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What Jewish women should know about breast and ovarian cancer. How your heritage can influence your optimal health care. Dr Lesley Andrews. Hereditary Cancer Clinic. Institute of Oncology. Prince of Wales Hospital.
BOADICEA (Breast and Ovarian Analysis of Disease Incidence and Carrier Estimation Algorithm, Antoniou et al 2004) is a risk model for familial breast and ovarian cancer. It was developed using complex segregation analysis of breast and ovarian cancer based on a combination of families in the UK identified through population-based studies of breast cancer and, families with multiple affected individuals who had been screened for BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations. The BOADICEA Web Application (BWA) version was used on-line, for review of FRA-BOC categories, with permission from The University of Cambridge.