Decision making and decision support for hereditary breast-ovarian cancer susceptibility.

@article{Schwartz2005DecisionMA,
  title={Decision making and decision support for hereditary breast-ovarian cancer susceptibility.},
  author={Marc D Schwartz and Beth N. Peshkin and Kenneth P. Tercyak and Kathryn L. Taylor and Heiðd{\'i}s B Valdimarsdottir},
  journal={Health psychology : official journal of the Division of Health Psychology, American Psychological Association},
  year={2005},
  volume={24 4S},
  pages={
          S78-84
        }
}
Genetic testing for disease susceptibility has the potential to revolutionize health care by allowing for individually tailored disease prevention strategies. To achieve this promise, patients and physicians must use the information obtained through genetic testing to make medical decisions that are consistent with patient preferences and that lead to reduced disease morbidity and mortality. However, decisions associated with genetic testing can be complex. In this article, the authors review… CONTINUE READING

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