Surgical Treatment ~ Breast Cancer
~ Genetics of Breast & Ovarian Cancer

Note: Oophorectomy to reduce breast cancer risk as part of breast cancer treatment is included here. References concerning oophorectomy for treating ovarian cancer are located in "Ovarian Cancer Surgical Treatment".

List was last updated on Dec 1, 2019 @ 8:20 am.


    • Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy Use After Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy.
    • Christian N, Zabor EC, Cassidy M, Flynn J, Morrow M, Gemignani ML.
    • Ann Surg Oncol. 2019 Nov 15. doi: 10.1245/s10434-019-08038-8. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Robot-assisted Nipple-sparing Mastectomy with Immediate Breast Reconstruction: An Initial Experience.
    • Park HS, Lee J, Lee DW, Song SY, Lew DH, Kim SI, Cho YU.
    • Sci Rep. 2019 Oct 30;9(1):15669. doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-51744-2.
    • Risk-Reducing Salpingo-Oophorectomy and Breast Cancer Risk Reduction in the Gynecologic Oncology Group Protocol-0199 (GOG-0199).
    • Mai PL, Miller A, Gail MH, Skates S, Lu K, Sherman ME, Ioffe OB, Rodriguez G, Cohn DE, Boggess J, Rutherford T, Kauff ND, Rader JS, Phillips KA, DiSilvestro PA, Olawaiye AB, Ridgway MR, Greene MH, Piedmonte M, Walker JL.
    • JNCI Cancer Spectr. 2019 Oct 8; pkz075. doi: 10.1093/jncics/pkz075. eCollection 2019 Oct.

    Commentary:

    Preventing breast cancer in high risk women: is there still a role for oophorectomy?

    • BRCA test: what is the correct timing for surgery?
    • Mirandola S, Invento A, Surci N, Pollini GP, Pellini F.
    • Eur J Cancer Prev. 2019 Sep;28(5):460-462. doi: 10.1097/CEJ.0000000000000509.
    • Hereditary breast cancer: screening and risk reducing surgery.
    • Renzulli M, Zanotti S, Clemente A, Mineo G, Tovoli F, Reginelli A, Barile A, Cappabianca S, Taffurelli M, Golfieri R.
    • Gland Surg. 2019 Sep;8(Suppl 3):S142-S149. doi: 10.21037/gs.2019.04.04.
    • A systematic review of factors affecting quality of life after postmastectomy breast reconstruction in women with breast cancer.
    • Sousa H, Castro S, Abreu J, Pereira MG.
    • Psychooncology. 2019 Aug 16. doi: 10.1002/pon.5206. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Review
    • Use of Mammographic Measurements to Predict Complications After Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy in BRCA Mutation Carriers.
    • Park KU, Weiss A, Rosso K, Yi M, Hunt K, Kuerer H, Hanson SE, Candelaria R, Tevis S, Thompson A.
    • Ann Surg Oncol. 2019 Aug 9. doi: 10.1245/s10434-019-07704-1. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Women's initial experiences of their appearance after mastectomy and/or breast reconstruction: A qualitative study.
    • Herring B, Paraskeva N, Tollow P, Harcourt D.
    • Psychooncology. 2019 Aug 6. doi: 10.1002/pon.5196. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Prognostic Impact of Breast-Conserving Therapy Versus Mastectomy of BRCA1/2 Mutation Carriers Compared With Noncarriers in a Consecutive Series of Young Breast Cancer Patients.
    • van den Broek AJ, Schmidt MK, van 't Veer LJ, Oldenburg HSA, Rutgers EJ, Russell NS, Smit VTHBM, Voogd AC, Koppert LB, Siesling S, Jobsen JJ, Westenend PJ, van Leeuwen FE, Tollenaar RAEM.
    • Ann Surg. 2019 Aug;270(2):364-372. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000002804.
    • [A CASE REPORT OF THROMBOTIC THROMBOCYTOPENIC PURPURA (TTP) IN A BREAST CANCER PATIENT].
    • Ben Naftali Y, Duek OS, Ullmann Y.
    • Harefuah. 2019 Aug;158(8):503-505.
    • Case report, [Article in Hebrew]
    • In BRCA mutation carriers breast conserving surgery may not be the best choice.
    • Trimboli RM, Schiaffino S, Sardanelli F.
    • Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2019 Jul 27. doi: 10.1007/s10549-019-05373-y. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Letter, Commentary

    Original research:

    Risk of ipsilateral breast tumor recurrence in primary invasive breast cancer following breast-conserving surgery with BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation in China.

