Family history-taking practices and genetic confidence in primary and tertiary care providers for childhood cancer survivors.

@article{Wakefield2018FamilyHP,
  title={Family history-taking practices and genetic confidence in primary and tertiary care providers for childhood cancer survivors.},
  author={Claire E Wakefield and Veronica Frances Quinn and Joanna E Fardell and Christina Signorelli and Katherine M. Tucker and Andrea Farkas Patenaude and David Malkin and Thomas Walwyn and Frank Alvaro and Richard J Cohn},
  journal={Pediatric blood & cancer},
  year={2018},
  volume={65 4}
}
BACKGROUND There is growing impetus for increased genetic screening in childhood cancer survivors. Family history-taking is a critical first step in determining survivors' suitability. However, the family history-taking practices of providers of pediatric oncology survivorship care and the confidence of these providers to discuss cancer risks to relatives are unknown. PROCEDURE Fifty-four providers completed semistructured interviews in total, which included eight tertiary providers… CONTINUE READING
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