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Other Cancers

Learn about the specific risks for cancers associated with HBOC.

Related Force Information

Is Risk of Uterine Cancer increased in BRCA Mutation Carriers?
May 2014 research update on new research linking BRCA1 mutations to a slightly increased risk for aggressive uterine cancer.

Pancreatic Cancer Screening
Article from Spring 2012 Joining FORCEs Newsletter about a high-risk family that benefited from pancreatic cancer detection research and the choices they made.

Update on the IMPACT Study and Implications for Men with BRCA Mutations
2012 webinar presentation by Jacquelyn Powers, University of Pennsylvania on the IMPACT study, an international study on screening to detect prostate cancer in men who carry a BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation.

BRCA and the Risk of Pancreatic Cancer
Winter 2008 article summarizing Dr. Klapmanā€™s presentation at 2008 annual conference on pancreatic cancer in people with BRCA mutations

BRCA in Men
Webcast from 2010 conference session presented by Mary Daly, MD on cancer risks and detection in men with mutations.

Inherited Mutations in BRCA1/2 and Related Genes More Common Than Expected in Men with Advanced Prostate Cancer
Discussion of recent findings about the prevalence of hereditary cancer mutations in men with metastatic prostate cancer.

Other Websites

American Cancer Society
General information about all types of cancer.

Cancer Net
This website, developed by the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), has an overview of the different types of hereditary cancer.

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

Prevent Cancer Foundation
Information on cancers that are preventable. Includes information on breast cancer and colon cancer.

Us Too
Support and information for men affected by prostate cancer.

FORCE:Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered