Mrs Helen Byers

Research Assistant

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Publications

  1. 2021
  2. Published

    The importance of Ethnicity: are breast cancer Polygenic Risk Scores ready for women who are not of white European origin?

    Evans, D. G., Veen, E. M., Byers, H., Roberts, E., Howell, A., Howell, S. J., Harkness, E. F., Brentnall, A., Cuzick, J. & Newman, W. G., 30 Aug 2021, In: International Journal of Cancer.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  3. Accepted/In press

    Clinical utility of testing for PALB2 and CHEK2 c.1100delC in breast and ovarian cancer

    Woodward, E., Van Veen, E., Forde, C., Harkness, E., Byers, H., Ellingford, J., Bowers, N., Wallace, A. J., Howell, S., Howell, T., Lalloo, F., Newman, W., Smith, M. J. & Evans, D. G., 13 May 2021, (Accepted/In press) In: Genetics in Medicine.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  4. Accepted/In press

    Extended gene panel testing in lobular breast cancer

    Van Veen, E., Evans, D. G., Harkness, E., Byers, H., Ellingford, J., Woodward, E., Bowers, N., Wallace, A. J., Howell, S., Howell, T., Lalloo, F., Newman, W. & Smith, M. J., 3 Mar 2021, (Accepted/In press) In: Familial Cancer.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  5. 2020
  6. Accepted/In press

    High likelihood of actionable pathogenic variant detection in breast cancer genes in women with very early onset breast cancer

    Evans, D. G., Van Veen, E., Byers, H., Evans, S., Burghel, G., Woodward, E., Harkness, E., Eccles, D. M., Greville-Heygate, S., Ellingford, J., Bowers, N. L., Pereira, M., Wallace, A. J., Howell, S., Howell, T., Lalloo, F., Newman, W. & Smith, M. J., 31 Oct 2020, (Accepted/In press) In: Journal of Medical Genetics.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  7. 2019
  8. Published

    A case-control evaluation of 143 single nucleotide polymorphisms for breast cancer risk stratification with classical factors and mammographic density

    Brentnall, A. R., Van Veen, E., Harkness, E., Rafiq, S., Byers, H., Astley, S., Sampson, S., Howell, A., Newman, W., Cuzick, J. & Evans, D. G., 2019, In: Int. J. Cancer.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  9. Published

    Breast cancer pathology and stage are better predicted by risk stratification models that include mammographic density and common genetic variants

    Evans, D. G., Harkness, E., Brentnall, A., Van Veen, E., Astley, S., Byers, H., Sampson, S., Southworth, J., Stavrinos, P., Howell, S., Maxwell, A., Howell, A., Newman, W. & Cuzick, J., 2019, In: Breast Cancer Research and Treatment.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  10. 2018
  11. Published

    A dominantly inherited 5’UTR variant causing methylation associated silencing of BRCA1 as a cause of breast and ovarian cancer

    Evans, D. G., Van Veen, E., Byers, H., Wallace, A. J., Ellingford, J., Lalloo, F., Smith, M. J. & Newman, W., Aug 2018, In: American Journal of Human Genetics. 103, 2, p. 213-220 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  12. Published

    Use of Single-Nucleotide Polymorphisms and Mammographic Density Plus Classic Risk Factors for Breast Cancer Risk Prediction

    Van Veen, E., Brentnall, A. R., Byers, H., Harkness, E., Astley, S., Sampson, S., Howell, A., Newman, W., Cuzick, J. & Evans, D., 18 Jan 2018, In: JAMA oncology. 4, 4, p. 476-482 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  13. 2017
  14. Published

    Impact of a panel of 88 single nucleotide polymorphisms on the risk of breast cancer in high-risk women: Results from two randomized tamoxifen prevention trials

    Cuzick, J., Brentnall, A. R., Segal, C., Byers, H., Reuter, C., Detre, S., Lopez-Knowles, E., Sestak, I., Howell, A., Powles, T. J., Newman, W. G. & Dowsett, M., 1 Mar 2017, In: Journal of Clinical Oncology. 35, 7, p. 743-750 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  15. Published

