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Decisional consideration of hereditary colon cancer genetic test results among Hong Kong chinese adults.

@article{Ho2003DecisionalCO,
  title={Decisional consideration of hereditary colon cancer genetic test results among Hong Kong chinese adults.},
  author={S. Ho and Judy W. C. Ho and C. Chan and K. Kwan and Yenny K Y Tsui},
  journal={Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology},
  year={2003},
  volume={12 5},
  pages={
          426-32
        }
}
  • S. Ho, Judy W. C. Ho, +2 authors Yenny K Y Tsui
  • Published 2003
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology
  • This study investigated the relationship between psychosocial factors and the decisional consideration of genetic testing of hereditary colon cancer. Attitudes and beliefs about genetic testing, anxiety and depression levels, coping style, and optimism were used as psychosocial independent variables. Sixty-two registrants (61% males and 39% females) of the Hereditary Gastrointestinal Cancer Registry of the Queen Mary Hospital in Hong Kong completed a mail survey. Mean age of the respondents was… CONTINUE READING
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