    • Update on the Feasibility and Progress on Robotic Breast Surgery.
    • Toesca A, Invento A, Massari G, Girardi A, Peradze N, Lissidini G, Sangalli C, Maisonneuve P, Manconi A, Gottardi A, Baker JL, Bottiglieri L, Naninato P, Farante G, Magnoni F, De Scalzi A, Corso G, Colleoni M, De Lorenzi F, Sacchini V, Galimberti V, Intra M, Rietjens M, Veronesi P.
    • Ann Surg Oncol. 2019 Jul 24. doi: 10.1245/s10434-019-07590-7. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Ovarian remnant syndrome in an aromatase inhibitor-treated patient with BRCA2 mutation following bilateral oophorectomy.
    • Wei M, Maurer KA, Henry NL.
    • Breast J. 2019 Jul 4. doi: 10.1111/tbj.13454. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Case report
    • Can I Keep My Nipple? Factors Influencing the Surgical Decision between Skin-Sparing and Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy.
    • Wang M, Huang J, Chagpar AB.
    • Am Surg. 2019 Jul 1;85(7):768-771.
    • 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.
    • Risk of ipsilateral breast tumor recurrence in primary invasive breast cancer following breast-conserving surgery with BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation in China.
    • Cao W, Xie Y, He Y, Li J, Wang T, Fan Z, Fan T, Ouyang T.
    • Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2019 Jun;175(3):749-754. doi: 10.1007/s10549-019-05199-8. Epub 2019 Mar 20.

    Letter, Commentary:

    In BRCA mutation carriers breast conserving surgery may not be the best choice.

