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Breast-ovarian cancer, familial, susceptibility to, 1(BROVCA1)

MedGen UID:
382914
Concept ID:
C2676676
Finding
Synonyms: BRCA1 Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer; Breast cancer, familial 1; Breast-ovarian cancer, familial 1; BROVCA1; OVARIAN CANCER, SUSCEPTIBILITY TO
 
Gene (location): BRCA1 (17q21.31)
 
Monarch Initiative: MONDO:0011450
OMIM®: 604370

Disease characteristics

BRCA1- and BRCA2-associated hereditary breast and ovarian cancer (HBOC) is characterized by an increased risk for female and male breast cancer, ovarian cancer (including fallopian tube and primary peritoneal cancers), and to a lesser extent other cancers such as prostate cancer, pancreatic cancer, and melanoma primarily in individuals with a BRCA2 pathogenic variant. The risk of developing an associated cancer varies depending on whether HBOC is caused by a BRCA1 or BRCA2 pathogenic variant. [from GeneReviews]
Authors:
Nancie Petrucelli  |  Mary B Daly  |  Tuya Pal   view full author information

Clinical features

From HPO
Neoplasm of ovary
MedGen UID:
181539
Concept ID:
C0919267
Neoplastic Process
Ovarian cancer, the leading cause of death from gynecologic malignancy, is characterized by advanced presentation with loco-regional dissemination in the peritoneal cavity and the rare incidence of visceral metastases (Chi et al., 2001). These typical features relate to the biology of the disease, which is a principal determinant of outcome (Auersperg et al., 2001). Epithelial ovarian cancer is the most common form and encompasses 5 major histologic subtypes: papillary serous, endometrioid, mucinous, clear cell, and transitional cell. Epithelial ovarian cancer arises as a result of genetic alterations sustained by the ovarian surface epithelium (Stany et al., 2008; Soslow, 2008).
Breast carcinoma
MedGen UID:
146260
Concept ID:
C0678222
Neoplastic Process
The presence of a carcinoma of the breast.

Professional guidelines

PubMed

Daly MB, Pal T, Berry MP, Buys SS, Dickson P, Domchek SM, Elkhanany A, Friedman S, Goggins M, Hutton ML; CGC, Karlan BY, Khan S, Klein C, Kohlmann W; CGC, Kurian AW, Laronga C, Litton JK, Mak JS; LCGC, Menendez CS, Merajver SD, Norquist BS, Offit K, Pederson HJ, Reiser G; CGC, Senter-Jamieson L; CGC, Shannon KM, Shatsky R, Visvanathan K, Weitzel JN, Wick MJ, Wisinski KB, Yurgelun MB, Darlow SD, Dwyer MA
J Natl Compr Canc Netw 2021 Jan 6;19(1):77-102. doi: 10.6004/jnccn.2021.0001. PMID: 33406487
Daly MB, Pilarski R, Yurgelun MB, Berry MP, Buys SS, Dickson P, Domchek SM, Elkhanany A, Friedman S, Garber JE, Goggins M, Hutton ML, Khan S, Klein C, Kohlmann W, Kurian AW, Laronga C, Litton JK, Mak JS, Menendez CS, Merajver SD, Norquist BS, Offit K, Pal T, Pederson HJ, Reiser G, Shannon KM, Visvanathan K, Weitzel JN, Wick MJ, Wisinski KB, Dwyer MA, Darlow SD
J Natl Compr Canc Netw 2020 Apr;18(4):380-391. doi: 10.6004/jnccn.2020.0017. PMID: 32259785
US Preventive Services Task Force, Owens DK, Davidson KW, Krist AH, Barry MJ, Cabana M, Caughey AB, Doubeni CA, Epling JW Jr, Kubik M, Landefeld CS, Mangione CM, Pbert L, Silverstein M, Simon MA, Tseng CW, Wong JB
JAMA 2019 Aug 20;322(7):652-665. doi: 10.1001/jama.2019.10987. PMID: 31429903

Curated

NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology, Genetic/Familial High-Risk Assessment: Breast, Ovarian, and Pancreatic version 2.2022

American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics, Genomic Testing (Secondary Findings) ACT Sheet, BRCA1 and BRCA2 Pathogenic Variants (Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer), 2019

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    • NCCN, 2022
      NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology, Genetic/Familial High-Risk Assessment: Breast, Ovarian, and Pancreatic version 2.2022
    • ACMG ACT, 2019
      American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics, Genomic Testing (Secondary Findings) ACT Sheet, BRCA1 and BRCA2 Pathogenic Variants (Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer), 2019

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