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NCCN Guidelines® Insights: Genetic/Familial High-Risk Assessment: Colorectal, Version 1.2021

Featured Updates to the NCCN Guidelines

Jennifer M. Weiss, Samir Gupta, Carol A. Burke, Lisen Axell, Lee-May Chen, Daniel C. Chung, Katherine M. Clayback, Susan Dallas, Seth Felder, Olumide Gbolahan, Francis M. Giardiello, William Grady, Michael J. Hall, Heather Hampel, Rachel Hodan, Gregory Idos, Priyanka Kanth, Bryson Katona, Laura Lamps, Xavier Llor, Patrick M. Lynch, Arnold J. Markowitz, Sara Pirzadeh-Miller, Niloy Jewel Samadder, David Shibata, Benjamin J. Swanson, Brittany M. Szymaniak, Georgia L. Wiesner, Andrew Wolf, Matthew B. Yurgelun, Mae Zakhour, Susan D. Darlow, Mary A. Dwyer, and Mallory Campbell

counseling, risk assessment, and testing of family members. If there is suspicion for FAP/AFAP, genetic counseling and testing should be suggested. Identifying a P/LP variant allows for screening and testing of at-risk family members. When the familial P

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NCCN Guidelines Insights: Genetic/Familial High-Risk Assessment: Colorectal, Version 2.2019

Featured Updates to the NCCN Guidelines

Samir Gupta, Dawn Provenzale, Xavier Llor, Amy L. Halverson, William Grady, Daniel C. Chung, Sigurdis Haraldsdottir, Arnold J. Markowitz, Thomas P. Slavin Jr, Heather Hampel, CGC, Reid M. Ness, Jennifer M. Weiss, Dennis J. Ahnen, Lee-may Chen, Gregory Cooper, Dayna S. Early, Francis M. Giardiello, Michael J. Hall, Stanley R. Hamilton, Priyanka Kanth, Jason B. Klapman, Audrey J. Lazenby, Patrick M. Lynch, Robert J. Mayer, June Mikkelson, CGC, Shajan Peter, Scott E. Regenbogen, Mary A. Dwyer, CGC, and Ndiya Ogba

Panel recommends a stepwise approach to risk assessment for hereditary CRC syndromes (see HRS-1, facing page), which should include genetic counseling and patient education by a professional who has expertise and experience in cancer genetics if the

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EGFR-Mutant Non–Small Cell Lung Cancer in the Era of Precision Medicine: Importance of Germline EGFR T790M Testing

Ammar Sukari, Misako Nagasaka, and Erin Wakeling

genetics clinic for further counseling and testing for hereditary lung cancer syndrome. Her 3 children were also referred for genetic counseling. Discussion Historically, Histology Mattered Lung cancer is the most common cancer worldwide. In

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Impact of an NCCN-Compliant Multidisciplinary Conference on Treatment Decisions for Localized Prostate Cancer

Ahmed A. Hussein, Umar Iqbal, Zhe Jing, Yousuf Ramahi, Holly Houenstein, Stephanie Newman, Blake Peterson, Katarina Krajacic, Adeena Samoni, Bo Xu, Norbert Sule, Gissou Azabdaftari, Eric C. Kauffman, James L. Mohler, Michael Kuettel, and Khurshid A. Guru

, radiotherapy with or without androgen deprivation therapy (ADT), ADT alone, or further workup (eg, staging studies, targeted prostate biopsies, and/or genetic counseling for high-risk patients or those with strong family history). When more than 1

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Exceptional Response to Olaparib in a Patient With Recurrent Ovarian Cancer and an Entire BRCA1 Germline Gene Deletion

Megan Randall, Kelly Burgess, Lela Buckingham, and Lydia Usha

cancer and germline BRCA mutations are more likely to benefit from platinum-based chemotherapy and PARP inhibitors. 1 , 4 All women diagnosed with OC should be referred for genetic counseling and testing, regardless of family history and age at

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Four-Year Disease-Free Remission in a Patient With POLE Mutation–Associated Colorectal Cancer Treated Using Anti–PD-1 Therapy

Michael L. Durando, Sanjay V. Menghani, Jessica L. Baumann, Danny G. Robles, Tovah A. Day, Cyrus Vaziri, and Aaron J. Scott

13D; PIK3CA C278W; a BRCA1 variant of unknown significance (VUS), R1443Q; and BRCA2 VUS K2191N. After this result, our patient was referred for genetic counseling and germline testing. Analysis via the CancerNext panel (Ambry Genetics) showed no

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Integrated Histogenetic Analysis Reveals BAP1-Mutated Epithelioid Mesothelioma in a Patient With Cancer of Unknown Primary

Tilmann Bochtler, Volker Endris, Anna Reiling, Jonas Leichsenring, Michal R. Schweiger, Sebastian Klein, Fabian Stögbauer, Benjamin Goeppert, Peter Schirmacher, Alwin Krämer, and Albrecht Stenzinger

additional private WT1 mutation (p.Asp410Glu) at an allele frequency of 18.2%. This mutation is a presumably deleterious mutation, which was undetectable in the lymph node and mesothelioma specimens. The patient subsequently received genetic counseling by

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Advocating for Equity in Cancer Care

James McCanney, Terrell Johnson, Lindsey A.M. Bandini, Shonta Chambers, Lynette Bonar, and Robert W. Carlson

in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines) to create a project plan unique to each patient. For example, the 4R Oncology Program can determine whether a patient has a hereditary risk of breast cancer and needs to be referred to genetic counseling and to

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Germline PALB2 Variants and PARP Inhibitors in Endometrial Cancer

Michael A. Cilento, Nicola K. Poplawski, Sellvakumaram Paramasivam, David M. Thomas, and Ganessan Kichenadasse

only for the benefit of patients for whom the result may directly inform their cancer management but also for their families in whom appropriate institution of timely genetic counseling has the potential to saves lives. References 1

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NCCN Policy Summit: Reducing the Cancer Burden Through Prevention and Early Detection

Lindsey Bandini, Alyssa Schatz, Victoria Hood, Nikia Clark, Michael J. Hall, and Robert W. Carlson

screening itself may not be able to be completed via telehealth visits, ancillary services such as genetic counseling, which may lead to referral of patients for risk-appropriate screening, can be. Although many barriers exist, the panelists remained