    • Choosing high-risk screening vs. surgery and the effect of treatment modality on anxiety and breast-specific sensuality in BRCA mutation carriers.
    • Rojas KE, Butler E, Gutierrez J, Kwait R, Laprise J, Wilbur JS, Spinette S, Raker CA, Robison K, Legare R, Gass J, Stuckey A.
    • Gland Surg. 2019 Jun;8(3):249-257. doi: 10.21037/gs.2019.04.08.
    • Sentinel lymph node biopsy following previous axillary surgery in recurrent breast cancer.
    • Sávolt Á, Cserni G, Lázár G, Maráz R, Kelemen P, Kovács E, Győrffy B, Udvarhelyi N, Vörös A, Ormándi K, Mátrai Z.
    • Eur J Surg Oncol. 2019 May 16. pii: S0748-7983(19)30454-8. doi: 10.1016/j.ejso.2019.05.016. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Is breast-conserving therapy adequate in BRCA 1/2 mutation carriers? The radiation oncologist's point of view.
    • Vallard A, Magné N, Guy JB, Espenel S, Rancoule C, Diao P, Deutsch E, Rivera S, Chargari C.
    • Br J Radiol. 2019 May;92(1097):20170657. doi: 10.1259/bjr.20170657. Epub 2019 Feb 27.
    • Review
    • The Evolution of Breast Implant Infections: Serratia marcescens Is an Emerging Pathogen in Implant-Based Breast Reconstruction.
    • Gui JL, Lin KY.
    • Plast Surg (Oakv). 2019 May;27(2):182-188. doi: 10.1177/2292550319826098. Epub 2019 Feb 21.
    • "It felt like unfinished business, it feels like that's finished now": Women's experiences of decision making around Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy (CPM).
    • Tollow P, Williams VS, Harcourt D, Paraskeva N.
    • Psychooncology. 2019 Apr 8. doi: 10.1002/pon.5086. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Comparison of venous couplers versus hand-sewn technique in free flap breast reconstruction.
    • Dimitropoulos G, Efanov JI, Paek L, Bou-Merhi J, Danino MA.
    • Ann Chir Plast Esthet. 2019 Apr;64(2):150-156. doi: 10.1016/j.anplas.2018.10.002. Epub 2018 Dec 5.
    • Clinical findings and outcomes of MRI staging of breast cancer in a diverse population.
    • Raghavendra A, Wecsler J, Ji L, Sheth P, Ricker C, Church T, Sposto R, Lang J, Sener S, Larsen L, Tripathy D.
    • Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2019 Apr;174(2):315-324. doi: 10.1007/s10549-018-05084-w. Epub 2018 Dec 12.
    • Review
    • Yield of surveillance magnetic resonance imaging after bilateral mastectomy and reconstruction: a retrospective cohort study.
    • Golan O, Amitai Y, Barnea Y, Menes TS.
    • Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2019 Apr;174(2):463-468. doi: 10.1007/s10549-018-05077-9. Epub 2018 Dec 3.
    • Optimise not compromise: The importance of a multidisciplinary breast cancer patient pathway in the era of oncoplastic and reconstructive surgery.
    • Strach MC, Prasanna T, Kirova YM, Alran S, O'Toole S, Beith JM, Poortmans P, McNeil CM, Carroll S.
    • Crit Rev Oncol Hematol. 2019 Feb;134:10-21. doi: 10.1016/j.critrevonc.2018.11.007. Epub 2018 Nov 30.
    • Review
    • Prophylactic Versus Therapeutic Mastectomy: A Contemporary Analysis of the ACS-NSQIP Database.
    • Hendrix RJ, Lee C, Friedrich AK, Rouanet E, Larkin AC, LaFemina J.
    • Clin Breast Cancer. 2019 Jan 31. pii: S1526-8209(19)30050-3. doi: 10.1016/j.clbc.2019.01.008. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Synchronous Ovarian and Breast Cancers with a Novel Variant in BRCA2 Gene: A Case Report.
    • Llinás-Quintero N, Cabrera-Florez E, Mendoza-Fandiño G, Matute-Turizo G, Vasquez-Trespalacios EM, Gallón-Villegas LJ.
    • Case Rep Oncol Med. 2019 Jan 6;2019:6958952. doi: 10.1155/2019/6958952. eCollection 2019.
    • Unusual recurrence of breast cancer in a BRCA-variant patient after fat grafting.
    • Skendelas JP, Lee C, Mangino A, Carson WE 3rd.