    The impact of a panel of 18 single nucleotide polymorphisms on breast cancer risk in women attending a UK familial-screening clinic: A case-control study

    Evans, D., Brentnall, A. R., Byers, H., Harkness, E., Stavrinos, P., Howell, A., Newman, W. & Cuzick, J., 1 Feb 2017, In: Journal of Medical Genetics. 54, p. 111-113 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  16. Published

    A synonymous variant in TREX1 is associated with systemic sclerosis and severe digital ischaemia

    Hughes, M., Little, J., Herrick, A., Pushpakom, S., Byers, H., Worthington, J. & Newman, W., 2017, In: Scandinavian Journal of Rheumatology. 46, 1, p. 77-78 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLetterpeer-review

  17. 2016
  18. Published

    Sensitivity of BRCA1/2 testing in high-risk breast/ovarian/male breast cancer families: little contribution of comprehensive RNA/NGS panel testing

    Byers, H., Yvonne Wallis, Van Veen, E., Lalloo, F., Kim Reay, Smith, P., Wallace, A. J., Bowers, N., Newman, W. & Evans, D., Nov 2016, In: European Journal of Human Genetics. 24, 11, p. 1591-1597 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  19. Accepted/In press

    Use of multiple Single Nucleotide Polymorphism (SNP) testing to predict breast cancer risk in a familial screening clinic

    Evans, D., Brentnall, A. R., Byers, H., Harkness, E., Stavrinos, P., Howell, A., Newman, W. & Cuzick, J., 28 Oct 2016, (Accepted/In press) In: Journal of Medical Genetics.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  20. Published

    Association of a promoter polymorphism in FSHR with ovarian reserve and response to ovarian stimulation in women undergoing assisted reproductive treatment

    Tohlob, D., Abo Hashem, E., Ghareeb, N., Ghanem, M., Elfarahaty, R., Byers, H., Pemberton, P., Roberts, S. A., Newman, W. G. & Mohiyiddeen, L., Sep 2016, In: Reproductive BioMedicine Online. 33, 3, p. 391-7 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  21. Published

    Relationship of ZNF423 and CTSO with breast cancer risk in two randomised tamoxifen prevention trials

    Brentnall, A. R., Cuzick, J., Byers, H., Segal, C., Reuter, C., Detre, S., Sestak, I., Howell, A., Powles, T. J., Newman, W. G. & Dowsett, M., 1 Aug 2016, In: Breast Cancer Research and Treatment. 158, 3, p. 591-596 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  22. Published

    AMH type II receptor and AMH gene polymorphisms are not associated with ovarian reserve, response, or outcomes in ovarian stimulation

    Cerra, C., Newman, W. G., Tohlob, D., Byers, H., Horne, G., Roberts, S. A. & Mohiyiddeen, L., Aug 2016, In: Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics. 33, 8, p. 1085-91 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  23. Published

    DMRTA2 (DMRT5) is mutated in a novel cortical brain malformation

    Urquhart, J. E., Beaman, G., Byers, H., Roberts, N. A., Chervinsky, E., O'Sullivan, J., Pilz, D., Fry, A., Williams, S. G., Bhaskar, S. S., Khayat, M., Simanovsky, N., Shachar, I. B., Shalev, S. A. & Newman, W. G., Jun 2016, In: Clinical Genetics. 89, 6, p. 724-7 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  24. Published

    The Contribution of Whole Gene Deletions and Large Rearrangements to the Mutation Spectrum in Inherited Tumor Predisposing Syndromes.

    Smith, M. J., Urquhart, J., Harkness, E., Miles, E. K., Bowers, N. L., Byers, H., Bulman, M., Gokhale, C., Wallace, A. J., Newman, W. & Evans, G., Mar 2016, In: Human Mutation. 37, 3, p. 250–256

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  25. 2015
  26. Published

    Identification of a novel familial FGF16 mutation in two cases of MF4.

    Jones, B., Byers, H., Watson, S. & Newman, W., Jul 2015, In: Clinical dysmorphology. 23, 3

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