Education improves general practitioner (GP) management of familial breast/ovarian cancer: findings from a cluster randomised controlled trial.

@article{Watson2002EducationIG,
  title={Education improves general practitioner (GP) management of familial breast/ovarian cancer: findings from a cluster randomised controlled trial.},
  author={Emma M Watson and Alison M Clements and Anneke M Lucassen and Patricia L. Yudkin and James MacKay and Joan Austoker},
  journal={Journal of medical genetics},
  year={2002},
  volume={39 10},
  pages={
          779-81
        }
}
There has been a substantial increase in referrals from primary to secondary care of people with a family history of breast and/or ovarian cancer. The Harper report on Genetics and Cancer Services recommended that subjects at low risk of developing an inherited form of breast and/or ovarian cancer (that is, similar to or only slightly higher than the population risk) should receive reassurance and advice in primary care. However, referrals from primary care are often of subjects at low risk… CONTINUE READING
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