Oncology

Session # 1777

Inherited susceptibility to biliary tract and ampullary cancers.

  • Germline pathogenic mutations/likely pathogenic variants are detected in at least 14.5% of patients with biliary tract cancer and 20.8% of patients with ampullary cancers referred for multi-gene panel testing.
  • The spectrum of germline mutations among these patients spans a range of cancer predisposition genes, many of which overlap with pancreatic cancer susceptibility.

  • Authors: Holly LaDuca; Mary Helen Black; Virginia Speare; Fergus J. Couch
  • Collaborators: Mayo Clinic
  • Conference: Digestive Disease Week (DDW)
  • Date: Sunday, May 07, 2017 12:00pm - 2:10pm

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