“Is it Really Worth it to Get Tested?”: Primary Care Patients’ Impressions of Predictive SNP Testing for Colon Cancer

@article{Leventhal2012IsIR,
  title={“Is it Really Worth it to Get Tested?”: Primary Care Patients’ Impressions of Predictive SNP Testing for Colon Cancer},
  author={Kara-Grace Leventhal and William Tuong and Beth N. Peshkin and Yasmin Salehizadeh and Mary B. Fishman and Susan S Eggly and Kevin Fitzgerald and Marc D. Schwartz and Kristi D. Graves},
  journal={Journal of Genetic Counseling},
  year={2012},
  volume={22},
  pages={138-151}
}
Despite significant progress in genomics research over the past decade, we remain years away from the integration of genomics into routine clinical care. As an initial step toward the implementation of genomic-based medicine, we explored primary care patients’ ideas about genomic testing for common complex diseases to help develop future patient education materials and interventions to communicate genomic risk information. We conducted a mixed-methods study with participants from a large… CONTINUE READING