Expanded Gene Panel Use for Women With Breast Cancer: Identification and Intervention Beyond Breast Cancer Risk

This video summarizes a study published in Annals of Surgical Oncology in August 2017 that found that small panels limited to genes associated only with hereditary breast cancer may miss clinically relevant findings in genes associated with other heritable cancers. Read the paper.

Reference: O'Leary E, Iacoboni D, Holle J, Michalski ST, Esplin ED, Yang S, Ouyang K. Expanded Gene Panel Use for Women With Breast Cancer: Identification and Intervention Beyond Breast Cancer Risk. Ann Surg Oncol. 2017;24:3060-66.