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Table 3 Total number of women fulfilling different criteria for hereditary breast cancer syndromes in both study groups.

From: Development and validation of a simple questionnaire for the identification of hereditary breast cancer in primary care

  Women reporting a FH1 of cancer in PCU2 (n = 885) Women with a negative FH1 for cancer in PCU2 (n = 910)
  n % n %
ASCO criteria for HBOC syndrome3 64 7.2 2 0.2
High risk HBOC syndrome4 75 8.5 2 0.2
HBCC criteria3 26 2.9 0 0.0
LFL syndrome3 141 16.0 29 3.2
HBC syndrome (overall)5 211 23.8 30 3.3
  1. 1 FH = Family History.
  2. 2 PCU = Primary Care Unit.
  3. 3 Criteria as described in materials and methods.
  4. 4 ASCO criteria and/or prior probability of a BRCA mutation ≥ 30% using Myriad mutation prevalence tables and the Penn II mutation prediction model.
  5. 5 Includes Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer (HBOC), Hereditary Breast and Colorectal Cancer (HBCC) and Li-Fraumeni-like syndrome (LFL) criteria.