Interest in genetic testing among first-degree relatives of colorectal cancer patients.

@article{Kinney2000InterestIG,
  title={Interest in genetic testing among first-degree relatives of colorectal cancer patients.},
  author={Anita Y. Kinney and Y. Alexis Choi and Brenda McEvoy Devellis and Erin N. Kobetz and Robert C. Millikan and Robert S. Sandler},
  journal={American journal of preventive medicine},
  year={2000},
  volume={18 3},
  pages={
          249-52
        }
}
PURPOSE The present study examined colorectal cancer screening behaviors, risk perceptions, and willingness to receive genetic testing to determine colorectal cancer susceptibility. METHODS We recruited 95 first-degree relatives of colorectal cancer patients, then conducted a brief telephone interview using a structured questionnaire that elicited information on sociodemographics, cancer screening behaviors, risk perceptions, and interest in genetic testing. RESULTS Among these high-risk… CONTINUE READING
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