: 10.1038/gim.2016.175. Epub 2016 Dec 1.
    • Guidance Statement On BRCA1/2 Tumor Testing in Ovarian Cancer Patients.
    • Capoluongo E, Ellison G, López-Guerrero JA, Penault-Llorca F, Ligtenberg MJL, Banerjee S, Singer C, Friedman E, Markiefka B, Schirmacher P, Büttner R, van Asperen CJ, Ray-Coquard I, Endris V, Kamel-Reid S, Percival N, Bryce J, Röthlisberger B, Soong R, de Castro DG.
    • Semin Oncol. 2017 Jun;44(3):187-197. doi: 10.1053/j.seminoncol.2017.08.004. Epub 2017 Sep 15.
    • Co-Occurrence of COMT and BRCA1/2 Variants in a Population.
    • Movassagh M, Mudvari P, Horvath A.
    • N Engl J Med. 2017 May 25;376(21):2090-2091. doi: 10.1056/NEJMc1701592.
    • BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations in ovarian cancer patients from China: Ethnic-related mutations in BRCA1 associated with an increased risk of ovarian cancer.
    • Shi T, Wang P, Xie C, Yin S, Shi D, Wei C, Tang W, Jiang R, Cheng X, Wei Q, Wang Q, Zang R.
    • Int J Cancer. 2017 May 1;140(9):2051-2059. doi: 10.1002/ijc.30633. Epub 2017 Feb 23.
    • Moving towards population-based genetic risk prediction for ovarian cancer.
    • Rahman B, Side L, Gibbon S, Meisel SF, Fraser L, Gessler S, Wardle J, Lanceley A.
    • BJOG. 2017 May;124(6):855-858. doi: 10.1111/1471-0528.14603.
    • Commentary
    • Cancers de l’ovaire BRCA muté : consultation d’oncogénétique et prescription des inhibiteurs de PARP. [BRCA-mutated Ovarian Carcinomas: Genetic Counseling and PARP Inhibitors Prescription.]
    • Gladieff L, Lyonnet DS, Lortholary A, Leary A, Genestie C, Ray-Coquard I.
    • Bull Cancer. 2017 May;104 Suppl 1:S16-S23. doi: 10.1016/S0007-4551(17)30158-3.
    • Review, [Article in French]
    • Experiences from a pilot program bringing BRCA1/2 genetic screening to theUS Ashkenazi Jewish population.
    • Wiesman C, Rose E, Grant A, Zimilover A, Klugman S, Schreiber-Agus N.
    • Genet Med. 2017 May;19(5):529-536. doi: 10.1038/gim.2016.154. Epub 2016 Oct 13.

    Press: New Study Highlights the Benefits of BRCA Testing for All People of Ashkenazi Jewish Descent. (Newswise, Montefiore Health System)

    • Delivering widespread BRCA testing and PARP inhibition to patients with ovarian cancer.
    • George A, Kaye S, Banerjee S.
    • Nat Rev Clin Oncol. 2017 May;14(5):284-296. doi: 10.1038/nrclinonc.2016.191. Epub 2016 Dec 13.
    • Review
    • Cancer Susceptibility Gene Mutations in Individuals With Colorectal Cancer.
    • Yurgelun MB, Kulke MH, Fuchs CS, Allen BA, Uno H, Hornick JL, Ukaegbu CI, Brais LK, McNamara PG, Mayer RJ, Schrag D, Meyerhardt JA, Ng K, Kidd J, Singh N, Hartman AR, Wenstrup RJ, Syngal S.
    • J Clin Oncol. 2017 Apr 1;35(10):1086-1095. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2016.71.0012. Epub 2017 Jan 30.

    Letter, Comments:

    Frequency of Germline BRCA1/2 Mutations in Unselected Patients With Colorectal Cancer.

    Letter, Reply:

    Reply to M.S. Daniels et al.

