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Table 2 Demographic and clinical characteristics for individuals tested with the hereditary cancer panel

From: Analysis of hereditary cancer syndromes by using a panel of genes: novel and multiple pathogenic mutations

Demographic No. %
Total individuals 1197 100
 Female 1126 94.1
 Male 71 5.9
Age at diagnosis (years)
 Mean ± SD 45.4 ± 11.4  
 Median 44  
 Range 0.7–86  
Age at testing (years)
 Mean ± SD 46.1 ± 11.5  
 Median 45  
 Range 0.7–87  
Ethnicity
 Greek 631 52.7
 Romanian 408 34.1
 Turkish 158 13.2
Clinical status
 Affected 929 77.6
 Unaffected 141 11.8
 No information 127 10.6
Cancers among affected patients
 Breast 768 82.7
 Ovarian 41 4.4
 Colorectal 68 7.3
 Other 61 6.6
Family history of unaffected individuals
 Breast cancer 103 73.0
 Ovarian cancer 30 21.3
 Colorectal cancer 32 22.7
 Prostate cancer 22 15.6
 Pancreatic cancer 16 11.3
 Breast cancer & Ovarian cancer 19 13.5
 Breast cancer & Colorectal cancer 18 12.8
 No cancer 6 4.3
 Unknown 3 2.1