Nicole Buerki

Institution: Dept. of gynecologic oncology, University hospital of Basel

Address:

Spitalstrasse 21 4031 Basel

Email: nicole.buerki@usb.ch

Group website: www.unispital-basel.ch/das-universitaetsspital/bereiche/spezialkliniken/kliniken/frauenklinik/angebot/operative-gynaekologie-und-gynaekologische-onkologie/genetische-beratung/

Phone: 061 265 93 33

Research interests:

gynecologic oncology, familial breast and ovarian cancer, BRCA 1/2, genetics of breast and ovarian cancer, genetic counseling

Selected publications:

Schwab FD, Bürki N, Huang DJ, Heinzelmann-Schwarz V, Schmid SM, Vetter M, Schötzau A, Güth U.: Impact of breast cancer family history on tumor detection and tumor size in women newly-diagnosed with invasive breast cancer. Familial Cancer (2014) 13:99-107 DOI 10.1007/s10689-013-9682-3.

Buerki N, Gautier L, Kovac M, Marra G, Buser M, Mueller H, Heinimann K.: Evidence for breast cancer as an integral part of Lynch syndrome. Genes Chromosomes Cancer. 2012 Jan;51(1):83-91. doi: 10.1002/gcc.20935.

Bürki N, Hürlimann D, Baumann- Hölzle R, Müller Hj.(Hrsg.): Familiärer Brustkrebs. Diagnose, Beratung, Therapie und Langzeitbetreuung. Schulthess Verlag, Zürich, 2012, 336 Seiten, broschiert, ISBN 978-3-7255-6607-5. Radpour R, Barekati Z, Kohler C, Lv Q, Bürki N, Diesch C, Bitzer J, Zheng H, Schmid S, Zhong XY.; Hypermethylation of tumor suppressor genes involved in critical regulatory pathways for developing a blood-based test in breast cancer. PLoS One. 2011 Jan 24;6(1):e16080. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0016080.

Bürki N.: Hereditary breast and ovarian cancer - indications for genetic testing, counseling and options for mutation carriers. Ther Umsch. 2010 Jul;67(7):359-66. doi: 10.1024/0040-5930/a000064. Review. German.

Kohler C, Radpour R, Barekati Z, Asadollahi R, Bitzer J, Wight E, Bürki N, Diesch C, Holzgreve W, Zhong XY.: Levels of plasma circulating cell free nuclear and mitochondrial DNA as potential biomarkers for breast tumors. Mol Cancer. 2009 Nov 17;8:105. doi: 10.1186/1476-4598-8-105.

Zachariah RR, Schmid S, Buerki N, Radpour R, Holzgreve W, Zhong X.: Levels of circulating cell-free nuclear and mitochondrial DNA in benign and malignant ovarian tumors. Obstet Gynecol. 2008 Oct;112(4):843-50. doi: 10.1097/AOG.0b013e3181867bc0. Bürki NG, Caduff R, Walt H, Moll C, Pejovic T, Haller U, Ward DC.: Comparative genomic hybridization of fine needle aspirates from breast carcinomas. Int J Cancer. 2000 Nov 15;88(4):607-13.

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