    • Clin Case Rep. 2018 Oct 31;6(12):2457-2462. doi: 10.1002/ccr3.1861. eCollection 2018 Dec.
    • Impact of BRCA Mutation Status on Survival of Women With Triple-negative Breast Cancer.
    • Yadav S, Ladkany R, Yadav D, Alhalabi O, Khaddam S, Isaac D, Cardenas PY, Zakalik D.
    • Clin Breast Cancer. 2018 Oct;18(5):e1229-e1235. doi: 10.1016/j.clbc.2017.12.014. Epub 2017 Dec 30.
    • Feasibility study of contralateral risk-reducing mastectomy with breast reconstruction for breast cancer patients with BRCA mutations in Japan.
    • Yoshimura A, Okumura S, Sawaki M, Hattori M, Ishiguro J, Adachi Y, Kotani H, Gondo N, Kataoka A, Iwase M, Onishi S, Sugino K, Terada M, Horisawa N, Mori M, Takaiso N, Hyodo I, Iwata H.
    • Breast Cancer. 2018 Sep;25(5):539-546. doi: 10.1007/s12282-018-0850-z. Epub 2018 Mar 8.
    • Evolving surgical treatment decisions for male breast cancer: an analysis of the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (NSQIP) database.
    • Elmi M, Sequeira S, Azin A, Elnahas A, McCready DR, Cil TD.
    • Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2018 Sep;171(2):427-434. doi: 10.1007/s10549-018-4830-y. Epub 2018 May 28.
    • A comparison of patient satisfaction (using the BREAST-Q questionnaire) with bilateral breast reconstruction following risk-reducing or therapeutic mastectomy.
    • Kazzazi F, Haggie R, Forouhi P, Kazzazi N, Wyld L, Malata CM.
    • J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2018 Sep;71(9):1324-1331. doi: 10.1016/j.bjps.2018.06.011. Epub 2018 Jun 28.
    • Surgery for BRCA, TP53 and PALB2: a literature review.
    • Song CV, Teo SH, Taib NA, Yip CH.
    • Ecancermedicalscience. 2018 Aug 29;12:863. doi: 10.3332/ecancer.2018.863. eCollection 2018.
    • Randomized trial of proactive rapid genetic counseling versus usual care for newly diagnosed breast cancer patients.
    • Schwartz MD, Peshkin BN, Isaacs C, Willey S, Valdimarsdottir HB, Nusbaum R, Hooker G, O’Neill S, Jandorf L, Kelly SP, Heinzmann J, Zidell A, Khoury K.
    • Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2018 Aug;170(3):517-524. doi: 10.1007/s10549-018-4773-3. Epub 2018 Apr 2.
    • Bilateral mastectomies: can a co-surgeon technique offer improvements over the single-surgeon method?
    • Mallory MA, Tarabanis C, Schneider E, Nimbkar S, Golshan M.
    • Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2018 Aug;170(3):641-646. doi: 10.1007/s10549-018-4794-y. Epub 2018 Apr 23.
    • Impact of preoperative BRCA1/2 testing on surgical decision making in patients with newly diagnosed breast cancer.
    • Yadav S, Jinna S, Pereira-Rodrigues O, Reeves A, Campian S, Sufka A, Zakalik D.
    • Breast J. 2018 Jul;24(4):541-548. doi: 10.1111/tbj.13007. Epub 2018 Mar 2.
    • Geographic Variation in Postoperative Imaging for Low-Risk Breast Cancer.
    • Franc BL, Copeland TP, Thombley R, Park M, Marafino B, Dean ML, Boscardin WJ, Rugo HS, Seidenwurm D, Sharma B, Johnston SR, Dudley RA.
    • J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2018 Jul;16(7):829-837. doi: 10.6004/jnccn.2018.7024.
    • The Lumbar Artery Perforator Flap in Autologous Breast Reconstruction: Initial Experience with 100 Cases.
    • Opsomer D, Stillaert F, Blondeel P, Van Landuyt K.
    • Plast Reconstr Surg. 2018 Jul;142(1):1e-8e. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000004522.
    • Immediate Breast Reconstruction: Comparative Outcome Study of One-Stage Direct-to-Implant and Two-Stage/Tissue Expander Techniques.
    • Meshulam-Derazon S, Shay T, Lewis S, Adler N.
    • Isr Med Assoc J. 2018 Jun;20(6):340-344.
    • Juliet's story: No reconstruction is a post-mastectomy option.
    • [No author given]
    • FORCE. XRAYS. 2018 May 24.

