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Overview of hereditary breast and ovarian cancer syndromes

Authors

Beth N Peshkin, MS, CGC

Professor of Oncology, Senior Genetic Counselor

Georgetown University Medical School

Jess and Mildred Fisher Center for Hereditary Cancer and Clinical Genomics Research

Claudine Isaacs, MD

Professor of Medicine and Oncology

Georgetown University Medical School

Jess and Mildred Fisher Center for Hereditary Cancer and Clinical Genomics Research

Section Editors

Anees B Chagpar, MD, MSc, MA, MPH, MBA, FACS, FRCS(C)

Section Editor — Breast Surgery

Associate Professor, Department of Surgery

Yale University School of Medicine

Barbara Goff, MD

Section Editor — Gynecologic Oncology

Department Chair, Gynecologic Oncology

Surgeon-in-Chief

University of Washington Medical Center

Deputy Editor

Sadhna R Vora, MD

Deputy Editor — Oncology

Instructor in Medicine

Harvard Medical School

Peer Reviewer

Reviewers are not identified on topic reviews to preserve anonymity