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    ASO Author Reflections: High BRCA2 Gene Expression is Associated with Aggressive and Highly Proliferative Breast Cancer.

    Commentary:

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    • The Combination of Single-Cell and Next-Generation Sequencing Can Reveal Mosaicism for BRCA2 Mutations and the Fine Molecular Details of Tumorigenesis.
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    • Plasma Protein Biomarkers Associated with Higher Ovarian Cancer Risk in BRCA1/2 Carriers.
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    • Homologous Recombination Repair Deficiency and Implications for Tumor Immunogenicity.
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    • Tumor genotyping and homologous recombination repair gene variants in patients with epithelial ovarian cancer: is pathogenic enough?
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    • Evaluation of BRCA1 and BRCA2 as Indicators of Response to Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors.
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    • Can TP53 variant negative be high-grade serous ovarian carcinoma? A case series.
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    • Preferences for and acceptability of receiving pharmacogenomic results by mail: A focus group study with a primarily African-American cohort.
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    • Targeting Replicative Stress and DNA Repair by Combining PARP and Wee1 Kinase Inhibitors Is Synergistic in Triple Negative Breast Cancers with Cyclin E or BRCA1 Alteration.
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    Editorial:

    Precision Medicine in Oncology-Toward the Integrated Targeting of Somatic and Germline Genomic Aberrations.

    Letter, Comment:

    Is Universal Next-Generation Sequencing Testing of Patients With Advanced Cancer Ready for Prime Time?

    Letter, Reply:

    Is Universal Next-Generation Sequencing Testing of Patients With Advanced Cancer Ready for Prime Time?-Reply.

    Press: Germline Testing: Variant in 1 in 6 Cases of Advanced Cancer. (Medscape Oncology)

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    • Review
    • Somatic Mutation Profiling in the Liquid Biopsy and Clinical Analysis of Hereditary and Familial Pancreatic Cancer Cases Reveals KRAS Negativity and a Longer Overall Survival.
    • Earl J, Barreto E, Castillo ME, Fuentes R, Rodríguez-Garrote M, Ferreiro R, Reguera P, Muñoz G, Garcia-Seisdedos D, López JV, Sainz B Jr, Malats N, Carrato A.
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    • Landscape of somatic mutations in breast cancer: new opportunities for targeted therapies in Saudi Arabian patients.
    • Barakeh DH, Aljelaify R, Bashawri Y, Almutairi A, Alqubaishi F, Alnamnakani M, Almubarak L, Al Naeem A, Almushawah F, Alrashed M, Abedalthagafi M.
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    • Intermountain Gets National Stage, Myriad Adds Tumor Profiling Panel With Combined Test Offering.
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    • Prolonged response to treatment based on cell-free DNA analysis and molecular profiling in three patients with metastatic cancer: a case series.
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    • Ther Adv Med Oncol. 2021 Mar 24;13:17588359211001538. doi: 10.1177/17588359211001538.
    • The Prognostic and Predictive Role of Somatic BRCA Mutations in Ovarian Cancer: Results from a Multicenter Cohort Study.
    • Toss A, Piombino C, Tenedini E, Bologna A, Gasparini E, Tarantino V, Filieri ME, Cottafavi L, Giovanardi F, Madrigali S, Civallero M, Marcheselli L, Marchi I, Domati F, Venturelli M, Barbieri E, Grandi G, Tagliafico E, Cortesi L.
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    • Shaping the BRCAness mutational landscape by alternative double-strand break repair, replication stress and mitotic aberrancies.
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    • Nucleic Acids Res. 2021 Mar 21:gkab151. doi: 10.1093/nar/gkab151. Epub ahead of print.
    • Genomic, Transcriptomic, and Functional Alterations in DNA Damage Response Pathways as Putative Biomarkers of Chemotherapy Response in Ovarian Cancer.
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    • The Clinical and Pathological Profile of BRCA1 Gene Methylated Breast Cancer Women: A Meta-Analysis.
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    • Structural variants at the BRCA1/2 loci are a common source of homologous repair deficiency in high grade serous ovarian carcinoma.
    • Ewing A, Meynert A, Churchman M, Grimes G, Hollis RL, Herrington CS, Rye T, Bartos C, Croy I, Ferguson MJ, Lennie M, McGoldrick T, McPhail N, Siddiqui N, Dowson S, Glasspool R, Mackean M, Nussey F, McDade B, Ennis D, Genomes Partnership TS, McMahon L, Matakidou A, Dougherty BA, March R, Barrett JC, McNeish IA, Biankin AV, Roxburgh P, Gourley C, Semple CA.
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    • Tumour Versus Germline BRCA Testing in Ovarian Cancer: A Single-Site Institution Experience in the United Kingdom.
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    • Diagnostics (Basel). 2021 Mar 19;11(3):547. doi: 10.3390/diagnostics11030547.
    • The Role of Exosomes in Breast Cancer Diagnosis.
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    • Candidate Markers of Olaparib Response from Genomic Data Analyses of Human Cancer Cell Lines.
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    • Development of a Genomic Signatures-Based Predictor of Initial Platinum-Resistance in Advanced High-Grade Serous Ovarian Cancer Patients.
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    • Myriad Genetics, Intermountain Healthcare Collaborate for Cancer Testing Service.
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    • GenomeWeb. Business & Policy. Business News. 2021 Mar 2.
    • Personalizing Medicine With Germline and Somatic Sequencing in Advanced Pancreatic Cancer: Current Treatments and Novel Opportunities.
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    • Homologous recombination repair gene mutations show no survival benefits in Chinese high-grade serous ovarian cancer patients.
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    • Characterizing TP53 mutations in ovarian carcinomas with and without concurrent BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutations.
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    • Genomic mutation profiling using liquid biopsy in Korean patients with prostate cancer: Circulating tumor DNA mutation predicts the development of castration resistance.
    • Yu J, Cho E, Choi J, Lim JE, Lee J, Kang M, Sung HH, Jeong BC, Seo SI, Jeon SS, Lee HM, Jeon HG.
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    • Ovarian cancer risk score predicts chemo-response and outcome in epithelial ovarian carcinoma patients.
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    • The BRCA1 c.788G > T (NM_007294.4) variant in a high grade serous ovarian cancer (HGSOC) patient: foods for thought.
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    • Case report
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    • Comprehensive molecular profiling of Taiwanese breast cancers revealed potential therapeutic targets: prevalence of actionable mutations among 380 targeted sequencing analyses.
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    • Modification of Homologous Recombination Deficiency Score Threshold and Association with Long-Term Survival in Epithelial Ovarian Cancer.
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    • Cancers (Basel). 2021 Feb 24;13(5):E946. doi: 10.3390/cancers13050946.
    • Treatment-emergent neuroendocrine prostate cancer with a germline BRCA2 mutation: identification of a candidate reversion mutation associated with platinum/PARP-inhibitor resistance.
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    • Cold Spring Harb Mol Case Stud. 2021 Feb 19;7(1):a005801. doi: 10.1101/mcs.a005801.
    • BECN1 and BRCA1 Deficiency Sensitizes Ovarian Cancer to Platinum Therapy and Confers Better Prognosis.
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    • Efficacy of PARP inhibition combined with EZH2 inhibition depends on BRCA mutation status and microenvironment in breast cancer.
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    • Commentary
    • Molecular analyses of triple-negative breast cancer in the young and elderly.
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    • Breast Cancer Res. 2021 Feb 10;23(1):20. doi: 10.1186/s13058-021-01392-0.
    • Genomic Analysis of Circulating Tumor DNA in 3,334 Patients with Advanced Prostate Cancer Identifies Targetable BRCA Alterations and AR Resistance Mechanisms.
    • Tukachinsky H, Madison RW, Chung JH, Gjoerup OV, Severson EA, Dennis L, Fendler BJ, Morley S, Zhong L, Graf RP, Ross JS, Alexander BM, Abida W, Chowdhury S, Ryan CJ, Fizazi K, Golsorkhi T, Watkins SP, Simmons A, Loehr A, Venstrom JM, Oxnard GR.
    • Clin Cancer Res. 2021 Feb 8. doi: 10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-20-4805. Epub ahead of print.