    Blog post: I felt empowered by choosing not to have a reconstruction. (Breast Cancer Care)

    • Genetic Diagnosis before Surgery has an Impact on Surgical Decision in BRCA Mutation Carriers with Breast Cancer.
    • Park S, Lee JE, Ryu JM, Kim I, Bae SY, Lee SK, Yu J, Kim SW, Nam SJ.
    • World J Surg. 2018 May;42(5):1384-1390. doi: 10.1007/s00268-017-4342-7.
    • Platinum-based neoadjuvant chemotherapy in BRCA1-positive breast cancer: a retrospective cohort analysis and literature review.
    • Sæther NH, Skuja E, Irmejs A, Maksimenko J, Miklasevics E, Purkalne G, Gardovskis J.
    • Hered Cancer Clin Pract. 2018 Apr 27;16:9. doi: 10.1186/s13053-018-0092-2. eCollection 2018.
    • Practical consensus recommendations for neo-adjuvant chemotherapy in triple negative breast cancer.
    • Bhattacharyya GS, Walia M, Nandi M, Murli A, Salim S, Rajpurohit S, Shinde S, Aggarwal S, Parikh PM.
    • South Asian J Cancer. 2018 Apr-Jun;7(2):156-158. doi: 10.4103/sajc.sajc_126_18.
    • Predictors of survival for breast cancer patients with a BRCA1 mutation.
    • Narod SA, Huzarski T, Gronwald J, Byrski T, Marczyk E, Cybulski C, Szwiec M, Wisniowski R, Birkenfeld B, Kilar E, Sibilski R, Sun P, Lubinski J.
    • Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2018 Apr;168(2):513-521. doi: 10.1007/s10549-017-4605-x. Epub 2017 Dec 15.
    • Impact of Multigene Panel Testing on Surgical Decision Making in Breast Cancer Patients.
    • Pederson HJ, Gopalakrishnan D, Noss R, Yanda C, Eng C, Grobmyer SR.
    • J Am Coll Surg. 2018 Apr;226(4):560-565. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2017.12.037. Epub 2018 Jan 31.
    • Indications for Postmastectomy Radiation After Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy in ypN0 and ypN1-3 Axillary Node-Positive Women.
    • Fowble B, Jairam AK, Wang F, Peled A, Alvarado M, Ewing C, Esserman L, Park C, Lazar A.
    • Clin Breast Cancer. 2018 Feb;18(1):e107-e113. doi: 10.1016/j.clbc.2017.07.016. Epub 2017 Aug 1.
    • Rationale for Mastectomy after Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy.
    • Gusic LH, Walsh K, Flippo-Morton T, Sarantou T, Boselli D, White RL Jr..
    • Am Surg. 2018 Jan 1;84(1):126-132.
    • Surgical Findings and Outcomes in Premenopausal Breast Cancer Patients Undergoing Oophorectomy: A Multicenter Review From the Society of Gynecologic Surgeons Fellows Pelvic Research Network.
    • Harvey LFB, Abramson VG, Alvarez J, DeStephano C, Hur HC, Lee K, Mattingly P, Park B, Piszczek C, Seifi F, Stuparich M, Yunker A.
    • J Minim Invasive Gynecol. 2018 Jan;25(1):111-115. doi: 10.1016/j.jmig.2017.08.643. Epub 2017 Aug 15.
    • Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy and Its Application on BRCA Gene Mutation Carrier.
    • Co M, Chiu R, Chiu TM, Chong YC, Lau S, Lee YH, To HM, Kwong A.
    • Clin Breast Cancer. 2017 Dec;17(8):581-584. doi: 10.1016/j.clbc.2017.02.001. Epub 2017 Feb 14.
    • Review
    • [Current German and American guidelines for autologous fat grafting - a transatlantic comparison].
    • Broelsch GF, Könneker S, Ipaktchi R, Vogt PM.
    • Handchir Mikrochir Plast Chir. 2017 Dec;49(6):408-414. doi: 10.1055/s-0043-118595. Epub 2017 Dec 29.
    • [Article in German]
    • Rapid genetic counseling and testing in newly diagnosed breast cancer: Patients' and health professionals' attitudes, experiences, and evaluation of effects on treatment decision making.
    • Wevers MR, Aaronson NK, Bleiker EMA, Hahn DEE, Brouwer T, van Dalen T, Theunissen EB, van Ooijen B, de Roos MA, Borgstein PJ, Vrouenraets BC, Vriens E, Bouma WH, Rijna H, Vente JP, Kuenen MA, van der Sanden-Melis J, Witkamp AJ, Rutgers EJT, Verhoef S, Ausems MGEM.
    • J Surg Oncol. 2017 Dec;116(8):1029-1039. doi: 10.1002/jso.24763. Epub 2017 Jul 13.
    • Non-BRCA1/2 Breast Cancer Susceptibility Genes: A New Frontier with Clinical Consequences for Plastic Surgeons.