    • Rapid and cost-effective high-throughput sequencing for identification of germline mutations of BRCA1 and BRCA2.
    • Ahmadloo S, Nakaoka H, Hayano T, Hosomichi K, You H, Utsuno E, Sangai T, Nishimura M, Matsushita K, Hata A, Nomura F, Inoue I.
    • J Hum Genet. 2017 Apr;62(5):561-567. doi: 10.1038/jhg.2017.5. Epub 2017 Feb 9.
    • Genetic Counselling, BRCA1/2 Status and Clinico-pathologic Characteristics of Patients with Ovarian Cancer before 50 Years of Age.
    • Cvelbar M, Hocevar M, Novakovic S, Stegel V, Perhavec A, Krajc M.
    • Radiol Oncol. 2017 Mar 16;51(2):187-194. doi: 10.1515/raon-2017-0013. eCollection 2017 Jun.
    • Genetics Consultation Rates Following a Diagnosis of High-Grade Serous Ovarian Carcinoma in the Canadian Province of Ontario.
    • McGee J, Panabaker K, Leonard S, Ainsworth P, Elit L, Shariff SZ.
    • Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2017 Mar;27(3):437-443. doi: 10.1097/IGC.0000000000000907.
    • Homologous recombination deficiency (HRD) testing in ovarian cancer clinical practice: a review of the literature.
    • Frey MK, Pothuri B.
    • Gynecol Oncol Res Pract. 2017 Feb 22;4:4. doi: 10.1186/s40661-017-0039-8. eCollection 2017.
    • Male breast cancer in a multi-gene panel testing cohort: insights and unexpected results.
    • Pritzlaff M, Summerour P, McFarland R, Li S, Reineke P, Dolinsky JS, Goldgar DE, Shimelis H, Couch FJ, Chao EC, LaDuca H.
    • Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2017 Feb;161(3):575-586. doi: 10.1007/s10549-016-4085-4. Epub 2016 Dec 22.
    • BRCA1/2 germline testing in non-mucinous epithelial ovarian carcinoma: changing international practice and implications for service provision.
    • Coakley M, Cleary V, Power N, O'Reilly S.
    • Eur J Hum Genet. 2017 Feb;25(2):167-168. doi: 10.1038/ejhg.2016.138. Epub 2016 Oct 19.
    • Community attitudes towards a Jewish community BRCA1/2 testing program.
    • Cousens N, Kaur R, Meiser B, Andrews L.
    • Fam Cancer. 2017 Jan;16(1):17-28. doi: 10.1007/s10689-016-9918-0.
    • Current perspectives on recommendations for BRCA genetic testing in ovarian cancer patients.
    • Vergote I, Banerjee S, Gerdes AM, van Asperen C, Marth C, Vaz F, Ray-Coquard I, Stoppa-Lyonnet D, Gonzalez-Martin A, Sehouli J, Colombo N.
    • Eur J Cancer. 2016 Dec;69:127-134. doi: 10.1016/j.ejca.2016.10.006. Epub 2016 Nov 4.
    • Review
    • Which BRCA genetic testing programs are ready for implementation in health care? A systematic review of economic evaluations.
    • D'Andrea E, Marzuillo C, De Vito C, Di Marco M, Pitini E, Vacchio MR, Villari P.
    • Genet Med. 2016 Dec;18(12):1171-1180. doi: 10.1038/gim.2016.29. Epub 2016 Apr 14.
    • Population Frequency of Germline BRCA1/2 Mutations.
    • Maxwell KN, Domchek SM, Nathanson KL, Robson ME.
    • J Clin Oncol. 2016 Dec;34(34):4183-4185. Epub 2016 Oct 31.
    • Advocacy group anecdotes present one-sided picture of genetic testing for breast cancer.
    • Mary Chris Jaklevic
    • Health News Review. 2016 Oct 13.

    Comments from NSGC Discussion Forum Cancer SIG

    Subject: Conflict of Interest and BRCA

    • New paradigms for BRCA1/BRCA2 testing in women with ovarian cancer: results of the Genetic Testing in Epithelial Ovarian Cancer (GTEOC) study.
    • Plaskocinska I, Shipman H, Drummond J, Thompson E, Buchanan V, Newcombe B, Hodgkin C, Barter E, Ridley P, Ng R, Miller S, Dann A, Licence V, Webb H, Tan LT, Daly M, Ayers S, Rufford B, Earl H, Parkinson C, Duncan T, Jimenez-Linan M, Sagoo GS, Abbs S, Hulbert-Williams N, Pharoah P, Crawford R, Brenton JD, Tischkowitz M.
    • J Med Genet. 2016 Oct;53(10):655-61. doi: 10.1136/jmedgenet-2016-103902. Epub 2016 May 12.
    • Genetic predisposition in gynecologic cancers.
    • Daniels MS, Lu KH.
    • Semin Oncol. 2016 Oct;43(5):543-547. doi: 10.1053/j.seminoncol.2016.08.005. Epub 2016 Sep 20.
    • Review
    • All women with ovarian cancer should be offered genetic testing – so why aren’t they?
    • Emma Smith
    • Science Blog. Cancer Research UK. 2016 Aug 17.
    • 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.

