Is GCA hereditary

Genetic Counseling - Familial Breast Cancer

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The requirements for familial breast cancer are described in Chapter 2.1.4 of the questionnaire for breast cancer centers (as of December 4, 2014). The checklist available below can be used to identify the hereditary burden of breast and / or ovarian cancer.

Modification note 12.02.2021: The inclusion criteria of the German Consortium of Familial Breast and Ovarian Cancer have been included in the breast / ovarian cancer checklist compared to the checklist version dated March 30, 2016.

Change note March 30, 2016: Compared to the checklist version of January 24, 2016, under section “A. Patient and their siblings / children ”, the query about the parents' generation has been deleted because under certain conditions the risk score was incorrectly doubled.

Modification note 02/10/2016: The version dated 01/24/2016 includes linguistic and content adjustments by the German Consortium for Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer. These changes mainly affect the inclusion of male patients in the questionnaire, as well as the more precise definition of the affected relatives (nieces and nephews).

Change note January 20, 2015: Compared to the checklist version of August 7, 2013, under section “A. Patient and their siblings / children ”in lines 6-9, the extension to include the parent generation (mother).

Checklist recording hereditary burden
(As of 02/12/2021)