    • Frey JD, Salibian AA, Schnabel FR, Choi M, Karp NS.
    • Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open. 2017 Nov 20;5(11):e1564. doi: 10.1097/GOX.0000000000001564. eCollection 2017 Nov.
    • Bilateral Salpingo-Oophorectomy Versus GnRH Analogue in the Adjuvant Treatment of Premenopausal Breast Cancer Patients: Cost-Effectiveness Evaluation of Breast Cancer Outcome, Ovarian Cancer Prevention and Treatment.
    • Ferrandina G, Amadio G, Marcellusi A, Azzolini E, Puggina A, Pastorino R, Ricciardi W, Scambia G.
    • Clin Drug Investig. 2017 Nov;37(11):1093-1102. doi: 10.1007/s40261-017-0571-7.
    • Patient experience with breast reconstruction process following bilateral mastectomy in BRCA mutation carriers.
    • Nurudeen S, Guo H, Chun Y, Coopey S, Barry W, Garber J, Dominici LS.
    • Am J Surg. 2017 Oct;214(4):687-694. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2017.06.017. Epub 2017 Jun 28.
    • Preoperative Panel Testing for Hereditary Cancer Syndromes Does Not Significantly Impact Time to Surgery for Newly Diagnosed Breast Cancer Patients Compared with BRCA1/2 Testing.
    • Murphy AE, Hussain L, Ho C, Dunki-Jacobs E, Lee D, Tameron A, Huelsman K, Rice C, Wexelman BA.
    • Ann Surg Oncol. 2017 Oct;24(10):3055-3059. doi: 10.1245/s10434-017-5957-5. Epub 2017 Aug 1.
    • Qualitatively understanding patients' and health professionals' experiences of the BRECONDA breast reconstruction decision aid.
    • Sherman KA, Shaw LK, Jørgensen L, Harcourt D, Cameron L, Boyages J, Elder E, Kirk J, Tucker K.
    • Psychooncology. 2017 Oct;26(10):1618-1624. doi: 10.1002/pon.4346. Epub 2017 Jan 30.
    • Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy.
    • Ramaswami R, Morrow M, Jagsi R.
    • N Engl J Med. 2017 Sep 28;377(13):1288-1291. doi: 10.1056/NEJMclde1708293.
    • Determining the Oncologic Safety of Autologous Fat Grafting as a Reconstructive Modality: An Institutional Review of Breast Cancer Recurrence Rates and Surgical Outcomes.
    • Cohen O, Lam G, Karp N, Choi M.
    • Plast Reconstr Surg. 2017 Sep;140(3):382e-392e. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000003576.
    • Breast Cancer Genetics for Plastic Surgeons.
    • McInerney NM, Narod S, Metcalfe K, Semple J, Brown MH.
    • Plast Reconstr Surg. 2017 Sep;140(3):455-460. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000003577.
    • Review
    • Quality of Patient Decisions About Breast Reconstruction After Mastectomy.
    • Lee CN, Deal AM, Huh R, Ubel PA, Liu YJ, Blizard L, Hunt C, Pignone MP.
    • JAMA Surg. 2017 Aug 1;152(8):741-748. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2017.0977.
    • Radiation and depression associated with complications of tissue expander reconstruction.
    • Chuba PJ, Stefani WA, Dul C, Szpunar S, Falk J, Wagner R, Edhayan E, Rabbani A, Browne CH, Aref A.
    • Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2017 Aug;164(3):641-647. doi: 10.1007/s10549-017-4277-6. Epub 2017 May 13.
    • Preoperative genetic testing impacts surgical decision making in BRCA mutation carriers with breast cancer: a retrospective cohort analysis.
    • Yadav S, Reeves A, Campian S, Sufka A, Zakalik D.
    • Hered Cancer Clin Pract. 2017 Jul 26;15:11. doi: 10.1186/s13053-017-0071-z. eCollection 2017.
    • Genetic Testing in Patients With Newly Diagnosed Breast Cancer: Room for Improvement.
    • Ahn S, Port ER.
    • J Clin Oncol. 2017 Jul 10;35(20):2221-2223. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2017.72.8816. Epub 2017 Apr 14.
    • Gaps in Incorporating Germline Genetic Testing Into Treatment Decision-Making for Early-Stage Breast Cancer.
    • Kurian AW, Li Y, Hamilton AS, Ward KC, Hawley ST, Morrow M, McLeod MC, Jagsi R, Katz SJ.
    • J Clin Oncol. 2017 Jul 10;35(20):2232-2239. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2016.71.6480. Epub 2017 Apr 12.

