Fertility intentions following testing for a BRCA1 gene mutation.

@article{Smith2004FertilityIF,
  title={Fertility intentions following testing for a BRCA1 gene mutation.},
  author={Ken Smith and Lee Ellington and Anna Wing Yin Chan and Robert T. Croyle and Jeffrey R. Botkin},
  journal={Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology},
  year={2004},
  volume={13 5},
  pages={
          733-40
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To test whether fertility intentions differed among persons who tested positive, tested negative, or did not know their genetic status for a mutation of the BRCA1 gene. METHOD Participants were members of a large Utah-based kindred with an identified mutation at the BRCA1 locus. Participants received genetic counseling prior to testing and were interviewed at baseline before testing and at three points after receiving test results from a genetic counselor. The sample included men… CONTINUE READING

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