German Consortium for Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer

LHA-ID
7Q0CE8DEEW-2
Abbreviation
GC-HBOC
Study Group
German Consortium for Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer
Motivation

The aim of the GC-HBOC is to improve the cinical care of patients with a family history of breast and ovarian cancer in Germany through a network of specialised university centers providing structured interdisciplinary care. Furthermore, GC-HBOC collects comprehensive data on patients and families in a standardized manner, in order to promote research on hereditary breast and ovarian cancer.

Description
The German Consortium for Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer (GC-HBOC) has been founded in 1996 by the German Cancer Aid and has been funded by the German Cancer Aid until recently. GC-HBOC currently comprises 17 university centers providing genetic counseling, histopathological and molecular tissue analysis, genetic testing, and specific structured surveillance programs for early cancer detection at each clinical unit, all based on defined standard operating procedures.
Founding Year
1996
Sponsor
German Cancer Aid
Scientific Speaker
Prof. Dr. Rita K. Schmutzler
Scientific Speaker Institution

Zentrum Familiärer Brust- und Eierstockkrebs
Uniklinik Köln
Kerpener Str. 34
50931 Köln

Scientific Speaker eMail
Coordinator
Prof. Dr. Rita K. Schmutzler
Coordinator Institution

Zentrum Familiärer Brust- und Eierstockkrebs
Uniklinik Köln
Kerpener Str. 34
50931 Köln

Coordinator eMail
Biometry and Data Management
PD Dr. Christoph Engel
Biometry and Data Management Institution

Institute for Medical Informatics, Statistics and Epidemiology (IMISE)
University of Leipzig
Härtelstr. 16-18
04107 Leipzig

Biometry and Data Management eMail
Human Disease Ontology Concept