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Mary B. Daly, Robert Pilarski, Jennifer E. Axilbund, Michael Berry, Saundra S. Buys, Beth Crawford, Meagan Farmer, Susan Friedman, Judy E. Garber, Seema Khan, Catherine Klein, Wendy Kohlmann, Allison Kurian, Jennifer K. Litton, Lisa Madlensky, P. Kelly Marcom, Sofia D. Merajver, Kenneth Offit, Tuya Pal, Huma Rana, Gwen Reiser, Mark E. Robson, Kristen Mahoney Shannon, Elizabeth Swisher, Nicoleta C. Voian, Jeffrey N. Weitzel, Alison Whelan, Myra J. Wick, Georgia L. Wiesner, Mary Dwyer, Rashmi Kumar, and Susan Darlow

applying these guidelines to individual families. They are intended to serve as a resource for health care providers to identify individuals who may benefit from cancer risk assessment and genetic counseling, to provide genetic professionals with an updated

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Cynthia Villarreal-Garza, Fernanda Mesa-Chavez, Alejandra Plata de la Mora, Melina Miaja-Avila, Marisol Garcia-Garcia, Alan Fonseca, Sylvia de la Rosa-Pacheco, Marlid Cruz-Ramos, Manuel Rolando García Garza, Alejandro Mohar, and Enrique Bargallo-Rocha

cancer are invited to participate in J&F. The navigator discusses and provides educational material regarding relevant issues for YWBC, identifies patients’ needs, and assists in making early referrals to oncofertility, genetic counseling, and psycho

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Jeremy Matloff, Aimee Lucas, Alexandros D. Polydorides, and Steven H. Itzkowitz

-risk individuals. Thus, any formalized process should specifically include the following steps: 1) identifying positive results; 2) contacting the physician who is responsible for the affected individuals; 3) genetic counseling and testing if available and desired

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Michelle Guan, Gillian Gresham, Arvind Shinde, Isaac Lapite, Jun Gong, Veronica R. Placencio-Hickok, Christopher B. Forrest, and Andrew E. Hendifar

performance status, and HRQoL in patients with advanced cancer with the incorporation of a rehabilitation program. 18 , 30 – 33 Routine multidisciplinary consultation with services such as supportive care, nutrition, genetic counseling, and social services

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Mary Ann Morgan and Crystal S. Denlinger

emphasize the need to know types and frequency of tests, information on what could happen, what their long-term/late needs may be, symptoms to report, and whom to call with concerns. Many have questions about genetic counseling, risks, and testing for their

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Robert W. Carlson, D. Craig Allred, Benjamin O. Anderson, Harold J. Burstein, W. Bradford Carter, Stephen B. Edge, John K. Erban, William B. Farrar, Andres Forero, Sharon Hermes Giordano, Lori J. Goldstein, William J. Gradishar, Daniel F. Hayes, Clifford A. Hudis, Britt-Marie Ljung, P. Kelly Marcom, Ingrid A. Mayer, Beryl McCormick, Lori J. Pierce, Elizabeth C. Reed, Mary Lou Smith, George Somlo, Neal S. Topham, John H. Ward, Eric P. Winer, and Antonio C. Wolff

noninvasive lesion. Diagnostic evaluation of LCIS is described in the NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines) for Breast Cancer Screening and Diagnosis, and genetic counseling is recommended if the patient is considered to be at high

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Margaret A. Tempero, Mokenge P. Malafa, Mahmoud Al-Hawary, Stephen W. Behrman, Al B. Benson III, Dana B. Cardin, E. Gabriela Chiorean, Vincent Chung, Brian Czito, Marco Del Chiaro, Mary Dillhoff, Timothy R. Donahue, Efrat Dotan, Cristina R. Ferrone, Christos Fountzilas, Jeffrey Hardacre, William G. Hawkins, Kelsey Klute, Andrew H. Ko, John W. Kunstman, Noelle LoConte, Andrew M. Lowy, Cassadie Moravek, Eric K. Nakakura, Amol K. Narang, Jorge Obando, Patricio M. Polanco, Sushanth Reddy, Marsha Reyngold, Courtney Scaife, Jeanne Shen, Charles Vollmer Jr., Robert A. Wolff, Brian M. Wolpin, Beth Lynn, and Giby V. George

cancer for whom a hereditary cancer syndrome is suspect should be considered for genetic counseling. 109 The panel emphasizes the importance of taking a thorough family history when seeing a new patient with pancreatic cancer. In particular, a family

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Yvonne Bombard, Peter B. Bach, and Kenneth Offit

Examples: BRCA Testing for Breast and Ovarian Cancer Susceptibility: The report by the USP-STF considered the impact of genetic counseling on psychosocial response to BRCA testing (eg, anxiety, depression, cancer risk perception, uptake) and found

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Stephanie A. Terezakis and Nancy Y. Lee

the presence of MTC. Because MTC has high penetrance in all 3 familial forms, first-degree relatives of a family member with the mutation should receive genetic counseling and testing if the patient index demonstrates the RET mutation. 10 , 11 The

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Jill R. Tichy, Elgene Lim, and Carey K. Anders

. Cowden disease, caused by mutations in the PTEN gene, is exceedingly rare and is also associated with other tumors, particularly of the skin, thyroid, and endometrium. 39 Genetic counseling plays a paramount role in decision-making for young women