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DNA Repair Deficiency Is Common in Advanced Prostate Cancer: New Therapeutic Opportunities.
Dhawan, M, Ryan, CJ, Ashworth, A., "DNA Repair Deficiency Is Common in Advanced Prostate Cancer: New Therapeutic Opportunities," The Oncologist, Vol. 21, No. 8, pp. 940-945, August 2016. (May require subscription to view full text)

BRCA mutation testing in determining breast cancer therapy
Smith, KL and Isaacs, C. Cancer J. 17(6):2011 Nov-Dec; Pages: 492-499.

This article reviews surgical and treatment options for management of affected BRCA mutation carriers with breast cancer.

A combined analysis of outcome following breast cancer: differences in survival based on BRCA1/BRCA2 mutation status and administration of adjuvant treatment
Mark E Robson et. al. Breast Cancer Research. Volume 6:1 2004. Pages R8-R17.

Conclusion: BRCA1 mutations, but not BRCA2 mutations, are associated with reduced survival in Ashkenazi women undergoing breast-conserving treatment for invasive breast cancer, but the poor prognosis associated with germline BRCA1 mutations is mitigated by adjuvant chemotherapy.

Tailoring adjuvant chemotherapy regimens for patients with triple negative breast cancer
Stover DG, Winer EP. "Tailoring adjuvant chemotherapy regimens for patients with triple negative breast cancer,: The Breast, Vol. 24, Supl. 2, pp. S132-S135, November 2015. (May require subscription to access full text)

Recent Treatment Advances and Novel Therapies in Pancreas Cancer: A Review
Valsecchi, ME, Díaz-Cantón, E, de la Vega, M, Littman, SJ, "Recent Treatment Advances and Novel Therapies in Pancreas Cancer: A Review," Journal of Gastrointestinal Cancer, Vol. 45, No. 2, pp. 190-201, 2014. (Free full text available)

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