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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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An Update on NCCN/NBGH Initiative to Develop Evidence-Based Cancer Treatment Recommendations: Year 3

Elizabeth Danielson

Benefits and Resource Guide will also address issues relevant for employees dealing with a loved one's cancer, including the impact of taking on a caregiver role, cancer risk reduction, recommended cancer screening, and understanding when genetic counseling

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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

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The Time Has Come!

Margaret Tempero

hope private insurers will follow suit. The other niggling issue here is that, without a doubt, we will find molecular abnormalities in tumors that reflect germline mutations. This obviously leads to the need for genetic counseling and germline testing

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Understanding Cancer Risk—Genes Matter!

Margaret Tempero

testing. Accelerate education about genetic risk for primary care providers. Ramp up our support for cancer genetic counselling. Just get it done! MARGARET TEMPERO, MD Margaret Tempero, MD, is a Professor of Medicine and Director of the UCSF

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NCCN News

they relate to individuals with a personal or family history. The extensive update includes a clarified step-by-step process for the assessment of hereditary CRC syndromes, and a greater emphasis on the importance of genetic counseling. “Many of these

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NCCN News

risk, we want to make sure family members get genetic counseling and testing to see if they carry the same risk.” NCCN Guidelines for Patients already exist for some other cancer types that are found in the intestines, including colon and rectal