Hereditary breast/ovarian and colorectal cancer genetics knowledge in a national sample of US physicians.

@article{Wideroff2005HereditaryBA,
  title={Hereditary breast/ovarian and colorectal cancer genetics knowledge in a national sample of US physicians.},
  author={Louise Wideroff and Susan T Vadaparampil and Mark H Greene and Stephanie Taplin and Lanell Olson and Andrew Nathan Freedman},
  journal={Journal of medical genetics},
  year={2005},
  volume={42 10},
  pages={
          749-55
        }
}
BACKGROUND Clinically relevant genetics knowledge is essential for appropriate assessment and management of inherited cancer risk, and for effective communication with patients. This national physician survey assessed knowledge regarding basic cancer genetics concepts early in the process of introduction of predictive genetic testing for breast/ovarian and hereditary non-polyposis colorectal cancer (HNPCC) syndromes. METHODS A stratified random sample was selected from the American Medical… CONTINUE READING
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