Familial breast cancer: is it time to move from a reactive to a proactive role?

@article{Harris2011FamilialBC,
  title={Familial breast cancer: is it time to move from a reactive to a proactive role?},
  author={Heather A. Harris and Irmgard Nippert and Claire Julian-Reynier and Joerg Schmidtke and Christi J. van Asperen and Dorothea Gadzicki and Aad Tibben and Dafydd Gareth Richard Evans},
  journal={Familial Cancer},
  year={2011},
  volume={10},
  pages={501-503}
}
In 2004 the NICE guidelines on familial breast cancer advised Health Care Professionals that they should not actively seek to identify women with a family history of breast cancer. We have carried out a review of the evidence base and a large scale questionnaire survey of health professionals in four European countries. There is overwhelming support amongst… CONTINUE READING