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Table 1 Summary of the main clinical characteristics of the 9 high risk breast cancer families

From: Evidence against PALB2 involvement in Icelandic breast cancer susceptibility

Family Number of affected individuals Number of typed individuals (affected) Mean age at first diagnosis years (range)
1 5 6(4) 61.8(44-76)
2 5 11(5) 49.4 (44–64)
3* 10 14 (10) 57.4 (50–88)
4* 9 17 (8) 54.2 (38–75)
5* 11 20 (9) 49.7 (29–70)
6 6 11 (5) 57.5 (35–79)
7 8 8 (6) 61.1 (42–79)
8 5 11 (5) 49.6 (30–66)
9 9 13 (9) 51.8 (30–77)
Total 68 111 (61) 54.6 (29–88)
  1. *Co-occurrence of ovarian cancer in the family (one family member diagnosed).