    Press: Lack of Understanding of Genetic Breast Cancer Testing. (Medscape)

    • Local Recurrence and Breast Oncological Surgery in Young Women With Breast Cancer: The POSH Observational Cohort Study.
    • Maishman T, Cutress RI, Hernandez A, Gerty S, Copson ER, Durcan L, Eccles DM.
    • Ann Surg. 2017 Jul;266(1):165-172. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000001930.
    • Clinical experiences with the use of ULTRAPRO® mesh in single-stage direct-to-implant immediate postmastectomy breast reconstruction in 102 patients: A retrospective cohort study.
    • Pukancsik D, Kelemen P, Gulyás G, Újhelyi M, Kovács E, Éles K, Mészáros N, Kenessey I, Pálházi P, Kovács T, Kásler M, Mátrai Z.
    • Eur J Surg Oncol. 2017 Jul;43(7):1244-1251. doi: 10.1016/j.ejso.2017.01.236. Epub 2017 Feb 6.
    • Lymph node status as a prognostic factor in BRCA-positive breast cancer.
    • Lee J, Park HY, Jung JH, Kim WW, Chae YS, Lee SJ, Lee S, Bae Y.
    • J Surg Res. 2017 Jul;215:125-131. doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2017.03.065. Epub 2017 Apr 7.
    • A Summary of Recent Oncology Research: Changes to the National Cancer Institute's PDQ Information.
    • [No author given]
    • J Natl Cancer Inst. 2017 Apr 13;109(4). pii: djx080. doi: 10.1093/jnci/djx080. Print 2017 Apr.
    • News

    Adjuvant radiotherapy for primary breast cancer in BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation carriers and risk of contralateral breast cancer with special attention to patients irradiated at younger age.

    • Gaps in Incorporating Germline Genetic Testing Into Treatment Decision-Making for Early-Stage Breast Cancer.
    • Kurian AW, Li Y, Hamilton AS, Ward KC, Hawley ST, Morrow M, McLeod MC, Jagsi R, Katz SJ.
    • J Clin Oncol. 2017 Apr 12:JCO2016716480. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2016.71.6480. [Epub ahead of print]

    Press: Lack of Understanding of Genetic Breast Cancer Testing. (Medscape)

    • Role of postmastectomy radiotherapy in early-stage (T1-2N0-1M0) triple-negative breast cancer: a systematic review.
    • Chen F, Pu F.
    • Onco Targets Ther. 2017 Apr 6;10:2009-2016. doi: 10.2147/OTT.S123803. eCollection 2017.
    • Preoperative Breast MRI: Surgeons' Patient Selection Patterns and Potential Bias in Outcomes Analyses.
    • Lee J, Tanaka E, Eby PR, Zhou S, Wei W, Eppelheimer C, Loving VA.
    • AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2017 Apr;208(4):923-932. doi: 10.2214/AJR.16.17038. Epub 2016 Dec 27.
    • [Diagnosis and Treatment of HBOC Syndrome by a Breast Surgical Oncologist].
    • Kida K, Murai M, Yamauchi H.
    • Gan To Kagaku Ryoho. 2017 Feb;44(2):111-115.
    • Review, [Article in Japanese]
    • Sexuality and quality of life in women with a prior diagnosis of breast cancer after risk-reducing salpingo-oophorectomy.
    • Tucker PE, Saunders C, Bulsara MK, Tan JJ, Salfinger SG, Green H, Cohen PA.
    • Breast. 2016 Dec;30:26-31. doi: 10.1016/j.breast.2016.08.005. Epub 2016 Sep 2.
    • Comparing Coordinated Versus Sequential Salpingo-Oophorectomy for BRCA1 and BRCA2 Mutation Carriers With Breast Cancer.
    • S Chapman J, Roddy E, Panighetti A, Hwang S, Crawford B, Powell B, Chen LM.
    • Clin Breast Cancer. 2016 Dec;16(6):494-499. doi: 10.1016/j.clbc.2016.06.016. Epub 2016 Jul 5.
    • Assessing, Counseling, and Treating Patients at High Risk for Breast Cancer.
    • Clifford E, Hughes KS, Roberts M, Pirzadeh-Miller S, McLaughlin SA.
    • Ann Surg Oncol. 2016 Oct;23(10):3128-32. doi: 10.1245/s10434-016-5399-5. Epub 2016 Jul 11.
    • Review
    • Impact that Timing of Genetic Mutation Diagnosis has on Surgical Decision Making and Outcome for BRCA1/BRCA2 Mutation Carriers with Breast Cancer.
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    Subject: Impact of Timing of BRCA Testing

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    Comment / Letter

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    Response / Letter

    Is Breast-conserving Therapy Really a Good Option for BRCA1/2 Mutation Carriers?

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    Safely expanding the use of nipple-sparing mastectomy in BRCA mutation carriers.

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    Editorial, Comment:

    Contralateral prophylactic mastectomy: is it a reasonable option?

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