    • Knowing your BRCA status could save your life.
    • Abigail Klein Leichman.
    • ISRAEL21c. 2016 Jul 28.
    • Genetic testing and personalized ovarian cancer screening: a survey of public attitudes.
    • Meisel SF, Rahman B, Side L, Fraser L, Gessler S, Lanceley A, Wardle J; PROMISE-2016 study team.
    • BMC Womens Health. 2016 Jul 26;16(1):46. doi: 10.1186/s12905-016-0325-3.
    • Germline BRCA1/2 mutation testing is indicated in every patient with epithelial ovarian cancer: A systematic review.
    • Arts-de Jong M, de Bock GH, van Asperen CJ, Mourits MJ, de Hullu JA, Kets CM.
    • Eur J Cancer. 2016 Jul;61:137-45. doi: 10.1016/j.ejca.2016.03.009. Epub 2016 May 19.
    • Review
    • 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)

    • Population-Based BRCA1/2 Testing in Ashkenazi Jews: Ready for Prime Time.
    • Lynce F, Isaacs C.
    • J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2016 Jun;14(6):809-12.
    • Prevalence of founder mutations in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes among unaffected women from the Bahamas.
    • Trottier M, Lunn J, Butler R, Curling D, Turnquest T, Francis W, Halliday D, Royer R, Zhang S, Li S, Thompson I, Donenberg T, Hurley J, Akbari MR, Narod SA.
    • Clin Genet. 2016 Mar;89(3):328-31. doi: 10.1111/cge.12602. Epub 2015 May 31.

    Research news: Prevalence of BRCA founder mutations in Bahamian women (FORCE. XRAYS.)

    • Genetic screening for gynecological cancer: where are we heading?
    • Manchanda R, Jacobs I.
    • Future Oncol. 2016 Jan;12(2):207-20. doi: 10.2217/fon.15.278. Epub 2015 Dec 7.
    • Editorial / Commentary
    • The Science -- Or Lack Of It -- Behind Genetic Tests Offered In The Workplace.
    • David Shaywitz.
    • Forbes. 2015 Dec 18.
    • Cost-effectiveness of Universal BRCA1/2 Screening: Evidence-Based Decision Making.
    • Long EF, Ganz PA.
    • JAMA Oncol. 2015 Dec 1;1(9):1217-1218. doi: 10.1001/jamaoncol.2015.2340.

    News: Costs of Universal BRCA1/BRCA2 Testing May Exceed Benefits (Clinical OMICs)

    • Discussion: The Next Big Things in the BRCA World.
    • [No author given].
    • My Gene Counsel. 2015 Nov 4.
    • Population-Wide Screening for Germline BRCA1 and BRCA2 Mutations: Too Much of a Good Thing?
    • Yurgelun MB, Hiller E, Garber JE.
    • J Clin Oncol. 2015 Oct 1;33(28):3092-5. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2015.60.8596. Epub 2015 Aug 17.
    • September 2015 Webinar: Population Screening for BRCA1/2.
    • Keelia Clemens.
    • NSGC Cancer SIG Webinar. 2015 Sep 21.
    • Webinar
    • Why have ovarian cancer mortality rates declined? Part III. Prospects for the future.
    • Sopik V, Rosen B, Giannakeas V, Narod SA.
    • Gynecol Oncol. 2015 Sep;138(3):757-61. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2015.06.019. Epub 2015 Jun 16.
    • Review
    • BRCA1/2 population screening: embracing the benefits.
    • Plon SE.
    • Curr Oncol. 2015 Aug;22(4):e230-1. doi: 10.3747/co.22.2660.

    Commentary:

    Is it time to offer BRCA1 and BRCA2 testing to all Jewish women?

