Attitudes toward genetic testing for colon cancer risk.

  title={Attitudes toward genetic testing for colon cancer risk.},
  author={Ken Smith and Robert T. Croyle},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  volume={85 10},
This study examined public interest regarding genetic testing for colon cancer susceptibility. Survey data were collected from 383 adults in Utah. Respondents were very (47.3%) or somewhat (36.6%) interested in taking this genetic test. Nearly 95% reported that they would share their results with others. Individuals with higher income and with a perceived risk of getting colon cancer were the most interested in testing. Individuals without health insurance and widowed individuals were the least… CONTINUE READING

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