Our Progress So Far

As of 25 Jun 2017 we have completed collection of $


Families*     1780
  with female breast cancer only 1035
  with female and male breast cancer, but no ovarian cancer 103
  with female breast and ovarian cancer, but no male breast cancer 567
with female and male breast cancer and ovarian cancer 44
with ovarian cancer only 9
with male breast only 7
other (family history pending but fresh tissue available) 15
Number of individuals for whom a blood specimen is available (completed families only)

13844

Female 9367
Male 4477
Average number of bloods per completed family 7.8
Number of female best friend controls 234
Total number of participants with LCLs

2099

Total reported breast cancers (verified) 9598(5220)
Average number of breast cancers per family (verified) 5.4(3.0)
Total number of Live (Proxy) Epidemiological Questionnaires# 13767(6994)
Total number of participants with...
female breast cancer only (verified) 8162(4114)
male breast cancer verified) 177(103)
ovarian cancer only (verified) 828(372)
breast plus ovarian cancer (verified) 170(124)
Families with a
Pathogenic, Large Deletion or Splice Site mutation ** 728
BRCA1 Pathogenic, Large Deletion or Splice Site mutation 372
female carriers 1052
female carriers - obligate 240
male carriers 376
male carriers - obligate 97
female carriers (incl. oblig) affected with breast or ovarian cancer 872
BRCA1 Unclassified Variant 63
female carriers 88
female carriers - obligate 9
male carriers 24
male carriers - obligate 4
female carriers (incl. oblig) affected with breast or ovarian cancer 73
BRCA2 Pathogenic, Large Deletion or Splice Site mutation 334
female carriers 907
female carriers - obligate 166
male carriers 310
male carriers - obligate 93
female carriers (incl. oblig) affected with breast or ovarian cancer 680
BRCA2 Unclassified Variant 133
female carriers 225
female carriers - obligate 6
male carriers 30
male carriers - obligate 6
female carriers (incl. oblig) affected with breast or ovarian cancer 174
ATM Pathogenic Mutation 10
female carriers 35
female carriers - obligate 6
male carriers 8
male carriers - obligate 1
female carriers (incl. oblig) affected with breast or ovarian cancer 25
p53 Pathogenic Mutation 6
female carriers 8
female carriers - obligate 0
male carriers 2
male carriers - obligate 0
female carriers (incl. oblig) affected with breast or ovarian cancer 7
PTEN Pathogenic Mutation 2
female carriers 8
female carriers - obligate 0
male carriers 0
male carriers - obligate 0
female carriers (incl. oblig) affected with breast or ovarian cancer 4
PALB2 Pathogenic Mutation 9
female carriers 29
female carriers - obligate 2
male carriers 11
male carriers - obligate 2
female carriers (incl. oblig) affected with breast or ovarian cancer 21
Families in which BRCA1/2 testing has been performed but no P, LD or Sp mutations found 990
 
Sensitivity of Testing
 

Definitions here.

Straddie 1 On Entry
BRCA1
BRCA2

  Complete Very High High+MLPA High Moderate Low None
Complete 435 3 0 0 0 0 0
Very High 0 58 0 0 0 0 0
High+MLPA 1 0 28 1 0 0 0
High 0 0 0 7 0 0 0
Moderate 0 0 0 0 17 0 0
Low 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
None 0 0 1 0 0 0 0

Straddie 1B On Entry
BRCA1
BRCA2

  Complete Very High High+MLPA High Moderate Low None
Complete 96 0 0 0 0 0 0
Very High 0 16 0 0 0 0 0
High+MLPA 0 0 11 0 0 0 0
High 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Moderate 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
Low 0 0 0 0 1 5 0
None 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Straddie 4 On Entry
BRCA1
BRCA2

  Complete Very High High+MLPA High Moderate Low None
Complete 83 0 0 0 0 0 1
Very High 0 11 0 0 0 0 0
High+MLPA 0 0 15 0 0 0 0
High 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Moderate 0 0 0 0 5 0 0
Low 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
None 0 0 0 1 0 2 2

Families not yet tested for BRCA1/2

89
Families currently undergoing classification# 1
BRCA1/2-negative families analysed by haplotyping using BRCA1/2 linked markers 168
BRCA1 haplotypes shared 34
BRCA2 haplotypes shared 19
BRCA1 and BRCA2 haplotypes shared 16
Neither BRCA1 or BRCA2 haplotypes shared 99
Pathology reports collected for participants
Total reports 12616
with female breast cancer (BRCA1/2 carriers - P, SP, LGR, UV, UVP, DIV) 6389(3649)
with male breast cancer (BRCA1/2 carriers - P, SP, LGR, UV, UVP, DIV) 156(94)
with ovarian cancer (BRCA1/2 carriers - P, SP, LGR, UV, UVP, DIV) 486(312)
Fresh tissue specimens# 1335
Breast - tumour (BRCA1/2 mutation carriers) 266(103)
Breast - normal (BRCA1/2 mutation carriers) 521(324)
Ovary - tumour (BRCA1/2 mutation carriers) 18(17)
Ovary - normal (BRCA1/2 mutation carriers) 235(181)
Prostate - tumour (BRCA1/2 mutation carriers) 23(7)
Prostate - normal (BRCA1/2 mutation carriers) 8(5)
Rapid Post-mortem collections 17
Tissue Microarrays 38
Familial Breast Cancer (BRCA1, BRCA2, BRCAX) 30
Familial Prostate Cancer 2
Sporadic Breast Cancer 1
Familial Breast and Ovarian Cancer - metastatic tissue collected at autopsy 1
Normal Tissue 4
Medicare/PBS Consents^ 448
Families 'in progress'*** 14
Bloods available 33
Pathology reports available 43
Notes:
$ All data for completed families unless otherwise specified.
# Data includes incomplete families.
* Verified and Unverified cancers.
** Some families carry more than one mutation.
**** Family history not yet available for analysis.
^ Data available includes treatments, procedures and health economic data for the previous 5 years.