    • Is it time to offer BRCA1 and BRCA2 testing to all Jewish women?
    • Metcalfe KA, Eisen A, Lerner-Ellis J, Narod SA.
    • Curr Oncol. 2015 Aug;22(4):e233-6. doi: 10.3747/co.22.2527.
    • Testing helps fight ovarian, breast cancers—but not everyone agrees on how to do it.
    • Maria Delaney.
    • Ars Technica. 2015 Jul 1.
    • Genomic screening of the general adult population: key concepts for assessing net benefit with systematic evidence reviews.
    • Prince AE, Berg JS, Evans JP, Jonas DE, Henderson G.
    • Genet Med. 2015 Jun;17(6):441-443. doi: 10.1038/gim.2014.129. Epub 2014 Sep 18.

    Podcast: Genomic Screening for BRCA mutations and beyond: The promise and peril. (Genetics in Medicine GenePod)

    Podcast: Archive. (Genetics in Medicine GenePod)

    • Look Before You Leap: Genomic Screening in Obstetrics and Gynecology.
    • Adams MC, Berg JS, Pearlman MD, Vora NL.
    • Obstet Gynecol. 2015 Jun;125(6):1299-1305.
    • Editorial / Commentary
    • Proposed Shift in Screening for Breast Cancer.
    • Levine B, Steinberg K.
    • JAMA. 2015 Feb 3;313(5):525. doi: 10.1001/jama.2014.17436.
    • Letter, Comment

    Viewpoint:

    Population-based screening for BRCA1 and BRCA2: 2014 Lasker Award.

    Comment / Letter:

    Proposed Shift in Screening for Breast Cancer-Reply.

    • Is it time for BRCA1/2 mutation screening in the general adult population?: impact of population characteristics.
    • Palomaki GE.
    • Genet Med. 2015 Jan;17(1):24-26. doi: 10.1038/gim.2014.167. Epub 2014 Nov 6.
    • Population testing for cancer predisposing BRCA1/BRCA2 mutations in the Ashkenazi-Jewish community: a randomized controlled trial.
    • Manchanda R, Loggenberg K, Sanderson S, Burnell M, Wardle J, Gessler S, Side L, Balogun N, Desai R, Kumar A, Dorkins H, Wallis Y, Chapman C, Taylor R, Jacobs C, Tomlinson I, McGuire A, Beller U, Menon U, Jacobs I.
    • J Natl Cancer Inst. 2014 Nov 30;107(1):379. doi: 10.1093/jnci/dju379. Print 2015 Jan.

    Press: Current way of detecting gene mutations misses people at high risk of cancer. (Medical Xpress)

    Press: 'Screen more' for cancer risk genes. (BBC Health)

    Press: Population Genetic Testing Favored for BRCA1/BRCA2 Mutations in Ashkenazi-Jewish Women. (Medscape / Reuters Health)

    • Cost-effectiveness of population screening for BRCA mutations in Ashkenazi jewish women compared with family history-based testing.
    • Manchanda R, Legood R, Burnell M, McGuire A, Raikou M, Loggenberg K, Wardle J, Sanderson S, Gessler S, Side L, Balogun N, Desai R, Kumar A, Dorkins H, Wallis Y, Chapman C, Taylor R, Jacobs C, Tomlinson I, Beller U, Menon U, Jacobs I.
    • J Natl Cancer Inst. 2014 Nov 30;107(1):380. doi: 10.1093/jnci/dju380. Print 2015 Jan.

    Press: Current way of detecting gene mutations misses people at high risk of cancer. (Medical Xpress)

    Press: Population Genetic Testing Favored for BRCA1/BRCA2 Mutations in Ashkenazi-Jewish Women. (Medscape / Reuters Health)

    • Precision medicine meets public health: population screening for BRCA1 and BRCA2.
    • Levy-Lahad E, Lahad A, King MC.
    • J Natl Cancer Inst. 2014 Dec 30;107(1):420. doi: 10.1093/jnci/dju420. Print 2015 Jan.

