Gene Panel Sequencing in a Chinese High-risk Breast Cancer Cohort
Posted 07 Jan 2019
bioRxiv DOI: 10.1101/513317
Posted 07 Jan 2019
Currently, over 20 genes have been defined that can confer susceptibility for high-risk breast cancer. Although research has proved the utility of multiple-gene sequencing in the assessment of breast cancer risk, there is little data from China patients. Here, we use a multiple-gene sequencing panel to identify the variant spectrum in Chinese high-risk breast cancer subjects. A total of 829 Chinese high-risk breast cancer patients participated in the research. The coding regions of 115 hereditary cancer susceptibility genes were sequenced using a next generation sequencing platform. In total, 193 pathogenic variants were identified in 45 genes from 177 patients. The pathogenic variant carrier rate is 21.4%: with 10.5% patients carrying a BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation only, 10.0% of patients carried non-BRCA gene mutations only, while 1.0% of patients carried both a BRCA1/2 and a non-BRCA gene mutation. Variants of uncertain significance (VUS) totaling 2632 were identified in 115 genes from 787 of 829 patients: 82.5% patients carried more than one VUS, and only 5.1% patients did not carry any VUS. Families carrying pathogenic variants were tracked and adenoma was founded in three of them. Our data provide a comprehensive analysis of potential susceptibility variations of high-risk for breast cancer in a Chinese population. This data will be useful for the comparison of the susceptibility variation spectrum between different populations and to discover potential pathogenic variants to improve the prevention and treatment of high-risk breast cancer. * NCCN : National Comprehensive Cancer Network HGMD : Human Gene Mutation Database VUS : variants of uncertain significance ACMG : American College of Medical Genetics
- Downloaded 993 times
- Download rankings, all-time:
- Site-wide: 13,544 out of 100,883
- In cancer biology: 392 out of 3,613
- Year to date:
- Site-wide: 13,055 out of 100,883
- Since beginning of last month:
- Site-wide: 8,159 out of 100,883
Downloads over time
Distribution of downloads per paper, site-wide
- 20 Oct 2020: Support for sorting preprints using Twitter activity has been removed, at least temporarily, until a new source of social media activity data becomes available.
- 18 Dec 2019: We're pleased to announce PanLingua, a new tool that enables you to search for machine-translated bioRxiv preprints using more than 100 different languages.
- 21 May 2019: PLOS Biology has published a community page about Rxivist.org and its design.
- 10 May 2019: The paper analyzing the Rxivist dataset has been published at eLife.
- 1 Mar 2019: We now have summary statistics about bioRxiv downloads and submissions.
- 8 Feb 2019: Data from Altmetric is now available on the Rxivist details page for every preprint. Look for the "donut" under the download metrics.
- 30 Jan 2019: preLights has featured the Rxivist preprint and written about our findings.
- 22 Jan 2019: Nature just published an article about Rxivist and our data.
- 13 Jan 2019: The Rxivist preprint is live!