Genetic counseling and cancer risk perception in Brazilian patients at-risk for hereditary breast and ovarian cancer.

@article{Palmero2004GeneticCA,
  title={Genetic counseling and cancer risk perception in Brazilian patients at-risk for hereditary breast and ovarian cancer.},
  author={Edenir In{\^e}z Palmero and Maira Caleffi and Fabian Vargas and Jose Claudio Casali da Rocha and Roberto Giugliani and Luciane Kalakun and Lav{\'i}nia Schuler-Faccini and Patr{\'i}cia Ashton-Prolla},
  journal={Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology},
  year={2004},
  volume={22 14_suppl},
  pages={9698}
}
9698 Background: In Brazil, breast cancer (BC) is the first cause of cancer-related deaths in women of all ages; in Southern Brazil it is the first cause of all deaths in women ages 30-49 years. Only a few cancer genetic services exist in Brazil and studies on hereditary breast and ovarian cancer (HBOC) knowledge, cancer risk perception and impact of… CONTINUE READING