    Press: Precision Medicine Meets Public Health: Population Screening for BRCA1 and BRCA2. (Medscape)

    • Universal BRCA Testing 'Would Break the Bank'.
    • Roxanne Nelson.
    • Medscape Oncology, 2014 Dec 15.
    • Video: Is it time to think about population screening for BRCA1 and BRCA2?
    • Ellen T. Matloff.
    • My Gene Counsel. 2014 Nov 18.
    • Preventing ovarian cancer through genetic testing: a population-based study.
    • Finch A, Bacopulos S, Rosen B, Fan I, Bradley L, Risch H, McLaughlin JR, Lerner-Ellis J, Narod SA.
    • Clin Genet. 2014 Nov;86(5):496-9. doi: 10.1111/cge.12313. Epub 2013 Dec 4.
    • Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Testing for Brca Mutations in Women Diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer and their Female First-Degree Relatives: A Uk Health Service Perspective.
    • Dyer M, Vereecken W, Worrall J, George A, Rahman N.
    • Value Health. 2014 Nov;17(7):A643-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jval.2014.08.2327. Epub 2014 Oct 26.
    • Conference abstract
    • Population-based screening for breast and ovarian cancer risk due to BRCA1 and BRCA2.
    • Gabai-Kapara E, Lahad A, Kaufman B, Friedman E, Segev S, Renbaum P, Beeri R, Gal M, Grinshpun-Cohen J, Djemal K, Mandell JB, Lee MK, Beller U, Catane R, King MC, Levy-Lahad E.
    • Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 Sep 30;111(39):14205-10. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1415979111. Epub 2014 Sep 5.

    Comments on NSGC Discussion Forum Cancer SIG

    Subject: Population screening for BRCA1/2

    • Should All Women Be Screened for BRCA1 and BRCA2?
    • Charis Eng
    • Health Essentials, Cleveland Clinic, 2014 Sep 25
    • BRCA Screening: Good Sense or Gattaca Rising?
    • Kathy D. Miller.
    • Medscape Oncology, 2014 Sep 24.
    • Genetic Testing For All: Is It Eugenics?
    • Ricki Lewis.
    • DNA Science Blog, 2014 Sep 18.
    • Population-based screening for BRCA1 and BRCA2: 2014 Lasker Award.
    • King MC, Levy-Lahad E, Lahad A.
    • JAMA. 2014 Sep 17;312(11):1091-2. doi: 10.1001/jama.2014.12483.

    Comments on NSGC Discussion Forum

    Subject: NSGC Statement on BRCA Testing Over 30

    Comments on NSGC Discussion Forum Cancer SIG

    Subject: Population screening for BRCA1/2

    Letter

    Proposed Shift in Screening for Breast Cancer.

    Letter, Comment

    Proposed Shift in Screening for Breast Cancer-Reply.

