BACKGROUND Because of the growing demand for genetic assessment, there is an urgent need for information about what services are appropriate for women with a family history of breast cancer. Our purpose was to compare the psychologic impact and costs of a multidisciplinary genetic and surgical assessment service with those of current service provisions. … (More)
Mutations in the BRCA1/BRCA2 genes account for varying proportions of breast cancer families studied, and demonstrate considerable variation in mutational spectra coincident with ethnic and geographical diversity. We have screened for mutations in 17 families from Wales with two or more cases of breast cancer under age 50 and/or ovarian cancer. Eight out of… (More)
Management and care of men with breast cancer is based on that developed for women. Our study reports that men have specific issues regarding certain aspects of their breast cancer experience, including diagnosis, disclosure, support and gender-specific information, and offers suggestions for improved patient care.
3 4 NOTE AUX LECTEURS Ce document présente les résultats d'une enquête multicentrique menée en 1995 dans 52 centres de fécondation in vitro (FIV) en France, auprès de 4 902 couples volontaires dont une partie consultait pour un bilan d'infécondité tandis que d'autres étaient déjà inclus dans un programme de FIV. Pour cette analyse, seuls les couples… (More)