The German Consortium for Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer 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.
Authors: H. Loeffler-Wirth, M. Kreuz, L. Hopp, A. Arakelyan, A. Haake, S. B. Cogliatti, A. C. Feller, M. L. Hansmann, D. Lenze, P. Moller, H. K. Muller-Hermelink, E. Fortenbacher, E. Willscher, G. Ott, A. Rosenwald, C. Pott, C. Schwaenen, H. Trautmann, S. Wessendorf, H. Stein, M. Szczepanowski, L. Trumper, M. Hummel, W. Klapper, R. Siebert, M. Loeffler, H. Binder
Date Published: 30th Apr 2019
Publication Type: Not specified
PubMed ID: 31039827
Citation: Genome Med. 2019 Apr 30;11(1):27. doi: 10.1186/s13073-019-0637-7.
Projects: LIFE Heart, LIFE - Leipzig Research Center for Civilization Diseases, LIFE HNC - Head and Neck Cancer Group, SepNet - German Competence Network Sepsis, GC-HNPCC - German Consortium for Hereditary Non-Polyposis Colorectal Cancer, LIFE Child, GC-HBOC - German Consortium for Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer, LIFE Adult