Table 1.

Distribution of breast and ovarian cancer patients according to age at diagnosis and BRCA mutation status, by cancer site

Breast cancer patients, n (%)Ovarian cancer patients, n (%)
Age (y)
    <40150 (23)29 (9)
    40-49176 (26)91 (27)
    50-65343 (51)219 (64)
BRCA status
    BRCA1-positive18 (3)29 (9)
    BRCA2-positive15 (2)*
    Negative491 (74)259* (76)
    Untested145 (21)51 (15)
All patients669 (100)339 (100)
  • * BRCA2 testing was not done on ovarian cancer patients.