    Commentary, Review:

    Liquid Biopsy: It's the Bloody Truth!

    • Clinical practice guidelines for BRCA1 and BRCA2 genetic testing.
    • Pujol P, Barberis M, Beer P, Friedman E, Piulats JM, Capoluongo ED, Garcia Foncillas J, Ray-Coquard I, Penault-Llorca F, Foulkes WD, Turnbull C, Hanson H, Narod S, Arun BK, Aapro MS, Mandel JL, Normanno N, Lambrechts D, Vergote I, Anahory M, Baertschi B, Baudry K, Bignon YJ, Bollet M, Corsini C, Cussenot O, De la Motte Rouge T, Duboys de Labarre M, Duchamp F, Duriez C, Fizazi K, Galibert V, Gladieff L, Gligorov J, Hammel P, Imbert-Bouteille M, Jacot W, Kogut-Kubiak T, Lamy PJ, Nambot S, Neuzillet Y, Olschwang S, Rebillard X, Rey JM, Rideau C, Spano JP, Thomas F, Treilleux I, Vandromme M, Vendrell J, Vintraud M, Zarca D, Hughes KS, Alés Martínez JE.
    • Eur J Cancer. 2021 Feb 9;146:30-47. doi: 10.1016/j.ejca.2020.12.023. Epub ahead of print.
    • DNA damage response inhibitors: An avenue for TNBC treatment.
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    • Review
    • Clinical significance of comprehensive genomic profiling tests covered by public insurance in patients with advanced solid cancers in Hokkaido, Japan.
    • Kikuchi J, Ohhara Y, Takada K, Tanabe H, Hatanaka K, Amano T, C Hatanaka K, Hatanaka Y, Mitamura T, Kato M, Shibata Y, Yabe I, Endoh A, Komatsu Y, Matsuno Y, Sugiyama M, Manabe A, Sakurai A, Takahashi M, Naruse H, Torimoto Y, Dosaka-Akita H, Kinoshita I.
    • Jpn J Clin Oncol. 2021 Feb 3:hyaa277. doi: 10.1093/jjco/hyaa277. Epub ahead of print.
    • Genetic aberrations in DNA repair pathways: a cornerstone of precision oncology in prostate cancer.
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    • Br J Cancer. 2021 Feb;124(3):552-563. doi: 10.1038/s41416-020-01114-x. Epub 2020 Oct 27.
    • Droplet digital PCR for large genomic rearrangements detection: A promising strategy in tissue BRCA1 testing.
    • De Paolis E, De Bonis M, Concolino P, Piermattei A, Fagotti A, Urbani A, Scambia G, Minucci A, Capoluongo E.
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    Commentary:

    ATR Inhibition as an Attractive Therapeutic Resource against Cancer.

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    • News

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    Letter, Commentary:

    Bevacizumab As Maintenance Treatment in Patients With Ovarian Cancer: Wait for BRCA Testing.

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    Letter, Comment:

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

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    Analysis of Circulating Cell-free DNA Identifies Multi-clonal Heterogeneity of BRCA2 Reversion Mutations Associated with Resistance to PARP Inhibitors.

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    Review:

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    • NHERF1 together with PARP1 and BRCA1 expression as a new potential biomarker to stratify breast cancer patients.
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    • Hormone receptor status of a first primary breast cancer predicts contralateral breast cancer risk in the WECARE study population.
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    • Review

    Letter, Comment:

    Current Challenges Associated With Next-Generation Sequencing of Breast Cancer.

    Letter, Reply:

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    Editorial / Commentary

    Toward Concurrent Testing for Somatic and Germline Variants in Cancer Patients.

    • Targeted sequencing of BRCA1 and BRCA2 across a large unselected breast cancer cohort suggests one third of mutations are somatic.
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    Commentary:

    Commentary on "Biallelic inactivation of BRCA2 in platinum-sensitive metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer". Cheng HH, Pritchard CC, Boyd T, Nelson PS, Montgomery B. Eur Urol. Jun 2016;69(6):992-5.

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