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Implementation of INHERET, an Online Family History and Cancer Risk Interpretation Program for Primary Care and Specialty Clinics

Lynn A. McCain, Kara J. Milliron, Amanda M. Cook, Robert Paquette, Jasmine B. Parvaz, Susan D. Ernst, Anne L. Kittendorf, Diane M. Harper, Philip Zazove, Jim Arthurs, Jerry A. Tippie, Bailey Hulswit, Lee F. Schroeder, David F. Keren, and Sofia D. Merajver

genetic counseling. In an integrated health system, 6 <30% of patients had family history documented in the medical record. As a result, there is a pressing need to improve genetics clinics’ efficiency, given the increasing number of patients being

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NCCN Guidelines Insights: Genetic/Familial High-Risk Assessment: Breast, Ovarian, and Pancreatic, Version 1.2020

Featured Updates to the NCCN Guidelines

Mary B. Daly, Robert Pilarski, Matthew B. Yurgelun, Michael P. Berry, Saundra S. Buys, Patricia Dickson, Susan M. Domchek, Ahmed Elkhanany, Susan Friedman, Judy E. Garber, Michael Goggins, Mollie L. Hutton, Seema Khan, Catherine Klein, Wendy Kohlmann, Allison W. Kurian, Christine Laronga, Jennifer K. Litton, Julie S. Mak, Carolyn S. Menendez, Sofia D. Merajver, Barbara S. Norquist, Kenneth Offit, Tuya Pal, Holly J. Pederson, Gwen Reiser, Kristen Mahoney Shannon, Kala Visvanathan, Jeffrey N. Weitzel, Myra J. Wick, Kari B. Wisinski, Mary A. Dwyer, and Susan D. Darlow

Jewish ancestry, 1 , 2 , 4 , 5 providing some evidence to support population-based genetic testing among the Ashkenazi Jewish population. However, the panel raised concerns about the demand on genetic counseling resources, the preparedness of healthcare

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The Future of Parallel Tumor and Germline Genetic Testing: Is There a Role for All Patients With Cancer?

Ying L. Liu and Zsofia K. Stadler

, microsatellite instability. The advantage of a tumor-only approach is efficiency, because germline DNA is not directly interrogated, and the necessary informed consents, privacy protections, and pretesting/posttesting genetic counseling inherent to traditional

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Evaluating the NCCN Clinical Criteria for Recommending BRCA1 and BRCA2 Genetic Testing in Patients With Breast Cancer

Caiqian Cropper, Ashley Woodson, Banu Arun, Carlos Barcenas, Jennifer Litton, Sarah Noblin, Diane Liu, Minjeong Park, and Molly Daniels

counseling at our institution between March 31, 2013, and June 30, 2014. Because of the rarity of male breast cancer, all male patients with breast cancer seen for genetic counseling were included (genetic testing dates ranged from September 9, 1999–June 30

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Complexities of Next-Generation Sequencing in Solid Tumors: Case Studies

Alexandra O. Sokolova, Brian H. Shirts, Eric Q. Konnick, Ginger J. Tsai, Bernardo H.L. Goulart, Bruce Montgomery, Colin C. Pritchard, Evan Y. Yu, and Heather H. Cheng

, particularly at higher variant allelic fraction, prompted genetic counseling referral. Dedicated germline genetic testing confirmed that the BRCA2 c.9196C>T was a heterozygous germline variant and led to cascade genetic testing of his family. His older sister

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Nationwide Trends and Determinants of Germline BRCA1/2 Testing in Patients With Breast and Ovarian Cancer

Kelsey S. Lau-Min, Anne Marie McCarthy, Katherine L. Nathanson, and Susan M. Domchek

recent version, visit https://www.nccn.org 3. Katz SJ , Ward KC , Hamilton AS , Gaps in receipt of clinically indicated genetic counseling after diagnosis of breast cancer . J Clin Oncol 2018 ; 36 : 1218 – 1224 . 29528794 4

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NCCN Guidelines® Updates: Neuroendocrine and Adrenal Tumors

SSR-PET/MRI.” • “Well-Differentiated Grade 1/2” was added to page headings where applicable. • Testing for inherited genetic syndromes was revised: Genetic counseling and testing for inherited genetic syndromes. Neuroendocrine Tumors, Well

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Ethical Obligations and Counseling Challenges in Cancer Genetics

Wylie Burke and Nancy Press

. Neslon RM Botlikn JR Kodish ED . Ethical issues with genetic testing in pediatrics . Pediatrics 2001 ; 107 : 1451 – 1455 31. Wagner TM Moslinger R Langbauer G . Attitude towards prophylactic surgery and effects of genetic counselling in

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Laboratory Selection in Germline Genetic Testing: Laboratory Science Matters

Suzanne M. Mahon

, EPCAM , MLH1 , MSH2 , MSH3 , MSH6 , MUTYH , NTHL1 , PMS2 , POLD1 , POLE , and PTEN . The patient sought genetic counseling because she was concerned about risk from her maternal side. Her mother had been recently diagnosed with papillary

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Kids, There’s an App for That!

germline testing in patients with cancer and wondering how in the world you might automate genetic counseling to accommodate it. This conversation got me thinking about what might already be available for patients with cancer, and I immediately thought