    • Genetic Testing For BRCA Is A Personal Decision.
    • Elaine Schattner.
    • Forbes. 2014 Sep 11.
    • Mary-Claire King (winner of the 2014 Lasker Prize!) proposes a plan for universal BRCA 1/2 testing that is both TOO MUCH and TOO LITTLE.
    • Laura Hercher.
    • The DNA Exchange, 2014 Sep 10.
    • Beyond family history: Should all women be screened for BRCA breast cancer genes?
    • Meredith Knight.
    • Genetic Literacy Project, 2014 Sep 9.
    • Cancer Expert Recommends Genetic Testing for All Women Over 30.
    • Morgan Korn.
    • Yahoo Health, 2014 Sep 9.
    • Researcher Urges Wider Genetic Screening For Breast Cancer.
    • Rob Stein.
    • NPR, All Things Considered, 2014 Sep 8.
    • Lasker Winner Calls for More Genetic Testing for Cancer.
    • Lawrence K Altman, Roni Caryn Rabin.
    • NY Times, Health, 2014 Sep 8.
    • Ask Well: Genetic Testing for Breast Cancer.
    • Roni Caryn Rabin.
    • New York Times. Ask Well. 2013 Nov 27.
    • Calls for genetic screening of ovarian cancer patients.
    • Philippa Brice.
    • PHG Foundation. 2013 Sep 18.
    • Charity calls for routine BRCA testing of ovarian cancer patients.
    • Wise J.
    • BMJ. 2013 Sep 17;347:f5664. doi: 10.1136/bmj.f5664.
    • News
    • A comparison of the detection of BRCA mutation carriers through the provision of Jewish population-based genetic testing compared with clinic-based genetic testing.
    • Metcalfe KA, Poll A, Royer R, Nanda S, Llacuachaqui M, Sun P, Narod SA.
    • Br J Cancer. 2013 Aug 6;109(3):777-9. doi: 10.1038/bjc.2013.309. Epub 2013 Jun 18.
    • Clinicians' Attitudes toward General Screening of the Ashkenazi-Jewish Population for Prevalent Founder BRCA1/2 and LRRK2 Mutations.
    • Shkedi-Rafid S, Ofer-Bialer G, Meiner V, Calderon-Margalit R.
    • Public Health Genomics. [2013 Aug;];16(4):174-83. doi: 10.1159/000351592. Epub 2013 Jun 28.
    • Population-based, risk-stratified genetic testing for ovarian cancer risk: a focus group study.
    • Meisel SF, Side L, Fraser L, Gessler S, Wardle J, Lanceley A.
    • Public Health Genomics. [2013 Aug;];16(4):184-91. doi: 10.1159/000352028. Epub 2013 Jul 4.
    • Acceptance of genetic counseling and testing in a hospital-based series of patients with gynecological cancer.
    • Dekker N, van Dorst EB, van der Luijt RB, van Gijn ME, van Tuil M, Offerhaus JA, Ausems MG.
    • J Genet Couns. 2013 Jun;22(3):345-57. doi: 10.1007/s10897-012-9553-3. Epub 2012 Nov 30.
    • US panel rejects routine use of BRCA cancer screening in women.
    • McCarthy M.
    • BMJ. 2013 Apr 4;346:f2160. doi: 10.1136/bmj.f2160.
    • News
    • Characteristics of women with ovarian carcinoma who have BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations not identified by clinical testing.
    • Norquist BM, Pennington KP, Agnew KJ, Harrell MI, Pennil CC, Lee MK, Casadei S, Thornton AM, Garcia RL, Walsh T, Swisher EM.
    • Gynecol Oncol. 2013 Mar;128(3):483-7. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2012.12.015. Epub 2012 Dec 19.
    • High frequency of BRCA1 founder mutations in Polish women with nonfamilial breast cancer.
    • Gaj P, Kluska A, Nowakowska D, Bałabas A, Piątkowska M, Dabrowska M, Niwińska A, Ostrowski J.
    • Fam Cancer. 2012 Dec;11(4):623-8. doi: 10.1007/s10689-012-9560-4.
    • Germline BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations in ovarian cancer: utility of a histology-based referral strategy.
    • Schrader KA, Hurlburt J, Kalloger SE, Hansford S, Young S, Huntsman DG, Gilks CB, McAlpine JN.
    • Obstet Gynecol. 2012 Aug;120(2 Pt 1):235-40. doi: 10.1097/AOG.0b013e31825f3576.

    Editorial:

    Genetic testing in ovarian cancer: getting better, and maybe not just for disease susceptibility anymore.

    • BRCA mutation frequency and patterns of treatment response in BRCA mutation-positive women with ovarian cancer: a report from the Australian Ovarian Cancer Study Group.
    • Alsop K, Fereday S, Meldrum C, deFazio A, Emmanuel C, George J, Dobrovic A, Birrer MJ, Webb PM, Stewart C, Friedlander M, Fox S, Bowtell D, Mitchell G.
    • J Clin Oncol. 2012 Jul 20;30(21):2654-63. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2011.39.8545. Epub 2012 Jun 18.

    Press: Routine BRCA Mutation Testing Urged in Ovarian Cancer. (Medscape/Reuters Health)

    • BRCA genetic testing of individuals from families with low prevalence of cancer: experiences of carriers and implications for population screening.
    • Shkedi-Rafid S, Gabai-Kapara E, Grinshpun-Cohen J, Levy-Lahad E.
    • Genet Med. 2012 Jul;14(7):688-94.
    • Long-term follow-up of Jewish women with a BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation who underwent population genetic screening.
    • Metcalfe KA, Mian N, Enmore M, Poll A, Llacuachaqui M, Nanda S, Sun P, Hughes KS, Narod SA.
    • Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2012 Jun;133(2):735-40. doi: 10.1007/s10549-011-1941-0. Epub 2012 Jan 13.