ICARE Newsletter Fall 2022 

 Inherited Cancer Genes: New Associations 

A new study led by colleagues at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, including our clinical geneticist colleague, Dr. Georgia Wiesner, evaluated 23 hereditary cancer genes and found 19 new gene associations including 7 new associations with cancer and 12 new associations with noncancer diseases. The associations with cancer versus other conditions is included in the table.

Zeng et al. JAMA Oncol. 2022;8(6):835-844. PMID: 35446370. Social media post June 1st, 2022. Available at:

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